banner
banner
banner
banner
banner
banner
banner
banner
banner
banner
banner

Local News

Non partisan contests set for Nov. 3 election ballot

The City of Hastings, villages and school boards in Barry County have opted to have non-partisan elections. Those positions and candidates will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot along with the Republican/Democratic choices made in the recent primary election.

Here are the candidates and the offices they are seeking, provided by the Barry County Clerk.

 

CITY AND VILLAGES

 

City of Hastings: (all terms 12-31-2024)

Mayor: David Tossava

Ward 1: Al Jarvis

Ward 2: John Resseguie

Ward 3: Norman Eugene Barlow

              Don Bowers

Ward 4: Willard R. Redman

               Jacquie McLean

               Shawn Winters

Board of Review:

               Melissa A. Winick

               Timothy James Girrbach

 

Village of Freeport:

President: Bill Andrews (full term 11-20-2022)

Village Clerk: Shawna Hill (full term 11-20-2022)

Trustees: Shawna Hill (partial term 11-20-2022)

                Lani Forbes (full term 11-20-2024)

 

Village of Middleville:

President: Charles T. Pullen (two year term 11-20-2022)

Trustees: Sherry Lynn Ronning (all four year terms 11-20-24)

              Kim A. Selleck

              Mike Lytle

 

Village of Nashville:

President: Mike Kenyon (all full terms 11-2024)

Trustees: Tanett A. Hodge

                Johnny L. Hartwell

 

Village of Woodland:

Mayor: Ronald Martin (full term 11-20-2022)

Trustees: Rick Denker (full terms 11-20-2024)

              Arlene Barry

              John Kennedy

              Kevin Duits

 

SCHOOL BOARDS OF EDUCATION:

 

Delton Kellogg School Board:

Brandy Shooks (all full terms 12-31-2024)

Craig Jenkins, Jr.

Jessica Brandli

Kelli Martin

 

Hastings School Board:

Luke Haywood (all full terms 12-31-2026)

Mike Nickels

Bradley Tolles

Elden Shellenbarger

 

Lakewood School Board:

Melissa McClelland (partial term 12-31-2024)

Jamie Brodbeck Krenz (full term) 12-31-2026)

Kerry Possehn

Darin Weller

 

Maple Valley School Board:

Justin Keiffer (full term 12-31-2024)

Jennifer Burns (write in-full term 12-31-2024)

Jonathan Lynn Denton (write in-full term 12-31-2024)

Kimberlee Kenyon (write in-partial term 12-31-2022)

 

Thornapple Kellogg School Board:

Kirsten R. Cove (all full terms 12-31-2026)

Anne Hamming

David Smith

Donald Haney

Risa Lovell

 

COUNTY JAIL MILLAGE PROPOSAL

 

Barry County requests approval to issue general obligation tax bonds for $25 million dollars to pay for design, engineering, construction, property acquisition, furnishing and equipping a new county jail and sheriff’s offices.

 

The bonds will be outstanding for a maximum of 26 years (2021 through 2046). It is estimated that it will be necessary to levy 0.1722 mills for debt service on bonds the first year and an estimated average of 0.451mills for debt service for the remaining years until the bonds are paid.

 

Property in the county with a taxable value of $50,000 will pay an estimated $8.61 the first year and on average and $22.51 in subsequent years.

 

 

TOWNSHIP MILLAGE PROPOSALS:

 

Orangeville asks for renewal of 1.5 mills for township road improvements for the period of 2021 through 2024, inclusive, raising an estimated $240,242 the first year.

 

Woodland asks for renewal of 2 mills for fire, cemetery and the township for the period of 2021 through 2024, inclusive, which would raise an estimated $182,600 the first year.

 

LIBRARY MILLAGE PROOSALS:

 

Dowling Public Library asks for renewal of .30 mills for the library for the years 2021-2024 inclusive in Baltimore Township which will raise an estimated $17, 261 the first year.

Dowling Public Library also asks for renewal of .30 mills for the library for the years 2021-2024 inclusive in Johnstown Township will raise an estimated $33,624 in the first year.

 

Listen Live

DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE APP

FOR YOUR PHONE OR TABLET!

     

Weather

On Air Now

Best Country Hits
Best Country Hits
12:00am - 6:00am
Overnights