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Delaware County Gets Ready For Court Fight Over Fire Levy

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Last week the township asked the Ohio Supreme Court to intervene, and on Monday the board of elections filed a response showing they intend to continue the court fight.
11:07AM
December 18, 2012

The county Board of Elections has told the Ohio Supreme Court it stands by its decision to reject an Orange Township fire levy because trustees missed a filing deadline by two minutes.

School Levy Hot Button Issue In Westerville

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Voters in Westerville will decide in November whether to reduce a 2009 school tax levy. Some people fear it will hurt the school system and be a detriment to the overall community. But the group leading the issue says the district needs to be more fiscally prudent.
10:27AM
August
20, 2012

Tension over school funding is brewing in the quiet, picturesque city of Westerville. The board of education staved off a strike after teachers and board members agreed after a protracted battle over a new contract. Now a local non-profit group is waging a campaign to reduce a school tax levy.

Groveport Madison Levy Passes; Other Districts Not As Lucky

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8:01AM
August 8, 2012

The southeast Columbus suburb was one of just 10 Ohio districts able to pass a levy in Tuesday’s special election.

Committee to School Board: Delay Levy Effort Until Next Fall

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The district is fully-funded through the next two school years, but would face possible cuts in a 2013 levy failed.
12:00PM
June 26, 2012

The advisory committee voted Tuesday morning to urge Columbus City Schools administrators to wait a year before asking voters to approve a 7.5-mil levy.

Recount Reverses Fate Of Hilliard Levy

7:58AM
November
23, 2011

Election night results showed the levy failed by just eight votes, but a recount and provisional ballots helped the 5.9-mill levy pass by about 200 votes.

Few Races, Issues, Highlight Ohio Primary

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Voting is underway in the 2011 primary. School officials in Canal Winchester, Gahanna, Hilliard and Olentangy are asking voters for new money.
12:00AM
May
3, 2011

Voting is underway in the 2011 primary. School officials in Canal Winchester, Gahanna, Hilliard and Olentangy are asking voters for new money. Franklin County Board of Elections spokesman Ben Piscatelli says turnout will likely spike in some precincts.

Pickerington Local To Ask For Levy, Again

12:00AM
January
28, 2011

Just days after slashing $13 million dollars from its budget, Pickerington Local School Board members say the cuts are not enough to sustain the district. Board members have decided to place another levy on the ballot later this year.

South-Western City Schools Levy Fails Again

12:00AM
August
4, 2009

Voters in the South-Western City Schools district turned down an operating levy. This was the second time the proposal was on the ballot.

Columbus Voters Cast Ballots On Two Tax Issues; Columbus Could See First Tax Hike In 30 Years

12:00AM
August
4, 2009

Columbus voters head to the polls today (Tuesday) to cast ballots on a couple of local issues: one, a proposed city income tax increase….the other a school levy. Both proposals have sparked fierce debates. WOSU gives a recap of the issues.

Southwestern City Schools Levy Fails Again

12:00AM
August
4, 2009

Once again voters in the Southwestern City Schools District have said no to paying higher property taxes for the system.