Results of various millage requests

Three Rivers will have 15 more years of street and sidewalk improvements, as a millage-renewal request was passed Tuesday.
The 3.7 mills were up for renewal after their formation in 2002. The 3.7 mills generate about $800,000 annually and allow the city to maintain its 49 miles of streets and sidewalks. The measure was approved by nearly 70 percent of the city’s registered voters who participated in Tuesday’s election.
Flowerfield Township voters decided Tuesday to not back a plan to build a new township hall.
A 1-mill request for up to eight years was defeated Tuesday, 431 opposed to 272 in favor.
Funding for a new fire truck was turned down by Leonidas Township voters.
A nine-year request for 1.65 mills was rejected, 263 in favor to 201 opposed.
Also Tuesday, Constantine Schools was given permission to spend $1.6 million of savings it realized from money generated through a previous bond. The measure passed, 871 to 755.
Lockport Township will have millage funding to cover costs associated with ambulance and fire services.
A 1-mill fire service for a 10-year period was OK’d, while a half-mill increase also for a decade was agreed to by the township’s voters.

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