Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The levy passed, according to final but unofficial results from the Summit County Board of Elections.
Voters approved Issue 25, a 4.5-mill renewal levy requested by the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board. Here are the final but unofficial vote tallies from the Summit County Board of Elections: For the levy: 114,614 Against the levy: 48,945 An election watch party Tuesday evening at the Red Fox Party Center in Cuyahoga Falls attracted a large number of Summit DD employees, people who receive services and their families. "Thanks to the many voters who approved this, 4,000 people with developmental disabilities will continue to receive services. Summit County is a place where there is no waiting for services," said Kevin McGee, director of public and community relations for Summit DD. He gives a great deal of credit to the …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Here's a list of issues and candidates on a Twinsburg resident's ballot ... who will you vote for? Take our unscientific polls.
The general election is tomorrow. Not sure who you'll vote for? Take a look at all of our election coverage so far and be sure to take our polls at the top of this post. There are only two contested races for city council seats, while the race for mayor, Ward 1, Council At Large, and Board of Education are uncontested. We also threw Issue 2 in there to see what the closing thoughts were. Make sure to tell us in the commments, respectfully, why you voted for a certain candidate or issue! Mayor Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Council At Large Board of Education Ballot Issues
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Issue 25, on the Nov. 8 ballot, would continue funding services for the county's developmental disabilities board
This November the Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board is hoping voters will renew a 4.5 mill levy that would help continue support and services for disabled persons around the county with Issue 25. What it is: Issue 25 will renew the 4.5 mill levy that accounts for 72 percent of Summit DD's operating funding, according to www.voteforsummitdd.org. By approving the renewal, it would only continue the existing tax levy, not adding any additional funding. Homeowners are expected to pay about $11.50 per month for every $100,000 in home value. History: The original levy was approved in November 2005 and will expire at the end of December 2012. The renewal would begin in 2013 and last until December 2018. The Summit DD Board has …