Blendon Township residents gave a resounding yes to a police operations levy Tuesday, Nov.6.
A proposal for a continuing 5.75-mill levy intended to raise $1.1 million for police operations passed by a vote of 2,265 in favor to 872 against or 72 to 28 percent, according to final unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections.
The levy will cost homeowners $201 a year per $100,000 of property value.
The tax is earmarked for providing and maintaining vehicles and other equipment and covering salaries for officers, communications needs and operational costs.
The Point liquor options approved
In Westerville 4-B, a local liquor option known as Issue 35A for weekday sales of beer, wine/mixed and spirituous liquor at The Point at Otterbein, 60 Collegeview Road, was approved by 715 votes to 278 or 72 to 28 percent, according to unofficial results.
Also in Westerville 4-B, a local option for Sunday sales from 11 a.m. to midnight for wine/mixed and spirituous liquor at The Point at Otterbein was approved by 699 votes to 293 or 71 to 29 percent, according to unofficial results.