Voting preview: Newport School District

Newport ballot clerks Sandra Cherry, left, and Jacqueline Cote hand ballots to voters on Tuesday, March, 12, 2019 in Newport, N.H. With ballot in hand voter Mark Pitkin is on his way to the voting booth. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Newport ballot clerks Sandra Cherry, left, and Jacqueline Cote hand ballots to voters on Tuesday, March, 12, 2019 in Newport, N.H. With ballot in hand voter Mark Pitkin is on his way to the voting booth. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Jennifer Hauck

Published: 03-03-2024 11:06 AM

Article of note: A petitioned warrant article would ask the School Board “to make all reasonable and prudent efforts to recover all, or a portion, of the value of the portable classroom which has been scheduled for demolition as part of the CTE Building Project.”

Contested races: Three candidates are vying for two three-year terms on the School Board: Darrell Jones, Kurt Minich and Melissa Mitchler.

Budgets and spending articles: The proposed operating budget is $22.06 million, which includes a one-year collective bargaining agreement with support staff with a cost of $105,000. A separate article asks whether voters will support the cost of a new bargaining agreement with teachers with a cost of $373,000.

When, where and how to vote: Ballot voting will take place on Tuesday, March 12 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Newport Middle/High School gym, 245 North Main Street.

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