Election 2013 | Olentangy Valley/Powell

Outlet mall's destiny up to Berkshire Township electorate

A referendum that could overturn the zoning of a proposed outlet mall off Interstate 71's Sunbury-Delaware exit has pitted Berkshire Township residents against one another.

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Official: Parks levy important to quality of life

Orange Township residents have the opportunity Nov. 5 to vote for additional bike paths and park equipment upgrades that could result from the renewal of a 1.5-mill parks levy.

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Brenner: I've fought to keep city fiscally sound

The theme of Sara Marie Brenner's campaign to be re-elected to Powell City Council is "Promises Made, Promises Kept."

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Swartwout wants his pride in Powell to spread

Daniel Swartwout's 2-year-old daughter was the catalyst for his campaign to win one of four open spots on Powell City Council.

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Lorenz wants more smart growth, cooperation

Powell City Councilman Brian Lorenz prides himself on keeping up with the pulse of the community.

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Mitchell: Township needs plan, good relationships

Trustee candidates all agree funding of the fire department is one of the most-pressing issues in Liberty Township.

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Hrivnak's push helped city's momentum begin

As vice president of Powell City Council, president of council's development committee and president of the Powell Community Improvement Corp., Jim Hrivnak has been at the center of many of the changes that have occurred in the city over the last eight years.

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Feasel's volunteerism provides special viewpoint

While seeking re-election to the Olentangy school board, Julie Wagner Feasel said she will continue to run on the same agenda that she did when she was first appointed seven years ago.

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Margello would apply business acumen here

Having determined that he's attended about 300 Liberty Township board of trustees and Powell City Council meetings in his 35 years as a resident, it seems it was only a matter of time before Vince Margello decided to make a run for a seat on the other side of the meeting table.

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King has guided growth, hopes to control taxes

In his three decades of living in the Olentangy Local School District, Dave King has witnessed its transformation from a system of rural schools to one that educates more than 17,000 students in 23 buildings.

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Hartman: Fire department funding paramount

Having a high-quality, well-funded fire department is so important to John Hartman that he's basing his entire campaign to become a Liberty Township trustee on the issue.

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Counts has kept eye on city's financial health

Powell City Councilman Tom Counts said he trusts voters to know his record well enough to re-elect him to a third term Nov. 5.

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Helwig: I'll be catalyst in 'tough discussions'

Brian Helwig said his campaign for a seat on the Olentangy school board is focused on two areas he believes current board members are neglecting: academics and accountability.

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Guzzo returns to ballot with unification plan

Former Powell City Council member and Liberty Township Trustee Peggy Guzzo hasn't held public office since 2009, but that hasn't stopped her from getting involved in community issues.

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Eichhorn stresses candor, hopes to avoid drama

Shyra Eichhorn was the first candidate to file petitions with the Delaware County Board of Elections in the hopes of taking over one of two open Liberty Township board of trustees seats in the Nov. 5 election.

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Candidate thinks district reports 'fudging numbers'

Katy Barricklow said she is running for Olentangy school board to ensure students are getting the best possible education at the lowest possible cost to the taxpayers.

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Bertone's goal: Bring a 'new voice' to council

Frank Bertone wants to be a new voice in the city of Powell.

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Two members, two newcomers square off

Two incumbents will face two new challengers in the fall for a pair of seats on the Olentangy school board.

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Administrator's drive with ballot hopeful galls resident

Liberty Township Administrator Dave Anderson came under fire last week after claims surfaced that he escorted a trustees candidate on a tour of the township offices in a township-owned vehicle.

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Guzzo joins Liberty Township board race

Peggy Guzzo has joined the race for two open spots on the Liberty Township board of trustees.

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Late rush pushes Powell council field to seven

Leading up to the Aug. 7 deadline to file petitions with the Delaware County Board of Elections, it looked as if three Powell City Council incumbents who were seeking re-election for four open spots would run unopposed.

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Two residents step up to take on incumbents

Two incumbents and two challengers hope to square off in Orange Township for a pair of trustee seats Nov. 5.

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Rush is on to fill pair of township board seats

While interest in the four available Powell City Council seats has been negligible, multiple candidates have thrown their hats in the ring to take over two open spots on the Liberty Township board of trustees.

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Referendum could put decision in voters' hands

Outlet-mall developers have been coming out of the woodwork in the last year in central Ohio, with two proposing plans to transform farmland into retail just off Interstate 71's Sunbury-Delaware exit.

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Board of elections urges residents to work polls

The Delaware County Board of Elections is enlisting the help of local municipalities to recruit poll workers for the Nov. 5 election.

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