Money Measures Voted Down; City Charter Amendments Pass
Both money measures went down to defeat in Tuesday’s special election with similar percentages. A heavy voter turnout saw 51.96 percent of voters casting a ballot.
The law enforcement countywide levy, measure 17-49, was defeated 51.12 percent to 48.88. The hard numbers are 12,483 No votes to 11,935 Yes, a difference of 548 votes.
Measure 17-52, the school district 7 bond was also defeated 51.81 percent to 48.19 percent, 4,619 votes to 4,297, a difference of 322 votes. A school board member waiting at the courthouse could not say if the board would come back for similar bond in the future.
Measure 17-50, the proposed City Charter amendments passed with a margin of 57.29 percent to 42.71.
The Wolf Creek RFPD Levy did pass with 109 yes votes to 69 no’s.
Elected to the Three Rivers School Board were Ronald Lengwin, Kara Olmo, Danny York, and Kate Dwyer.