West Fork Approves Funding For Library And Police, Fire Facility

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WEST FORK (KFSM) — Voters in West Fork passed a tax increase to give additional funds to various facilities.

The one percent sales tax increase is expected to raise an estimated $222,970 annually.

The capital improvement projects included building an addition to the library, relocating city hall, renovating the community center and renovating the current city hall, which now houses the West Fork Police Department. Rossetti said the current building would be used solely for courts and police.

The following results from the Washington County Election Commission diagram the voting results:

 

  0.625% SALES AND USE TAX WEST FORK
          (Vote for )  1
           FOR  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       162   52.60
           AGAINST .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       146   47.40

          LIBRARY IMPROVEMENT BONDS WEST FORK
          (Vote for )  1
           FOR  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       165   53.40
           AGAINST .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       144   46.60

          COMMUNITY CENTER IMPROVEMENT BONDS WEST FORK
          (Vote for )  1
           FOR  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       160   51.78
           AGAINST .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       149   48.22

          ADMINISTRATION FACILITY WEST FORK
          (Vote for )  1
           FOR  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       153   49.68
           AGAINST .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       155   50.32

          POLICE AND COURT FACILITY WEST FORK
          (Vote for )  1
           FOR  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       166   53.90
           AGAINST .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .       142   46.10