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Chester Election Results: Bond Passed

The Village of Chester passed its bond issue in the vote that ended May 12.

Fifty-seven residents voted to pass the bond while 21 voted against it.

The election was the county’s first all mail election and had a 53 percent voter turn out.

The special bond election was in regard to a new building in Chester.

The building, as stated in the resolution, will be used for municipal purposes including providing fire and rescues services and storing and maintaining vehicles and equipment used for fire and rescue services at a cost not to exceed $100,000.

With the resolution passed, the Board of the Village will be able to issue the bond and impose a tax upon all of the taxable property in the Village.

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