December 14, 2023

Richwood levy will be back on the ballot in March


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Richwood will be back on the ballot next year with a second attempt to pass the village’s operating levy.

At the regular village meeting Monday night, council voted to bring the renewal levy back on the ballot in March.

An attempt was made in November to renew the 3.2-mill operating levy but the measure failed in a 305-281 vote.

Mayor Scott Jerew said he wanted to the impress upon residents that this wouldn’t be a new tax.

“This is a renewal and not a new tax. It is important we pass this to maintain the services that we offer for the village,” he said.

The most significant of those servi…

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