Village of Bratenahl 2017 Ballot Information

There will be items that are on the November 2017 ballot that are unique to Bratenahl. They are:

Four Open Seats on Village Council

There are five individuals running for these four seats:

Mary Beckenbach (incumbent)
Keith Benjamin
Kathy Jones
David Kozinski
Jim Puffenberger (incumbent)

The top four vote getters will be elected to Village Council.

Issue #5

Proposed Tax Levy

A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage.

A renewal of a tax for the benefit of the Village of Bratenahl for the purpose of providing funds for recreational purposes, operating and maintaining a community center; operating recreational programs and improving and providing parks and recreational facilities at a rate not exceeding 1.5 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 15 cents for each hundred dollars of valuation, for five years, commencing in 2017, first due in calendar year 2018.

(the ballot has a Spanish language version as well)

As stated, Issue #5 is not a new tax.