Negaunee Township - New Road Millage Project 2018


At the November 7, 2017 Election, the ballot issue was approved by Negaunee Township voters 607 YES / 245 NO. 


MAP - Road Improvement Plans

Pictures - Condition of Various Township Roads

Mining Journal Article - June, 2017- Forum Sheds Light on Road Issues


From July, 2017 minutes of the Negaunee Township Board of Trustees ...


Negaunee Township, Marquette County
Local Proposal - Resolution to Adopt Millage Ballot Language
for November 7, 2017 General Election Ballot 

WHEREAS, the Township Board of Negaunee Township wishes to provide improvements to the failing roads within the Township; and

 WHEREAS, Townships may contract and cooperate with other entities to provide road improvements as authorized by Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution of 1963 and other laws; and

 WHEREAS, the Township Board of Negaunee Township wishes to levy 1.55 mills for the purpose of rebuilding and overhauling approximately 8.55 miles of Township roads,

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Township Board of Negaunee Township, Marquette County, approves the following millage ballot question language and directs the Clerk to submit it to be placed on the November 7, 2017 election ballot:

Negaunee  Township Road Improvement Program Millage
Shall Negaunee Township impose an increase up to 1.55 mills ($ 1.55 per $1000 of taxable value) in the tax limitation imposed under Article IX, Section 6 of the Michigan Constitution, and levy it for 15 years, 2018 through 2032 inclusive, for the purpose of rebuilding and overhauling approximately 8.55 miles of roads which are currently in failing condition, which 1.55 mills will raise an estimated $224,009 in the first year the millage is levied.

[     ] Yes
[     ] No