NEWPORT, NH–Some 431 voters participated in the Newport School District Ballot Vote on March 14, 2017.
The results include:
The School Board Candidate is a write-in candidate. The results will be announced once the winner is notified.
School Clerk – Robert Scott – 349
School Treasure – Robert Scott – 339
School Moderator – Howard Dunn – 352
Article 3, the operating budget, of $17,711,238 passed with a vote of 317 yes. no 114
Article 3 includes the Newport Teachers contract and the Newport Support Staff contract.
Article 4, transfer upto $50,000 from fund balance to the Unanticipated Educational Services Expendable Trust Fund, Passed yes 216 no 212
Article 5, transfer upto $50,000 from fund balance for to the Transportation Capital Reserve Fund, passed 242 no 186
Article 6, transfer the sum of $200,000 from fund balance to fund a one year pilot behavior support program in Richards Elementary School, failed yes 201 no 223
Article 7, to convene a committee to study feasibility of charging a fee for participation in extracurricular activities,
Passed 216 yes no 211
Article 8, to contract with the Town of Newport for financial services, passed yes 291 no 134
Mrs. Irwin, a school board member, said, “We are very pleased to see the voters brave the storm and to support the schools.” Passed 291 yes, no 134. This is a non-binding vote.
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