Government Spotlight

Voters reject library budget again; approve planning department funding

Results as reported on the town website:

Town of New GloucesterSpecial Election ResultsSeptember 15, 2020

ARTICLE 2 [for a Library budget of $96,026]

YES                 173

 NO                  301

BLANK               1

ARTICLE 3: [for a Planning Department budget of $60,046]

YES                 260

NO                   206

BLANK                9    

Total Ballots Cast    475

Eds. note: NGX expects to run additional coverage in the next few days about the vote and the consequences of voters’ again rejecting the proposed library budget.