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Posted on: October 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Election

CITY OF TRENTON

NOTICE OF CITY GENERAL ELECTION

 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2023

To the Qualified Electors of the City of Trenton, County of Wayne, State of Michigan:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a General Election will be held in the City of Trenton, County of Wayne, State of Michigan, on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time to elect the following:

MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL (3 SEATS), CLERK, TREASURER AND ASSESSOR 

In addition, the following proposal is to be voted upon for Riverview Community School District only.

Riverview Community School District Sinking Fund Millage Renewal Proposal.  

This proposal will allow the school district to continue to levy the building and site sinking fund millage that expires with the 2024 tax levy.

Shall the currently authorized millage rate of 1.9790 mills ($1.9790 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) which may be assessed against all property in Riverview Community School District, Wayne County, Michigan, be renewed for a period of 10 years, 2025 to 2034, inclusive, to continue to provide for a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2025 is approximately $792,650 (this is a renewal of millage that will expire with the 2024 tax levy)?       Yes      No 

A sample ballot may be viewed at mi.gov/vote.

Further, all persons voting in this election must provide appropriate photo identification or complete an affidavit in order to vote.   Any person voting in this election must be:  a citizen of the United States of America over eighteen years and a registered elector of the City of Trenton.  Voting precincts will be held in the following locations:

Precinct #1                              Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street

Precinct #2, 3, 4, 5, 6              Westfield Center, 2700 Westfield Road

Precinct #7                              Community Bible Church, 3700 Benson Street

All polling place locations are handicap accessible.  To obtain election instructions in an alternative format (audio or Braille), contact the Clerk’s Office at 734-675-8600 prior to Election Day.  This public notice is given in accordance with Section 168.653(a) of the Michigan Election Law as amended.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS ARE AVAILABLE

The deadline for obtaining absentee voter ballots for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, is Saturday, November 4, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The City Clerk's office will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2023, for the above purpose. Deadline for obtaining absentee voter ballots to be mailed via first class mail is Friday, November 3, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.  Persons qualified to vote absentee in the election may vote in person in the City Clerk's office up to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2023. Election Day registrants may obtain and vote an absentee voter ballot in person in the Clerk’s office.  The City Clerk's office is located in City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan. For more information please call: 734-675-8600.

ELECTION NOTICE - PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST

Notice is hereby given that a Public Accuracy Test will be conducted for the purpose of certifying the program and scanning devices used to process voter ballots for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, in the City of Trenton, Wayne County, Michigan.  Said Test is open to the public and any concerned parties may witness the test on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 12:00 p.m., at Trenton City Hall, 2800 Third Street, Trenton, Michigan, 48183.     

Debra R. Devitt, City Clerk 

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