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Voters say 'yes' to Pleasant View referendum
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Marjorie and Robert Benkert receive their ballots from Ward 2 poll workers Janet Zee and Ron Purintun on Tuesday morning in Monroe as Green County voters determined the fate of additional tax dollars for operations at Pleasant View Nursing Home.
MONROE - Green County residents voted 3 to 1 in favor of exceeding the property tax levy limit by $890,000 a year for the next five years to keep Pleasant View Nursing Home running.With a total of 4,830 votes from 24 precincts, 3,560 people, or 73.57 percent, of voters chose to allow the county to exceed the state tax levy limit of 5.48 percent for each of the next five years to fully fund Pleasant View; while 1,270 voted no to the referendum.