Monroe, Harrison ballots outlined for November
CADIZ — On Election Day, Nov. 5, the voters of Harrison and Monroe counties will have a broad slate of contested races and issues to decide on, but there are several Monroe County offices that no candidates are seeking.
∫ Mayoral races ∫
In Adena, Mark Anderson, Crystal Carpenter and Brenda Roski are facing off in the mayoral race.
Lester Milo Baker and Jacqueline Sue Humphrey will contend in the Bowerston mayoral race.
David A. Bailey and K. Dwight Busby are competing to be the next mayor of Jewett.
∫ Council seats ∫
Marla Brokaw, Beth Ann Burke and Kelly Kropka will contend for two council seats in Adena.
Three candidates, Ruth A. Blackburn, Dennis Bryan Hirschbach and Wendy M. Majewski, are seeking two available council seats in Jewett.
The same is true in Scio, where Carol Sue Davy, Gordon M. Kress and Kari Ann Salsberry will race for two open seats.
∫ Township trustees ∫
Tate Edward Bardall and Karl Phillip Hoop will race for Freeport Township trustee.
Christopher Scott Birney and Walter Ray Carman are running for German Township trustee.
Bart Alan Busby and Ralph T. Ferguson will face off for Monroe Township trustee.
North Township will see a race between Gary A. Myer and Paul Albert Trushell for trustee.
Andrew M. Filippi and John A. Stanko will contend for Shortcreek Township trustee.
∫ Other offices ∫
Bobbi Gaffney and Cynthia Roski Hunter will race for the position of Adena clerk-treasurer.
Anna Mae Cook and Mary L. McBride are both seeking the post of clerk-treasurer of Freeport.
Brenda Jo Carter and Heidi Ann Graham will contend for the position of Cadiz Township fiscal officer.
Jessica Renee Brown and Stacy Jo Richter will race for the position of Shortcreek Township fiscal officer.
∫ School boards ∫
A three-way races is on in the Buckeye Local School District, where Teresa George, April Ogden and Joseph A. Zelek are seeking to fill a pair of seats on the board of education.
A four-person contest is in the works for two seats on the Edison Local Board of Education between Matt Bordash, Josh McConnell, M. David Reed and Warner Sanders.
Edward Henry Banks III, Tracy Marie Mattern and John Eastman Visser are vying for two seats on the Harrison Hills City School Board of Education.
∫ Issues ∫
Voters will decide on the sale of wine and mixed beverages and spirits between 11 a.m. and midnight on Sundays by The Old Schoolhouse Catering & Bar Facility.
Voters will decide whether to allow the sale of beer between 11 a.m. and midnight on Sundays by J-D Bowling Lanes.
Stock Township residents will vote on a five-year, 1-mill renewal levy for fire equipment.
Shortcreek Township residents will consider a five-year, 1-mill renewal levy for fire protection.
Scio residents will vote on a five-year, 1-mill renewal levy for police expenses.
New Athens residents will decie whether to renew a five-year, 2-mill levy for police expenses and a five-year, 1-mill levy for current expenses.
Monroe Township residents will vote on a five-year, 0.5-mill renewal levy for fire protection, a five-year, 1.5-mill renewal levy for cemetery expenses and a five-year, 3-mill renewal levy for fire protection.
Jewett residents will consider whether to add a five-year, 1-mill levy for salaries of operating and maintaining a police department and whether to renew a five-year, 1-mill levy for salaries for operating and maintaining the public park.
Hopedale residents will vote on a five-year, 1.6-mill renewal levy for current expenses.
Harrisville residents will decide on a five-year, 3.12-mill renewal levy for current expenses, a five-year, 1.5-mill renewal levy for current expenses and a five-year, 0.5-mill renewal levy for current expenses.
The Harrison County Public Children Service Agency is asking for a five-year, 0.5-mill levy for the care and placement of children.
Harrison County residents will vote on a five-year, 0.75-mill renewal levy for police protection including salaries, upgrading and maintaining equipment by the sheriff’s office.
Freeport Township residents will vote on a five-year, 0.57-mill renewal levy for fire protection.
Cadiz Township residents will decide on a five-year, 1-mill renewal levy for new equipment and a five-year, 0.5-mill renewal levy for cemetery expenses.
Bowerston residents will vote on an additional five-year, 1.5-mill levy for current expenses.
Adena residents will choose whether to adopt the Sensible Marihuana Ordinance.
Edison Local School District residents will vote on a 2-mill, seven-year renewal levy for emergency requirements.
Jefferson County JVS is asking for a 1-mill, seven-year levy renewal for current expenses, purchasing equipment and improving buildings.
∫ Mayors ∫
Carol Hehr and Michael R. Ricer will contend for the mayoral seat in Woodsfield.
∫ Township trustees ∫
Dana A. Parks and Jason E. Williamson are running for Bethel Township trustee.
Paul L. Alleman and Lawrence Rutter are running for Green Township trustee.
Ryan Conley and Dale Ewers are seeking to become Jackson Township trustee.
Carrie J. Heath, Brian K. Nalley and Kevin Weckbacher are in a three-way race for Seneca Township trustee
In Summit Township, Nate Betts, Stephen Dick and Steve King are running for trustee.
Russell Goddard and Trey Taylor will race for Switzerland Township trustee.
Derek Bright and Carlos Nalley are vying for Wayne Township trustee.
∫ Other offices ∫
Julie A. Hogue and Logan Norman will run for Franklin Township fiscal officer.
Jamie Talkington and Linda Wisvari are running for Salem Township fiscal officer.
Amy D. Carpenter, Diana Clark and Sherry Lallathin will run for Seneca Township fiscal officer.
∫ School boards ∫
Seven candidates — Beverly Baumberger Anderson, Kenneth E. Darby, Robert L. Putsock, Denise Riley, Greg Schumacher, Raymond A. Williams and Ron Winkler — will contend for three seats on the Switzerland of Ohio Board of Education.
∫ Issues ∫
Residents of Center Township including the village of Woodsfield will vote on a five-year, 2-mill renewal fire protection levy.
Bethel Township voters will decide on a five-year, 2-mill renewal levy for a current operating expenses.
Residents of Clarington will vote on a five-year, 3-mill additional levy and a five-year, 3-mill additional current expenses levy.
Monroe County residents will consider a five-year, 0.7-mill extension levy renwal.
The Mid-East Career and Technology Center is asking for the renewal of a five-year, 0.35-mill permanent improvement levy, only in the Noble Local portion of Monroe County.
No candidates fired for the positions of:
Clerk-treasurer for the village of Antioch
Council seat for the village of Antioch
Clerk-treasurer for the village of Beallsville
Beallsville Village Council
Clerk-treasurer for the village of Clarington
Mayor of Graysville
Clerk-treasurer of the village of Jerusalem
Jerusalem Village Council
Mayor of Lewisville
Lewisville Village Council
Clerk-treasurer for the village of Lewisville
Mayor of Miltonsburg
Clerk-treasurer for the village of Miltonsburg
Miltonsburg Village Council
Mayor of Stafford
Clerk-treasurer for the village of Stafford
Stafford Village Council
Mayor of Wilson
Clerk-treasurer of the village of Wilson
Wilson Village Council
A seat on the governing board of the Monroe County Board of Education Educational Service Center
A seat on the Noble Local School District Board of Education