Mt. Healthy, St. Bernard Approve Levies, While Bethel Rejects Police Levy
Voters in Clermont County's village of Bethel rejected an additional tax levy for police protection Tuesday, while voters in Mount Healthy and Saint Bernard approved tax levy renewals.
Tuesday was a special election day in Ohio, but there were only three issues on the ballot in southwest Ohio.
Nearly 64 percent of the voters who showed up at polling places in Bethel voted against the 8 mill levy.
In Hamilton County, 84 percent of the voters in Mt. Healthy approved a 1.5 mill levy renewal for street repair and construction. In St. Bernard, nearly 57 percent of the voters approved a 7 mill renewal levy for current operating expenses.
There were only 12 issues on the ballot Tuesday, spread out across 11 of Ohio's 88 counties.