Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Meetings and Events of Interest to the League and the Public

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Your polling place Election. The following statewide ballot proposal will appear on the May 5, 2015 special election ballot. Proposal 15-1/br/ A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7% to replace and supplement reduced revenue to the School Aid Fund and local units of government caused by the elimination of the sales/use tax on gasoline and diesel fuel for vehicles operating on public roads, and to give effect to laws that provide additional money for roads and other transportation purposes by increase the gas tax and vehicle registration fees. Further information may be found here or at
There may also be local races on the ballot.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
5-6:30 pm
Gtace A.Dow Memorial Library
Conference Room A.
Regular Board Meeting.
All members are welcome to attend.
Friday, May 15, 2015-Sunday, May 17, 2015
Kalamazoo, MI LWVMI State Convention. The program will include election of officers and board members, adoption of the budget and adoption of the program for the 2015-17 biennium. There will also be interesting speakers and challenging workshops.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6 pm
Holiday Inn
810 Cinema Drive
Midland, MI 48642
Annual Meeting.
Jon Lynch, City of Midland Manager, will be the featured speaker. We will vote on our proposed local program for 2015-2016 elect members and officers of the local board.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
10 am
Gratiot County Wind Farm Tour.
We will meet in Breckenridge to tour the Gratiot County wind farms. (Carpools will be arranged). The tour will be followed by lunch at the Anschutz Restaurant in Breckenridge.