Lisbon rejects bond to purchase Worumbo Mill

LISBON — Voters on Tuesday rejected a $1 million bond issue to buy the vacant Worumbo Mill to make space for economic development or a town park. The unofficial vote was 984 to 2,414.

Voters also defeated a $1.75 million bond issue for the Water Department to construct a water tank. The vote was 1,238 to 1,942.

The third bond issue, $650,000 for the Water Department to replace 4,300 feet of water main on Frost Hill Avenue and Old Lisbon Road, was approved by a vote of 1,812 to 1,370.

In municipal voting, the only contested race was for the School Committee. Traci Jo Austin won with 2,318 votes; George Paul Caron got 1,726, according to unofficial results.

In unopposed races, Christopher Brunelle was elected town councilor at large; Eric Glen Metivier will represent District 1 and Roger Stanley Bickford will serve District 2. William Alex Bauer was elected to the Water Commission.

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Gregg Garrison's picture

Results

My apologies ... one other correction, there were two openings on the school board ... Traci Jo Austin and George Paul Caron

NOTE: All candidates ran unopposed ...

Ward 1 Ward 2 Total
FOR COUNCIL AT LARGE
Christopher Brunelle 588 721 1309

FOR COUNCIL WARD 1
Eric Glen Metivier 554 0 554

FOR COUNCIL WARD 2
Roger Stanley Bickford 0 741 741

FOR SCHOOL COMMITTEE
Ward 1 Ward 2 Total
George Paul Caron 344 519 863
Traci Jo Austin 524 635 1159

FOR WATERCOMISSION
William Alex Bauer 587 739 1326

Total Ballots Cast: 747 962 1709
Registered Voters 3191 3328 6519

Gregg Garrison's picture

Voting Numbers

Your numbers are a tad off, you added the total in with the ward results ...
With a 26% voter turn out

QUESTION 1: BOND ISSUE - WORUMBO MILL (30/70 split)
Ward 1 Ward 2 Total
YES 193 299 492
NO 547 660 1207
BLANKS 7 3 10

QUESTION 2: BOND ISSUE - WATER TANK
Ward 1 Ward 2 Total
YES 254 365 619
NO 477 494 971
BLANKS 16 103 119

QUESTION 3: BOND ISSUE - WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT
Ward 1 Ward 2 Total
YES 379 527 906
NO 353 332 685
BLANKS 15 103 118
Ward 1 Ward 2 Total
Total Ballots Cast: 747 962 1709

Registered Voters 3191 3328 6519

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