Alcohol options pass across county

Published 2:28 am Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Voters in favor of fire levies

Voters made their voices heard on a number of local options and levies on Tuesday.
The local option for Casa Grande in Burlington, which would allow alcohol sales in the restaurant, passed 339 votes to 145.

Voters in Proctorville also passed an option to allow alcohol sales at Kroger. That passed 146 to 89.

Other local alcohol options also passed. The Friends of Ironton effort to sell alcohol at the Ro-Na Theater passed 91 votes to 40, while the option for the American Legion Post in Ironton to sell alcohol passed 82 to 49 votes.

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Fire levies for Proctorville, Fayette Township and Upper Township passed. The Upper Township level was a renewal, while the Fayette levy was a replacement.

Proctorville’s levy passed 198 to 38 votes; Fayette 1,493 to 883; and Upper 815 to 339 votes.

Proctorville voters also approved a renewal levy for operating expenses, 177 votes to 59.

Chesapeake voters, however, didn’t pass an additional 1.5 mill levy for operating expenses. The measure failed 175 to 149 votes.

The ADAMHS Board levy also failed in Lawrence County. Voters turned down the measure, which would have helped fund the Lawrence, Scioto Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Heath Services Board’s crisis center, 14,045 votes to 8,643.

The levy was on ballots in Scioto and Adams counties as well.

Voters in Scioto County rejected the levy 16,921 votes to 11,620.

Voters in Adams County also voted against the levy, 6,426 votes to 4,274.