KALAMAZOO, Mich.— The Kalamazoo Public Library District will get more funding to continue its operations.
Tuesday night, voters approved raising the current operating millage to 1.1801 mills for 20 years, beginning this year. The final vote was 6,317-2,055. The proposed millage will generate approximately $3.1 million to cover the library’s operating costs in the first year.
Voters in My Town Kalamazoo also decided two other ballot proposals. In a 12,647-5,839 vote, they approved renewing the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency's Regional Enhancement Millage of 1.5 mills for three years. Voters also approved a $15.4 million bond to upgrade facilities at Vicksburg Community Schools, by a vote of 1,222 to 949.