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Municipal and school voting results

UPDATED: Lincolnville voters pass 2021-22 town and school budgets

Jun 10, 2021

Ladleah Dunn and Keryn Laite were reelected to the Board of Selectmen, and municipal and school budgets were approved by strong majorities June 8.

Melissa Nowell and Seth Anderson were elected to three-year terms on the Lincolnville Community School Board and were among four candidates for the seats.

Votes for the four school board candidates were: Nowell, 116; Seth Anderson, 104; Poonsri Sawangjaem, 102; Beth Goodman, 47.

Rachele Hartley was elected as a write-in candidate to the Five Town CSD school board.

Lori Knight and Gerald Knight were elected as write-in candidates to the town of Lincolnville Budget Committee.

All write-in candidates have accepted their positions, according to Deputy Town Clerk Karen Secotte.

Municipal budget

Voters approved the 2021-22 municipal budget with $2,265,498 in expenses by a vote of 195 to 22. It will have less than a 1% impact on property taxes.

The use of non-property tax revenues totaling $1,356,400 will offset expenses, which leaves $909,098 to be raised in property tax, a 0.88% increase over last year.

Voters also approved the use of non-property tax revenues totaling $1,356,400 to lower the amount to be raised by property taxes, by a vote of 205 to 13. This leaves $909,098 to be raised in property tax, a 0.88% increase over last year.

K-8 school budget

Voters approved the 2021-22 Lincolnville Central School budget totaling $3,699,521, up 1.9%, from the prior year. The vote was 187 in favor and 43 against.

The 2021-22 Five Town CSD budget totaling $13,539,433 was approved by a vote of 186 to 44. The cost of education for grades 9-12 is up 1.78% from the prior year.

Lincolnville's share of the high school education budget totals $1,695,475.

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