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General Election  November 3, 2020

THE POLLS will be open 7 O' clock a.m. until 8 O' clock p.m.
THE POLLING PLACE IS HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE
BRAILLE AND AUDIO VERSIONS OF VOTING INSTRUCTIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE POLLING PLACE LISTED BELOW:
 PCT 1 - Sylvan Lake Community Center, 2456 Pontiac Dr., Sylvan Lake, MI 48320 

The Election Commission will hold a meeting at City Hall on October 29, 2020 at 10am to conduct the Public Accuracy Test. To view the agenda click here.

On the November 3, 2020, ballot:
                   City Council - Vote for two (four year term)
                         E Cassar (Luke)
                         Graham Cousens
                         James L Cowper
                         Aron Lorenz
                         Philip Ross
                         Sally Segal

Millage Proposal:   Click here for the explanation presentation.
The Street/Drain Bond expires October 2022.  The  millage rate is  around 5.00.   Below is a ballot proposal on this November’s ballot to take effect (2023 if approved by the voters) after the road/drain bond expires.  This means your  taxes would decrease by 2 mills starting in 2023.

SYLVAN LAKE CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSAL 1

Shall the Charter be amended to add a new Section 13.5(c), establishing a single new additional millage of 3.0 mills for infrastructure maintenance and improvements for the City’s water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, and street (including roads and sidewalks) systems, commencing July 1, 2023 and effective through and including July 1, 2037.  It is estimated that, if levied, 3.0 mills would raise approximately $315,000 when first levied in 2023. The City’s other Charter authority to levy taxes would be unaffected.