Ingham County March 2020 Proposal: Trails and Parks Millage Renewal

Posted: 5:49 AM, Feb 21, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-21 05:49:15-05

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

For the purpose of renewing funding at the same millage level previously approved by the voters in 2014 for the creation and maintenance of a countywide system of recreational trails and adjacent parks, which may incorporate trails or parks created by local units of government, including Lansing's River Trail, and may acquire rights of way to connect and extend existing trails, 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, previously increased by up to 0.5000 mills, $0.50 per $1,000 of taxable value, be continued and renewed for a period of six (6) years (2020-2025) inclusive? If approved and levied in full, this millage will raise an estimated $3,841,444.00 for the system of recreational trails and adjacent parks in the first calendar year of the levy based on taxable valuation.

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