Voters Pass All Four Fairfax County Bond Referenda
The bonds passed with majorities of about 70 percent or more.
Fairfax County residents voted to approve all four bond referenda on the Tuesday's ballot by wide margins.
Final unofficials results from the Virginia State Board of Elections show that about 70 percent of county voters approved of a $25 million bond that will go towards the construction of a new library in Reston and the renovations of three more within the county.
More than 72 percent of voted approved of a $75 million bond that will used to fund widespread improvements to a number of county parks.
Nearly 75 percent of county voters also said "yes" to a $55 million public safety bond that will fund new facilities for the county's fire department and renovations in the county courthouse.
Fairfax County residents went to the polls Tuesday, to vote on a number of county bond referenda for parks, libraries and more.
Ten million dollars of the $25 million library bond will be allocated for construction of a new Reston Regional Library. The remaining money will go towards renovations for Pohick Regional Library, John Marshall Library, and Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library.
The $75 million park bond, if approved by voters, will help pay for improvements to many county parks. Of the total, $63 million will go the Fairfax County Park Authority, and $12 million will pay for the county's share of costs to the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.
Finally, the $30 million stormwater bond would pay to build a levee and pumping station to protect the Huntington neighborhood from flooding.
Patch will update these results as they come in Tuesday night.
|Library Bond||Percent "Yes"||Percent "No"|
|Park Bond||Percent "Yes"||Percent "No"|
|Public Safety Bond||Percent "Yes"||Percent "No"|
|Stormwater Bond||Percent "Yes"||Percent "No"|