The Livingston County Board May Take Tax Questions Directly to Voters

By WJEZ News Staff

The Livingston County Board has a special meeting scheduled for Thursday evening to discuss the idea of placing tax-oriented binding referenda on the April ballot. In November, Livingston County voters said ‘yes’ to non-binding questions regarding the continuation of county-supported home health care services. A majority of voters said they wanted to see the services continue and that they’d be willing to pay increased taxes to provide the necessary revenues.

At Thursday’s meeting, the board will consider the question of putting similar measures on the April ballot, but this time in the form of binding referenda that will dictate future county policies. To see the agenda for the meeting and the wording of the resolution to be discussed, go to The meeting is set for Thursday evening at 6 in the in the County Board Chambers in the historic courthouse in downtown Pontiac.