Montville Fire Election Results: All Three Districts Pass
Fire department taxes totaling $1.76M approved.
In District 1 (Montville), the budget was approved with 31 "yes" votes to six "no" votes. James Berry got 35 votes to serve as fire commissioner and one write-in vote was cast.
District 2 (Towaco), had 50 "yes" votes on the budget to 19 "no" votes with 53 votes for William MacStudy as fire commissioner and eight write-in votes.
Finally, in District 3 (Pine Brook), the budget passed with 38 "yes" votes to two "no" votes. Ronald R. Cain Jr. was elected fire commissioner after receiving 39 votes and Timothy J. Wright was elected with 29 votes.
Both Wright and Cain received an equal number of mail-in votes (three each) on the three ballots submitted and the budget was approved with all three Pine Brook mail-ins. In District 2, of the four ballots received, votes on the budget were tied with two each and MacStudy received all four votes. District 1 had one mail-in ballot, with the voter in favor of the budget and of Berry serving as fire commissioner.
The total increases are as follows:
||2013 Approved Levy||Dollar Increase||Increase|
|Pine Brook (3)||$540,000||Same
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Correction: An earlier version of this story said just Cain won election as fire commissioner in the Pine Brook district.