ConVal School District voting results

  • ConVal High School in Peterborough Staff photo by Meghan Pierce

  • Janet Shea checks in a voter at the polls in Peterborough for ConVal School District articles on Tuesday, March 12. Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • Roger Babcock checks in at the polls in Peterborough for ConVal School District articles on Tuesday, March 12. Staff photo by Ben Conant—

  • Voting at the polls in Peterborough for ConVal School District articles on Tuesday, March 12. Staff photo by Ben Conant—

Published: 2/22/2019 1:17:16 PM
ConVal School District Annual Meeting ResultsSchool Board electionsAntrim

Incumbent Rich Cahoon won his seat with 382 votes.

Dublin

Bernd Foecking held onto his seat with 413 votes against write-in candidate Leo Plante, who had 52 votes.

Hancock

Newcomer Timothy J. Theberge won the Hancock School Board seat with 503 votes.

Peterborough

1,141 of Peterborough’s 5,639 registered voters reelected ConVal School Board representatives 862 - Dick Dunning with 862 votes and Jerome Wilson with 510 votes.

Newcomer Rachel Maidment failed to win one of the two Peterborough seats with only 363 votes.

Warrant Articles:

■The $48,128,007 operating budget PASSED 2,388 to 1,656

■A collective bargaining agreement between the district and the ConVal Education Association, which calls for an estimated $909,187 increase in 2019-20 and a $619,950 increase in 2020-21 PASSED 2,473 to 1,570

■A proposal to amend article eight of the district’s articles of agreement to change the district’s apportionment formula to 40 percent average daily membership and 60 percent total equalized property valuation FAILED 1,720 to 2,212

■$808,000 for additional bus routes to allow middle and high school students to start their day an hour later FAILED 1,312 to 2,680

■To move $200,000 into the Special Education Reserve Trust Fund from the June 30 fund balance PASSED 2,745 to 1,245

■To move $250,000 into the Contoocook Valley School District Building Capital Reserve Fund from the June 30 fund balance PASSED 2,694 to 1,291

■To move $100,000 into the Equipment Capital Reserve Fund from the June 30 fund balance PASSED 2,695 to 1,269

■To move $50,000 into the Health Trust Fund from the June 30 fund balance PASSED 2,713 to 1,250

■Salaries for school district members: school board chair, $1,500; school board member, $1,000; treasurer, $2,500; moderator, $300 PASSED 2,779 to 1,176

■A petition article to require the school board to study the impact school closures would have on students and towns PASSED 3,111 to 883

■A petition article to require the school board and district administration to prepare a detailed proposal to restructure of the district without its two middle schools and with eight elementary schools for students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade and one high school for 7th grade through 12th graders FAILED 1,444 to 2,519

Annual meeting coverage:

ConVal School District deliberative session coverage

Proposed bussing changes coverage

Proposed apportionment formula changes coverage

Default budget coverage

ConVal candidate profiles

Newcomer enters ConVal School Board race, gets tarred online


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