Voters have overwhelmingly supported continuing the existing bond levy for Northeast Iowa Community College.
The bond issue passed Tuesday night, with a total of 4,632 "yes" votes and 872 "no" votes--an 84 percent approval rate. In Winneshiek County, 743 "yes" votes were cast, with just 84 "no" votes, almost a 90 percent approval rate. You can find the unofficial results at: https://dubuquecounty.org/
The measure will allow NICC to continue its existing bond levy and to raise $39 million in taxpayer support. NICC's current property tax levy rate for the bond and interest fund is set at $0.288 per $1,000 assessed valuation. The new bond levy would remain at this current $0.288 levy rate.