POMEROY — It’s General Election time with voters being reminded of registration deadlines, early voting dates, precinct locations, as well as ballot items, positions and issues to be decided.
The last day to register to vote for the 2017 General Election is Oct. 10, by 9 p.m. Early/Absentee voting will begin on Oct. 11, at 8 a.m. at the Meigs County Board of Elections located at 113 E. Memorial Dr., Suite A, Pomeroy.
The Meigs County Board of Elections will be open for voting the following dates and times: Oct. 11-13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 16-20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 23-27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 30-Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 5 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; and Monday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Voting precincts and their locations are as follows: Bedford — Ohio Valley Christian Assembly Campgrounds, 39560 Rocksprings Road, Pomeroy; East/West Chester — Chester United Methodist Church, 26580 State Route 248, Chester; Columbia — Columbia Township Fire Department, 29466 State Route 143, Albany; Lebanon — Portland Community Center, 56896 State Route 124, Portland; Letart — East Letart United Methodist Church Building, 49018 East Letart Road, Racine; North Olive and Orange Precincts — Tuppers Plains St. Paul United Methodist Church, 42216 State Route 7, Tuppers Plains; South Olive — Long Bottom Community Building, 36709 Township Road 275, Long Bottom; Rutland Village, East Rutland and West Rutland Precincts — Rutland Church of the Nazarene Fellowship Hall, 460 Main Street, Rutland; Salem — Salem Center Fire Department, 28854 SR 124, Langsville; Middleport 2nd, 3rd and 4th — Church of Christ Life Center, 437 Main Street, Middleport; Pomeroy 1st, 2nd and 3rd — Mulberry Community Center, 260 Mulberry Avenue, Pomeroy; Bradbury — Bradford Church of Christ Activity Building, 39105 Bradbury Road, Pomeroy; Laurel Cliff and Rocksprings — Meigs Local Administrative Office, 41765 Pomeroy Pike, Pomeroy; Scipio — Scipio Township Fire Department, 35575 Firehouse Road, Pomeroy; Racine Village and Racine Precinct — Racine Baptist Church Christian Outreach Center, 406 5th Street, Racine; and Syracuse Village and Minersville Precincts — Syracuse Village Community Building, 2244 7th Street, Syracuse.
Items and positions to be voted on include (according to a proclamation from the Board of Elections):
Mayor of Pomeroy (UTE 2019), Middleport Village Council, Pomeroy Village Council, Rutland Village Council, Racine Village Council, Syracuse Village Council, Bedford Township Trustee, Chester Township Trustee, Columbia Township Trustee, Lebanon Township Trustee, Lebanon Township Trustee (UTE 2019), Letart Township Trustee, Olive Township Trustee, Orange Township Trustee, Rutland Township Trustee, Salem Township Trustee, Salem Township Trustee (UTE 2019), Salisbury Township Trustee, Scipio Township Trustee, Sutton Township Trustee, Member of Governing Board of Educational Service Center At Large, Member of Governing Board of Educational Service Center Southern Local, Alexander Local School District Member of Education, Eastern Local School Board Member of Education, Meigs Local School Board Member of Education and Southern Local School Board Member of Education.
And determining the following questions or issues: State Issues — Issue 1 and Issue 2, Local Tax Levies — Proposed Bond Issue and Tax Levy, Rio Grande Community College Taxing District, Meigs County District Public Library, Meigs County Council on Aging, Chester Township, Columbia Township, Alexander Local School District (Columbia Precinct) (Athens, Meigs and Vinton Counties), Olive Township, Pomeroy Village (two levies), Proposed Local Liquor Option (Pomeroy 1st), Rutland Township, Sutton Township, Syracuse Village (two levies) and Syracuse Village Electric Aggregation.
Information submitted by the Meigs County Board of Elections.