Unofficial Election Results for Meigs County< < Back to
Voters in Meigs County have approved a 1 mill replacement levy that will fund the Meigs County Health Department, according to unofficial results.
The levy will fund current operating expenses for the department.
Voters also approved a 2 mill renewal for the schools in Meigs County.
The funds from the school levy will be used to pay for maintenance, construction and working with disabled children.
Along with the two countywide approvals, voters rejected a resolution that would have given electric aggregation to the county.
In Chester Township, voters approved a 1 mill replacement levy for the repair of roads.
Alexander Local Schools will not be getting the money the district says it needs to cover the operating expenses of the school district. Voters rejected the income tax 306 votes to 213.
Lebanon Township will be receiving the money it asked for to repair roads and keep up with maintenance, the mill passed with 56 percent of the vote to 43 percent against.
Voters in Letart Township approved a 1 mill renewal for the up-keep of their cemeteries, the mill passed 229 to 104.
In Olive Township voters approved a similar 1 mill renewal for the maintenance of their cemeteries, and theirs passed 469 to 210.
Orange Township will be receiving the funds it proposed in a 1.5 mills replacement for the purpose of fire protection, the mill passed with 65 percent of the vote to 34 percent.
Rutland Township voters approved a mill of 2.16 for road maintenance, and a 0.3 mill for operating their cemeteries, both of these passed with more than half of the vote.
Voters in Salem Township approved a 2.92 mill levy for road repairs and a 1 mill levy for fire protection, with both receiving a majority of the vote.
Salisbury Township will be receiving the funds it requested for the purpose of fire protection in their area.
Middleport Village will also be receiving money for both mill levies it had on the ballot for police protection and for the current expenses in the county. The police levy passed 481 to 271 and the current expenses levy passed 393 to 338.
Voters in Pomeroy Village also approved all three levies they had on the ballot for cemetery maintenance, fire protection and current expenses. The closest battle was for the current expenses tax levy renewal, which passed 55 percent to 44 percent.
Racine Village voters agreed on a levy for the current expenses for the village and passed the 1.7 mill by 72 percent to 27 percent.
Syracuse Village will be receiving the money it asked for in two levy replacements of 1 and 0.5 mills for the fire protection of the village. Both levies passed with 68 percent of the vote to those against accounting for 31 percent.