Committee proposes options for police funding

A Rochester Hills committee has come up with two options for funding police services after two tax millages expire in 2014. Both would require voter approval. At Monday’s city council meeting, the Police and Road Funding Committee presented council with two suggestions: either amend the city charter by adding a new 3.7-mill tax for police services, or ask for a 10-year renewal of the two expiring millages along with a new 2.5-mill tax. The latter proposal would also offer voters a tie-barred … [Read more...]