NOTICE OF ADVISORY REFERENDUM MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WISCONSIN – 4/4/17

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an advisory referendum election to be held in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the following proposed Resolution of the County Board will be submitted to a vote of the people:

The County Clerk is authorized to schedule an advisory referendum concurrent with the spring

general election on April 4, 2017.  The advisory referendum shall read:

 

Do you support County Executive Chris Abele’s proposal for a $60 Vehicle Registration Fee

(wheel tax) to provide designated funding for transit and transportation-related projects?

 

The question will appear on the ballot as follows:

Do you support County Executive Chris Abele’s proposal for a $60 Vehicle Registration Fee

(wheel tax) to provide designated funding for transit and transportation-related projects?

YES                                                                      NO

EXPLANATION AND EFFECT OF VOTE

The advisory referendum question is being submitted to the electors of the County as a means of providing information regarding whether the electors favor the actions and policies proposed in the question.  The referendum is advisory only.  The results of the advisory referendum are not binding on the County.

A “yes” vote advises the County that you are in favor of a $60 Vehicle Registration Fee (wheel tax) to provide designated funding for transit and transportation-related projects.

A “no” vote advises the County that you are opposed to a $60 Vehicle Registration Fee (wheel tax) to provide designated funding for transit and transportation-related projects.

In the event that a majority of electors voting on the question listed above vote “yes” on that question, the County will be advised in favor of the action or policy described in the question; if a majority of electors vote “no”, the County will be advised against the action or policy described in the question.  The referendum is advisory only.  The results of the advisory referendum are not binding on the County.

Persons with questions about the advisory referendum should contact the office of the Milwaukee County Clerk.  A copy of the entire text of the Resolution 16-567 (Amendment 1A054) directing the submission of the advisory referendum question can be obtained from the office of the Milwaukee County Clerk, 901 N 9th Street, Room 105, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233.

MILWAUKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION

Nancy Penn               Tim Posnanski               Rick Baas

 

Done in the County of Milwaukee

On the 3rd day of April, 2017

George L. Christenson

Milwaukee County Clerk

Phone: (414) 352-8213
River Hills, WI 53217
7650 N. Pheasant Lane