town council meeting cancelled

Winterport holding special election for school board seat, private cemetery purchase

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 5:45pm

    WINTERPORT — A special municipal election will be held in Winterport Tuesday, July 30 with voters able to vote at the Winterport Town Office, located at 44 Main Street from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    On the ballot, voters will be electing one person to serve on the Regional School Unit 22 school board. The seat will fill the unexpired term of a vacant seat. 

    Names of declared candidates, if any, were not provided as of publishing time. 

    Additionally, voters will vote on the following referendum question: "Shall the Town authorize the purchase by the Winterport Cemetery District of the private cemetery at 103 Lebanon Road, adjoining the Oak Hill Cemetery, shown as Tax Map R12, Lot 28, established in 1898 by John C. Carlton, containing the graves of many Winterport citizens including 20 veterans and historically maintained by the Cemetery District or its predecessors, from the heirs of Beatrice Raymond for a sum not to exceed $3,000.00 approved as part of the current Cemetery District Budget."

    Town Council Meeting Cancelled

    As a result of the special election being held July 30, that day’s regularly scheduled town council meeting has been cancelled. 

    The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Town Council is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Winterport Town Office.