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Wayne County Transit Authority Levy Renewal (August 2010)

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A Wayne County Transit Authority Levy Renewal measure was on the August 3, 2010 ballot in Wayne County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 66,502 (73.68%) Approveda
  • NO 23,756 (26.32%)[1]

This measure sought to renew the current transportation levy of $.59 per $1,000 of assessed property for a further four years in order to help pay for handicapped and elderly services on the county transportation system.[2]

The question on the ballot:

WAYNE COUNTY TRANSIT AUTHORITY MILLAGE RENEWAL Shall the tax imposed on taxable property in the Wayne County Transit Authority area which expired with the 2009 tax, be levied for four (4) years, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, inclusive, at 0.59 mill (59 cents per $1,000 taxable value), for the purpose of making contributions in aid of the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) and its purpose of serving the elderly, handicapped and general public in the County of Wayne? It is estimated that 0.59 mill would raise approximately $12,158,000 when levied in 2010.[3]


  1. Wayne County Elections, August 3 Primary Election results
  2. Wayne County Election Information, Primary Election Proposals, Wayne County
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.