Election Results: Putnam County Levies Pass

11/8/17 – 5:26 A.M.

Voters in Putnam County passed a series of levies Tuesday. A .6-mill, five-year replacement levy for Putnam County senior services took 81 percent of the vote. The measure helps pay for free transportation, chore assistance, and other senior services.

Voters also approved a half-mill, five-year tax for health programs. 75 percent of the ballots cast on the issue were in favor of it.

The Ottawa-Glandorf School District’s bid to renew a 1.5-mill, five-year levy for permanent improvements passed by more, than 1,000 votes. Voters in the Pandora-Gilboa School District also passed a renewal levy. 60 percent of voters cast ballots in favor of a quarter-percent, five-year income tax for school operations.

Elsewhere Leipsic voters approved two tax proposals. An additional 2-mill, five-year tax for fire protection passed by nearly 100 votes. Voters also overwhelmingly renewed a .6-mill, five-year tax for operations in the village.

Pandora residents approved a plan to pool together for lower natural gas rates by a 77 vote margin.

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