On Tuesday, Nov. 5, voters will weigh in on Dublin and Jerome Township leadership as well as funding for the Jerome Township Fire Department.

Polling places in Ohio are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

On the ballot this general election is a 5.5-mill, five-year fire levy in Jerome Township.

If voters approve the levy, a property owner would pay an additional $192.50 per $100,000 of home valuation annually.

The levy would generate about $1.9 million tax revenue annually, said Robert Caldwell, the township's fiscal officer.

The proposed levy would raise funds to increase staffing at the current station and at a second station, said Douglas Stewart, Jerome Township fire chief.

Part of the establishment of Nationwide Realty's Jerome Village development included an agreement to donate land within the residential development for a fire station and $5.5 million to build and equip it, Stewart said.

The second station is to be built near the Dublin City Schools' new Abraham Depp Elementary School, which is under construction at the northwest corner of Hyland-Croy Road and Ravenhill Parkway.

Here is a brief recap of the races to be decided on Tuesday:

City Council

Five candidates are running for three seats on Dublin City Council.

Incumbents Christina Alutto and Chris Amorose Groomes are being challenged by Sandi Allen, Andrew Keeler and Dr. Ajay Satyapriya.

Councilman Michael Keenan chose not to seek reelection.

Jerome trustee

Three candidates are running for one seat on the Jerome Township board of trustees.

Ken Gordon, Megan Sloat and Mark Spagnuolo are running for the seat held by trustee Ron Rhodes, who is not seeking reelection.

Unopposed races

Dublin school board members Scott Melody and Christopher Valentine are running unopposed, as are Jerome Township fiscal officer Robert Caldwell and Washington Township fiscal officer Joyce Robinson.

Jan Rozanski is running unopposed for a Washington Township trustees seat occupied by Gene Bostic, who is not running for reelection.

Go to ThisWeekNEWS.com after polls close Nov. 5 for election results and recaps.

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