Town Meeting: Croydon voters oust Underwood from School Board

Published: 03-17-2023 11:50 PM

CROYDON — Angi Beaulieu handily defeated Jody Underwood for a three-year term on the School Board.

Beaulieu received 229 votes to Underwood’s 36. Edward Spiker (142 votes) bested Ryan Ball (64 votes) and Ryan Shackett (46 votes) for a one-year term on the Selectboard. Amie Freak won an uncontested three-year term on the Selectboard.

Voters also narrowly signaled their approval from increasing the size of the Selectboard from three to five members, by a vote of 133 to 117.

Residents will gather at 9 a.m. Saturday at Town Hall to vote on all other town articles, including a $549,000 operating budget. At the School District meeting, scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Croydon Fire Department, voters will decide the fate of a $1.7 million school budget proposal.

Elected officials:

Number of voters: 266

Number on checklist: 658

Selectboard (three years): Amie Freak

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Selectboard (one year): Edward Spiker

Treasurer: Angela Nelson

Town Clerk/Tax Collector: Paul Freitas

Trustee of the Trust Funds and Cemeteries: April Anderson

Supervisor of the Checklist: Lynn Touchette

School Moderator: Bruce Jasper

School Board: Angi Beaulieu

School Clerk: Deborah Gardner

School Treasurer: Kimberly McKinney