Originally published in The Weekly Packet, November 12, 2020
Blue Hill voters approve referendum questions
Favor straw poll question
by Jeffrey B. Roth
Blue Hill voters said “yes” to three referendum questions and to one straw poll question during the Tuesday, November 3, election.
The Blue Hill Healthy Ecosystem Ordinance passed by 900 votes—1,412 to 512.
By a 1,168-vote margin, the Sidewalk Expansion Project passed—1,547 in favor and 379 opposed.
The Revision Energy Solar project passed by 1,333 votes—1,570 in favor and 237 opposed.
The non-binding straw poll question about changing the town’s fiscal year to match the public education fiscal year, passed by 1,352 votes—1,622 in favor and 270 opposed.