Voters approved a permanent mill levy Tuesday to help fund the Ruby Valley Hospital.
The levy will be for 25 mills and raise about $240,000 annually. Voters approved the levy 542-416.
The levy was voted on by residents of Virginia City, Alder, Sheridan and Twin Bridges. Voters approved the levy in each town. In Virginia City the vote was 40-28. In Alder it was 64-28. In Sheridan it was 293-219. In Twin Bridges the levy passed by only four votes 145-141.
Look for a detailed article about the passage of the levy in next week’s The Madisonian.