Vote - Putnam Sentinel

PUTNAM COUNTY — From competitive mayoral races in Fort Jennings and Leipsic; to contested town and township seats in the Village of Ottawa, Jackson Township, Monroe Township and Monterey Township; to well-populated school board races in Continental, Leipsic, and Pandora-Gilboa; along with a number of levies—Putnam residents came out to vote on Tuesday. Results for contested local and county elections, and for those in which the outcome is certain, are as follows (with winners and their vote counts in bold):

Mayoral

Fort Jennings

Tony Recker: 57

James Smith: 103

Leipsic

Cher E. Barnes: 21

Kevin Lammon: 146

Tony Wobler: 255

Village Councils

Ottawa (three open seats)

Matthew Black: 508

Jo Deskins: 573

Jeff Ducey: 511

Troy Yant: 458

Ottoville (two open seats)

Tyler Albridge: 105

William Miller: 168

Joseph Moreno: 199

School Boards

Continental (two open seats)

Katie Clement: 404

Brian Donaldson: 420

Derek Heitzman: 429

Leipsic (three open seats)

Cindy Erickson: 532

Emily Liffick: 372

Timothy Nadler: 473

Barry Ward: 351

Pandora-Gilboa (three open seats)

Angie Basinger: 500

Brandy Rose Hovest: 126

Marcia Sue Hovest: 232

Vance Nofziger: 264

Jill Torres: 452

Richard Wahl: 228

Vanessa Wilson: 261

Township Trustees

Jackson Township (one open seat)

Robert Knott: 98

Darren Schimmoeller: 162

Monroe (one open seat)

Steve Elkins: 332

Kim Okuley: 133

Monterey (one open seat)

Daniel Honigford: 174

Virgil Miller: 154

Joseph Wehri: 285

Levies

County-wide

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Putnam County for the purpose of current expenses for Mental Health and Alcohol & Drug Treatment and Prevention Services at a rate not exceeding .7 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.07 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 4,900

Against: 1,786

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Putnam County for the purpose of 9-1-1 system with a county-wide public safety communications system at a rate not exceeding 1.25 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.125 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 5,401

Against: 1,311

Townships

Blanchard Township

An additional tax for the benefit of Blanchard Township for the purpose of securing a new fire truck to provide volunteer fire fighters adequate equipment for the purpose of fire fighting at a rate not exceeding 1.7 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.17 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2019, first due in calendar year 2020.

For: 174

Against: 93

Greensburg Township

A replacement of a tax for the benefit of Greensburg Township for the purpose of providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings, or sites therefor, or sources of water supply and materials therefor, or the establishment and maintenance of lines of fire alarm telegraph, or the payment of permanent, part-time, or volunteer firefighters or firefighting companies to operate the same, or to provide ambulance or emergency medical services operated by a fire department or firefighting company at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dallar of valuation, which amounts to $0.15 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 147

Against: 58

Jackson Township

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Jackson Township for the purpose of current expenses 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, commending in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 194

Against: 65

Villages

Columbus Grove

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Columbus Grove Village for the purpose of fire equipment at a rate not exceeding 2 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.20 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 254

Against: 86

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Columbus Grove Village for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 1 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.10 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 224

Against: 116

Continental

An additional tax for the benefit of Continental Village for the purpose of general construction, reconstruction, resurfacing and repair of streets, roads and bridges in municipal corporations at a rate not exceeding .5 mill for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.05 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 150

Against: 78

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Continental Village for the purpose of police protection at a rate not exceeding 3 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.30 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 171

Against: 56

A renewal of part of an existing levy, being a reduction of 0.5 mills to constitute a tax for the benefit of Continental Village for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 1.2 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.12 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commencing in 202, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 171

Against: 56

Kalida

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of Kalida Village for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 1.4 mills for each one hundred dollars of valuation, which amounts to $0.14 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commending in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 190

Against: 59

Ottoville

A replacement of a tax for the benefit of Ottoville Village for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 1.3 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to $0.13 for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for 5 years, commending in 2020, first due in calendar year 2021.

For: 196

Against: 69

School Districts

Jennings Local School District

Shall an income tax of three-quarters percent (0.75%) on the school district income of individuals and of estates be imposed by the Jennings Local School District, Putnam County, Ohio, to renew an income tax expiring a the end of 202, for five years, beginning January 1, 2021, for the purpose of providing for current operating expenses of the school district.

For: 408

Against: 99

Columbus Grove Local School District

Shall an annual income tax of three-quarters of one percent (0.75%) on the school dsitrict income of individuals and of estates be imposed by the Columbus Grove Local School District, Putnam and Allen Counties, Ohio, to renew an income tax expiring at the end of 2020, for five years, beginning January 1, 2021, for teh purpose of providing for current expenses of the school district.

For: 495

Against: 230