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End of the road for public transit in Perrysburg

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It's the end of the road for pubic transportation in Perrysburg, at least for now.  Voters turned down the city's levy request earlier this month, and on Tuesday at 8 p.m. service stops completely.

But city leaders plan to try again, this time on the May ballot.

"We already thought we were kind of going bare bones but we're going to try and strip it down more and offer voters the leanest, meanest possible option," said Perrysburg councilman Todd Grayson.

Grayson says it will be a property tax, closer to one mill.  This one would cost the average homeowner about $40 a year.  The hope is to meet in the middle and find the best option for riders and the community.

"Look at the facts, give it a good hard thought and hopefully this time around people will vote yes," he said.

Tuesday at 6 p.m. the council committee will meet to discuss the options moving forward.  It's in council chambers and is open to the public.

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