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November 5, 2019 Ann Arbor Public Schools Bond Proposal 
Shall the Public Schools of the City of Ann Arbor, County of Washtenaw, Michigan, borrow the principal sum of not to exceed One Billion Dollars ($1,000,000,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds for the purpose of defraying the cost of making the following improvements:

  • constructing additions to and/or remodeling School District buildings, including safety and security improvements, classrooms, laboratories, kitchens, performing arts and pool facilities, and solar, geothermal and other renewable energy improvements;

  • acquiring and/or constructing buildings in the School District, including elementary, middle and high schools;

  • equipping, furnishing, reequipping and refurnishing buildings in the School District, including the acquisition of school buses and musical instruments;

  • acquiring and installing instructional technology equipment in the School District; and

  • acquiring, improving and developing sites, including athletic fields, facilities, structures, parking and playgrounds, in the School District

The debt millage levy required to retire all bonds of the School District currently outstanding and proposed by this ballot proposal is estimated to be at or below 4.10 mills. The estimated millage to be levied in 2020 to service this issue of bonds is 1.99 mills ($1.99 per $1,000 of taxable value) and the estimated simple average annual millage rate required to retire the bonds of this issue is 3.49 mills ($3.49 per $1,000 of taxable value). The bonds will be issued in multiple series, payable in the case of each series in not to exceed 22 years from the date of issue of such series.

(Under State law, bond proceeds may not be used to pay teacher or administrator salaries, routine maintenance or repair costs or other School District operating expenses.)

Full text of the ballot proposition may be obtained at the administrative offices of Public Schools of the City of Ann Arbor, 2555 South State St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, telephone: 734-994-2200 or at www.washtenaw.org/elections.  A sample ballot may be viewed at mi.gov/vote

Please call the Clerk's Office at 734.822.3120 or toll-free at 833.255.4121 if you would like to receive an Absent Voter Ballot for the November 5, 2019 Special Election.


Elections 
The Election branch of the Clerk’s Office is responsible for the administration of all federal, state, and local elections within Pittsfield Charter Township. Our duties include:
  • Registering voters
  • Maintaining accurate voter files
  • Verifying candidate petitions
  • Receiving applications for absent voter ballots and distributing absent voter ballots to residents
  • Administering all federal, state, and local elections

Voter Registration
We assist residents by registering voters and maintaining their personal voter registration files. With the passage of Proposal 3, residents may now register to vote by mail up to 15 days prior to the election in which they wish to vote, or they may come to the office to register in person beginning 14 days prior to the election up to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. If registering in person within the 14 days leading up to the election, residents must provide proof of residency. 

Absentee Voting

Also with the passage of Proposal 3, voters no longer need a reason to request an Absent Voter Ballot. For more information, please contact the Clerk's Office. 

Federal Post Card Application
The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) is a postage-free voter registration / Absent Voter Ballot Application produced and distributed by the federal government for use by military and overseas civilian voters. The FPCA may serve as both an Absent Voter Ballot Application and a new voter registration form under specific circumstances.

Military & Overseas Voter Empowerment Act
The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) provides special registration and absentee voting provisions for military and overseas civilians, including the use of the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB).
 

Have questions regarding elections? If you were unable to find the answer to your question on our website, please call the Clerk's Office at 734.822.3120 or toll-free at 833.255.4121 with any questions or concerns regarding elections or voter registration.



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