Ballot Language

On the Nov. 8 General Election ballot, voters in Sterling Heights will see the following question on their ballot. This is the time residents of Sterling Heights can weigh-in on the Recreating Recreation initiative. Here's how it will appear:

CITY OF STERLING HEIGHTS CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT FOR PARKS AND RECREATION MILLAGE

Shall Section 10.01 of the Charter of the City of Sterling Heights, Michigan, be amended so as to permit the levy by the City of an additional ad valorem tax in an amount not to exceed ninety-seven hundredths mill (0.97 mill) for twenty (20) years, from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2037, to acquire, construct, furnish, equip and operate parks and recreation improvements, including a new community center?

                                                            [   ]       YES

                                                            [   ]       NO