Ingham County March 2020 Proposal: Health Services Millage

Posted at 5:47 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 05:47:02-05

LANSING, Mich. — The ballot proposal on the Ingham County ballot for March 2020 reads as follows:

For the purpose of reauthorizing funding for providing basic health care and mental health services to low-income Ingham County residents who are not eligible for Medicaid under the Federal Affordable Care Act, and who do not have medical insurance, including use of these funds to help pay for access to doctor visits, generic medications, mental health services and essential care such as preventive testing and treatment for cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other serious illnesses, shall the Constitutional limitation upon the total amount of taxes which may be assessed in one (1) year upon all property within the County of Ingham, Michigan be increased by up to 63/100 (0.6300) of one (1) mill, $0.63 per thousand dollars of state taxable valuation, for a period of four (4) years (2020-2023) inclusive? If approved and levied in full, this Millage will raise an estimated $4,840,219 in the first calendar year of the levy, based on state taxable valuation.

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