Flint MTA’s General Manager Appointed to Governor’s Council

The Mass Transportation Authority’s General Manager, Ed Benning, has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder office to the Michigan Council for Rehabilitation Services.

The council’s job is to review, analyze and advise the Michigan Rehabilitation Services, within the Michigan Department of Human Services.

"These individuals bring decades of experience to the council. They will provide strong insights to the board," said Governor Snyder.

Appointees will serve three-year terms expiring Dec. 31, 2017. Their appointments are not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.

Public Transportation Millage Summary

Four of five public transit millage proposals in Michigan passed yesterday. In Cadillac/Wexford County millage was easily renewed, as it was in Bay City. In Genesee County an additional millage for MTA operations narrowly was approved while in Spring Lake Township in Ottawa County a new millage for expansion for Harbor Transit easily was approved. Only a new millage in Addison Township of Oakland County, for North Oakland Transportation Authority operations, failed by a narrow margin.

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