MOULTONBOROUGH — All candidates for Town and School District offices in Moultonborough have been invited to speak at Meet the Candidates Night 2015 to begin at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 1 at the Moultonborough Lions Club on Old Route 109. Jerry Hopkins, Town and School District Moderator, will serve as moderator for Meet the Candidates Night.
Each candidate will be given an opportunity to express his/her reasons for running, address their qualifications, and comment on any specific issues that concern them. After all the candidates for Town or School District office have presented, there will be time for questions from the audience.
On the Town ballot, there are five candidates (John R. Anderson, Josh Bartlett, Jean Beadle, Chuck Connell and Kelly Marsh) running for two (2) three-year seats on the Select Board. There are two candidates (Amanda Bergquist and Laura Hilliard) running for one (1) three year position as Treasurer. There are three candidates (Robert St. Peter, Timothy Tinel and Robert W. Zewski) running for two (2) three-year seats on the Zoning Board.
Also on the Town Ballot, the following candidates are running unopposed: Scott Kinmond (Highway Agent for 3 years), Paul Daisy (Trustee of Trust Funds for 3 years), Meg Greenbaum and Carol Bamberry (Library Trustees for 3 years), Kevin D. Quinlan and Joanne M. Farnham (Planning Board Members for 3 years), and Edward J. Charest (Planning Board Member for 1 year).
On the School District ballot, one candidate (Kathy Garry) is running for one (1) three-year seat on the School Board. Also running unopposed on the School District Ballot for three-year terms are Julie Velie (School District Clerk), Harry Blood (School District Moderator) and John Fullerton (School District Treasurer).
Moderator Hopkins will also allow those present to speak in favor of or against petitioned warrant articles that may appear on either the Town or School District warrants.
All residents are invited to attend this event designed to give candidates an opportunity to express their views, and most importantly, give residents an opportunity to ask questions of candidates. Coffee, water and desserts prepared by members of the Moultonborough PTA will be available for all in attendance. The snow date for Meet the Candidates is Sunday, March 8.