Hamburg Township Library
10411 Merrill Rd. P. O. Box 247
Hamburg, MI 48139
Hamburg Township Library Board of Trustees
March 4, 2014
Meeting called to order at 7:10pm in the library meeting room.
Members present: Andrew Byerly, Sally Crouch, Peg Eibler, Michaelene Farrell, Richelle Hocking and Jim Katakowski.
Also present: Holly Hentz and Christine Weber
Call to the Public
Relevant Board Issues
A motion to adjourn was made by Crouch. Seconded by Farrell. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 7:17pm.
Next meeting will be March 18, 2014 at 6:15pm.
RESOLUTION TO APPROVE LIBRARY MILLAGE PROPOSAL
At a special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Hamburg Township Library (“Library”), Livingston County, Michigan, held at the Library on the 4th day of March, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.
PRESENT: A. Byerly, S. Crouch, M. Eibler, M. Farrell, R. Hocking, J. Katakowski
The following Resolution was offered by A. Byerly and seconded by R. Hocking.
WHEREAS, the Hamburg Township Library ("Library") is a township library organized under 1877 PA 164 ("Act 164") serving the residents of Hamburg Township ("Township"); and WHEREAS, as required by Section 10c of Act 164, if the Library Board by resolution determines that if the estimate of the amount of money necessary for the support and maintenance of the Library exceeds the previously authorized millage that expired in 2013, the question of increasing the Library millage to not more than 2 mills shall be placed on the ballot for approval at the next regular election for that Township; and
WHEREAS, the Library Board has determined that the amount of money necessary for the support and maintenance of the Library must be increased for eight (8) years, 2014 to 2021 inclusive, in an amount not to exceed .80 mill for the purpose of operating, maintaining and equipping the Hamburg Township Library and for all other library purposes authorized by law; and
WHEREAS, the Library Board has determined that placing the millage request on the ballot at the August 5, 2014 election is in the best interests of the health, safety and welfare of the Township residents.
THEREFORE, the Library Board of the Hamburg Township Library, Livingston County, resolves as follows:
1. The Library Board determines that the amount of money necessary for the support and maintenance of the Library must be increased.
2. The Library Board resolves to present to the electors of the Township at the August 5, 2014 election a proposed additional new millage in the amount of ad valorem taxes as described in the ballot language attached as Exhibit A.
3. The Secretary of the Library Board is authorized and directed to promptly submit this resolution along with the above ballot language to the Livingston County Clerk and the Township Clerk so that the attached millage proposal may be presented to voters at the August 5, 2014 election.
4. Any resolution inconsistent with this resolution is hereby rescinded.
YEAS: - 6 -
NAYS: - 0 -
STATE OF MICHIGAN )
COUNTY OF LIVINGSTON )
I, the undersigned, the duly qualified and acting Secretary of the Hamburg Township Library Board, Livingston County, Michigan, DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing is a true and complete copy of certain proceedings taken by the Library Board of said Township Library at a special meeting held on the 4th day of March, 2014.
Hamburg Township Library
LIBRARY MILLAGE PROPOSAL
Shall the tax limitation imposed on all taxable real and tangible personal property within Hamburg Township, Livingston County, Michigan, for the purpose of operating, maintaining and equipping the Hamburg Township Library and for all other library purposes authorized by law, be increased for said Township to an amount not to exceed .80 mill ($.80 on each $1,000 of taxable value) against all taxable real and tangible personal property for a period of eight (8) years, 2014 to 2021, inclusive; and shall the Township levy such new additional millage for said purpose? The estimate of the revenue the Township will collect if the millage is approved and levied by the Township in the 2014 calendar year is approximately $718,000.