LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS


Several issues, races on ballot in Delaware County

Staff report



Here are the results of local issues on the ballot in Delaware County:

With 100 percent of votes counted. Votes are unofficial until certified by the local board of elections.

LOCAL

City of Delaware’s road levy

Delaware city residents will decide whether to approve a 0.15-percent income tax increase to improve and maintain local infrastructure. If approved, the income tax would increase from 1.85 percent to 2 percent and cost $75 per year for a family with an annual household income of $50,000.

YES: 6,523

NO: 9,932

City of Delaware charter amendments

Residents will also decide to approve 34 amendments to the city’s charter. As required every eight years by the same document, a review commission of nine electors was formed to review the charter and make recommendations to Council, which approved them in July.

YES: 11,193

NO: 3,938

Big Walnut $133.9-million bond issue

Big Walnut Local School District’s 8.3-mil, $133.9-million bond issue would add new taxes of $290.50 per year for each $100,000 of property market value, retroactive to Jan. 2016. The ballot language said the bond would be repaid annually over a maximum 37-year period. The district would used the bond for a new high school to accommodate student population growth.

YES: 5,271

NO: 6,191

Orange Township park renewal

Orange Township trustees are asking voters to renew a 1-mill parks levy on top of a new road improvement levy at 0.5 mills. Township officials created the 0.5-mill road improvement levy by reducing the current 1.5-mill park levy due to expire this December. With both levies combined, Orange Township taxpayers would $0.15 for each $100 of valuation for three years commencing in 2016 and first due in 2017.

YES: 9,690

NO: 5,071

Orange Township roads

Yes: 9,055

No: 5,679

COUNTY

911 levy renewal

Delaware County’s proposed 911 levy is a renewal of the existing 0.45-mill levy with an increase of 0.18 mills, bringing the total to 0.63 mills. The 0.18-mill addition will generate $1,097,900 per year. A homeowner with a $100,000 market-value home currently pays $13.18 in taxes per year for the current levy. The 0.18-mill increase on the levy will cost that homeowner an additional $6.30 per year, according to county officials.

YES: 50,738

NO: 35,297

Mental health levy

The Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board has a 1-mil, 5-year renewal levy. The levy makes up 84 percent of the board’s budget and amounts to $0.10 for each $100 of valuation.

YES: 64,149

NO: 33,669

STATE

State Representatives District 67

Janet Breneman: 21,855

Andrew Brenner: 40,840

State Representatives District 68

Rick Carfagna: 22,458

John Russell: 10,294

Write-in: 59

NATIONAL

U.S. Congressional District 12

Patrick Tiberi: 71,358

Ed Albertson: 24,615

Joe Manchik: 2,561

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Several issues, races on ballot in Delaware County

Staff report