A number of millages and proposals on the ballot as voters head to the polls Tuesday
Election Day is Tuesday, and voters in West Michigan will consider a number of proposals in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties.
In Kent County, voters will decide on whether or not to renew the Senior Millage for another 7 years beginning in 2023, which will cost the average homeowner around $8 a month. Officials say the money will support senior services including delivered meals, transportation, and home repair.
Meanwhile, voters will also be asked to renew an existing millage that supports Kent County Veteran services as well, that millage will cost around $5 a year.
In some parts of Ottawa County, voters will also be asked to renew an existing millage that provides services for senior citizens including adult day care, home delivered meals, and in-home support. That will cost taxpayers around 50 cents for every $1000 of taxable property. While the City of Holland will consider a proposal to greenlight a $30 million bond to bring a city-wide high speed network.
And in Muskegon County, voters will be asked to renew a millage that will support 911 dispatch services for seven years. The property tax request is for 0.3 mill, or 30 cents for every $1,000 of taxable value. For the average homeowner in Muskegon, that will cost around $30 a year, and provide 911-services nearly $1.5 million in the first year.
Polls are open Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. WGVU will have a complete list of winners and election results on Wednesday morning at WGVUNEWS.org.