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Orange And Liberty Township Voters Approve Fire Levies

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Both Orange and Liberty Townships were forced to put levies before voters after higher levies were voted down in November.
8:01AM
February
6, 2013

Fire service will apparently continue as normal in two Delaware county townships after voters approved new levies on Tuesday.

Ohio Supreme Court Allows Orange Township Levy Request On Ballot

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Orange Township's fire department seal
3:43PM
January 11, 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the Delaware County Board of Elections to place an Orange Township fire levy proposal on the February 5th ballot. The board had earlier rejected the levy request because it said township officials failed to file the issue in a timely manner.

Orange Township Firefighters Keep Jobs, At Least For Now

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7:29AM
December 28, 2012

Nearly two dozens fire fighters in Delaware County are keeping their jobs for at least another five months.

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.

Orange Township Misses Fire Levy Deadline By Two Minutes

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If approved, the levy would have meant $7.6 million in annual funding for the department.
12:53PM
December 6, 2012

The ruling by the Delaware County Board of Elections could mean the end of the fire department established in 1951.