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Sturgis Keeping Millage Rates The Same
Thursday Jun 12, 2014 10:25am
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

(STURGIS) – There will be no changes in the millage rates set by the City of Sturgis for the upcoming year.

During Wednesday's meeting the Sturgis City Commission held a public hearing to discuss and get input on the millage rates. City Clerk Ken Rhodes explains what the proposed rates would be for the regular millage and the street and sidewalk millage. ...... {LISTEN}.

The 10.0285 millage rate is 1.8 mills below the maximum allowed for the City to set, and it continues to be the lowest City operating millage in over 40 years for Sturgis.

Commissioner Rob Sisson said if the County Road Millage passed in August, then Sturgis residents would be paying 5 mills for roads. He asked if the City could come back later and change the street millage if necessary.

Rhodes says the Commission could do that, but not until 2015. ...... {LISTEN}.

The Commission approved the millage requests by a unanimous vote.

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