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Absentee voting is underway for the Special Election to be held on May 7th.  Here's a list of the issues you'll see on the ballot.  For more details on the races, click your county to go to the Board of Elections website.

Fulton County

Clinton Township – Renewal Tax
A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Clinton Township (Including the City of Wauseon) for the purpose of road improvements at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Delta Public Library – Replacement Tax & Increase
A replacement of 1 mill of an existing levy and an increase of 1 mill to constitute tax for the benefit of Delta Public Library for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 2 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.20 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Fulton County – Renewal Tax
A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Fulton County for the purpose of operation of the 9-1-1 system at a rate not exceeding 0.7 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.07 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Fulton County – Renewal Tax
A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Fulton County for the purpose of carrying out the health programs of the Fulton County Health District at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 10  years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Gorham Township – Additional Tax
An additional tax for the benefit of Gorham Township for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, or sites therefor, or sources of water supply and materials therefor, or the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm telegraph, or the payment of permanent, part-time, or volunteer firefighters or firefighting companies to operate the same, including the payment of the firefighter employers' contribution required
under section 742.34 of the Revised Code at a rate not exceeding 2 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.20 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2013 first due in calendar year 2014.

Pike Township – Replacement Tax
A replacement of a tax for the benefit of Pike Township for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances and the payment of fire-fighting companies to operate the same and to provide ambulance and emergency medical services operated by a fire department at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Swanton Local School District - Bond Issue and Additional Tax*
Shall the Swanton Local School District be authorized to do the Following:

(1) Issue bonds for the purpose of constructing, renovating, remodeling, enlarging, furnishing, equipping and otherwise improving School District buildings and facilities and acquiring, clearing, equipping and otherwise improving School District building and facility sites in the principal amount of $13,499,000, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 35 years, and levy a property tax outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the bond repayment period 3.9 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to 39 cents for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?

(2) Levy and additional property tax to provide funds for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of general permanent improvements at rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to 5 cents for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, for a continuing period of time?

Hancock County

Cory-Rawson Local School District - Income Tax
Shall an annual income tax of three-quarters of one per cent (0.75%) on the school district income of individuals and of estates be imposed by the Cory-Rawson Local School District to renew an income tax expiring at the end of 2013, for five years, beginning January 1, 2014, for the purpose of current expenses?

Findlay Council-at-Large - 2 Year Term - Vote for 3
Jacob Dunbar (R)
W. Jerry Murray** (R)
Grant C. Russel (R)
Tom Shindledecker (R)
Anne Spence** (R)

Findlay Council – 4th Ward - 2 Year Term – Vote for 1
Thomas L. Klein (R)
Thomas A. Ross (R)

Findlay Council – 5th Ward – 2 Year Term – Vote for 1
John Bauer (R)
William J. Schedel, Jr.**

Findlay Council – 6th Ward – 2 Year Term – Vote for 1
Andy Douglas (R)
Jim Niemeyer (R)

Fostoria CSD Necessary Requirements Levy*
Shall a levy substituting for an existing levy be imposed by the Fostoria City School District for the purpose of providing for the necessary requirements of the School District in the initial sum of $1,800,000, and a levy of taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the County Auditor to require 8.15 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 81.5 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation for the initial year of the tax, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015, with the sum of such tax to increase only if and as new land or real property improvements not previously taxed by the School District are added to its tax list?

PMP of McComb Joint Ambulance District - Replacement Tax
A replacement of a tax for the benefit of the Pleasant-McComb-Portage Joint Ambulance District for the purpose of providing ambulance service, emergency medical services, or both at a rate not exceeding 4.4 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to forty-four cents ($0.44) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of three (3) years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Henry County

Bowling Green City School District – Additional Tax*

An additional tax for the benefit of Bowling Green City School District for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding six and seventy-five hundredths (6.75) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to sixty-seven and five tenths cents ($0.675) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Henry County Board of Developmental Disabilities - Replacement Tax
Replacement of a tax for the benefit of Henry County for the purpose of  The Henry County Board of Developmental Disabilities, including residential, adult workshops and support services to operate and maintain services to infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities at a rate not exceeding 2 mills (2) for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($0.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) year, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Napoleon Area City School District – Income Tax
Shall an annual income tax of one half of one percent (0.5%) on the earned income of individuals residing in the school district be imposed by the Napoleon Area City School District, for five (5) years, beginning January 1, 2014, for the purpose of providing for the current expenses of the school district? 

Lucas County

City of Oregon Local School District - Renewal Tax
A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Oregon City School District for the purpose of  rehabilitating, improving, equipping and furnishing school buildings at a rate not exceeding two (2) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents ($0.20) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five (5) years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Swanton Local School District - Bond Issue and Additional Tax*
Shall the Swanton Local School District be authorized to do the following:

(1) Issue bonds for the purpose of constructing, renovating, remodeling, enlarging, furnishing, equipping and otherwise improving School District buildings and facilities and acquiring, clearing, equipping and otherwise improving School District building and facility sites in the principal amount of $13,499,000, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 35 years, and levy a property tax outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the bond repayment period 3.9 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to 39 cents for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?

(2) Levy and additional property tax to provide funds for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of general permanent improvements at rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to 5 cents for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, for a continuing period of time?

City of Waterville Zoning Issue
Proposed amendment to the zoning ordinances and the zoning map of the City of Waterville, Lucas County, Ohio, to designate the following property as zoning classification R-1, Residence, from R-3 Residence District, Multi-Family, Low Density: 8375 Waterville- Monclova Road, Waterville, Ohio, Kensington Gardens.

Ottawa County

Port Clinton Council – Ward 1
Ronald D. Aukerman (D)
Karen A. O'Keeffe (D)

Port Clinton Council – Ward 4
Gary S. Phillabaum (D)
Gabe Below (D)

Sandusky County

Village of Attica - Parks & Rec Replacement Tax
A replacement tax for the benefit of Attica Village for the purpose of parks and recreation, at a rate not exceeding one-half (1/2) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to five cents ($0.05) for each one hundred  dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Village of Attica - Police Protection Replacement Tax
A replacement tax for the benefit of Attica Village for the purpose of POLICE PROTECTION, at a rate not exceeding three (3) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to thirty cents ($0.30) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five (5) years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Bellevue Public Library - Bond Issue*
Shall bonds be issued for the Bellevue Public Library for the purpose of expanding and renovating library facilities, furnishing and equipping the same, and improving the site in the principal amount of $2,800,000 by the Bellevue City School District, Sandusky, Huron, Erie and Seneca Counties, Ohio as the issuer of the bonds, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 28 years, and an annual levy of property taxes be made outside of the ten mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue 0.65 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.065 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?

Bettsville Local School District - Income Tax Renewal
Shall an annual income tax of one percent (1%) on the school district income of individuals and of estates be imposed by the Bettsville Local School District to renew an income tax expiring at the end of 2013, for a period of five (5) years, beginning January 1, 2014, for the purpose of current operating expenses?

Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District - Additional Tax Levy*
Shall a levy be imposed by the Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District, Sandusky and Seneca Counties, Ohio for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the School District in the sum of $1,115,000  and a levy of taxes to be made outside the ten mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average five and twenty-five hundreds (5.25) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to fifty-two and one half cents ($0.525) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014?

Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District - Income Tax*
Shall an annual income tax of one per cent on the earned income of individuals residing in the school district be imposed by the Gibsonburg Exempted Village School district for a period of ten years beginning January 1, 2014, for the purpose of current operating expenses?

Fostoria CSD Necessary Requirements Levy*
Shall a levy substituting for an existing levy be imposed by the Fostoria City School District for the purpose of providing for the necessary requirements of the School District in the initial sum of $1,800,000, and a levy of taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the County Auditor to require 8.15 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 81.5 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation for the initial year of the tax, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015, with the sum of such tax to increase only if and as new land or real property improvements not previously taxed by the School District are added to its tax list?

Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties*
An additional tax for the benefit of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties for the purpose of current operating expenses at a rate not exceeding eight-tenths (0.8) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to eight cents ($0.08) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

York Township - Renewal Tax
A renewal of a tax for the benefit of York Township for the purpose of road maintenance at a rate not exceeding two mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to twenty cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Seneca County

Bellevue Public Library - Bond Issue*
Shall bonds be issued for the Bellevue Public Library for the purpose of expanding and renovating library facilities, furnishing and equipping the same, and improving the site in the principal amount of $2,800,000 by the Bellevue City School District, Sandusky, Huron, Erie and Seneca Counties, Ohio as the issuer of the bonds, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 28 years, and an annual levy of property taxes be made outside of the ten mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue 0.65 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.065 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?

Carey Exempted Village School District – Bond Issue & Tax Levy*
Shall bonds be issued by the Carey Exempted Village School District to pay the local share of school construction under the state of Ohio Classroom Facilities Assistance Program, (including construction of a new PK-12 school building), and other improvements to school facilities, including technology and site improvements, together with equipment furnishings, landscaping and all necessary appurtenances thereto, in the principal amount of Ten Million Nine Hundred Five Thousand Dollars ($10,905,000) to be repaid annually over a maximum period of thirty-seven (37) years, and an annual levy of property taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue six (6) mills for each one dollar of valuation which amounts to sixty cents ($0.60) for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar 2014, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?

and

Shall an additional levy of taxes be made for a period of twenty-three (23) years to benefit the Carey Exempted Village School District, the proceeds of which shall be used to pay the cost of maintaining the classroom facilities included in the project at the rate of one-half (0.5) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to five cents ($0.05) for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014?

Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District - Additional Tax Levy*
Shall a levy be imposed by the Clyde-Green Springs Exempted Village School District, Sandusky and Seneca Counties, Ohio for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the School District in the sum of $1,115,000  and a levy of taxes to be made outside the ten mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average five and twenty-five hundreds (5.25) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to fifty-two and one half cents ($0.525) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014?

Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties*
An additional tax for the benefit of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties for the purpose of current operating expenses at a rate not exceeding eight-tenths (0.8) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to eight cents ($0.08) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Williams County

Millcreek-West Unity Local School District – Renewal Tax
Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Millcreek-West Unity Local School District for the purpose of providing for the emergency requirements of the school district in the sum of $300,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside the ten-mill limitation estimated by the County Auditor to average 4.4 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.44 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of five years, commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015?

Soil and Water Conservation District – Additional Tax
An additional tax for the benefit of the Williams County for the purpose of construction and maintenance of improvements of Soil and Water Conservation District programs by the Williams County Soil and Water Conservation District at a rate not exceeding 0.4 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.04 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Wood County

Village of Bradner – Additional Tax
Additional â€Â Tax Levy; 2 mills; Parks and recreational purposes; Five (5) years; Commencing in 2013; First due in calendar year 2014

Bowling Green City School District – Additional Tax*
An additional tax for the benefit of Bowling Green City School District for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding six and seventy-five hundredths (6.75) mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to sixty-seven and five tenths cents ($0.675) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

Fostoria CSD Necessary Requirements Levy*
Shall a levy substituting for an existing levy be imposed by the Fostoria City School District for the purpose of providing for the necessary requirements of the School District in the initial sum of $1,800,000, and a levy of taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation estimated by the County Auditor to require 8.15 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 81.5 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation for the initial year of the tax, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015, with the sum of such tax to increase only if and as new land or real property improvements not previously taxed by the School District are added to its tax list?

Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District - Income Tax*
Shall an annual income tax of one per cent on the earned income of individuals residing in the school district be imposed by the Gibsonburg Exempted Village School district for a period of ten years beginning January 1, 2014, for the purpose of current operating expenses?

City of Perrysburg – Additional Tax
Additional â€Â Tax Levy; 0.8 mill; Public transportation services for the disabled, the elderly, and the general public; Five (5) years; Commencing in 2013; First due in calendar year 2014

Perrysburg Municipal Court Judge – Vote for 1
C. Drew Griffith (R)
Molly Mack (R)
Aram Matthew Ohanian (R)

Wyandot County

Carey Exempted Village School District – Bond Issue & Tax Levy*
Shall bonds be issued by the Carey Exempted Village School District to pay the local share of school construction under the state of Ohio Classroom Facilities Assistance Program, (including construction of a new PK-12 school building), and other improvements to school facilities, including technology and site improvements, together with equipment furnishings, landscaping and all necessary appurtenances thereto, in the principal amount of Ten Million Nine Hundred Five Thousand Dollars ($10,905,000) to be repaid annually over a maximum period of thirty-seven (37) years, and an annual levy of property taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue six (6) mills for each one dollar of valuation which amounts to sixty cents ($0.60) for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar 2014, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?

and

Shall an additional levy of taxes be made for a period of twenty-three (23) years to benefit the Carey Exempted Village School District, the proceeds of which shall be used to pay the cost of maintaining the classroom facilities included in the project at the rate of one-half (0.5) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to five cents ($0.05) for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014?

Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties*
An additional tax for the benefit of the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties for the purpose of current operating expenses at a rate not exceeding eight-tenths (0.8) mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to eight cents ($0.08) for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2013, first due in calendar year 2014.

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