The city’s current commodity rate is $1.60 per 1,000 gallons of treated wastewater. Voters will be asked to increase the commodity rate by $1.10 per 1,000 gallons used. That will bring the commodity rate to $2.70 per 1,000 gallons used.
• Lexington ballot initiative — Lexington voters will consider an additional half percent sales tax to boost the city’s general fund. The current sales tax rate is 3.5 percent. If approved, the increase would bring the sales tax to 4 percent.
Tax at surrounding cities are already at 4 percent, Lexington City Manager Charlie McCown said.
• Mustang Public Schools — Mustang voters will consider two school bond propositions.
If approved, Proposition 1 will allow the district to build a new JROTC Center for $1.4 million, an indoor baseball facility for $1.325 million and a new barn for FFA. Proposition 2 would provide buses, special need buses and vans.
Proof of identity is required for both early voting and regular precinct voting. A voter registration card or a photo ID such as a driver’s license are the most commonly used, but a photo ID issued by the U.S. government, the state or a federally recognized tribal government can be used.
For more information, call the Cleveland County Election Board at 366-0210.