Two separate ambulance district propositions pass, one school district’s fails in Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) A number of voters throughout Jefferson County had the chance to vote on different propositions in Tuesday’s August Primary Election.

Voters in the Hillsboro School District ultimately decided against Proposition KIDS which was a no tax increase $25-million bond issue.

The measure needed 57 percent to pass and failed at 56 percent voter approval.

However, voters did approve Proposition Safety in the Big River Ambulance District with 2,720 yes votes compared to 1,883 no.

Proposition Safety was also approved in the North Jefferson County Ambulance District with 2,847 yes votes and 1,922 no votes.

Both safety propositions will allow for additional funding for equipment purchases and general department upkeep.