Published Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 | 4 p.m.
Updated Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 | 11:03 p.m.
A tax initiative to boost revenues at the Henderson Library District was defeated for the third time since 2001. Nearly 55 percent of Henderson voters opposed the tax initiative, Question 1 on the ballot, which would raise property taxes by 2 cents per $100 in assessed value. Library district leaders have warned that if the initiative doesn’t pass, the Galleria and Malcolm branches will be closed. Similar tax initiatives were voted down in 2001 and 2002. The library district is independent from the city of Henderson, and the majority of its $7 million budget comes from property taxes. The district’s ...
Sun reporter Conor Shine contributed to this report.