ADA/FOREST/LIBERTY TWNSHP — In addition to the Ada Public Library Levy which passed resoundingly, Village of Ada and Hardin County residents voted on a handful of issues, the vast majority of which passed. The following is a list of the levies and their results:
Tax Levy: Replacement (Passed)
A replacement of a tax for the benefit of the Park District of Liberty Township, for the purpose of defraying the expenses of improving and maintaining the free public park at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.15 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing 2017, first due in calendar year 2018.
For         1234
Against     1010
Tax Levy: Replacement (Passed)
A replacement of a tax for the benefit of the Park District of Liberty Township, for the purpose of defraying the expenses of improving and maintaining the free public park at a rate not exceeding 1 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing 2017, first due in calendar year 2018.
For         1485
Against     822
Liquor Petition (Passed)
Shall the sale of wine and mixed beverages be permitted by Automated Petroleum, Inc., DBA Ada Express Mart an applicant for a C-2 liquor permit, who is engaged in the business of the operation of operating a carry-out/grocery store at 602 N. Main Street, Ada, Ohio 45810 in this precinct?
For         531
Against     187
Liquor Petition (Passed)
Shall the sale of wine and mixed beverages be permitted for sale on Sunday between the hours of ten a. m. and midnight by Automated Petroleum, Inc., DBA Ada Express Mart an applicant for a D-6 liquor permit, who is engaged in the business of the operation of operating a carry-out/grocery store at 602 N. Main Street, Ada, Ohio 45810 in this precinct?
For         492
Against     226
Forest Bond Issue (Failed)
• Shall bonds be issued by the Village of Forest for the purpose of the preparation of existing lands, demolition and removal of existing structures and materials, addition of new materials and construction to the splash pad water park and swimming pond and adjacent areas (i.e. parking areas, fenced areas, utility areas, public restrooms, etc.), for any acquisition of lands to facilitate the construction and maintenance of the splash pad water park and swimming pond for public use and for any other purpose which is necessary to the completion of the splash pad water park and swimming pond, in the principal amount of $700,000.00, to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 20 years, and an annual levy of property taxes be made outside of the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue 3.4 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.34 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, commencing in 2016, first due in calendar year 2017,to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?
For         222
Against     306