Voters decide county issues


MIAMI COUNTY — The following were the issues on the ballot for the Miami County election on Nov. 3 that have either passed or failed, along with other voting results. Results are unofficial:

  • Unincorporated Concord Township referendum on zoning change for a 50 acre tract at 1619 Monroe-Concord Road from A-2 General Agriculture to R-1AA single family residential. Unofficial results: 1,363 votes NO; 645 votes Yes
  • The Village of Fletcher, issue on tax renewal for ambulance service — If passed, a tax not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $.10 for $100 of valuation, will start in 2016 for four years. Unofficial results: ; Unofficial results: 125 votes FOR the levy; 39 against the levy
  • Lostcreek Township, proposed renewal levy for fire protection — This issue, if passed will replace a 1 mill levy and increase 0.5 mill for the benefit of the Miami Southwest Joint Ambulance District at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mill or $.15 for each $100 in valuation for five years, beginning in 2016.Unofficial results: 399 FOR the levy; 151 Against the levy
  • Village of Casstown, proposed renewal tax levy for the purpose of fire safety services at a rate not to exceed 1.65-mills for each one dollar of valuation. The renewal levy is for five years commencing in 2015. Unofficial results: 58 votes FOR; 20 votes Against
  • The Village of Bradford, issue on the proposed ordinance electric aggregation — Passing of this issue gives the Village of Bradford the authority to aggregate the retail of electric loads located in Bradford. This initiative would provide Bradford residents the lowest rate possible that was bid by a participating electric company. Unofficial results: 155 votes YES; 103 votes No.
  • The Village of Bradford, issue on the proposed ordinance natural gas aggregation — This issue, if passed, gives the Village of Bradford the ability to mandate the retail of natural gas loads located in Bradford. Bradford residents would be provided the lowest rate possible that was bid by a participating natural gas company. Unofficial results: 158 YES; 90 votes No.
  • Piqua 5-A precinct, local liquor option for Kroger, located at 1510 Covington Ave. in Piqua — This issue, if passed Kroger will be permitted to sell spirituous liquor on Sundays between 10 a.m. and midnight. Unofficial results: 194 votes YES; 101 votes No.
  • The Municipality of West Milton, proposed amendment to the charter —This issue, if passed, will amend Article VII, Section 7.02(A) of the Charter of the Municipality of West Milton to allow the Municipal Manager to submit a budget for the ensuing fiscal year to Council on or before the first Council meeting in October of each year, instead of June as currently stated in the Charter. Unofficial results: 966 votes FOR; 384 Against
  • The Municipality of West Milton, proposed amendment to the charter —This issue, if passed, will amend Article IX, Section 9.01 of the Charter of the Municipality of West Milton from requiring 10 signatures to now requiring the signatures of not less than 30 qualified electors on the standard petition forms for the nomination of nonpartisan candidates for elective offices. Unofficial results: 880 FOR the amendment; 465 Against the amendment
  • The Municipality of West Milton, proposed amendment to the charter —This issue, if passed, will amend Article IX, Section 9.01 of the Charter of the Municipality of West Milton to require petitions to be filed with the Board of Elections at least 90 days before the day of election, instead of the current 75 days? Unofficial results: 882 FOR the amendment; 480 Against the amendment

  • Incorporated and Unincorporated Union Township, proposed replacement levy for the Miami Southwest Joint Ambulance District — If passed, this renew and increase an existing levy from 0.5 mill to 1.5 mill. The levy will fund ambulance and emergency medical service for Union Township Life Squad. It is a five year levy. Unofficial results: 8 votes AGAINST levy; 1 vote For the levy
  • Bethel Township, proposed new levy for road maintenance — If passed, this 2.1 mill, five year levy will fund the general construction, reconstruction, resurfacing, and repair of streets, roads, and bridges. Unofficial results: 1049 AGAINST the levy; 677 votes For the levy.