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Rockport nomination papers available for select board, school board March 1

Feb 20, 2021
Rockport Select Board Chair Debra Hall's seat is up for election this year. Nomination papers are available March 1.

Rockport — Nomination papers will be available Monday, March 1 for elected offices in Rockport including Select Board and School Board seats.

Up for election this year are:

- Two 3-year terms for Select Board and Overseer of the Poor, currently held by Chair Debra Hall and Jeffrey Hamilton. Contacted and asked if they were running for re-election, Hall said she had not decided yet and Hamilton said to be determined at a later date.

- Three 3-year terms for the Budget Committee, currently held by Helen Shaw, Jerod Cronkite and Hannah Demmons.

- Two 3-year term for Library Committee, currently held by Helen Shaw and Elizabeth Dailey.

- One 3-year term for Director of SAD #28 and to also serve concurrently on the Five Town CSD School Board, currently held by Marcia Dietrich.

Nomination papers need to be returned by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 9. The number of signatures needed on nominations papers are at least 25 and no more than 100.

The annual town meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 8. The warrant will be a secret ballot referendum. The town will not have an open town meeting again this year following the pandemic safety guidelines as outlined by the governor. Meetings held in the auditorium of the Opera House are limited to 50 people. Absentee ballots will be available 30 days prior to election day. Any questions, please contact the town clerk.

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Comments (2)
Posted by: Douglas S Cole | Feb 21, 2021 11:26

I believe it is 25, but the town Clerk, Linda Greenlaw, can confirm that

Posted by: William & Lorraine Ryan | Feb 21, 2021 10:47

How many Signatures are necessary for selectboard?

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