At referendum, voters approve 1 proposal, nix the other

At referendum, voters approve 1 proposal, nix the other



A referendum vote was held Tuesday, Feb. 11. Residents were asked to consider two questions related to Regional School District 13. 

Question 1: “Shall the plan of regionalization for Regional School District 13 be amended to authorize the Board of Education to determine the programs and facilities required to serve the students of the district, including the alteration, expansion or closure of district school buildings?"

In Durham, residents voted YES: 373, and NO: 425. In Middlefield, residents voted YES: 115, and NO: 324.

Together, the unofficial vote total was YES: 488, NO: 749.

Question 2: “Shall the plan of regionalization for Regional School District 13 be amended to provide that Board of Education members from the Town of Durham be elected at municipal elections and serve terms of four years, as provided for in the Durham Town Charter?"

In Durham, residents voted YES: 558, and NO: 238. In Middlefield, residents voted YES: 234, and NO: 199.

Together, the unofficial vote total was YES: 792, NO: 437.


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