Tag Archives: April 5th election

Voters Approve City Water and Sewer Bonds, Defeat School Tax Levy Increase

Voters in the City of Memphis gave the okay to proposed revenue bonds of up to $7.9 million to help fund water and sewer upgrades, but voters in Scotland County shot down a proposed $4 million tax levy increase to fund a pre-school expansion at the SCR-I School District, among other upgrades. Proposition 1 was […]

Voters to Decide Tax Issues, Local Boards at April 5th Election

A pair of tax levy issues with big price tags will highlight the April 5th general municipal election ballot in Scotland County. Voters in the city of Memphis will decide the fate of a proposed $7.9 million waterworks and sewer system revenue bond issue to help fund proposed improvements to the city’s water and sewer […]

New Levy Proposal Trims $1 Million From School Improvements Price Tag

More than 40 years since the last time they approved a debt service levy for the school district, voters will face a ballot question, whether or not to financially support a construction project at Scotland County R-I School district.  Voters will be asked to decide the fate of a ballot proposal seeking to generate funds […]

Election Filings Close With Just Two April Races Defined

The filing period for the April 5th election officially came to a close on January 19th with just a pair of races to be answered by local voters while the majority of local boards won’t even been on the ballot due to no competition. The Scotland County R-I Board of Education election will be on […]

SCR-I Will Look to Voters in April for Needed Upgrades

The Scotland County R-1 School Board voted 7-0 on January 21st to present a $4 million bond issue to the voters on April 5th.  The new construction would include early childhood classrooms, new classrooms for vocal music and band, world language, special education, and life skills, and a football locker room and weight room. The […]