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Blue Hill
Originally published in The Weekly Packet, April 4, 2019
Blue Hill Town Meeting

Elections

Friday, April 5, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., upstairs town hall

Candidates

Selectman: James Dow, Adam Gray

School Board: Janis Snow

Planning Board: Henrietta Clews

Referendum

To appropriate up to $60,000 for Town Administrator

Straw Poll

On bond to improve 30 miles of town roads

Business Meeting

Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m., Blue Hill Consolidated School gym

Warrant articles: 89

Municipal budget: $2.9 million approx.

From taxation: $1.45 million approx.

Increase: $50,000 or 1.75 percent

Other requests: $350,000 from undesignated funds to cover BHCS renovation costs; $41,000 from undesignated funds to match $82,000 grant to extend broadband on Pleasant Street.

School budget: $6,073,364

Increase: $169,369 or 2.87 percent

Hot lunch available by BHCS students/volunteers