(Posted Aug. 6, 2020)
Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor
The deadline to file issues and questions for the Nov. 3 general election was Aug. 5.
The Board of Elections must certify all submissions before they can be placed on the ballot. The certification deadline is Aug. 17. The following issues are awaiting certification:
Madison County Senior Citizens Center–Renewal of a 0.8 mill tax levy for five years for the purpose of providing and maintaining services, equipment and facilities;
Darby Township–Renewal of a 0.7-mill tax levy for five years for the purpose of maintaining and operating Forest Grove Cemetery;
Range Township–Renewal of a 0.7-mill tax levy for five years for the purpose of maintaining and operating cemeteries;
Paint Township–Renewal of a 1.5-mill tax levy for five years for current expenses;
Stokes Township–Renewal of a 0.4-mill tax levy for the purpose of providing fire protection and providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, water supply sources, and materials;
Hammertime Pub LLC–Request for a D3 liquor permit to sell spiritous liquor at their establishment in Mount Sterling;
Hammertime Pub LLC–Request for a D6 liquor permit to sell beer, wine, mixed beverages and spiritous liquor between 11 a.m. and midnight on Sundays;
Westfall Local Schools–Bond for $15 million for 30 years to acquire and construct a new school facility, renovate and improve all school district facilities, and furnish and equip the facilities; and
Fairbanks Local Schools–Renewal of a 0.25 percent income tax for five years for permanent improvements.
The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 election is Oct. 5.
For more information about the election, to register to vote, or to request an application for an absentee ballot, contact the Madison County Board of Elections at (740) 852-9424, visit www.boe.ohio.gov/madison/, or stop by the office at 1423 State Rte. 38 SE, London, just north of Fairhaven School. The office is open to the public. Hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.