March 28, 2024

Fairbanks levy defeated a second time, Richwood’s passes


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

For the second time in less than six months, Union County residents voted down a Fairbanks tax levy.

Following the primary election, the school’s district’s ballot measure failed with 1,260 votes, or 55%, against it and 1,019, or 44%, for it.

Fairbanks also spills over into Madison County where residents in those precincts also voted it down, 65-41.

Superintendent Adham Schirg said while the defeat is not the best news, the district can still move forward with some of its plans for facility work with what has already been approved.

“I appreciate the feedback the community has given us. The information still pro…

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