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Pocatello voters approve animal shelter

Published On: Nov 06 2012 11:29:31 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 06 2012 11:54:46 PM CST

The city of Pocatello asked voters to approve a bond to pay for a new animal shelter on Tuesday. The bond passed.


Pocatello voters approved funding for a new animal shelter to be built in the city.

The bond passed with 5,290 votes, about 71 percent.

Taxpayers approved up to but not more than a $2.8 million bond. The debt would be paid off by using revenue obtained through raising property taxes.

According to state law, the bond needed 66.6 percent margin to pass.