Alger voters approve millage

GRAND MARAIS – Voters in Alger County’s Burt Township decidedly approved millage increase requests for road maintenance and fire protection Tuesday.

A request to raise millage by 1.5 mills for four years for township fire protection passed 99 to 30.

The levy is expected to generate about $67,516 during the first year.

A 1-mill for four years millage renewal request for road maintenance and improvements was approved by a vote of 96-33.

The millage is estimated to produce $45,675 during the first year.

Alger County Clerk Mary Ann Froberg said 32.4 percent of the township’s 401 registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.

John Pepin can be reached at 906-228-2500, ext. 206.