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A total of 1,171 ballots were cast in Shelby County, during the April 6 municipal election, out of 4,359 registered voters. Voter turnout for the county was 28.86 percent.
Shelby County Clerk Stephanie Bender reported the following unofficial results.
County Proposition 1
County Prop. 1 would have imposed a tax on the county on land classified as agricultural or horticultural property at a rate not to exceeded $.50 cents per acre with a five-year sunset. Voters defeated this issue with 543 no votes to 312 yes.
North Shelby School Board
There were four candidates who ran for the two open positions. Elected were Ryan Wiley with 314 votes and Brandy Uhlmeyer with 233. Patricia Staples received 182 votes and Jeff Bender 108. There were six write ins.
Shelby County R-IV School Board
Three candidates ran for the two open positions. Elected were Aaron D Kendrick with 440 votes and Amy Harre had 402. Scott Gough received 308.
Village of Bethel
Three candidates were on the ballot for the two open positions. Elected were Kevin Kattelman with 47 votes and Aaron Staples had 19 write-ins. Mike Crane received 16 votes and Kyle Derboven 13.
City of Clarence
Elected were Patrick Parker with 77 votes and Troy Renner 76.
Village of Leonard
There was 36 write-ins. Elected were Roger Hendrix with 16 votes and Brad Shaw 7.
City of Hunnewell
Three candidates were on the ballot for the two open positions. Elected were Jason Leake with 10 votes and Karen D Long with 9. Jerrod Porter received 6.
City of Shelbina
There was no opposition for the City Marshal. Jeff Brown received 208 votes.
There was no opposition for the West Ward alderman. Babe Simpson was re-elected with 93 votes.
Curt Hines was elected East Ward alderman with 22 write-ins.
City of Shelbyville
There was no opposition for the South Ward alderman. Jerry Myers was re-elected with 44 votes.
Brad Willey received six write-ins and was re-elected as the North Ward alderman.
Clarence Prop. No. 1
The proposition will impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local sales tax rate, currently at 1.75 percent. The proposition passed with 54 yes votes and 49 no.
Clarence Prop. Community Building
The proposition would have imposed a $0.30 increase in the tax levy on one hundred dollars valuation. The proposition was defeated with 54 no and 50 yes.
Clarence Nursing Home Board Member, Sub Dist. 3
Rick Maupin was elected with 33 votes.
Clarence Nursing Home Board Member, Sub Dist. 4
Elected was Carl D. Langhammer with 22 votes.
Clarence Nursing Home Tax Levy Question
The question was shall the nursing home district be authorized to increase the maximum levy from 22 cents to 32 cents. The question passed with 155 yes votes to 98 no.
Health Department Board
Three candidates ran for the two open positions. Elected were Paula G. “Penny” Barr with 774 votes and David Werr 590. Shannon L. Otto had 523.
Salt River Ambulance Board Director, Sub Dist. 2
Jim Johnston and Troy Renner each received a write-in. Only one person can take the three-year term. Johnston conceded and Renner accepted.
Salt River Ambulance Board Director, Sub Dist. 5
Kaye Elsen was elected with 170 votes.
Salt River Nursing Home Board Member, Sub Dist. 1
Two candidates ran for the open position. Jerry Myers was elected with 102 votes. Cameron Christopher had 86.
Salt River Nursing Home Board Member, Sub Dist. 6
Elected was Julia Perrigo with 201 votes.