Does Muskegon County (Mich.) need a school technology millage?

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Petitions are circulating throughout the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District to get a 1-mill school technology tax on the September ballot.

Organizers of the petition drive have until July 2 to collect 3,000 signatures from registered voters in the intermediate school district if they want a special election on Sept. 24.

The 10-year enhancement millage would raise an estimated $4.3 million the first year – money that would be split among the 11 traditional public school districts operating in the intermediate district. The MAISD's boundaries nclude all of Muskegon County and small parts of Ottawa, Oceana and Newaygo counties.

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