December 13, 2019

Camden voters approve funds for subdivision

CAMDEN – Voters gave their support Tuesday for spending town funds to install sewer, water and electric lines and build sidewalks at an affordable housing subdivision.

By a 388-162 vote, residents agreed to spend $64,050 for the infrastructure at the Camden Affordable Housing group’s four-lot subdivision on Mount Battie Street.

Residents also voted 544-16 to accept 20 memorial benches at the town landing, and 255-33 to establish regulations for maintaining the benches.

In other voting, Sid Lindsley was re-elected to the Select Board in an unopposed race. Lindsley received 478 votes. There were 32 scattered write-in votes.

Residents also elected three representatives to the SAD 28 board: incumbent Patricia Libby received 400 votes, incumbent Victoria Manzi received 343 votes, and Frances Wheeler-Berta received 328 votes. James Povec, who withdrew from the election after the ballot was printed, received 202 votes.

Frederick Rector was elected to the town’s personnel board with 313 votes, defeating Patricia Libby with 179 votes.

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