TUPELO, Miss (WTVA) -- The votes are in, and the City of Tupelo will renew its Major Thoroughfare Program.
Voters decided 1132 to 132 to renew the program; however, absentee ballots are still being counted.
That's almost 90 percent of voters.
The election was for the seventh phase of Tupelo's Major Thoroughfare Program
The seventh phase includes many projects to include the widening of Eason Boulevard and Jackson Street.
The approval also includes agreeing to pay another 10 mil tax levy.
City leaders said the tax isn't new, it will simply continue for five more years as it has done for the past 30 years.