The deadline to get on the Aug. 2 Primary Election ballot has passed, as has the deadline to withdraw from the ballot. What follows are the names of the offices and candidates for county, Hastings and Middleville offices as well as millage requests.
Barry County Commission:
District 1: Howard R. Gibson, Jerry Sarver
District 2: Dan Parker, Nick Wake
District 3: David Jackson
District 4: Jon Smelker
District 5: Ben Geiger, Bob Vanderboegh
District 6: Vivian Lee Conner
District 7: Heather Lynn Wing
Other elected county officials:
Sheriff: Dar Leaf, Robert Jordan
Register of Deeds: Barbara D. Hurless
County Clerk: Pam Palmer, Craig Stolsonburg
Prosecutor: Julie Nakfoor-Pratt
Drain Commissioner: Russ Yarger, Mark Doster, Jim Dull
Treasurer: Susan Vandecar
City of Hastings:
Mayor: David J. Tossava
1st Ward: Al Jarvis, Therese Maupin-Moore
2nd Ward: John Resseguie, William Westerveld
3rd Ward: Donald Bowers, Don Smith
4th Ward: Willard Redman
Board of Review: Tom Wilt, Donald Tubbs, Melissa Winick
Village of Middleville:
President: Charles Pullen
Trustee: Sherry Lynn Ronning
Township millage requests:
Barry Township asks for renewal of 2 mills for fire protection for 2016 through 2019 which would raise $230,200 the first year,
and, also renewal of 2 mills for police protection for 2016 through 2019 which would raise $230,200 the first year.
Hope Township asks for renewal of 1 mill for fire protection and cemetery maintenance (.75 mill for fire and .25 mill for cemetery) from 2016 through 2019, which would raise $124,622.29 the first year,
and, also renewal of 1 mill for road repair, maintenance and operating expenses, which would raise $124,622.29 the first year.
Orangeville Township seeks renewal of 1.5 mills for road improvements from 2017 through 2020, raising an estimated $198,599 in the first year.
Barry County-wide millage: Charlton Park asks for new additional millage for operation and maintenance of Historic Charlton Park Village, Museum and Recreation Area of 0.3750 mills for 10 years, which would raise $767,476 the first year, $755,298 which would be disbursed to Charlton Park.