Tuesday, May 08, 2001

Beechwood Schools levy on ballot today

It's the only issue in N.Ky. election

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        FORT MITCHELL - Voters head to the polls today to decide on a tax levy for Beechwood Independent Schools.

        The special election is the only election in Northern Kentucky today. Fort Mitchell residents will vote on a proposal to increase real-estate and tangible property taxes by 14 cents, from 53.5 cents to 67.5 cents per $100 assessed value.

        Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.

        Residents of Fort Mitchell Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6, part of Fort Mitchell Precinct 5, and a handful of people in Fort Wright Precinct 1 and Lakeside Park Precinct 1 are eligible to vote.

        Some voting locations are combined. Here's a list of the polling sites:

        • Barrett's, 1939 Dixie Highway. Fort Mitchell Precinct 1 and residents of Pieck Drive in Fort Wright Precinct 1.

        • Fort Mitchell Baptist Church, Dixie Highway and Silver Avenue. Fort Mitchell Precinct 2.

        • Fort Mitchell City Building, Dixie Highway and Highland Avenue. Fort Mitchell Precinct 3.

        • Blessed Sacrament School Parish Center, 2407 Dixie Highway. Fort Mitchell precincts 4 and 5.

        • Lakeside Christian Church, 195 Buttermilk Pike. Fort Mitchell Precinct 6 and Lakeside Park Precinct 1.

        If you're unsure of where you're supposed to vote, call the Kenton County Clerk at (859) 491-4780.


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