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In Enon, the additional revenue from the 2.5-mill, five-year levy will pay for one additional full-time officer for the village and cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $87.50 per year. Voters approved the levy 53 percent to 47 percent, according to final, unofficial results.
Bethel Twp. had asked voters to approve a 2-mill, five-year levy for staffing and equipment for the township’s volunteer fire department. The levy will raise money for vehicle and equipment replacement. Along with their hourly wage, the levy will also allow the village to create a stipend program to provide an incentive for volunteers to work a night shift for the volunteer fire and EMS department. It will cost about $70 a year for the owner of a $100,000 home. Voters approved that levy 55 percent to 45 percent, according to final, unofficial results.
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South Charleston voters also approved a 0.25 percent income tax increase to pay for road repairs in the village. The additional revenue will be used for road maintenance and improvements and village officials have said it won’t be used to hire additional staff members or increase wages for village employees.
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Voters in the village approved the additional income tax 57 percent to 43 percent according to final, unofficial results.