Monday, October 29, 2012
Stow residents will have an opportunity to vote on a 7.84-mill renewal levy Nov. 6 for 10 years in the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District.
If Issue 67 — the Stow-Munroe Falls School District's 10-year 7.84-mill levy —fails, the district plans to pursue the renewal levy again. The current five year levy in place is for 7.3-mills and generates $7.3 million annually for operating funds. It expires at the end of the year. The current levy, although passed five years ago at 7.3-mills, is being collected at 8.05-mills. According to Summit County Fiscal records, an 8.05-mill tax costs the owner of a $100,000 home about $250 annually. The millage for the renewal is higher than when it first passed and it is for 10 years, not five. The renewal levy, if passed Nov. 6, will still generate $7.3 million annually for the district. It would begin in 2013 with collection starting the …
Sunday, October 28, 2012
The weekly print paper is suggesting residents vote "for" a 7.84-mill 10-year operating levy.
The Stow Sentry endorsed Issue 67 on Sunday. The paper stated since the Stow-Munroe Falls School District was once again rated "Excellent" in the state report card, the operating money is necessary to maintain that standard. Click here to read the Sentry's full endorsement. Do you agree with the paper? Vote and comment below!
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Get to know more about Summit County's judicial candidates at the event.
The Akron Area League of Women Voters Summit County's judicial candidates for common pleas and probate court at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23. The event will be held at Shaw JCC, 750 White Pond Dr., Akron. The forum will take place in rounds, said coordinator and league member Gerry Hall. First, the candidates for Summit County Common Pleas Court will take the stage and be seated next to their opponent. Audience members will submit questions and each pair of candidates will be read the question by moderator Ardith Keck. The next pair of candidates gets a different audience question, and so on, Hall said. After two or three rounds (or 45 minutes), the probate court candidates and 9th District Court of Appeals candidates will take the stage. They will …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Soon you'll see signs in favor of or against Issue 67 — the Stow-Munroe Falls School District's renewal levy on the November ballot.
There's still weeks until the election in November, but Patch wants to know — how will you vote on Issue 67 — the 10-year 7.84-mil renewal levy? Be sure to take the unscientific poll and tell everyone why you will or won't support the ballot issue. Patch asked readers in June to take the poll attached to this story and as of Sept. 16, 52 percent of voters were against the renwal levy. Voters will have the opportunity to decide whether a renewal levy that generates $7.3 million annually will be collected for the next 10 years for the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District this November. The current levy is for five years at 7.3-mils and expires at the end of 2012. The renewal levy, which will still generate $7.3 million annually, is for …
Monday, February 6, 2012
To cast a vote March 6, voters must be registered by the end of today (Feb. 6).
Today is the last day to register to vote for the March 6 primary. There's several ways to do it: You must be 18-years-old at the time of the next election to register to vote. For more information visit the BOE website or call 330-643-5200.