Calera voters say yes to sales tax increase
CALERA, OK -- The election called for a 1/2 cent sales tax increase and an overwhelming 72% of voters approved the measure Tuesday night.
The increase will fund street and traffic signal improvements in the city, including a planned traffic light on U.S. Highway 69/75.
FOR 177 (72%)
AGAINST 68 (28%)
Sulphur bond passes by super majority
SULPHUR, OK -- An estimated 67% of voters in the Sulphur school district approved a school bond referendum worth more than $2.6 million Tuesday.
Sulphur School Bond
FOR 734 (67%)
AGAINST 366 (33%)
Mill Creek sales tax passes by 1 vote
MILL CREEK, OK -- A half-cent sales tax increase passed by just one vote Tuesday night. The increase will help fund the Mill Creek Police Department.
FOR 28 votes (51%)
AGAINST 27 votes (49%)
Millerton voters approve sales tax
MILLERTON, OK -- Voters in the West McCurtain County town of Millerton approved a 1% sales tax increase Tuesday.
Millerton Sales Tax Increase
FOR 31 (69%)
AGAINST 14 (31%)
Healdton bonds pass easily
HEALDTON, OK -- Two school bonds were approved by voters. Both garnered more than the super majority needed Tuesday. One bond funds planned renovations to the school auditorium. Another allows money for new school buses.
Healdton Auditorium Bond
FOR 151 (65%)
AGAINST 83 (35%)
FOR 159 (67%)
AGAINST 77 (33%)