Fruitland Township

Fruitland Township, MI

Clerk / Elections

Election Information

Upcoming Elections:

 May 2, 2023 – Special Election

Muskegon Area Intermediate School District and Whitehall District Schools will both have a proposal on the ballot for the May 2, 2023 Election.

MAISD: 

MAISD Tech Security Bond Proposal Information

This proposal will allow the intermediate school district to continue to levy regional enhancement millage that will expire with the 2023 levy. Pursuant to state law, the revenue raised by the proposed millage will be collected by the intermediate school district and distributed to constituent districts based on pupil membership count.

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Muskegon Area Intermediate School District, Michigan, be renewed by 0.9831 mill ($0.9831 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 10 years, 2024 to 2033, inclusive, to provide operating funds to enhance other state and local funding for constituent district operating and capital acquisition purposes related to security and technology; the estimate of the revenue the intermediate school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2024 is approximately $5,550,146, which funds will be disbursed as required by statute to: Fruitport Community Schools, Holton Public Schools, Mona Shores Public Schools, Montague Area Public Schools, Public Schools of the City of Muskegon, Muskegon Covenant Academy, Muskegon Heights Public School Academy, Muskegon Heights Public Schools, Muskegon Maritime Academy, Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change, North Muskegon Public Schools, Oakridge Public Schools, Orchard View Schools, Ravenna Public Schools, Reeths-Puffer Schools, Three Oaks Academy, Timberland Academy, Whitehall District Schools, and Muskegon Area Intermediate School District.

Whitehall Schools: 

Whitehall District Schools Bond Proposal Introduction Letter

Shall Whitehall District Schools, Muskegon County, Michigan, borrow the sum of not to exceed Thirty-Two Million Three Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($32,375,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of:

erecting, completing, remodeling, and equipping and reequipping school buildings and facilities, and parts of and additions to school buildings and facilities, including safety and security improvements and secure entrances to school buildings; furnishing and refurnishing new and remodeled school buildings; purchasing school buses; acquiring, installing, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings for instructional technology; and preparing, developing, improving and equipping structures, athletic fields, play fields, playgrounds and sites?

 

General Election Information:

Election Results

The results of the most recent election can be found at Muskegon County  – Election Results.  This website is being updated on a continuous basis on Election evening and is the quickest way to learn the results of a Local Election.

Voter Information

Registered voters may visit Michigan Voter Information Center to verify their voter registration status, their polling location, view a sample ballot for the upcoming Election and check to see the status of the absentee ballot. 

Absentee Voting

A registered voter is now eligible to obtain an absentee ballot for an upcoming election with no reason needed.  If you would like an absentee ballot or wish to be placed on the permanent absentee list, please contact the Clerk’s office. 

An application will be mailed to those voters on the permanent list prior to each election. Anyone wishing to vote by Absentee Ballot must request an application and it must be completed and returned to the Clerk’s office before a ballot may be mailed or issued in person.

Precinct Maps

Township of Fruitland – Precincts Map (1&2)

Sample Ballots

Muskegon County may have all sample ballots for Muskegon County on their website.  

Sample Ballots

Election Inspectors

Election workers, also known as poll workers, precinct inspectors and election inspectors, are people who are paid to assist voters and count ballots on Election Day.

To be an election worker, you must be a registered voter of the state, or 16-17 years old and a resident of Michigan. An election worker cannot be be a challenger, candidate, member of a candidate’s immediate family, or a member of the local board of canvassers. Anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve. In order to become an election inspector you will need to attend training(s), submit a completed election inspector application to your local clerk, and be appointed by the local city/township board.

Fruitland Township is always looking for more election inspectors. If you are interested in applying or would like more information you can fill out this Election Inspector Application and email it to the Clerk or drop it off during normal township hall hours. 

Fruitland Township Clerk

Breann Fagan
Phone: (231) 766-3208
Fax: (231) 766-3027
clerk@fruitlandtwp.org

Deputy Clerk

Clerk/Election Announcements:

  • Absent Voter Applications for the May 2, 2023 election have been sent out for everyone on the Permanent Absentee Voter List. 
  • If you are not on the current Permanent Absent Voter list, you will need to contact the Clerk’s office to request an application or visit https://mvic.sos.state.mi.us/AVApplication/Index   to request one online.
  • For absent voter applications that have been received, we began mailing ballots the week of 3/20/23. If you have returned your application and have not received your ballot within 2 weeks please call the Clerk’s office.
  • There are sample ballots available at the Township Hall and here:
    • Precinct 1 & 2
    • If you vote at Precinct 2 but live in Reeths-Puffer school district your ballot will not have the Whitehall District Schools proposal