TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITIES AND TOWNSHIPS IN THE COUNTY OF EATON, STATE OF MICHIGAN:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an election will be held in said cities and townships on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The last day to register for said election is MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017 BY 5:00 p.m.
PERSONS ENTITLED to be registered voters in the County of Eaton, Michigan must possess the following qualifications on or before the day of the Election: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) not less than 18 years of age; (3) a resident of the State of Michigan and the local municipality for not less than 30 days prior to the Election (MCL 168.492). In addition, qualified electors must be registered to vote not less than 30 days prior to the Election (MCL 168.497).
Residents registering after the deadline will not be eligible to vote at the election. Persons planning to register may do so in person at your city or township clerk's office, Eaton County Clerk’s office, or the Secretary of State drivers license bureau during regular business hours. Registration may also be made at the specified agency for clients receiving services through the Human Services Department, the Department of Community Health, Michigan Works and some offices of the Commission for the Blind and at the military recruitment offices for persons enlisting in the armed forces. Registration by mail may be used by obtaining and completing a Mail Voter Registration Application at www.mi.gov/vote and forwarding to the election official as directed on the application by the close of registration deadline. Lastly, those already registered may update their voter registration at www.expressSOS.com.
FOR THE PURPOSE of voting on the following proposal:
EATON COUNTY 911 SURCHARGE
For the period beginning on July 1, 2018 and continuing until the repeal of MCL 484.1401 [currently scheduled for December 31, 2021], shall Eaton County be authorized to assess a monthly surcharge of up to $1.75 on the monthly billings of landline, wireless and VOIP service suppliers within the geographic boundaries of Eaton County to be used exclusively for the funding of 911 emergency dispatch radio system and other related equipment?
FOR THE FURTHER PURPOSE of:
FOR THE FURTHER PURPOSE of (City of Potterville only) electing candidates seeking offices to be voted for City of Potterville: Council members.
Full text of the ballot proposals may be obtained at the Eaton County Clerk’s Office, 1045 Independence Blvd. Charlotte, Michigan 48813, telephone: (517) 543-2488 or online at eatoncounty.org on the County Clerk’s web page.
The following clerks, will, upon any day during regular business hours, receive for registration the name of any legal voter in said city/township.
City of Potterville Clerk - Tessa Wightman,319 N. Nelson St., Potterville, MI 48876, 517- 645-7641. Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the appropriate clerk’s office.