Jeffrey Bryant Submitted photo

LIVERMORE FALLS — Voters approved all but two articles in a proposed $2.56 million budget on Tuesday.

They elected former Selectman Jeffrey Bryant over Budget Committee Chairman Jeffrey Roy to a three-year term on the Board of Selectmen. The vote was 75-41.

Select Board Chairperson Heather Bronish, who did not seek re-election, was elected for a second term with 16 write-in votes. The term is for two years.

Lenia Coates, who was uncontested for a three-year term on the Regional School Unit 73 board of directors, received 104 votes. Debra Timberlake, a retired school teacher, was elected to a one-year term on the school board with 16 write-in votes.

The administration budget of $330,678 failed 69-61 and the elected officials budget for $39,153 was rejected by a vote of 66-64, Town Manager Stephen Gould said.

Gould said the failed articles will be discussed at the selectmen meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Town Office.


The $2.56 million municipal budget represents a $60,064 increase — or 2.3% — from current spending.

The budget did not include the town’s share of Regional School Unit 73, or Androscoggin County budgets.

Voter turnout was light with 137 residents casting ballots.


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or login first for digital access. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

filed under: