Proposals on ballot Tuesday for Battle Creek, Pennfield, Marshall schools

May 3, 2013
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Battle Creek trying again for renewal of millage to pay for upkeep of facilities

Rebuffed by voters last fall, officials in Battle Creek Public Schools have hit the pavement this spring trying to convince residents of the need for a tax to fund facilities upkeep. In November, 52 percent of voters nixed a six-year renewal of BCPS' 2-mill sinking fund property tax, which funds upkeep and renovation throughout the district's aging properties.

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