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Lake County Community College District (Lakeland COMMUNITY COLLEGE (163 Pcts)
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1.5 Mills Renewal Levy – operating costs, purchasing furnishings, equipment and construction and improvement of property – 10 years – commencing tax year 2022, first due in 2023
LAKE METROPARKS (163 Pcts)
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0.8 Mill Renewal Levy and an increase of 0.4 Mill – operating, maintaining, protecting, land acquisition and park development – 10 years – commencing in tax year 2021, first due in 2022
EASTLAKE CITY (12 Pcts)
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1.8 Mills Renewal Levy – current operating expenses – 5 years – commencing tax year 2022, first due in 2023
KIRTLAND (4 Pcts)
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0.85 Mill Renewal Levy – senior citizen recreation facilities and programs – 5 years – commencing tax year 2021, first due in 2022
WICKLIFFE CITY (9 Pcts)
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Proposed Charter Amendment – Article IX Section 3 – Zoning Referendum – No action of the Council which authorizes a change in the zoning classification or district of any property, or a change in the uses permitted in any zoning classification or district, or a change in the use of any property in the City of Wickliffe shall be approved unless and until it shall have been submitted to the Planning Commission, for approval or disapproval, nor shall it be approved or passed as an emergency measure. No said action shall be passed or adopted until it has been read on three separate days and received a two- thirds affirmative vote of all members elected to Council.
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Proposed Change in Zoning – By Initiative Petition
Shall the zoning map of the City of Wickliffe rezoning 1522 E. 289th Street, Wickliffe, Ohio 44092 and permanent parcel number 29B-008-H-00-023-0 from General Business (GB) to One-Family Residential District (R1-50) be adopted?
WILLOUGHBY CITY WARD 4 PRECINCT B
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Shall the sale of wine and mixed beverages be permitted for sale on Sunday between the hours of ten a.m. and midnight by Marc Glassman Inc, doing business as Marc’s Willoughby an applicant for a D-6 liquor permit authorizing off-premise sales who is engaged in the business of operating a discount retail store selling prescription drugs, groceries and general merchandise at 34881 Euclid Avenue, Willoughby, Ohio 44094 in this precinct?
WILLOUGHBY HILLS CITY (7 Pcts)
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Proposed Charter Amendment #1 – Shall Article I, The Municipality of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to add Section 1.5 – INDEMNIFICATION and thereby provide that any public official, employee, volunteer, agent or representative of the Municipality while in the lawful exercise of their official duties shall not incur and are relieved from all personal civil liability?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #2 – Shall Article II, Sub-Section 2.21- Appointments to Office and Removals from Office of the Charter of Willoughby Hills, be amended to provide that the Mayor shall have the sole authority to hire, supervise and fire only employees under his supervision which does not include Council Members or the Council Clerk unless provided to the contrary in the Charter?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #3 – Shall Article II, Section 2.24- Annual Budget of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to increase to sixty (60) days and eliminate the current thirty (30) days for the Mayor to submit the Annual Budget to Council prior to its adoption and submission to the County Budget Commission?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #4 – Shall Article III, Sub-Section 3.24- Vacancies in the Council of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to prohibit any past or present Council member serving within one hundred eighty (180) days to be appointed to any Council vacancy?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #5 – Shall Article V, Sub-Section 5.52- Duties and Responsibilities of Section 5.5- CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to limit the Commission’s review and confirmation of credentials in a candidate’s application for employment by the Municipality to classified employment positions only?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #6 – Shall Article VIII, Sub-Section 8.21-Nominations of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to remove the nominating petition minimum requirement of twenty-five signatures and require individual nominating petitions for Municipal Elective Office to
require at least one percent (1%) for Council Member candidates and at least four percent (4%) for Mayoral candidates of the number of electors voting in the last general Municipal election?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #7 – Shall Article VIII, Sub-Section 8.23- Recall of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to provide that at least twenty percent (20%) of the number of electors voting in the last general Municipal election must sign a petition for recall of any person holding an elective office instead of twenty five percent (25%) of the electorate signing the petition?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #8 – Shall Article VIII, Sub-Section 8.31- Elections of the Charter of Willoughby Hills be amended to eliminate a runoff election on the sixth Tuesday immediately following general municipal election between the leading two vote getters for Mayor in the event no mayoral candidate receives a majority of the vote?
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Proposed Charter Amendment #9 – Shall Article IX, Sub-Section 9.31- Removal by the Mayor of the Charter Willoughby Hills be amended to authorize the Mayor to remove any officer or employee to whom he may appoint a successor, unless otherwise provided to the contrary in the Charter, for violation of any of the Charter requirements stated in Section 9.2?
WILLOWICK CITY (9 Pcts)
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0.5 Mill Renewal Levy – parks and recreational purposes – 5 years – commencing tax year 2021, first due in 2022
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Proposed Charter Amendment – Shall Article III, titled The Council, (Section 3.15, Effective Date of Ordinances or Resolutions) of the Charter of the City of Willowick, Ohio, be amended to provide that the Council shall have the power to approve a change in the existing Municipal Zoning Map or change in the use of the property from the uses presently authorized by the existing zoning code?
CONCORD TOWNSHIP (15 Pcts)
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2.7 Mills Renewal Levy – providing and maintaining fire apparatus, appliances, buildings or sites therefor, or sources of water supply and materials therefor, or the establishment and maintenance or lines of fire alarm telegraph, the payment of permanent, part-time, or volunteer firefighters or firefighting companies to operate the same, including the payment of the firefighters employer’s contribution required under Section 742.34 of the Ohio Revised Code, or to purchase ambulance equipment, or to provide ambulance or emergency medical services operated by a fire department or firefighting company – 5 years – commencing tax year 2022, first due in 2023
MADISON TOWNSHIP (10 Pcts)
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1.9 Mills Renewal Levy – police – 5 years – commencing tax year 2022, first due in 2023
MADISON TOWNSHIP PRECINCT I (1 Pct)
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Shall the sale of wine and mixed beverages and spirituous liquor be permitted for sale on Sunday between the hours 10 a.m. and midnight by Stonegait Winery, L.L.C., an applicant for a D-6 liquor permit authorizing on/off-premise sales of wine and mixed beverages & on-premise sales of spirituous liquor who is engaged in the business of operating a winery at 4275 Bates Road, Madison (Madison Township), Ohio 44057 in this precinct?
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Shall the sale of beer and wine and mixed beverages be permitted for sale on Sunday between the hours of ten a.m. and midnight by SCC Wine Co, L.L.C., DBA Silver Crest Cellars EXCL Vineyards & Driveway a holder of a D-6 liquor permit authorizing off-premise sales of beer and wine and mixed beverages who is engaged in the business of operating a winery at 4511 Bates Rd, Patio & Deck, Madison, Ohio 44057 in this precinct?
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Shall the sale of beer and wine and mixed beverages be permitted for sale on Sunday between the hours of ten a.m. and midnight by Cask 307, L.L.C., DBA Cask 307 a holder of a D-6 liquor permit authorizing off-premise sales of beer and wine and mixed beverages who is engaged in the business of operating a winery at 7259 Warner Rd, Patio & Deck, Madison, Ohio 44057 in this precinct?
PERRY TOWNSHIP (for Perry Joint Fire District) (6 Pcts)
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2.9 Mills Renewal Levy – providing and maintaining a fire department, and the payment of permanent, part-time, or volunteer firefighters, including the payment of the firefighter employers contribution required under section 145.48 or 742.34 of the Revised Code and/or the provision of ambulance, paramedic, or other emergency medical services – 5 years – commencing tax year 2022, first due in 2023
FAIRPORT HARBOR EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT (2 Pcts)
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$5,000,000 Bond Levy (Est. 3.9 Mills) plus 0.5 Mill Levy – CPT – Commencing tax year 2021, first due in 2022
Shall the Fairport Harbor Exempted Village School District be authorized to do the following:
(1) Issue bonds for the purpose of constructing, furnishing, equipping, adding to, renovating, remodeling, rehabilitating, and otherwise improving school district buildings and facilities, and clearing, equipping and otherwise improving real estate for school district purposes in the principal amount of $5,000,000 to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 36 years, and levy a property tax outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the Lake County Auditor to
average over the bond repayment period 3.9 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to 39 cents for each $100 of tax valuation, to pay the annual debt charges on the bond and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds?
(2) Levy an additional property tax to be provide funds for the acquisition, construction, enlargement, renovation, and financing of general permanent improvements at a rate not exceeding 0.5 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to 5 cents for each $100 of tax valuation, for a continuing period of time?
WILLOUGHBY EASTLAKE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT (49 Pcts)
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8,750,000 Renewal Levy (Est. 5.1 Mills) – emergency requirements – 10 years – commencing tax year 2022, first due in 2023