Genessee County Mass Transit Levy Implementation (August 2010)

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A Genessee County Mass Transit Levy Implementation measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in Genesee County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 33,068 (63.37%) Approveda
  • NO 19,123 (36.63%)[1]

This measure sought to implement a levy of $.40 per $1,000 of assessed property for five years in order to better provide ervices for the elderly and handicapped users of the mass transit system.[2]


The question on the ballot:

MASS TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL

Shall the authorization of the Mass Transportation Authority to levy a tax of 4/10 of one mill ($.40 per $1,000.00) on the taxable valuation of property in Genesee County as finally equalized be renewed for each of the five (5) years from 2011 through 2015 inclusive in order to provide demand response (“Your Ride”) and other related services for the elderly, persons with disabilities, the disadvantaged and other members of the public both in the City of Flint and other areas in Genesee County. The estimated revenue that will be collected during that first year this millage is authorized and levied is $4,554,431.60. This is a renewal of the Mass Transportation Authority Millage which expires after the 2010 levy.[3]

References

  1. Gensee County Elections, August 3 Election Results Summary
  2. Genesee County Clerk's Office, August 3, Proposal Language
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.