Election results

MANSFIELD -- Voters across Richland County were in a giving mood on Tuesday, approving more than a dozen tax issues in various townships.

Two of the biggest were additional tax increases for the fire departments in Madison and Springfield townships and an additional tax levy for Ontario Local Schools.

Here is a voting rundown of issues, according to final, unofficial totals from the Richland County Board of Elections:

-- City of Shelby Marvin Memorial Library 1.75 mill, 5-year renewal levy for current expenses -- 2,382 for, 1,806 against

-- City of Shelby 1.0 mill, 5-year renewal levy for parks general operations -- 1,196 for, 412 against

-- City of Shelby 1.0 mill, 5-year renewal levy for health department general operations -- 1,127 for, 457 against

-- Village of Plymouth 1.0 mill, 5-year renewal levy for maintaining and operating the village cemetery -- 54 for, 29 against

-- Madison Township 3.5 mill, continuing additional levy for the fire department -- 697 for, 552 against

-- Monroe Township 0.15 mill, 5-year renewal levy for operation, maintenance and improvement of Lucas-Monroe Park -- 309 for, 99 against

-- Monroe Township 2.0 mill, 5-year renewal levy for maintaining roads and equipment -- 303 for, 105 against

-- Perry Township 1.8 mill, 5-year renewal levy to purchase road equipment and perform repairs -- 130 for, 48 against

-- Springfield Township 3.0 mill, continuing additional levy for maintaining fire department and EMS -- 1,947 for, 1,266 against

-- Washington Township 2.5 mill, 5-year renewal levy for maintaining fire department and EMS -- 699 for, 211 against

-- Worthington Township 0.5 mill, 5-year renewal levy for operation and maintenance of Frances Hitchman Park -- 247 for, 117 against

-- Lucas Local School District 10.1 mill, 5-year renewal to avoid operating deficit -- 345 for, 146 against

-- Ontario Local School District 6.9 mill, 5-year additional levy to avoid operating deficit -- 1,772 for, 1,585 against

Voters also approved an option on for the sale of wine and mixed beverages on Sundays between 10 a.m. and midnight at K.V. Market on West Fourth Street in Mansfield. There were 113 votes in favor and 57 against.

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