Citizens vote to use Special 5 Mill Tax Fund for Auburn City Schools’ facilities, renovation

Citizens vote to use Special 5 Mill Tax Fund for Auburn City Schools’ facilities, renovation
(Source: WTVM)

AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - Auburn voters headed to the polls Tuesday to decide on a special municipal bond.

The referendum was to decide if voters approve of using Auburn’s Special 5 Mill Tax Fund to help cover the $46 million worth of renovations at J.F. Drake Middle School and Cary Woods Elementary School.

91 percent of voters were in favor of using the Special 5 Mill Tax Fund for Auburn City Schools’ facilities, including major renovations to both schools. The vote was 727-68.

Lee County will tally provisional votes and the Auburn City Council will canvass election results at noon on Tuesday, July 30 at the Council Chambers.

For a breakdown of the results, click here.

Copyright 2019 WTVM. All rights reserved.