Auglaize voters take to the polls Tuesday


By Alexandra Newman - [email protected]



WAPAKONETA — Auglaize County voters will go to the polls this upcoming Tuesday, Aug. 2, for a special election.

Voters be asked if bonds should be issued by the Board of Education of the Celina City School District, as fiscal board for a qualifying partnership comprised of Celina City School District, Coldwater Exempted Village School District, Fort Recovery Local School District, Marion Local School District, Minster Local School District, New Bremen Local School District, New Knoxville Local School District, St. Henry Consolidated Local School District and St. Marys City School District, for the purpose of acquiring classroom facilities and necessary appurtenances, including land acquisitions.

The principal amount of $17,000,000 will be repaid annually over a maximum period of 15 years, and an annual levy of property taxes will be made outside of the 10-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue 0.95 mill for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.095 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2016, first due in calendar year 2017, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds.

There will also be changes to prescient locations for this election only. Moulton Township Voters polling location will be at St. Marys VFW, 1309 E. Spring St., St. Marys. And Salem and Logan Township Voters polling location will be at Noble Township House, 16586 St. Rt. 66A, St. Marys.

By Alexandra Newman

[email protected]

Reach this writer at 937-538-4825.

Reach this writer at 937-538-4825.