The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Whitehall Ledger 

Public Safety Levy denied


November 11, 2020

A majority of Town of Whitehall residents voted last week against a public safety mill levy.

The unofficial total vote count was 307 against and 260 for the levy that would have generated funding for the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department and the town contract with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department. This was the first time the town had asked for a general mill levy increase since the 1970s.

In Jefferson County, 82 percent (8,247 or 9,466) of registered voters participated in the general election. In Madison County, the number was 86 percent (6,159 over 7,111).

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