Reopen Paulding County Jail Or "Move On," Sheriff Hopes To Gauge Public Opinion (VIDEO)

By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

July 17, 2014 Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 5:23 PM EDT

PAULDING CO., Ohio (21Alive) -- Reopen the jail or move on - that's the decision Paulding County residents have on the table.

Back in 2002, voters passed a tax levy to build the county jail and pay operational costs.

But after the state-of-the-art facility was built, residents changed their minds, ultimately forcing the jail to shut down.

Now Paulding County Sheriff, Jason Landers, wants to gauge public opinion and possibly put the levy back on the ballot in November.

For the full story, click the video link above.

The Sheriff will hold meetings the following dates and times:

July 17th
Auglaize Fire, 6pm
Crane Twp. Fire, 7:30pm

July 18th
Grover Hill Fire, 6pm
Scott Fire, 7:30pm

July 21st
Paulding Fire, 6pm
Antwerp Fire, 7:30pm

July 22nd
Oakwood Fire, 6pm
Payne Fire, 7:30pm

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