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Southside, Fire 17 levies pass; Fire 16 short

The Southside School District’s replacement levy and Mason County Fire Protection District 17’s levy passed, and Mason County Fire Protection District 16’s levy failed on the Nov. 8 ballot.

The Southside School District’s replacement levy was approved with 617 “yes” votes for 56.76%, with 470 “no” votes for 43.24%. It needed a simple majority to pass.

The district, which has about 200 students in kindergarten through seventh grade, asked for the replacement of an expiring Educational Programs and Operations levy that will collect $1.97 per $1,000 assessed property value in 2...

 

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