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Salem City Annexation Ordinance Repeal (November 2010)

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A Salem City Annexation Ordinance Repeal measure was on the November 2, 2010 ballot in the city of Salem which is in Columbiana County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,498 (38.04%)
  • NO 2,440 (61.96%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to repeal an annexation ordinance which was adopted by the council and adds 100 acres from Green and Perry township into the city. A petition brought this issue to a vote, 417 signatures were needed to be valid and petition gatherers collected 619.[2] City council members had tried to stop this issue from going to a vote, the annexed area would be used to development of the city. Legal issues had arisen due to the wording of the annexation ordinance and were still not resolved at the time of the vote.[3]

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