Am I math challenged or is the fixmeridianroads group not talking to them selves // Don Bosman

Meridian roads bond proposal

Today we received a second brochure touting a vote to tax ourselves more.
The brochure lists taxes on a $200,000.00 home at $169.28

If you go to the website https://clerk.ingham.org/Department/County%20Clerk/Elections/Election%20Results/August%202019%20Proposal%20Language.pdf
through the link at https://fixmeridianroads.com/the-solution to read the sample ballot language, it states the millage will be for 1.9428, which by my math equals $194.28 on a $200,000.00 home. 

I’ve used a calculator to triple check my math. What am I missing?

Don Bosman
Meridian Township but East Lansing Schools

Tree Trimming Under Power Lines // Don Bosman

For publication.

I’m going to stir this pot. Partly as the devils advocate and partly because I have a very strong opinion about tree trimming near power lines.

After a power outage due to trees breaking power lines, I’d like the power companies to publish a list, of property owner who interfered with scheduled trimming or removal that resulted in a broken power line.
Why?
Public shaming will do, for a start.

I like trees. I’m an advocate of permaculture. The cultivation … Read more →

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