Polls open Tuesday at 6:30 a.m.


Contested races in Galion include mayor, law director, auditor, council-at-large

GALION — Tuesday is election day in Ohio. The polls open at 6:30 a.m. and will close at 7:30 p.m.

For information on election day, visit www.galioninquirer.com. We will provide election results as they become available.

Here is a list of contested races in Crawford County. This list does not include the names of any write-in candidates, nor does it include races where there are more seats open than there are candidates.

Galion

Mayor: Kenneth Bodkins Sr.; Jim Hedges; Thomas O’Leary.

City Auditor: Susan Beam, Paula E. Durbin, Brian Treisch

City Director of Law: Thomas N. Palmer, E. Roberta Wade

City Council at Large (three will be elected): Gail L. Baldinger, Alice Matthews, Shirley A. Clark, Carrie A. Zeger and Thomas G. Fellner.

Third Ward Council: Joe Haley, Mike Richard.

Fourth Ward Council: Jennifer J. Kuns, Tammy D. Siclair-Erlsten

Galion Board of Education (two will be elected): Debra G. Donaldson, Write-in candidate

Bucyrus

City Council President: Kurt Fankhauser, Garnet E. Love

City Council at Large (three will be elected): Mark A. Makeever, Daniel F. Ross, Kevin S. Myers, Cheryl E. Sipe, Jeff A Norman, Daniel Wirebaugh.

Second Ward (one will be elected): Shawn Ridgeway, Monica L. Sack.

Third Ward (one will be elected): Douglas B. Fought; William J. O’Rourke.

Bucyrus Board of Education (two will be elected): Debra Hoover, John H. Kime, Tracy L. Wetterau

Crestline

Village Council (four will be elected): Allen D. Laferty, Joy M. Miley, Eugene M. Toy

Crestline School Board (three will be elected): Robyn L. Almanson, Lisa R. Anatra, Pam S. Armstrong, Laverne G. Huber, Jr., Tiffany Sewell, Mindy Sipes

Chatfield

Village Council: Charles Michael Brose, Donna Peterman, Ryan James Shepherd.

Auburn Township

Trustee (two will be elected): Zachary Alt, Matthew Cleland, Thomas Karl

Liberty Township

Trustee (two will be elected): Douglas R. Cramer, Mark Schimpf, Jamie Sherk

Lykens Towship

Trustee (two will be elected): Craig A. Schafer, David Weisenauer, Timothy Weisenauer

Whetstone Township

Trustee (two will be elected): Dale E. Garverick, Steve Jones, Andrew Lohr.

Colonel Crawford Local Schools

School Board (three will be elected): Margaret Hoyles, Tim Ley, Scott C. RIke, Heather M. Skaggs

Crawford County Issues

CRAWFORD COUNTY (ADAMH BOARD) — A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Crawford County for the purpose of current expenses of the Crawford-Marion Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMH Board) 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 10 years, commencing in 2018, first due in calendar year 2019.

CRAWFORD COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES — An additional tax for the benefit of Crawford County for the purpose of operating or capital expenditure necessary for the support of children services and the care and placement of children at rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.15 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 8 years, commencing in 2017, first due in calendar year 2018.

VILLAGE OF NEW WASHINGTON — A renewal of tax for the benefit of the Village of New Washington for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus and appliances and operation of the fire department at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.15 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2018, first due in calendar year 2019.

VILLAGE OF NORTH ROBINSON — A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Village of North Robinson for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 2.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.25 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2018, first due in calendar year 2019.

CHATFIELD TOWNSHIP — A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Chatfield Township for the purpose of road maintenance and improvement at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.15 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2017, first due in calendar year 2018

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — Shall the sale of wine and mixed beverages and spirituous liquor be permitted for sale on Sunday

LOCAL LIQUOR OPTION — between the hours of ten a.m. and midnight by Cranberry Hills Golf Course, L.L.C., dba Cranberry Hills Golf Course, an applicant for a D-6 liquor permit who is engaged in the business of operating a golf course/restaurant at 5965 State Route 103, New Washington, Ohio 44854 in this precinct?

CRESTLINE EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT— Shall a levy renewing an existing levy be imposed by the Crestline Exempted Village School District for the purpose of avoiding an operating deficit in the sum of $759,000 and a levy of taxes to be made outside of the ten mill limitation estimated by the county auditor to average 11 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $1.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a period of 5 years, commencing in 2018, first due in calendar year 2019?

WYNFORD LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT — Shall the Wynford Local school district be authorized to do the following:

1. Issue bonds for the purpose of constructing, improving and renovating school facilities, including a new high school, and locally funded initiatives under the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program of the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission; furnishing and equipping the same; improving the sites thereof; and acquiring interest in land as necessary in connection therewith in the principal amount of $17,060,000, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 37 years, and levy a property tax outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the bond repayment period 4.95 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.495 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 an additional property tax to provide funds for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of permanent improvements at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, for a continuing period of time?

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Contested races in Galion include mayor, law director, auditor, council-at-large

 

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If you go

Polls open Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m.

In Galion, all votes will be cast at Galion High School, 472 Portland Way North.

If you are unsure where to vote or which precict you live in, or how to vote, visit the Crawford County Board of Elections website or call the board of elections at 419-562-8721