Clearing up confusion on renewals

There is some confusion about the two millage requests on the August 2, 2016 ballot regarding the Orion Township Fire Department Fire Fund and the Police Fund Millage. Neither one of these ballots are asking for any increase in operations. Both departments are working very efficiently on the taxes that are currently in place but […]

Believes in Mark Thurber

I am writing to support retaining Mark Thurber as Treasurer of Orion Township. I have known Mark and his family for many years and believe he has done a great job for us as treasurer since taking office. This is a matter of integrity and Mark deserves our support for reelection. As a human resources […]

Penny answers her questions

I am amazed at the energy, love and wisdom that has been the hallmark of Penny Shults 28 years serving the residents of Orion Township. Penny has learned much in her eight year tenure as Orion Township clerk and brings her expertise to the table every day. Anytime my husband and I have a question […]

Trustees get off track

Many have asked who I support for Township Treasurer and Clerk in the upcoming primary election. As you may be aware, these are the other two full-time elected positions within Township Hall. It is vitally important to have a strong working environment not only for the other eight department heads, but the entire staff. This […]

Vote yes on Aug. 2 for our children

There is an election in August that is fast approaching. Among the many things on the ballot is something called a Building and Site Sinking Fund. This proposal is on the ballot because our award winning school district needs our support. As you know, the quality of our communities is inextricably connected to the quality […]

Business owner supports Joe Kent

I am supporting Joe Kent for State Representative because I know he understands the virtue that small businesses bring to a community and a state. Having worked with Joe in the tax and finance business, it’s clear that he is fueled by a passion for the common man or woman trying to make a go […]

Request for sinking fund vague

As a senior citizen in Lake Orion faced with the increased cost of living, increased taxation, on a fixed income and a reduced SS $ amount not keeping up with real inflation my wife and I try to scrutinize closely all proposed millages that want our money to leave our pocket for some reason. This […]

Casting vote for Penny

I would like to ask all of your readers to consider casting a vote to re-elect Penny Shults as our Lake Orion Twp. Clerk. She has been a wonderful friend for many years and as one of her Pastors at her church, I can say that she has demonstrated outstanding commitment to her family, faith, […]

Not supporting sinking millage

My husband and I have resided in Orion Township for 23 years. We supported school millages that built the new high school, middle and elementary schools. However, we cannot support this new millage on a “10-year sinking fund”. What a strange and negative name for a fund supposedly designated for maintenance. We also cannot buy […]

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