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Elections

March 8, 2011

Newton Town Results, 2011

Asterisk denotes results

Article 1: Election of officers

Selectman: three-year term, elect one

* Raymond D. Thayer: 420

Charles R. Melvin Sr.: 376

Selectman: one-year term, elect one

Frank E. Gibbs: 417

* Lawrence Foote: 480

Supervisor of the Checklist: six-year term, elect one

Lisa A. Fortin: 788

Road Commissioner: three-year term, elect one

* Michael Pivero: 578

Jamie Gibbs: 356

Planning Board: three-year term, elect two

* Barbara A. White: 728

Cemetery trustee: three-year term, elect one

* Ronald Saunders: 769

Trustee of Gale Library: three-year term, elect one

* Kathy Meserve: 776

Trustee of Trust Funds: three-year term, elect one

* James L. Doggett: 721

Article 2: Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 1 as proposed by petition of 25 or morelegal voters in the Town of Newton to amend the Newton Zoning Ordinance as follows? To designate that parcel of land as shown, on the Town of Newton Tax Maps as Map 6, Block 5, Lot 11 as being part of and in the Commercial Zone - Section II Newton Zoning Ordinance. This designation would add and join said parcel to an already existing commercial zone and commercially zoned parcels which Map 6, Block 5, Lot 11 currently abuts.

Yes: 302

* No: 597

Article 3: Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 2 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Newton Zoning Ordinance as follows? Amend Section II - Establishment of Zones by creating Village District Zone classification in the areas of Rowe's Corner, Central Main Street, and Newton Junction to provide the opportunity for the integration of limited commercial, professional, and service oriented business uses with existing residential and civic uses and preserve the historical and rural character of the areas.

* Yes: 648

No:: 283

Article 4: "Shall the Town of Newton raise and appropriate as an operating budget, not including appropriations by special warrant articles and other appropriations voted separately, the amounts set forth on the budget posted with the warrant or as amended by vote of the first session, for the purposes set forth therein, totaling 2,829,762? Should this article above be defeated, the default budget shall be $2,829,762, which is the same as last year, with certain adjustments required by previous action of the Town of Newton or by law; or the governing body may hold one special meeting, in accordance with RSA 40:13, X and XVI, to take up the issue of a revised operating budget only."

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