FRANKLIN — The town once again has a full contingent of three selectmen following a special election Sept. 7.
Robert Cossette, who ran unopposed for the position of first selectman, was elected with 178 votes, according to Town Clerk Robert Fernald.
Joey Smith was elected third selectman with 137 votes. His opponent, Dawn Carter, received 54.
Fernald said there were several people who received one write in vote each to represent the town on the Regional School Unit 24 (RSU 24) Board.
“It is likely the selectmen will search for a replacement and appoint someone,” Fernald said of the RSU 24 position.
Second Selectman Jeff Albee has been functioning as the sole selectmen since Ian Staub and Shane Wallace resigned Aug. 10.
Town Administrator Sharon Perry also resigned. Joanne Lepley is serving as acting town administrator.
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