Voting Information

Vote Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Absentee Voting: All registered voters may vote via absentee voter ballots. Contact your city or township clerk with questions. Ballots available by Saturday, March 20, 2021.

Poll Locations: Registered voters may cast a ballot at the polling location established by their city/township

Absentee Ballots

As part of the May 2021 election process County and Township Clerks will be sending out applications to vote by absentee ballot. These will be mailed to all registered voters the first week of March. You can also download your application here:


Complete the form and return it to your Township Clerk’s office. The first batch of absentee ballots will be mailed to voters by March 20th.


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Ballot Language


Shall Shelby Public Schools, Oceana County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Thirty- Three Million Dollars ($33,000,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of:


erecting, furnishing and equipping a new school building; erecting an addition to, remodeling, including security improvements to, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and reequipping existing school buildings; acquiring and installing instructional technology and instructional technology equipment for school buildings; and erecting, developing and improving playgrounds, athletic fields and facilities, driveways, parking areas and sites? 

The following is for informational purposes only:

The estimated millage that will be levied for the proposed bonds in 2021, under current law, is 3.64 mills ($3.64 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation). The maximum number of years the bonds of any series may be outstanding, exclusive of any refunding, is thirty (30) years. The estimated simple average annual millage anticipated to be required to retire this bond debt is 3.36 mills ($3.36 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation).

The school district does not expect to borrow from the State to pay debt service on the bonds. The total amount of qualified bonds currently outstanding is $0. The total amount of qualified loans currently outstanding is $0. The estimated computed millage rate may change based on changes in certain circumstances.

(Pursuant to State law, expenditure of bond proceeds must be audited and the proceeds cannot be used for repair or maintenance costs, teacher, administrator or employee salaries, or other operating expenses.)

Polling Locations

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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