Newark/Granville Community Authority Holds Board Election May 22

The Newark/Granville Community Authority (the “Authority”) will hold an election by secret ballot of residents of the Newark/Granville Community Authority District (the “District”) beginning at 4:00 p.m. and concluding at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017, at the Board Room of the Granville Exempted Village School District Administration Building, 130 North Granger Street, Granville, Ohio 43023.

The election is for four members of the Authority’s Board of Trustees (the “Board”), each with a term beginning upon certification of the election results by the Board’s Secretary. The winning candidates will obtain seats with two-year terms. Nominees for these seats (i) must be qualified electors residing within the District, (ii) must not be employees of 131 River Road LLC (the “Developer”) and (iii) must not maintain any pecuniary interest in the Developer.

Nomination may be made by a majority vote of the Board or by the submission of a nominating petition by a resident of the District. Each nominating petition must include:

  1. The nominee’s name and address;
  2. A state of the nominee’s willingness to faithfully perform the duties of trustee; and
  3. A statement that the nominee (i) is a qualified elector who resides in the District, (ii) is not an employee of the Developer, and (iii) does not maintain a pecuniary interest in the Developer.

    Nomination must be received by email, regular mail, or hand delivery in the office of the Board of Trustees, Newark/Granville Community Authority, c/o Michael Sobul, 130 North Granger Street, Granville, Ohio 43023, email, by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017. The results of the election will be certified May 23, 2017.

Voters must provide written proof that they reside within the district and are age eighteen or older in order to be eligible to vote. For more information, contact Michael Sobul at 740-587-8116 or

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