August 02, 2020


Municipal elections are being held today at the Palermo Consolidated School. A three-year term for selectman has two new candidates — Elmer Lee Jackson, who submitted a bid of $1,450 for salary and $250 for expenses, and Kenneth L. Perry, who submitted a bid of $1,200 salary and $300 expenses. Incumbent Howard E. Glidden is not running.

Janet Potter is unopposed in her run for town clerk, for which she bid $1,200 for salary and $300 for expenses. Edward E. Leary is alone on the ballot for a three-year assessor term. Leary has bid $650 salary and $150 expenses.

Brenda Siefken is running again for a three-year term as tax collector, for which she has bid $5,900 for salary, plus fees and $200 for mileage. Stanley York, the incumbent, is unchallenged in his re-election as treasurer, for which he bid $4,500 for salary, plus fees and $200 mileage.

Maroulla Gleaton and Lisa McKenney are running for re-election for the two seats they hold on the Palermo School Board. Dusty Haskell is unchallenged in seeking re-election as road commissioner. No one filed for the position of overseer of the poor.

The Palermo town meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Palermo Consolidated School. Voters will decide whether to spend $4,000 for an addition to the town office.

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