August 4, 2020 Primary
The Antrim Conservation District (ACD) was formed in 1947 by local farmers to conserve, improve, and maintain Antrim County's soil and to promote the efficient and economical use of the land. ACD serves as the first stop for local citizens, farmers, landowners, conservation groups, and county government for their natural resource needs.
This proposal would renew the .1 millage ($0.10 / $1,000 of taxable value) through 2024. This millage would raise an estimated $201,239 when first levied in 2021.
The Antrim County Commission on Aging provides a wide range of services and activities for people age 60 and over. A homechore program, meals-on-wheels, personal care, and exercise classes are just the start!
This proposal would renew the 0.40 mills ($ 0.40 per $1,000.00 of taxable valuation) to provide funds for the operations of the Commission on Aging through 2024. If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $804,956 for the County in 2021.
The Antrim County Recycling Program maintains seven recycling drop-off centers (Alden, Bellaire, Central Lake, Elk Rapids, Ellsworth, Kewadin, and Mancelona), all under the management of the Antrim Conservation District (See Conservation District Millage, above).
This proposal would renew .25 mills ($.25 per $1,000 of taxable value) to provide funds for the operation and maintenance of the county-wide recycling program through 2024. If approved and levied in its entirety, this millage would raise an estimated $503,098 for Antrim County in 2021.
Local Tax Limits
The County, the Townships, and the Intermediate School Districts are all capped in the amount of taxes they may levy.
ISDs help deliver Early Intervention and Special Education services, from birth until age 26. Ellsworth and Central Lake are served by the Char-Em ISD; Bellaire, Elk Rapids, and Mancelona are served by the Traverse Bay Area ISD.
This proposal would renew the caps through 2024 as follows: