Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Supreme Court Rules On Westerville School Tax Question
The Ohio Supreme Court rejected an appeal by an anti-tax group in Westerville to reduce school district property taxes.
As a result of the Thursday ruling, voters in the Westerville City school district will be denied a chance to weigh in on a proposed tax levy reduction.
The group called Taxpayers for Westerville Schools sucessfully petitioned to place aÂ repeal ofÂ part of a 2009 tax levy on the November 6th ballot.Â But, district resident Eugene Hollins protested the petition and the Franklin County Board of Elections ruled in Hollins’ favor andÂ pulled the issue from the ballot.
Now, the Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the Board of Elections decision. Franklin County ballots will be mailed to military personnel beginning Saturday. Board spokesman Ben Piscatelli says the Westerville school issue will not be listed on the ballot.