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Ontonagon voters reject school millage, Rockland measures pass

 


By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

ONTONAGON — County voters rejected an Ontonagon Area School request for a renewal of the district’s sinking fund, voting 367 to 323 against the proposal on Tuesday’s ballot.

The measure — which only 46.8 percent of voters supported in the polls — would have provided funds to update original equipment and fixtures as needed in the 50 year old building.

The district had requested 1.9 mills; a decrease from the 2.15 mills that is dropping off the tax rolls this month, according to Superintendent Jim Bobula. That 1.9 mills includes the b...



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