News Feature

Blue Hill
Originally published in The Weekly Packet, April 5, 2018
Blue Hill annual town meeting

Election
Friday, April 6, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., upstairs town hall

Candidates
Selectman, three-year, Vaughn Leach
School board, three-year, two seats, Tina Allen, Candace Gray, Ben Wootten
Road Commissioner, two-year, Bill Cousins
Planning Board, three-year, three seats, Mary Alice Hurvitt

Business meeting
Saturday, April 7, 9 a.m., Blue Hill Consolidated School gym
Warrant articles: 82
Municipal budget: $2.85 million
Change from 2017: down approximately 5 percent but amount to be raised from taxation up approximately 2.1 percent
School budget: $5.9 million
Increase: $169,000 or 2.9 percent
Warrant items at a glance
Single Use Plastic Bag Ordinance
Expanded Polystyrene Foam Food Service Container Ordinance
Mobile Vending Ordinance, amendments
Commercial Site Plan Review Ordinance, amendments
$15,000 for harbor dredge contaminant disposal test