Saturday, May 10, 2008 Annual Town Election

May 10, 2008 Annual Town Election voters approved debt exclusion ballot questions for (1) design of a new police station, (2) feasibility/design study for Russell Street School repairs; and capital exclusion ballot questions for (3) Town Hall roof repairs, (4) replacing HVAC units at the Shaker Lane School, (5) school technology/computers, and (6) fire department personal protective gear. Read the results.

Article 9 of the November 5, 2007 Special Town meeting voted to amend the Town Code §41-1, to read that "The Annual Town Meeting shall be held on the first Monday in May at 7 p.m. and the Annual Town Election on the following Saturday."  See list of candidates and ballot questions below.

ELECTION Date/Time: Saturday, May 10, 2008 from 8 AM to 8 PM
Location:

Littleton Middle School Gymnasium, 55 Russell Street, Littleton, MA 01460 

BALLOT:

Election Warrant as Posted

ELECTION RESULTS

ELECTION TIMETABLE

For more information, contact the Town Clerk

March 20, 2008 at 5 PM Last day to obtain nomination papers from Town Clerk's office
March 24, 2008 at 5 PM Last day to submit nomination papers for certification to Town Clerk
April 2, 2008 at 5 PM

 Last day to object or withdraw

VOTERS:
April 15, 2008 at 5 PM Last day to register to vote for May Town Meeting/Town Election

Candidates for Elected Office

Results

One Moderator for One Year

    Timothy Goddard - elected

Two Selectmen for three years

    Ken Smith

    James Karr - elected

    Janet Wilkinson - elected

two School Committee members for three years 

    Nancy Mizzoni - elected

    Shawna Stea - elected

one Planning Board member for five years

    Richard Crowley - elected

one Park & Recreation Commissioner for three years   

    Geralyn Miller - elected

one Assessor for three years

    Frederick Freund - elected

two Board of Health members for three years

    Peter Cassinari - elected

    Gino Frattallone - elected

    Vera Cohen

one Board of Health member for two years

    Ted Doucette  elected

one Electric Light Commissioner for three years

    Thomas Rauker  elected

one Water Commissioner for three years

    Thomas Rauker elected

one Commissioner of Trust Funds for three years

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two Trustees of the Library for three years

    James Carozza - elected

    Ray Grande - elected

one Cemetery Commissioner for three years

    Deborah Williams - elected

one Housing Authority member for five years

    Michael Morey - elected

 

Ballot Questions

Results

QUESTION 1: [New Police Station Design] "Shall the Town of Littleton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to complete design plans for a new police station to be located on Town-owned property at 500 Great Road?"  Yes 802; No 497 - Approved

QUESTION 2: [Russell Street School Feasibility Design] Shall the Town of Littleton be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one half, so-called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued for the development of plans and specifications related to the making of repairs to the Russell Street School? Yes 836; No 447 - Approved

QUESTION 3: [Town Hall Roof] "Shall the Town of Littleton be allowed to assess an additional $96,000.00 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of repairing the Town Hall roof for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008?" Yes 838; No 459 - Approved

QUESTION 4: [Shaker Lane School Expenses] "Shall the Town of Littleton be allowed to assess an additional $30,000.00 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of replacing univent HVAC units at the Shaker Lane School for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008?" Yes 816; No 469 - Approved

QUESTION 5: [School Technology] "Shall the Town of Littleton be allowed to assess an additional $30,000.00 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of purchasing new and replacement computer systems with printers and accessories for various school departments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008?" Yes 693; 591 - Approved

QUESTION 6: [Fire Department personal protective gear] "Shall the Town of Littleton be allowed to assess an additional $65,000.00 in real estate and personal property taxes for the purpose of replacing and updating personal protective gear for the Fire Department for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008?" Yes 960; 349 - Approved

QUESTION 7: Non-binding public advisory question pursuant to MGL c.53, §18A.* "Shall the public water supply for domestic use in this town be fluoridated?" Yes 524; No 759

* Water fluordination ballot question requested by unanimous vote of the Board of Health on March 4, 2008.