County Board Approves 2011 Millage Rate

At its June 1, 2011 meeting, the Washtenaw County board of commissioners gave final approval to establish the 2011 county general operating millage rate at 4.5493 mills – unchanged from the current rate. Several other county millages – including those for parks and recreation, emergency communications and the Huron Clinton Metroparks Authority – are levied separately, bringing the total county millage rate to 5.6768 mills. One mill equals $1 for every $1,000 of a property’s state equalized value, or SEV.

No one One person – Thomas Partridge – spoke during a public hearing on the millage rate, which was also held at the June 1 meeting.

This brief was filed from the boardroom of the county administration building at 220 N. Main St. in Ann Arbor. A more detailed report will follow: [link]