In an exceedingly close vote, the final tally for the Crestone Emergency Services District mil levy vote has the ballot question failing. According to the Judges’ Certificate of Election Returns the vote is YES 323 and NO 324.  The vote failed by 2 votes (a tie is considered a fail).
The votes cast for Director of the District were Terry Lee Godfrey 359, Claudia B. Wolfe 229,  Roger D. Hillman 405, Frederick J. Dunets 296.
The CrESD election was held May 8.  Initially the vote tally showed the ballot passing by 6 votes with 9 provisional ballots still to be processed and/or approved.  Seven of the provisional ballots were approved and counted.  There were no challenged ballots.  The election was certified on May 17, 2012.
The CrESD board of directors will meet tonight, May 17 at 6:30 pm at the Town Hall.  It is not known at this time  how the fire district will proceed.