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Petition to dissolve rural library district has been certified by auditor

DAYTON - The second petition submitted to put a proposition to dissolve the Columbia County Rural Library District on the November ballot has been certified. The Columbia County Auditor's Office found 163 signatures of the 186 submitted on the petition were from qualified voters registered in the county's unincorporated areas. Petitioners needed at least 107 qualifying signatures, representing 10% of registered voters in the unincorporated areas of the county to be certified.

The library board directors received notice of the certification from Auditor Will Hutchens on July 24.

The board must...


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