36 Levies To Be on Ballot

A total of 36 issues appear on the Harrison County ballot Tuesday, though just three represent more taxation for residents.

Harrison County is asking voters for an additional 0.75 mills to support its 911 system. The village of New Athens, meanwhile, wants and additional 1 mill for current expenses for 5 years. Other communities are seeking to replace existing levies with current taxation levels.

Cadiz Township is seeking replacement of two levies for maintenance at the Cadiz Union Cemetery – one for 0.44 mills and the second for 1 mill. Cadiz Township also is asking voters to replace a 1-mill levy for firefighting equipment.

And Franklin Township is seeking to replace a 0.5-mill levy for cemetery maintenance.

A total of 29 of the issues going before Harrison County voters seek renewal of existing levies, and these are are as follows:

  • Harrison County – 0.75 mills for senior citizen services for 5 years
  • Harrison County – 1 mill for Board of Developmental Disabilities for 5 years
  • Harrison County – 0.5 mills for Public Children Services Agency for 5 years
  • Harrison County – 0.75 mills for Harrison County Sheriff’s Department for 5 years.
  • Puskarich Public Library -1 mill for current expenses for 5 years
  • Bowerston Village -1 mill for park expenses for 5 years.
  • Freeport Village – 0.89 mills for current expenses for 4 years.
  • Harrisville Village – 0.5 mills mills for current expenses for 4 years.
  • Jewett Village (First) -1 mill for current expenses for 5 years
  • Jewett Village (Second) -1 mill for current expenses for 5 years.
  • Hopedale Village – 1.6 mills for current expenses for 5 years.
  • New Athens Village – 1 mill for current expenses for 5 years.
  • Scio Village – 2 mills for current expenses for 5 years.
  • Scio Village – 0.88 mills for park expenses for 5 years.
  • Scio Village – 0.88-mills for current expenses for 5 years.
  • Athens Township – 0.5 mills for cemetery maintenance for 5 years
  • Athens Township – 1 mill for cemetery maintenance for 5 years
  • Franklin Township – 1 mill for fire truck and equipment replacement for 5 years.
  • Freeport Township – 1.5 mills for cemetery maintenance for 5 years.
  • Freeport Township – 1.5 mills for fire protection for 5 years
  • German Township – 1 mill for cemetery operation and maintenance for 5 years.
  • Moorefield Township – 2 mills for fire protection for 5 years
  • Moorefield Township – 0.4 mills for cemetery maintenance for 5 years.
  • Nottingham Township – 1 mill for fire protection for 5 years.
  • Rumley Township – 2 mills for fire equipment for 5 years.
  • Stock Township – 1 mill for fire protection for 5 years.
  • Stock Township – 1 mill for road maintenance for 5 years.

In Cadiz, voters will be asked if the sale of wine and mixed beverages should be allowed in the village, while voters in Scio will be asked to approve a proposed plan for electric aggregation there.