Issues filed for May ballot PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 07 February 2014 11:14
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Wood County voters will be faced with three school district levies, two fire levies, two recreation levies, one EMS levy, one street levy and one liquor issue.
Thursday was the filing deadline with the Wood County Board of Elections for issues to appear on the May 6 primary election ballot in the county.
The following issues are not official until certified by the Wood County Board of Elections on Feb. 13.
City:
• Rossford City Replacement - 0.4 mill tax levy for recreational purposes; five years; commencing in 2014, first due in 2015.
• Rossford City Replacement - 0.4 mill tax levy for construction or acquisition of improvements for recreational purposes; five years; commencing in 2014, first due in 2015.
• Rossford City Renewal - One-mill tax levy for providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, or sites therefore and for fire protection operations, including payment of firefighting personnel (permanent, part-time or volunteer); five years; commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015.
• Rossford City Renewal - 0.6 mill tax levy for providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, or sites therefore; five years; commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015.
Towns:
• North Baltimore Renewal - Two-mill tax levy for street improvement and repairs; five years; commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015.
• West Millgrove Renewal - Five-mill tax levy for current expenses; five years; commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015.
School Districts:
• McComb Local School District Renewal - 0.5 percent income tax for current operating expenses; five years; beginning January 1, 2015.
• Northwood Local School District Income Tax with Bond Issue - 0.25 percent income tax for current operating expenses, for a continuing period of time; and Bond Issue of $10,870,000, 37 years, 4.9 mills for constructing school facilities under the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program of the Ohio School Facilities Commission and related locally funded initiatives; furnishing and equipping facilities; and improving the sites and acquiring interests in related land.
• Patrick Henry Local School District Replacement - 1.9-mill tax levy for permanent improvements for a continuing period of time.
Other:
• Northwest Wood Ambulance District Replacement - Four-mill tax levy for providing ambulance service and emergency medical services; three years, commencing in 2014; first due in calendar year 2015.
• Uptown and Downtown Local Option; Sunday sales of wine, mixed beverages and liquor; JH Entertainment, Inc., doing business as Uptown Downtown; 160-62 N. Main St. First and second floors and patio, Bowling Green.

Candidates file for May ballot
The following candidates will appear on the May 6 primary election ballot.
Candidates are not official until certified by the Wood County Board of Elections on Feb. 13.
U.S. Representative, Fifth Congressional District
• Democratic: Robert Fry
• Republican: Robert Latta
• Libertarian: Eric Eberly
State Representative, Third Ohio House District
• Democratic: Earl Britt
• Republican: Tim Brown
• Libertarian: Nathan Eberly
Wood County Commissioner (one to be elected)
• Democratic: Andrew Newlove
• Republican: Doris Herringshaw, Kristi Kennelly, James Matuszak
Wood County Auditor
• Republican: Michael Sibbersen
Wood County Judge of Common Pleas
• Republican: Alan Mayberry
Wood County Judge of Probate Court
• Republican: David Woessner
 

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