TROY, Mich. (WXYZ) - Voters have spoken and the Troy library will not close.
Tuesday, they chose to approve a .07 millage by a margin of 58% to 42% ( See more election results ). More than 21,000 Troy residents cast their ballots.
The additional taxes will cost about $68 a year for a homeowner of a $200,000 house.
Wthout the millage, city leaders said the library would be forced to close on August 5th due to lack of funding.
Supporters of the millage said Monday that it would keep their library safe for another five years.
Opponents said they believed Troy could have made other cuts that would have kept the library open.
This was the third time voters went to the polls on the library issue.
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