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Council Legislation

May 5, 2015 Public attendance: 16 RESOLUTIONS • 11-2015, second reading, by emergency, authorizing the city auditor to comply with the Ohio Revised Code to follow procedures for police and fire pension systems. ORDINANCES • 2015-33, second reading, rezoning 724 N. Main St. from...

Findlay auditor defeats GOP challenger

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER It’s Jim Staschiak. The incumbent Findlay auditor will retain his job after handily defeating At-Large Councilwoman Anne Spence in the Republican primary Tuesday. “I’m just humbled that the community has supported me this much,”...

At-large council race: GOP selects 3

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Tom Shindledecker, Jeff Wobser and Grant Russel won Republican nominations for at-large seats on Findlay City Council in Tuesday’s primary election. Newcomer Wobser and incumbents Shindledecker and Russel will compete in November with Democrat Mary...

Niemeyer wins ward race for council seat

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Jim Niemeyer will return to the 6th Ward seat on Findlay City Council after fending off a Republican challenger Tuesday. Niemeyer was appointed in October to finish an unexpired term, and on Tuesday outpolled newcomer Christina Muryn in the GOP primary....

Hancock voters renew BVC levy

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Eighty percent of voters in Hancock County supported the renewal of Blanchard Valley Center’s operating levy in Tuesday’s election. “I’m just thrilled,” said Superintendent Connie Ament. “This is very encouraging to...

Library’s levy extended 5 years

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer Findlay and Hancock County voters overwhelmingly renewed a 0.5-mill, five-year operating levy for the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library in Tuesday’s primary election. The vote was 4,849 in favor (84 percent) and 957 against (16 percent)....

McComb school levy renewed

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer McCOMB — Voters in the McComb School District approved the renewal of a 3.36-mill permanent improvement levy on Tuesday. The vote was 209 in favor (66 percent) and 110 opposed (34 percent). Votes are unofficial and include absentee ballots....

Township to keep zoning ordinance

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Delaware Township resoundingly voted Tuesday to keep its 14-year-old zoning ordinance, which gives the township trustees more control over businesses wishing to locate there. Sixty-one township residents, or 63 percent, voted to keep the ordinance....
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