Elkins Approves Bonds, Sales Tax for New Sports Fields

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Elkins residents will pay a temporary sales tax to help build softball and baseball fields after voters overwhelmingly approved the measures in a special election Tuesday.

At A Glance

Elkins Special Election

0.75 Percent Sales and Use Tax

• For: 174 (79 percent)

• Against: 46 (21 percent)

Bond Issue up to $2.35 Million

• For: 174 (79 percent)

• Against: 47 (21 percent)

Source: Washington County Election Commission

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