ALTON — Incumbents Terry Noyes (472) and Stephen Miller (409) won re-election to three year terms on the Alton School Board on Tuesday There were no other candidates on the ballot but there were 295 write-in votes cast for Barbara Howard.
Marilyn St. Cyr, who was appointed to the board to fill out the year when Carlos Martinez resigned, won an election for a one year term by defeating Robin Rush Hanson 376 to 255.
Voters approved a $15,157,252 operating budget which funds both Alton Central School and the town's share of the Prospect Mountain High School budget.
An article which would have raised $461,775 as Alton's share of a $923,550 project to install an engineered metal roof system at Prospect Mountain High School fell 44 votes short of the 60 percent majority needed for passage. The vote was 467-384 but required 511 to pass.
Voters approved a new collective bargaining agreement with the Prospect Mountain High School Teachers Association which increases salaries and benefits by $146,186 next year and $148,267 the following year by a 481-380 vote.
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