Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 17, 2013

Coming Thursday: College likely to ask taxpayers for more money

— TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College trustees are expected to decide next week on whether to ask Grand Traverse County voters for a property tax increase of .4 mills to help pay for daily operations.

A "yes" vote would mean a $1.7 million annual boost in college coffers — money the college needs to transform itself for the future, said NMC President Tim Nelson in an interview with the Record-Eagle editorial board.

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