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April 9, 2014MARYVILLE, Mo. | By: John Coffey
The Maryville School District No-Tax Increase bond proposal was approved in yesterday's election receiving over 67% of the votes cast. Passage of the 10 point 2-5 million dollar bond extension allows for the the construction of a new performing arts center, more secure entrances to the elementary, middle, high school and vocational school, a new kitchen and commons area for the elementary school and new practice gymnasium at the high school.
A one-half cent sales tax increase in Nodaway County passed with over sixty percent voting in favor of the issue. The Nodaway County Commission will use the estimated one million dollars a year generated per year to fund the purchase of road rock for the improvement of county roads.
In the Maryville City Council race, Tim Shipley and Rachael Martin were elected to the two seats on the Council up for election this spring. Shipley received over 41 percent of the ballots cast, with Martin picking up over 39 percent.
In school board races in Nodaway County: In the South Nodaway School District winners included Rick Holtman, Janet Hilsabeck and Chris LaMaster and in the Nodaway-Holt school district Jane Hanson, T. Scott Clement and Andrew Lance picked up the most votes.