STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Andrew County voters reject Savannah R-III tax levee

The Savannah R-III tax levee proposal failed at the polls Tuesday night.

Posted: Jun 2, 2020 9:04 PM
Updated: Jun 3, 2020 7:00 AM

(SAVANNAH, Mo.)— The Savannah R-III tax levee proposal failed at the polls Tuesday night.

The proposal failed by 275 votes. 984 Andrew County residents voted no (58.12%), while 709 residents voted yes (41.88%).

Andrew County residents voted down the levee proposal that would have generated $17 million for the district. The money would have been used for new classrooms, new hallways, new parking lots, and a performing arts center. 

St. Joseph
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 53°
Clarinda
Partly Cloudy
50° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
St. Joseph
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 53°
Chillicothe/Agri
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 53°
Falls City
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 58°
We started out across the area with a few clouds around as a disturbance passed to the south of the area. Clouds slowly started to clear by the early afternoon hours. Today temperatures were still be above average, but cooler than yesterday with highs in the upper 50s. Temperatures will be back in the 60s this weekend under mostly sunny skies. Winds will be a bit breezy on Sunday with wind gusts up to 25 mph. Wind will remain fairly breezy through the beginning of next week especially on Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures will stay above average next week with rain chances increasing by mid week.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events