Traverse City Record-Eagle

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May 8, 2013

Kalkaska voters reject new library

— KALKASKA  — Voters in Kalkaska County rejected a proposed millage to fund a new county library building by a 2-to-1 margin.

The .87-mil proposal was soundly defeated by 800 votes on Tuesday.

The millage, if approved, would have generated no more than $3.83 million for construction of a new library, and would have provided operational funding for the new facility.

It would have cost property owners with $30,000 of taxable value an additional $26 per year.

See Thursday's Record-Eagle for more details.

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