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Full list of issues

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Issue No. Municipality, Issue type/millage, Purpose, Duration 1 Carlisle Township, Additional / .75 mill, Roads and Bridges, 4 years 2 Carlisle Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A 3 Carlisle Township, Electric Aggregation, Electric Aggregation, N/A 4 Columbia Township, Renewal / 1.74 mills, Library Current Expenses, 5 years 5 Grafton Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A Read More…

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools: Additional levy

Brookside High School students Evan Snider, left, and Andrew Kuzmickas are instructed by teacher Julie Kinnear. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

Issue 15 What it is: a 6.53-mill levy Duration: 5 years How much would it raise: $1.985 million annually Purpose: operating expenses Cost to taxpayers: An additional $227.50 a year in taxes for the owner of a $100,000 home SHEFFIELD — Voters will be asked to support a levy that district officials say is essential if Sheffield-Sheffield Read More…

Carlisle Township: Gas/electric aggregation

Issue 2: Carlisle Township gas aggregation Issue 3: Carlisle Township electric aggregation What it is: Both seek approval to enter into a contract with a gas and electric supplier When residents of Carlisle Township visit the polls in May, they will be voting on Issues 2 and 3 to determine if they agree to enter Read More…

Lorain Council At Large

DeTillio

Frank DeTillio Age: 67 Party: Democratic Education: Admiral King High School 1965, Akron University, bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing & Painting 1975 Family: Married Rosa DeTillio in 1997 Job history: U.S. Air Force, 1966-1970; economic development, community development department, City of Lorain 1977-80; Lorain Music marketing & sales, 1980-84; Lorain Chamber of Commerce economic Read More…

Carlisle Township: Roads additional

Issue 1 What it is: a 0.75-mill additional levy Duration: 4 years How much would it raise: $125,000 annually Purpose: funds for general construction, reconstruction, resurfacing and repair of streets, roads and bridges in Carlisle Township Cost to homeowner: The owner of a home valued at $100,000 would pay an additional $75 per year. CARLISLE TWP. Read More…

Keystone Schools: Additional levy

Keystone Elementary third-graders Alyssa Sugerik, 8, and Brenna Taylor, 8, write about their favorite school teachers during Family Day, hosted March 28 at Keystone Elementary School. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

Issue 14 What it is: a 7.95-mill operating levy Duration: continuous How much would it raise: $1.9 million a year Purpose: to pay staff salaries and benefits Cost to homeowner: $278 annually for owners of homes with $100,000 valuation LAGRANGE — Keystone school officials know one of the biggest hurdles they have to overcome to Read More…

Avon Schools: Additional levy

Michelle Haney, a fourth grade teacher at Avon Heritage South Elementary, hands out papers in class April 1. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

Issue 9 What it is: an additional 2.9-mill operating levy Duration: 10 years How much it will raise: $2.19 million annually Purpose: Operating expenses Cost to taxpayers: An additional $101.52 a year for the owner of a $100,000 home Voters will be asked to approve an emergency levy at the polls May 5. Issue 9 Read More…

Columbia Library: Renewal levy

Issue 4 What it is: a 1.74-mill renewal levy for the Columbia Township/Columbia Branch Library Duration: 5 years How much would it raise: $360,000 annually Purpose: The levy will allow the library to operate with the same level of hours; number of books, magazines and media purchases, computer access and programming Cost to homeowner: The Read More…

North Ridgeville Third Ward

Awig

Georgia Awig Age: 64 Party: Republican Education: Kent State University; bachelor of science in nursing Family: Husband, Don; son, Brian (Ginger); daughter, Michelle (Ben); grandchildren Owen, Kyle, Cody, Chloe, Claire Job history: Registered nurse for 24 years at local hospitals, long-term care facilities and home health care agencies; taught nursing at M.B. Johnson School of Read More…

Firelands Schools: Renewal levy

Issue 13 What it is: a 5.08-mill renewal levy Duration: 5 years How much would it raise: $1.5 million per year Purpose: Operational expenses Cost: The owner of a $100,000 home would pay $12.96 per month. HENRIETTA TWP. — Firelands Schools is looking to renew a 5.08-mil levy that was passed in 2011. The levy would Read More…