Cole County Property Increase on November Ballot

Voters in Cole County will decide whether or not to approve a property tax increase for the fire protection district on the upcoming ballot in November.

Fire District Officials say they are facing a major challenges with aging equipment with maintenance costs escalating.

If voters approve the increase the tax levy would go from thirty cents to fifty seven cents per one hundred dollars of assessed value.

The money would go towards replacing trucks, and individual gear for firefighters.

The election takes place on November 6th.