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The counties included in the voters guide for the Nov. 5, 2019 elections are: Montgomery, Warren, Miami, Greene, Clark, Champaign, and Butler.

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Waynesville Charter Amendment

Shall section 3.13 of the Village of Waynesville Charter be amended to read as follows: SECTION 3.13 MAYOR’S COURT MAGISTRATE.(A)Jurisdiction of Magistrate. Jurisdiction shall extend to violations of all municipal ordinances, all criminal causes involving any moving traffic violation occurring on a state highway located within the boundaries of the municipal corporation, and to hear and determine criminal causes involving a violation of Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.19. In hearing and determining prosecutions and causes filed within the Mayor’s Court, the Magistrate shall be deemed to have the same powers, duties, and authority as does the Mayor, including, but not limited to, the power and authority to decide the prosecution or cause, enter judgement, and impose sentence. Judgement entered and a sentence imposed by the Mayor’s Court Magistrate herein does not have to be reviewed or approved by the Mayor and shall have the same force and effect as if it had been entered or imposed by the Mayor. (B)Qualifications of Magistrate. The Magistrate shall be an attorney licensed to practice in the State of Ohio, and for a total of at least three years has been engaged in the practice of law in the State or served as a Judge of a Court of record in any jurisdiction in the United States. (C)Appointment of Magistrate. The Mayor may appoint a person as Mayor's Court Magistrate to hear and determine prosecutions and criminal causes in the Mayor's Court that are within the jurisdiction of the Mayor's Court, as set forth in section 1905.01 of the Revised Code. (D)Compensation. The municipal corporation shall pay the compensation for the services of the magistrate, which shall be either a fixed annual salary set by the legislative authority of the municipal corporation or a fixed annual amount or fees for services rendered set under a contract the magistrate and the municipal corporation enter into.

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