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Roundup of results from county municipal elections

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 10:50 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Here is a roundup of Boone County results from Tuesday's municipal elections.

Ashland
Board of Aldermen
Michael P. Jackson won his bid for mayor. Gene Rhorer won in Ward 1; Randy Wyatt defeated Nathan Reid and John Hills in Ward 2; Charles Crandall won in Ward 3.
Centralia
Board of Aldermen
Catherine Simmons won a Ward 1 seat; David Wilkins defeated Jody Roberts for a one-year un-expired term in Ward 1; Jon Angell defeated Adam Stites in Ward 2; Landon Magley won in Ward 3.
Question 1
Sixty-eight percent of voters opposed a proposal to make the office of city collector an appointed rather than an elected office beginning April 1, 2013. 
Question 2
Fifty-two percent of voters supported an $800,000 bond issue to expand and renovate library facilities.
Board of Education

Drew Umstattd and Nathan Chitwood won bids for two open spots.

Municipal Library District
Question A, which asked whether there should be a tax increase of 15 cents to fund the city's library district, failed with 52 percent of voters opposing it.
Hallsville
Board of Aldermen
Cheri Reisch defeated incumbent Benjamin Austene in the race for mayor. Hugh Carney won in Ward 1 and Jeff Leverenz in Ward 2.
Board of Education
Greg Cotton and John "Boo" Cathey won bids for open spots.
Hallsville R-IV School District
Voters approved Proposition 2 by 51 percent. It asked whether the district should borrow $4.3 million for developing and constructing a fine arts auditorium, science classrooms and other additions at the high school. It will also be used to construct a classroom wing and a new gymnasium at the primary school, to demolish the high school building and to remodel existing facilities of the district.
Harrisburg
Board of Trustees
Pam Timmermann and Reggie Wilhite won bids for two available spots.
Hartsburg
Board of Trustees
Jeanette Crawford won a bid for an available spot. The remaining position was to be filled by a write-in.
Huntsdale
Board of Trustees
Dorthy Eberhart, Ana Lopez and Ed McGee won bids for three available spots.
McBaine
Board of Trustees
Virginia Coleman and Marvin Sapp won bids for two available spots.
Pierpont
Board of Trustees
Justin John and Robert Miller won bids for two available spots.
Kenneth Horn won the bid for a one-year un-expired term.
Rocheport
Board of Aldermen
Joe Wolfe won the bid in Ward 1; Angela Rapp defeated Mike Friedemann in Ward 2.
Sturgeon
Board of Aldermen
Steve Crosswhite defeated Danny Joiner in Ward 1; Kevin Abrahamson defeated Melissa "Missy Chick" Gish in Ward 2.
Board of Education
Brent Brooks and Debbie Rush-Crowley won bids for two open spots.
Kevin Smith defeated Kirt Shives for a one-year unexpired term.
Boone County
Boone County Fire Protection District, Board of Directors
Shelly Dometrorch and Phyllis Fugit won bids for two available spots.
Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees
Bob Wagner won the bid for one available spot.
Southern Boone County Fire Protection District
A proposed $2 million bond issue passed with 80 percent of voters approving it. The money will go toward constructing and upgrading fire stations and training facilities. This includes but is not limited to acquiring and preparing a site to be used for a training facility, remodeling the existing 17-year-old Ashland fire station and buying a new fire engine to replace the district's 20-year-old first-response fire engine.
Southern Boone County R-1 Board of Education
Joe Miller and Bruce Bauer won bids for two open spots.
Other races and issues
Public Water Supply District No. 4
John D. Williams defeated John Mabary for director of Sub-District No. 3.
Curtis Forbis won the bid for director of Sub-District No. 4.

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