Election results of the 2017 general election are here!
BUCYRUS — Wynford Local Schools will be getting a new high school and junior high building after the passage of a 4.95-mill levy with an additional 1 mill for permanent improvement attached to that.
Unofficially, the overall vote was 1,088 (56.4 percent) in favor of the levy, with 940 against.
Upper Sandusky City Council has two new members.
Six candidates were on the ballot, but only four positions on council were available.
CAREY — Jennifer Rathburn, one of three candidates looking to serve the remaining two years of an unexpired term, was elected on Tuesday to continue serving as mayor of the village of Carey.
Rathburn received 52.07 percent of the vote, Robert T. Maison received 34.71 percent of the vote and John Green received 13.22 percent of the vote.
CAREY — Anthony Fletcher, Chase Fletcher, Bob Styer Jr. and Dario Troiano all were elected into the four spots on the village of Carey Council on Tuesday.
Troiano received 24.23 percent of the vote, Anthony Fletcher received 21.04 percent of the vote, Chase Fletcher received 20.67 percent of the vote and Styer received 20.10 percent of the vote.
The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board had one of the two county-wide levies on the ballot Tuesday for Wyandot County residents.
The .6-mill levy passed with 3,207 voting for (61.92 percent) and 1,972 voting against according to the unofficial election results provided by the Wyandot County Board of Elections.
The Wyandot County Board of Developmental Disabilities/ Angeline was in need after state funding was cut over the last decade and it requested an additional levy on Tuesday’s ballot.
Wyandot County residents responded with overwhelming support, passing a 1.5-mill levy with 3,195 voting for (61.7 percent) and 1,983 voting against.
Four of Wyandot County’s 13 townships had contested races for two available trustee positions available in each.
Mifflin Township had the biggest competition, with five people on the ballot.
Every levy on the Wyandot County ballot passed during Tuesday’s election.
While the countywide Angeline School and Industries, Mental Health and Recovery Services Board and Wynford Local Schools levies drew the most attention, citizens across the county voted on a number of other issues.
Across the county, no school board elections were contested, and neither were most elections to village councils.
Each school board had three seats open and three or fewer candidates.
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The Upper Sandusky Parks Department requested approval for a new workshop addition in a special parks committee meeting Monday.
Upper Sandusky Exempted Village School Board members agreed with guests at Monday evening’s board meeting that the late Robby Lee should be honored by the district.
But board members would not commit to the proposal from the Robby Lee Memorial Committee to name the driveway in front of Upper Sandusky High School in honor of Lee.
CAREY — Carey Village Council on Monday approved a motion to re-introduce a wage ordinance to increase the salaries of workers in the village’s electric department and attract applicants for an open position in the department.
The village advertised for open positions in its electric department 4.5 months ago, but has had trouble finding workers willing to work for the salary the village is paying workers in the electric department.