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Nebraska City News-Press - Nebraska City, NE
  • Cass County rejects community center bonds, raises sales tax, settles boards for Union and Avoca

  • Cass County voters rejected bonds for the Greenwood Community Center, approved a sales tax in Murray and settled school, county and village board races in Avoca and Union.
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  • Cass County voters rejected bonds for the Greenwood Community Center, approved a sales tax in Murray and settled village board races in Avoca and Union.
    Tax issues
    Greenwood voters $800,000 bond for a village hall/community center.
    For 71, against 188.
    Village of Murray 1 percent sales tax vote.
    For 119, against 100
    School board
    There are six candidates for five seats on the Plattsmouth school board.
    Incumbents include:
    Ken Winters, a former fire chief; 2,294
    Tony Foster, a Papillion police officer; 2,296
    Karen Tesarek-Parsons, a Sunday school teacher and Girl Scout leader who worked 30 years for the Mutual of Omaha, 1,993
    Robert Mueller, who manages engineering projects for the federal government is seeking his first term on the board, 1,664
    Nancy Fitzpatrick, 2,293
    Matt Glup, 2,323
    County board
    District 1
    Republican John Warsing, 900
    Democrat incumbent John Baroni, 888.
    District 4
    Republican Dan Henry, 1,399
    Democrat Eric Nielsen, 926
    Villages
    Avoca, elect two
    Harold Ehmke, 65
    Bonnie Miller, 83
    Richard F. Moses, 45
    Union, elect three
    Heather Boardman, 69
    Charles Seyler, 65
    Robert Brown, 63
    Wayne Plybon, 48
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