School millage and bond requests also passed by Aug. 2 primary election voters
TRI-CITY AREA — All but one local ballot proposal was approved by voters in the August 2 primary election. Imlay Township’s special assessment for garbage collection was defeated 464 to 301.
All others, including multiple county millage proposals and renewals, were passed.
Here’s the vote totals as provided by Lapeer and St. Clair county clerk offices—
Lapeer County law enforcement millage
“We would like to thank Lapeer County citizens for passing the Law Enforcement Millage. We are extremely excited to continue to serve the citizens of Lapeer County and extend our services, keeping you and your families safe,” Sheriff Scott McKenna and Prosecutor John Miller said in a Facebook post.
Lapeer County Senior Services millage
Almont Township spirit sales
Imlay Township fire protection millage
Dryden Schools Operating Millage
Capac Community Schools Bond request
“The support and trust our voters have demonstrated today in the people who make up Capac Community Schools is deeply appreciated and will continue to challenge us as a learning organization to be the best we can be, every day, for kids and families,” Supt. Jeff Terpenning said in a statement on August 3.
St. Clair County Parks and Recreation renewal
St. Clair County Senior renewal
St. Clair County Library millage
“Because of your support, St. Clair County Library System will continue to be a vibrant hub for information, ideas, and connection in the community well into the future; growing with the needs of the community we serve. We are grateful for the community’s confidence in our library and for your trust with this revenue,” supporters said in an online statement.
St. Clair County Ambulance Services millage
“EMS providers proudly answer the call anytime someone needs us, and we greatly appreciate that local voters answered the call to help us. With approval of the ambulance service proposal, local residents can rest assured that they will continue to receive the ambulance services they expect and rely on. This funding will help us address rising costs and increased call volume while recruiting critical paramedics and EMTs to our area. We are grateful for the support of local residents who have made it possible to continue to serve our community,” Ken Cummings, President and CEO of Tri-Hospital EMS, said in a statement released by the Say YES to Local EMS campaign.
St. Clair County Community College District renewal