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Most community residents said YES at the polls Tuesday

May 7th, 2014 - Local News

(Mlive)-- Voters in Grand Rapids headed to the polls Tuesday, May 6, to weigh in on a 15-year city income tax request that would pay for repair of "vital" streets while residents of 10 area school districts also considered approving millage, bond and sinking fund issues.

Each issue won convincingly when the results rolled in after polls closed at 8 p.m.

Grand Rapids voters on Tuesday, agreed to pay an income tax for streets. Instead of rates taking a scheduled cut in July 2015, they’ll stay the same through 2030.

Several communities considered questions that would impact their school district and in most cases voters said YES. Proposals passed in the communities of: East Grand Rapids, Rockford, Comstock Park , Northview, Caledonia, Hudsonville, Holland, and West Ottawa.

Kalamazoo voters passed a library proposal.

All 3 Grand Haven proposals passed Tuesday.

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