Voters around Rutland County turned out for the state's annual town and school meeting ballot vote held last Tuesday. Town officials were on hand to help answer voter questions although voter turnout was weak.
In Rutland, Mayor Christopher Louras won a second term as mayor over opponent Dave Trapeni.
A sampling of area voting-
In New Haven, winners included Peter Neary for moderator, Kenneth Jones for second moderator, Judy Reed for lister, Shaun Tomasi for grand juror and town agent. New auditors were Eden neary, Peter Nardell and Shaun Tomasi.
Julie Adams was elected town school district director. New library trustees elected were Betsy Birchenough and Cecelia Hunt.
Proctor voters approved $1,382,257 in town spending at town meeting. A hefty $5,206,429 school budget passed by voice vote. Proctor's $407,533 highway budget was also approved but it passed when a $5,000 increase was turned down. Voters also approved $62,594 for the local library. Disabled veterans in town got a break with town meeting attendees giving them a local tax exemption of up to $40,000.
In Sudbury, Steve Sgorbati was elected town clerk, Skip Davis was elected moderator, John Connolly and Shaun Ketcham constables, Art Keefe was elected selectboard, Craig Delancey and Kathy Sgorbati were elected listers, Chuck Mulcahy road commissioner, Chuck Smid grand juror, David Crane was elected school director, Fred Chadwick and Chuck Smid planning commissioners.