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Millage renewal for 'Little Blue Bus' to be on Aug. 6 ballot


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BESSEMER — Members of the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners voted April 24 to approve a request to place a millage renewal proposal for Gogebic County Transit on the Aug. 6 county ballot.

“This is the millage rate that has been in effect from 1985 through 2024 and represents a renewal of that millage rather than an increase,” said James D. Oliver, director of county transit, in an April 11 letter to commissioners.

The 4-year millage noted is for one-third mill or 33 and one-third cents per $1,000 of state taxable property. It is expected to result in...