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Voters will head to polls April 7

Thursday, April 2, 2009

OREGON COUNTY -- The General Municipal Election will be April 7 in Oregon County.

County Clerk Gary Hensley said the polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.

Several races have developed across the county including three tax proposals in the city of Thayer.

In Thayer those seeking offices are:


* Earl D. (Buddy) Rogers

* Doris Brown

* Margie Caldwell Shipp

* G. Clark

First Ward Alderman:

* Joe Barbee

* Robert E. Freeman

Second Ward Alderman:

* Alvin Clark

* Robert (Bob) Grimes

Thayer Special Road District

* Stoney Cypret

* Daniel D. Myers

* Howard (Ernie) Maniprize

Municipal Judge William T. Hass will run unopposed.

City Tax Collector Janice H. Tolar will run unopposed.

The city of Thayer will have three propositions on the April ballot. Propositions A, B and C.

The propositions are asking voters to approve the following:

* Proposition A

Shall the city of Thayer issue its combined waterworks and sewage system revenue bonds in the amount of $4 million for the purpose of extending and improving the sewer facilities of the city's existing combined waterworks system, the cost of operation and maintenance of the system and the principal and interest on said revenue bonds to be payable solely from the revenues derived by the city from the operation of its combined waterworks and sewage system including all future extensions and improvements.

* Proposition B

Shall the city of Thayer be authorized to impose a sales tax of one-half of one percent for the purpose of funding capital improvements, including the extension and improvements of sewer facilities and the operation and maintenance of such improvements such sales tax to terminate automatically 25 years after the imposition.

Proposition C

Shall the city of Thayer be authorized to impose a tax of one-half of one percent for law enforcement purposes including without limitation improvements of building, purchases and maintenance of equipment uniforms and supplies of all sorts and operations of the police department.

Koshkonong will have two aldermen at large position on the ballot. Incumbents Mary Mitchell and Tom Lowe have filed for those seats on the Koshkonong City Council.

Alton will have two aldermen at large positions open.

Those seeking the positions are:

* Jason S. Smith

* Danny Bettis

* Glen R. Jenkins

* William T. Young

Two school districts in the county will have open positions on their school board.


* Carrie Tucker

* Erman Croney

* Betty J. Morris


* Morislunn (Bud) Johnson

* Stacie Huffman

* Michael Adams

* Noval Willbanks

* Sheila Miller

* Brandi Sutherland

* Dewayne Phipps

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