Senior Services, Library, Renewal Issues Pass Muster
Along with school levies, voters in Belmont County on Tuesday also dealt with a number of other issues.
Belmont County voters renewed a 1.5-mill levy for Belmont County Senior Services for the purpose of providing senior services to elderly residents for five years.
Election night vote totals showed 9,035 voting in favor, and 4,011 against.
The Belmont County Library District was successful in passing an additional 1-mill levy for the purpose of current operating expenses for five years.
There were 3,701 voters who cast ballots in favor, and 2,732 who opposed the measure.
The city of St. Clairsville won the replacement of a 1.95-mill levy for the purpose of current operating expenses for five years with a vote of 652 for to 561 against.
Voters in the village of Bridgeport passed an additional 1.5-mill levy for the operation of the fire department for five years with 250 voting in favor, and 150 voting against.
Shadyside residents approve two levies on Election Day.
The first – a replacement of a 2.5-mill levy for the operation of the police department for five years – passed with a total of 609 votes in favor, and 581 votes in opposition.
The second was for the renewal of a 4-mill levy for the purpose of current operating expenses for five years. It passed with a vote of 713 in favor, and 482 against.