What's on the Ballot for the Library?

On November 8, 2022 Marquette Township and West Branch Township  Library service millages will be on the ballot for renewal. These library service millages have a rate of 1.0 mils (as reduced by the headlee amendment). Residents in these townships will have the opportunity to vote to continue services with the Peter White Public Library.  Ballot language for each township are below. A yes vote, supports continued library services.

MARQUETTE CHARTER TOWNSHIP
LIBRARY MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL
Shall the previously voted increase in charter millage in the amount of one mill ($1.00 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value), reduced to 0.8880 mill ($.8880 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value) by the required millage rollbacks, be renewed in an amount not to exceed 0.8880 mill ($.8880 on each $1,000.00 of taxable value) and levied for a period of two (2) years, 2022 to 2023 inclusive, to be distributed to the Peter White Public Library for the purpose of providing library services to the residents of the Charter Township of Marquette? The estimated revenue the Township will collect in the first year, if the millage is approved and levied, is approximately $255,772.60. 

WEST BRANCH TOWNSHIP
BALLOT PROPSOAL TO RENEW MILLAGE FOR LIBRARY SERVICES
Shall the previously voted millage for Library Services to the residents of the Township of West Branch be renewed authorizing an ad valorem tax levy within the Township of West Branch an amount not to exceed 0.9098 mills (0.9098 per 1000 of taxable valuation) for a period of two (2) years from 2022 to 2024 inclusive, which if levied would raise an estimated $30,090.00 in the first year.

Find out how much you pay with property taxes in support of the Peter White Public Library using the millage impact calculator below:


PWPL Price Calculator

 

What a Library Millage Supports

Information Access
Materials
Culture and Programs
24-hour access to eLibrary:
eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, streaming movies and wifi.
Access to 185,000 materials:
books, movies and more. Township book return locations: Sands, Skandia, Marquette, and West Branch Townships.
Library programs and cultural opportunities. Online and in-person. Programming for all ages.