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My Town Greenville: Voters to consider special education millage hike, 9-1-1 charge May 6 | Families

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My Town Greenville: Voters to consider special education millage hike, 9-1-1 charge May 6
My Town Greenville: Voters to consider special education millage hike, 9-1-1 charge May 6

GREENVILLE, Mich.—Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, May 6 to decide a proposed millage increase for special education in Montcalm County.

Greenville Public Schools is asking voters to approve a hike in the Montcalm County special education millage, from 2.1878 mills to 3.5 mills. Supporters say Montcalm County has the lowest special education millage in the eight-county area.  For additional proposal information, click here.

Montcalm County voters will also decide if the county can continue to charge residents up to $2.85 a month for 9-1-1 service.  The proposal would extend the fee for five years.  The money will go toward maintaining and operating the emergency dispatch system within the county.

The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.