Levies for this year’s general election

More than four dozen election issues were registered in Defiance area counties before Wednesday’s filing deadline passed for this November’s general election. Here in Williams County, voters will be asked to approve an additional 1-mill, five-year tax to benefit the Williams County Public Library for current expenses, commencing in 2016 and first due in calendar year 2017.
And, voters will be asked to approve a renewal of a 0.3-mill, five-year levy, along with an increase of 0.1 mill, for educational activities related to agriculture, natural resources and 4-H programs, commencing in 2017 and first due in calendar year 2018.
In West Unity, voters will be asked to choose if the sale of wine and mixed beverages will be allowed between 10 a.m.-midnight Sunday at Unity Main Stops, whose owner is applying for a D-6 liquor permit for the stores at 204 E. Jackson St., and 205 W. Jackson St. Other issues that will be on the ballot include fire protection levies in the townships of Brady, Bridgewater, Florence, Madison, Northwest, Superior, and in Springfield, a levy for funding road work. Finally, Florence Township and Edon Village voters will decide on a five-year renewal levy for maintaining and operating Edon Union Cemetery.

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