With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Question 1 seems to have passed with 62 percent voting "yes" to 38 percent voting "no."
asked "Shall the County of Christian, Missouri, continue to impose the
existing county-wide law enforcement sales tax of one-fourth of one percent by
extending such tax beyond the term authorized on
Question 2, which deals with a justice facility, did not get enough votes to pass. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, 62 percent voted "no" while 38 percent voted "yes."
It asked, "Shall the County of Christian, Missouri, impose an additional county-wide sales tax of one-fourth of one percent for the purpose of providing funding for law enforcement related capital projects including acquiring land and constructing additions and improvements to the County Justice Facility and furnishing and equipping the same?"
In Nixa, voters chose Chris Russell for District II Council Member.
in the Ozark Fire Protection District voted down Proposition A, which
asked, "Shall the Board of Directors of the Ozark Fire Protection District
be authorized by levy an additional tax of not more than twenty-five cents on
the one hundred dollars assessed valuation to provide funds for the support of
The district says over the last five years, it has been working hard to keep pace with the rapid growth within its jurisdiction. To maintain its quality of service, it leased two new fire engines, expanded line personnel, administration, and support personnel without a tax increase.
However, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, 54 percent of voters said "no" while 46 percent said "yes." That's 1,367 to 1,142 votes.
And the Ozark R-VI School District chose incumbent Aaron Johns to serve another three-year school board term. He edged out David Horsey and Patty (Quessenberry) Hamilton.