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Wake Residents Vote In Favor Of Town Bonds

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Wake County voters got their chance Tuesday to vote on bonds about traffic relief and wastewater treatment.

With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Voters in Cary and Apex said yes to a

wastewater treatment bond

that would have residents paying more for utilities to help improve the town's wastewater management system. That plan was approved by 78 percent of voters in Cary and 88 percent in Apex.

Cary voters also favored the open space bond that would provide funds for acquiring and improving open space land for park and recreational purposes, as well as land conservation.

In Wake Forest, residents voted for the

$9.5 million bond

that would improve streets and sidewalks. The plan passed by 84 percent of voters.

Wake Forest voters also said yes to the $7 million parks and recreation bond with 77 percent of the vote. Even with the possible spending, the mayor does not expect any tax increase from either bond.

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