Friday, April 18, 2014

May 6th Primary Election Info Provided by the League of Women Voters of Darke County

With the May 6th Primary elections fast approaching, the League of Women Voters of Darke County urges residents to get out to vote for their favorite candidates.

This spring, LWV will not hold its usual Candidates Night due to local offices being unopposed. Each citizen should become informed about the candidates for local government and those running for state offices. However, several ballot issues are up for voter consideration.

In the village of Versailles, Issue # 8 proposes a Municipal Income Tax- Combination of ½% Levy on Income. This is for Street Reconstruction and Major Repair Purposes, consisting of Storm Drainage Improvements, Sanitary Sewer Improvements, Waterline Improvements and Street Reconstruction for 5 years, commencing January 1, 2015.

In the village of Wayne Lakes, Issue # 9 Proposed Tax Levy is a renewal of 7 mills for current expenses for 5 years, commencing in 2014, first due in the calendar year of 2015.

Greenville City School District, Issue #3 is a proposed tax Ley that is a renewal for 2 mills for the purpose of remodeling, renovating, and otherwise improving school buildings. Furnishing and equipping school buildings and equipping and otherwise improving school sites. This renewal is for 5 years; commencing in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015.

There are a few overlapping issues with nearby counties More information about those issues and candidates for office this primary is posted on

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