Election 2013 | Upper Arlington

School levy tops UA ballot in Nov. 5 election

A school levy that has generated much discussion in the community will be decided at the polls Nov. 5, as will an Upper Arlington City Council election for four available seats and a school board election for two open seats.

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State law: Public funds can pay for 'issue advocacy'

As campaigns swing into last-minute high gear before the Nov. 5 election, those for and against various issues and levies on the ballot are doing everything they can to get their messages out.

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Shared services, development top Johnson's priorities

Incumbent Debbie Johnson said if she is re-elected to Upper Arlington City Council, she'll work toward more shared-services partnerships, support economic development efforts and create strategies for containing the city's costs.

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DeCapua: Shared services can help cut city costs

Upper Arlington City Councilman David DeCapua said he will seek to cut the city's operating costs through shared-service agreements with other communities and organizations if he is re-elected this fall.

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Greenhill hoping to move from school to city post

A longtime Upper Arlington High School principal now hopes to steer decisions citywide.

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Campaign for November levy votes heats up

Upper Arlington City Schools once again will face organized opposition while trying to pass an operating levy from the same group that led a grass-roots effort to defeat the district's request for a levy last November.

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Leadership UA hosts Oct. 10 Candidates Night

Leadership UA will host an Oct. 10 forum where residents can meet candidates for Upper Arlington City Council and school board and learn about the Upper Arlington school district's levy request on the Nov. 5 ballot.

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Casper promises financial oversight, efficiency

A self-described community activist, Carolyn Casper said she would bring financial oversight and plans to reduce spending and increase revenues if she is elected to Upper Arlington City Council.

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Adams will draw on financial, business expertise

Upper Arlington City Council incumbent John Adams said he hopes to be retained by voters this fall so he can continue to give back to his community and help the city resolve impending financial constraints.

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Pro-levy group opens 'Excellence Matters' effort

It's a new year and a new school levy, but proponents and opponents of the Upper Arlington school district's latest levy request remain divided.

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Candidates agree: District finances are a priority

Finding ways to tackle the high cost of education is something all three Upper Arlington school board candidates agree should be a top priority.

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Plan outlines $6 million in cuts to district budget

Upper Arlington school leaders rolled out a financial contingency plan Monday to answer the question, "What happens if the school levy fails?"

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Three file to run for two UA school board seats

Three Upper Arlington residents hope to run in November for two school board seats.

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Levy request comes with promise of frugality

The Upper Arlington Board of Education voted unanimously Aug. 5 to place a 4-mill continuing operating levy on the fall ballot.

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Five file to vie four City Council seats

Five hopefuls have thrown their hats into the ring as candidates for four Upper Arlington City Council seats, which will be up for grabs Nov. 5.

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Upper Arlington Board of Education agrees to 4-mill levy on Nov. 5 ballot

The Upper Arlington Board of Education voted unanimously Aug. 5 to place a 4-mill continuing operating levy on the fall ballot.

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UA schools to seek 4-mill levy in November

The Upper Arlington Board of Education approved a resolution of necessity Monday, July 15, to place a 4-mill continuing operating levy request on the fall ballot.

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Columbo, McClellan seek seats on UA school board

Upper Arlington residents Eric Colombo Sr. and Matt McClellan have announced plans to seek election to the UA Board of Education in November.

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Arkin, Pizzuti won't seek re-election to board

Two longtime Upper Arlington school board members will not seek re-election in November.

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UA school board takes first steps toward fall levy

The Upper Arlington Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution of necessity Monday, July 15, to place a 4-mill continuing operating levy request on the fall ballot.

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Fall levy to be discussed at July 15 meeting

Upper Arlington school leaders have made it no secret they are considering putting a school levy on this year's fall ballot after failing to convince voters to pass a 5.8-mill levy request last November.

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