File Tax Levy

You can now file Tax Levy via email.  You must use [email protected].

Please note that all filing dates are still 90 days before the election by 4:00 p.m.

You will NEED to attach all of the following for the tax levy to appear on the ballot.  Please speak to your legal counsel for the correct forms and documents.

  • Resolution or Ordinance declaring it necessary to levy a tax – this is certified to the County Auditor
  • Auditors Certification
  • Resolution to Proceed of the Taxing Authority (this is what is used to ask the Board of Elections to place the question on the ballot):
    • The purpose of the levy
    • The millage
    • The number of years levy will last
    • Type of Levy (additional, renewal, or replacement)
    • Date of the Election they are asking it to appear
    • Code section they are filing under (ex. 5705.19(G))
    • Commencing year
    • Signed and dated by the clerk or fiscal officer.
Calendar of Events
Date Event
Every third Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted, 9:00 a.m. Geauga County Board of Elections Meeting, 470 Center Street, Building 6-A, Chardon, Ohio 44024
August 23, 2022
10:00 a.m.

The Geauga County Board of Elections will be holding a special Board meeting on August 23, 2022, at 10:00 AM for the purpose of:

  • August 2, 2022, Post Election Audit
  • Approve payment of bills
  • County ADP
  • Certify May 3, 2022 Chargebacks
  • Executive Session per ORC 121.22(G)(3) to conference with the Board’s legal counsel, Corey Colombo, concerning pending litigation and Executive Session per ORC 121.22 (G)(1) to consider the compensation of a public employee
  • Recognize Questions and Issues - 2022 General Election Ballot
  • Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Director Report
  • Deputy Director Report

The Public can view the meeting using the link below.

Directors and Board Members
Michelle D. Lane, (440) 279-2032
Deputy Director:
Nora McGinnis, (440) 279-2034
Board Members:
Dennis M. Pavella, Chair
Janet M. Carson
Edward M. Ryder
Joan A. Windnagel
Board Office Information
470 Center Street, Building #6-A
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Direct:  440-279-2030
440-285-2222, Extension 2030
Newbury & Burton Residents:  1-888-714-0006, Extension 2030
Fax #:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.