Fireworks, school safety up for vote

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A non-binding straw poll on whether the town should enact an ordinance restricting the use of fireworks will be on the warrant for a special town meeting vote on Tuesday, June 11.

Voters also will be asked to approve the town’s expenditure of $12,000 to help improve security at Pemetic Elementary School.

Voters on June 11 also will be asked to approve spending up to $12,000 in undesignated funds for classroom door locks and security doors and cameras at the main entrance of the elementary school. With the security doors, visitors would not be able to enter without being “buzzed in” by the office staff.

The polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the fire station.

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Dick Broom

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander
Dick Broom covers the towns of Mount Desert and Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island High School and the school system board and superintendent's office. He enjoys hiking with his golden retriever and finding new places for her to swim. [email protected]