With nearly 100 local candidates running for township, village, and school district positions, the 2021 fall general election will also feature multiple tax levies for voters to decide on.
One tax levy will be on the county-wide ballot and that is a tax increase for an additional one mill for the Adams County Children Services. If passed, the measure would commence this year, first due in 2022 and will provide sufficient funds for the support of Adams County Children services and the care and placement of children including Wilson Children’s Home.
The other levy request is for a renewal of the Adams County Library system. The levy is for ten years, commencing in 2022 to pay for current expenses of the Adams County Public Library District.
In other local levies, the Village of Peebles and Seaman are requesting property tax renewals. Green Township is requesting renewals for fire protection and cemetery maintenance. In Liberty Township, voters will decide on a levy to maintain cemeteries. In Manchester Township, a replacement levy is being requested for cemeteries.
In Meigs Township, voters will be asked to approve a renewal on the cemetery levy. In Scott Township, a renewal is being requested to provide and maintain fire apparatus and the appliances of the volunteer fire department. In Winchester Township, a levy is being requested to maintain and operate the Winchester Union Cemetery.
The county only has one local option on the ballot this fall, and that is for 1st Stop on North Main Street to sell beer, wine and mixed beverages.
The election will be held will be held on November 2, 2021.