Primary Ballot Proposals

In addition to narrowing down what’s left of the presidential candidates, voters in both St. Clair and Sanilac counties will be presented with a few ballot proposals in tomorrow’s election. There are three school millage questions on the ballot. East China School District is trying again after a school bond proposal that failed last year. The revamped proposal has a nearly $113 million price tag and is intended to be used for remodeling and improvements to existing buildings and grounds.
Both Yale Public Schools and Marlette Community Schools are asking for operating millage renewals. Yale is asking for a five-year sinking fund renewal. There are also some municipal proposals up for the vote. The city of Memphis has a Capital Improvement/Capital Project Millage on the ballot with the hope to rebuild and renovate community buildings. Casco Township has a four-year road improvement renewal millage.

In Sanilac County, the whole county is voting on a recycling millage of .15 mills along with a renewal of the county library millage of .2 mills which is expected to raise over $326,000. Sanilac County is also looking to renew the Medical Control Emergency Millage while several Sanilac County townships also have ballot proposals for fire protection and road improvements. Moore Township has an ordinance on the ballot that would allow for commercial solar energy installations.