If passed, the building improvement proposal would not increase the amount of taxes for homeowners. The 0.0 net mill increase, $3.9 million, building improvement bond proposal on August 4, 2020, would keep the current millage rate which is already one of the lowest in the Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District and Osceola County. At the exact same rate, it would allow the school district to bring its elementary, middle, and high schools up-to-grade in some much-needed areas.
FOR DISTRICT IMPROVEMENTS
New locker rooms
Improve sanitation pond
Cafeteria upgrades throughout
Bathroom, doors, and plumbing improvements
Tabletop, counter, and casework replacement and renovation in biology and art room
Add 4,700 sq ft of classrooms and office space
Replace windows, door locksets, and restroom partitions
New fire alarm system, ventilation system, lockers, kitchen flooring, and gymnasium padding
Playground pavilion addition and accessible route to the playground
Fencing and visitors’ bleachers at football field/track
DAYS TO SPREAD THE WORD
SEE THE NEED
The net mill increase of the bond proposal will keep our millage rate at the exact same rate. Over 15 years the current 3.26 mill rate will decrease to 0 if passed, see the breakdown in the graph below.
Online registration is happening now. If you are not currently registered to vote, register online then request an absentee voter application ballot from your local city or township clerk's office.
Those who are already registered to vote will receive an absentee voter ballot application in the mail from the State of Michigan. Fill it out and return it as soon as possible to get an absentee ballot.
Once you receive your absentee ballot, fill it out and send it in to vote by 8pm on August 4, 2020.
Hopefully, all of Pine River's polling places will be open on August 4; however, due to recent events, the State of Michigan is encouraging the election through absentee voting. See steps below to successfully cast your vote.
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Dates to remember
Absentee voter ballots mailed: June 20, 2020
Last day to register in any manner other than in-person: July 20, 2020
Election Day: August 4, 2020