GILFORD — Chan Eddy yesterday defeated Phyllis Corrigan 470-463 in a close race for a three-year term as selectman. Eddy is a member of the planning board and Corrigan a former chairman of the town Budget Committee.
Harry Bean (532), Leslie Suranyi, Jr. (489) and Norm Silber (425) won three-year seats on the budget committee over Sean Murphy (409), Scott Davis (308) and Joy Hall (290).
William Akerley (848) was unopposed for re-election to the board of fire engineers.
Voters approved an $11,898,837 operating budget, a $344,000 increase over last year, by a 694-275 vote.
Also approved was three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Public Woks Department employees which provides no increase in pay or benefits in the current fiscal year and increases of $7,502 in the second year and $7,838 in the third year. That passed 823 -136.
Rejected by a 438-493 vote was a proposal to establish a revolving fund for the purpose of providing public educational and governmental cable television access.
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