Zoo, museum asking Kent County voters to approve 10-year tax for …

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Two of Grand Rapids’ most popular educational destinations – the John Ball Zoo and Grand Rapids Public Museum — are asking Kent County voters for long-term help this November in running their operations.

The two institutions are asking voters to approve a 10-year property tax increase that would add .44 mills to annual property tax bills.

The tax would add $3.12 a month, or $37.44 a year, for the owner of a $170,000 house, according to supporters of the tax request.

In a separate question on the Nov. 8 ballot, Kent County voters also will be asked to

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