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2020-21 Windham Town Election

2020-21 Windham Town Election

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

ANNUAL SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION

MARCH 9, 2021

WINDHAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

The following were duly elected (*):

For SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER for THREE years (Vote for not more than TWO):

(NOTE: * Denotes Winner):
*Cynthia Finn:  1425

*Shannon Ulery:  1418

 

School District Clerk:
*Mary Ann Horaj: 1566 votes

School District Moderator:
*Elizabeth Dunn: 1552 votes

School District Treasurer:
*Robert Coole:  1551 votes

 

Article 2 - Operating Budget

Shall the Windham School District raise and appropriate as an operating budget, not including appropriations by special warrant articles and other appropriations voted separately, the amounts set forth on the budget posted with the warrant or as amended by vote of the first session, for the purposes set forth therein, totaling $56,604,016?  Should this article be defeated, the default budget shall be $56,205,182, which is the same as last year, with certain adjustments required by previous action of the Windham School District or by law; or the governing body may hold one special meeting, in accordance with RSA 40:13, X and XVI, to take up the issue of a revised operating budget only? This article is recommended by the School Board on a 5-0 vote.

     Recommended by the School Board 5-0. (Majority vote required)

NOTE:  Warrant Article 2 (Operating Budget) does not include appropriations proposed in any other warrant articles. 

*Yes: 1235 votes
No: 771 votes

                                                                                                                       

Article 3 – Collective Bargaining Agreement with the WEA

Shall the School District vote to approve the cost items included in the collective bargaining agreement reached between the School Board and the Windham Education Association (WEA) which calls for the following increases in salaries and benefits at the current staffing level:

 

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and further to raise and appropriate $574,024 for the current fiscal year, such sum representing the additional costs attributable to the increase in salaries and benefits required by the new agreement over those that would be paid at current staffing levels? 

     Recommended by the School Board 5-0. (Majority vote required.)

*Yes: 1240 votes
No: 774 votes

 

Article 4 – Trailer Article WEA CBA

Shall the Windham School District if Article 3 is defeated, authorize the governing body to call one special meeting, at its option, to address Article 3 cost items only? 

     Recommended by the School Board 5-0. (Majority vote required.)

*Yes: 1284 votes
No: 712 votes

Article 5 – Special Education Capital Reserve Fund:

Shall the Windham School District raise and appropriate the sum of up to $250,000 to be added to the Special Education Capital Reserve Fund established in 2017, with such amount to be funded from the June 30, 2021 unassigned fund balance available to transfer on July 1, 2021? (No amount to be raised by additional taxation.)

     Recommended by the School Board 5-0. (Majority vote required.)

*Yes: 1483 votes
No: 517 votes

Article 6 – Capital Needs and Building & Grounds Maintenance Capital Reserve Fund

Shall the Windham School District raise and appropriate the sum of up to $200,000 to be added to the Capital Needs and Building & Grounds Maintenance Capital Reserve Fund established in 2015? This sum to come from June 30, 2021 fund balance available for transfer on July 1, 2021. (No amount to be raised by additional taxation.) 

     Recommended by the School Board 5-0. (Majority vote required.)

*Yes: 1481 votes
No: 524 votes