Election Day And Results As Voters Hit The Polls In Metro Detroit
ANN ARBOR (WWJ/AP) – Public transit, street taxes and a library funding measure are among the issues being decided by voters in Metro Detroit.
Tuesday is an election day for some communities in the state. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Voters in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township are voting on a public transit tax to raise nearly $4.4 million in annual funding. The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority placed the 0.7-mill transit tax on the ballot in the three Washtenaw County communities.
The Novi School District has put a $70.9 million bond proposal on the ballot to fix buildings and build new ones, while Fenton Area Public Schools is considering $11 million worth of bonds to improve buildings and buy new buses and band equipment.
Hamtramck Public Schools is seeking a 4-mill sinking fund levy that would last through 2023. Dearborn Heights School District wants to renew a 18-mill levy on non-homestead properties.
Voters in Birmingham will consider a $21 million bond measure to improve the Baldwin Public Library, while New Haven voters will decide whether or not to recall four city council members over a disputed landfill expansion.
Riverview is asking voters to approve an $8 million bond proposal to replace city streets and water mains. Wyandotte is seeking to boost its general operating fund with a tax increase proposal of 3-mills between 2014 and 2018.
Stay with WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBSDetroit.com for complete coverage as election results come in.
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