Mayor Larry Bell, 69, faces Councilman Scott Gordon and resident Joseph Potelicki.
is a write-in candidate.
, 54, of 160 Third St., is a native of Cleveland and has resided in Zoar about three years.
is a write-in candidate for mayor.
He has a master's degree from Case Western Reserve Univeristy in social service administration and a bachelor's degree from Kent State University in criminal justice studies.
He is a case manager of Ohio Home Care Program.
and is wife, Gayle, are owners and operators of Zoar School Inn Bed and Breakfast.
has two stepchildren and four grandchildren.
said the village literally is under the control of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA
He said the mayor and council relinquished the property rights of all homeowners directly affected by the Corps reclassifying the Zoar levee at its lowest rating.
"The Zoar Village Council
did this without informing the residents or holding any open meetings to let residents weigh the cost of forgoing FEMA flood insurance," he
"As mayor, I would afford an opportunity for residents to decide whether or not to rescind the FEMA ordinance," he
"While renewing a renewed working relationship with the volunteer fire department to effectively implement the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System, to allow the reduction of flood insurance by as much as 45 percent in the event residents choose to keep the FEMA ordinance in effect."
also would encourage a county assessment of all property values affected by the levee classification.