Town Meeting: Hartland school budget passes

Published: 03-10-2023 11:13 PM

HARTLAND — At the polls on Tuesday, voters approved a school budget of $9.99 million in a vote of 293-161.

The budget is expected to result in education spending of $22,842 per equalized pupil, which is nearly 11% higher than that for the current year.

Meanwhile, Thomas Kennedy beat out Jacob Holmes for a two-year term on the Selectboard, 292-145. James Rielly won an uncontested three-year term on the Selectboard. 

On the school side, Elizabeth “Beth” Roy won an uncontested three-year term on the School Board and Hannah Foote Bensimhon won an uncontested two-year term.

Elected officials

Number of voters: 465

Number on checklist: 2,921

Town Moderator: Matt Dunne

Selectboard (3 years): James Rielly

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Selectboard (2 years): Thomas Kennedy

Lister: Cheyenne Latimer

First Constable: James Dow

Library Trustee: Dana Jacobson-Goodhue

Library Trustee: Christopher Drain

School Moderator: Matt Dunne

School Director (3 years): Elizabeth "Beth" Roy

School Director (2 years): Hannah Foote Bensimhon