2023 Election Information
Voting location for the Village of South Amherst is:
Old Fashion Grace Baptist Church 500 W Main St. South Amherst
Please contact Lorain County Board of Elections for the following:
- Register to vote, update your address, voter information, and absentee voter ballot.
- Candidate information: Requirement Guide, Finance Reporting
Lorain County Board of Elections 1985 N Ridge Road E Lorain OH 44055
(440) 326-5900 voteloraincountyohio.gov
November 7, 2023 General Election – Village of South Amherst Elections
Issue 1 Constitutional Amendment
Issue 2 Proposed Law
Vote for two members of Lorain County Educational Service Center
Issue 20 Divide Lorain County into 7 Districts
Issue 21 Additional Levy 0.5 for 911
Issue 22 Additional Levy 0.25 Criminal Justice Services
Issue 23 Replacement 1.6 mils Continuing Operations
Amherst & New Russia Townships
Vote for one Trustee and Fiscal Officer
Firelands Local School District
Vote for two members of the Board of Education
Issue 41 Renewal 1.5 mils Fire Department
Mayor (4 yr. term) 1/1/24 through 12/31/27
General duties: See that all ordinances, bylaws, and resolutions of council are faithfully obeyed and enforced. Communicate to council the finances and general conditions of the affairs of the village. Officiates council meetings.
Annual salary: $13,000.00
(2) Council Seats (4 yr. term) 1/1/24 through 12/31/27
General duties: Legislate ordinance, resolutions, approve policies, adopt the annual budget, plus provide vision and goals for the village. Attend council, committee and special meetings as required.
Annual Salary: $2,976.25
(2) Board of Public Affairs (4 yr. term) 1/1/24 through 12/31/27
General duties: Manage, conduct and control the water and storm water system, collect fees, and appoint employees. Make bylaws and rules as necessary for the safe, economical, and efficient management and protection of both systems.
Annual Salary: $1,838.52
***All elected officials must be a resident of the village for 1 year immediately prior to election. Please visit the Lorain County Board of Elections website for candidate information and deadlines.
Upcoming appointed positions:
(1) Board of Cemetery Trustees (6 yr. term) 1/1/24 through 12/31/29
General Duties: Adopt by-laws and regulations relative to the management, care, upkeep, and improvement of village-owned cemeteries. Manage the day-to-day operations of the cemeteries and appoint employees.
Annual Salary: $1,046.64
(1) Park Board (3 yr. term) 1/1/24 through 12/31/26
The board has the control and management of all park properties.
Annual Salary: volunteer $0.00
***Appointed positions may be applied for by filling out the Letter of Interest Form that is located on the Village Opportunities page.