Town Elections Results • Town Meeting Results • Annual Reports


Town Elections Results

The Town of Mason and the Mason School District Elections were held on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Town Clerk Debra Morrison announced the following results:

There was a total of 1,042 on the voter checklist plus 1 new voter. There were 134 ballots (including 17 absentee ballots) cast resulting in a 13% turnout.

Town

Selectman — Louise Lavoie — 109
Library Trustee (2 yrs) — Robin Smith — 125
Library Trustee (3 yrs) — Elena Kolbenson — 121
Trustee of Cemeteries (write in) — Jeannine Phalon — 13
Trustee of Trust Fund — Dee Mitchell — 122

School

School Board Member — Tim Leak — 112
School Board Member (write-in) — Anne [Nancy] Richards — 22
School District Moderator — Catherine Schwenk — 117
School District Clerk — Rebecca Partridge — 118

Art. 2 —  Yes  117  /  No  8
Art. 3 —  Yes  113  /  No  19
Art. 4 —  Yes  103  /  No  29
Art. 5 —  Yes  99  /  No 32


Town Meeting Results

The annual Town Meeting was on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Town Clerk Debra Morrison announced the following results:

There were 1,036 on the checklist with 70 voters attending resulting in a 7 percent turnout.

  • Article 2 – Highway Building Bond, carries (ballot vote: Yes – 59, No – 10)
  • Article 3 – Accept Reports, carries unanimously
  • Article 4 – Operating Budget, carries unanimously
  • Article 5 – Police Cruiser, carries unanimously
  • Article 6 – 250th Anniversary Celebration, carries unanimously
  • Article 7 – Paved Road Maintenance, carries unanimously
  • Article 8 – FD Airpacks, carries unanimously
  • Article 9 – Upgrading Communication System for FD, carries unanimously
  • Article 10 – Discontinue K9 Expendable Trust Fund, carries unanimously
  • Article 11 – Establish Mason Police Equitable Sharing Expendable Trust Fund, carries unanimously
  • Article 12 – Establish Police Supplemental Expendable Trust Fund, carries unanimously
  • Article 13 – Return Unused Funds to National Assoc. of Chiefs of Police, carries

Annual Reports

To view the 2016 annual report for the Town of Mason and the Mason School District, go to: http://masonnh.us/annual-reports/

Hard copies are available at the Board of Selectmen’s office, the Town Clerk’s office, and Mason Public Library.