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The right to criticize government is also an obligation to know what you are talking about. 
-Lent Upson, 1st Executive Director of CRC  

Library Issues


Memo, pdf FILE The Taxing Authority of the Detroit Public Library, Relative to the question of a millage increase, this paper explores the legal status of the library, the legal basis of its taxing power, its taxing power relative to the 50-mill limit, and the maximum tax rate the library can levy. ( October 90 ) 4 pages.

pdf File Wayne County Jail and Detroit Public Library Millage Proposals,
CC 972, ( July 88 ) 4 pages

Millage questions were on the Wayne County and City of Detroit August 2, 1988, primary ballots asking approval of a new tax to finance county jail facilities and to renew a property tax for the operations of the Detroit Public Library.

CC 962, State Ballot Proposals - II: Proposal C -- Expansion of State Officers Compensation Commission Jurisdiction and Proposal A: Constitutional Status for State Library Analyzed the state officers compensation commission proposal which was on the statewide ballot at the November 1986 general election. ( September 86 ) 4 pages

CC 948, Wayne County and Detroit Ballot Issues (A: Wayne County Millage Renewal; B: Abolish Wayne County Road Commission; C: Ombudsman; L: Detroit Library Operating Millage) ( July 84 ) 4 pages




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