Archive for November 15th, 2016

Those invested in the heroin fight face failed Issue 35

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Avon/Avon Lake

Lorain County Issue 35 has failed.

The final vote tally was 71,958 opposed and 59,054 in support of the levy.

Lorain County’s residents haven’t had access to local, publicly funded detoxification services since 1997.

The five-year, 1.2-mill levy would have cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $42 per year and would have generated about $7.8 million annually. The funds would be used primarily to allow addicts, …Read More

School tech levy goes down to defeat

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The North Ridgeville City Schools won’t be able to give every student a new laptop computer or digital device. The district’s push to pass a levy to fund technological improvements went down to defeat on election night by a narrow margin.

Voters rejected the measure by just 197 votes, or 1.24 percent.

The tech levy, known officially as Issue 28, was a .31-mill issue …Read More