Friday, August 25, 2000

Many communities to decide ballot issues




By Walt Schaefer
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Fire levies in Colerain and Anderson townships, and recreation issues in Green and Anderson townships lead a list of 29 issues on the Hamilton County ballot Nov. 7.

        Voters in Anderson Township are being asked to approve a continuing 2.87-mill increase for fire and medical services. On the other side of the county, in Colerain, the largest township in the county, voters face a five-year, 4.34-mill levy to maintain and improve fire and medical services.

        In Green Township, recreation and green-space needs have prompted trustees to place a 1-mill, five-year levy of the ballot, and Anderson Township also has placed a 1.9-mill, 10-year levy before voters.

        In Evendale, voters will decide on a charter amendment to create a city manager-council form of government.

        Issues in other Hamilton County communities:

        • Addyston: Two 1-mill, five-year renewal levies for fire and medical services.

        • Cheviot: A 2-mill renewal for operating expenses and 1.5-mill renewal for streets are on the ballot. Both are for five years. Also, Cheviot voters will be asked to decide issues setting terms of council and the term of the City's Council president.

        • Cleves: Voters will decide on a 6.33-mill, five-year replace ment and tax decrease levy for operating expenses and a 1-mill, three-year replacement and tax increase for recreation.

        • Fairfax: Voters face a 0.96-mill, five-year renewal for operating expenses.

        • Glendale: Voters will decide a 6.6-mill, four-year levy renewal for operating expenses.

        • Greenhills: The ballot includes a 0.7-mill, five-year levy renewal for recreation.

        • Harrison: Voters will decide on charter revision.

        • Mariemont: Voters will see a 3-mill, five-year levy renewal for streets.

        • Springdale: Voters face four charter amendment issues involving the city's planning commission, clerk and finance direc tor, expenditures and council districts.

        • Terrace Park: Voters face a 3.5-mill, three-year levy renewal for operating expenses.

        • Woodlawn: Voters will decide on revisions of village charter amendments.

        • Columbia Township: A 3.2-mill, three-year levy renewal for waste collection will be before voters.

        • Miami Township: Voters will decide a 0.46-mill, four-year replacement levy for operating expenses and a continuing 3.29-mill replacement and increase for fire and medical services.

        • Whitewater Township: A 3.8-mill continuing replacement and tax increase for fire and medical services will be before voters.

       



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