2017-12-06 / Front Page

Nomination papers available for upcoming elections

By Dee Menear Irregular Staff Writer

FRANKLIN COUNTY — Those who have a commitment to serving their communities have several options in upcoming municipal elections. Towns that hold an Annual Town Meeting in March and have a Nomination Paper requirement have announced the process for potential candidates to have their names on the ballot.

Carrabassett Valley

In March, Carrabassett Valley residents will elect two Selectmen, two School Committee members, and two Sanitary District officers. All are three-year terms. Nomination papers can be taken out beginning Wednesday, Dec. 20 and are due back Monday, Jan. 29 by 4 p.m. Elections will take place Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The town office can be reached by calling 235-2645.

Eustis

Up for election in Eustis are one three-year term on the Board of Selectmen and two three-year terms for Flagstaff RSU School Board. The Planning Board has one three-year term and two two-year terms available to be filled as well. Nomination papers will be ready Thursday, Dec. 7 and must be returned to the Town Office by Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Elections will take place Friday, March 2, 2018. The Town of Eustis Annual Town Meeting will be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Stratton/Eustis Community Center. The town office can be reached by calling 246-4401.

New Portland

New Portland voters will fill terms for one Selectman, one RSU #74 School Board Director and Town Clerk. All are three-year terms. Nomination papers are now available at the Town Office and need to be returned by Thursday, Dec. 27. The election will be held Friday, March 2, 2018. The town office can be reached by calling 628-4441.

Strong

Voters in Strong will fill two three-year Board of Selectmen terms and two six-year Budget Committee terms. There are also one three-year and one one-year MSAD #58 School Board Director openings. Nomination papers will be ready Thursday, Dec. 7. The deadline for filing is Tuesday, Jan. 16. Elections will take place Friday, March 2, 2018. The town office can be reached by calling 684-4002.

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