Macatawa Area Express Transit Levy Renewal (May 2011)

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A Macatawa Area Express Transit Levy Renewal measure was on the May 3, 2011 ballot in the Macatawa transit area of Holland in both Ottawa and Allegan Counties.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,000 (76.37%)Approveda
  • NO 1,238 (23.63%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current transit levy which was first approved in 2006 and is set at a rate of .4 mills. The money will mainly go towards operation of the bus system which in the transit area. Transit authorities noted that there are always increase in the amount of people using the system so the continuation of the money is essential to maintaining services offered.[2]