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Local Ballot Issues 4-4-23

Several communities had issues on the ballot about school bonds, tax bonds for public safety and sales tax on marijuana.

Surprisingly all of them passed.

The city of Springfield had three ballot issues.

Question 1 had to do with the wording on the City Charter, Question 2 was about amending the City Charter pertaining to contracts and biding and Question 3 was about the hotel-motel tax.

All three passed.

The voters in the cities of Nixa, Marshfield, and Clever passed propositions to raise taxes to fund public safety.

Willard, Fair Grove and Billings has fire protection district bond issues that required a 57-percent majority to pass and all three got it.

Voter passed school bonds for Springfield, Republic, Ash Grove, Strafford, Nixa, and Marshfield.

Strafford also passed a tax levy increase, as did Fordland for the schools.

The City of Ozark and Christian County passed sales tax on marijuana sales.