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Ypsilanti Water Street Debt Millage Will Appear On Ballot

Ypsilanti's Water Street
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Voters in Ypsilanti will have another chance to decide in August if they want to approve the Water Street Debt Millage proposal.

The WashtenawCounty elections departmentwill print ballots after Ypsilanti's city council approved the language for the proposal.   Earlier this year, the Citizens for Ypsi Committee collected enough signatures during a petition to get the proposal on the ballot.

Council member Pete Murdockfrom the third ward supports the 2.3 mill.

"It will generate approximately $700,000, and maybe we won't have to keep reducing our police department and other services."

The funds generated from the millage would help pay off the debt for the Water Street project.Non-commercial, fact based reporting is made possible by your financial support.  Make your donation to WEMU todayto keep your community NPR station thriving.

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— Jorge Avellan is a reporter for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him javellan@emich.edu

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