May 22, 2024

McPherson County hospital sales tax extension approved

Posted May 22, 2024 10:53 AM
stethoscope, hospital, doctor
stethoscope, hospital, doctor

MCPHERSON COUNTY — Tuesday was election day for the extension of a sales tax in McPherson County.

Voters approved the ten year extension of the sales tax with 2,024 in favor and 426 against unofficially. Official results are pending a canvass by McPherson County Commissioners on Tuesday.

The hospitals in McPherson County have benefited from funds from a half-cent sales tax in the county since 2015.

McPherson Center for Health receives approximately $2.3 million annually, and Mercy Hospital and Lindsborg Community Hospital receive an average of $380,000 annually.​

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