The City of Alma will hold a special school election on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. All regular polling places will be open for voting between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. (If you are in line to vote at 8:00 p.m., you will be allowed to vote.)
There are two proposals on the ballot for May 4, 2021:
I. MID MICHIGAN COLLEGE
Shall Mid Michigan College, Michigan, annex the territory of Alma Public Schools, Gratiot, Montcalm and Isabella Counties, Michigan that is not already included in a community college district?
II. MID MICHIGAN COLLEGE
ADOPTION OF MID MICHIGAN COLLEGE
MAXIMUM TAX RATE IN ANNEXED TERRITORY
To provide funds for Mid Michigan College, Michigan, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in the proposed annexed territory of Alma Public Schools, Gratiot, Montcalm and Isabella Counties, Michigan, be increased in perpetuity by 1.2202 mills ($1.2202 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation), representing the community college district charter millage; the estimate of the revenue the community college district will collect within the annexed territory of the intermediate school district if the millage is approved and levied in 2021 is approximately $464,278?
To view sample ballots, please stop in during regular hours at the City Clerk's office.
If you wish to vote absentee, absent voter ballots can be obtained at the City Clerk's office. The deadline to obtain an absentee ballot online or by mail is 5:00pm on April 30th or in person at the Clerk’s office up until 4:00pm on May 4, 2021. If you request an absentee ballot on the day before Election Day, you must vote the ballot in the clerk’s office. Please bring your photo ID.
Absent voter ballots must be returned to the City Clerk's office no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. They may be returned by mail, drop box, or in person. Please do not return AV ballots at the polling place.
Regular hours: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Special hours: Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (for absent voter ballots only)
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Public Accuracy Testing for the May 4th election is scheduled for April 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in the Alma Municipal Building.