Voted

SHELBY -- Voters in Shelby approved a trio of property tax renewals on Tuesday, none of which will cost residents additional money.

Shelby voters approved:

-- a 0.9-mill, five-year levy for the Shelby Health Department (1,197-525);

-- a 0.5-mill, five-year levy for the city parks and recreation department (1,217-505);

-- and a 3-mill, five-year levy for the Shelby City School District (1,514-1,227).

All results are final, unofficial vote totals from the Richland County Board of Elections.

Countywide, turnout was 19.46 percent as 15,872 of 81,564 registered voters cast ballots.

All tax issues throughout Richland County were approved Tuesday. Here are the vote totals:

Village of Bellville -- 4-mill, five-year replacement levy for streets and bridges. Passed, 300-196

Village of Lexington -- 1-mill, five-year renewal for parks and recreation. Passed, 581-260

Jefferson Township (excluding the Village of Bellville) -- 2-mill, five-year renewal for roads and bridges. Passed, 379-175

Monroe Township (excluding the Village of Lucas) -- 0.75 mills, 5-year renewal for roads and bridges. Passed, 334-122

Sandusky Township (excluding City of Galion and Village of Crestline) -- 1.5-mill, 5-year renewal for roads and bridges. Passed, 65-22

Lucas Local School District -- 2.7 mills, 5-year renewal for emergency requirements. Passed, 408-231

Jefferson Township A -- Local liquor option for Wishmaker House B&B. Passed, 373-122

Ontario 3A -- Local liquor option for Aldi. Passed, 145-75

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