The vacant seat on the Fairhaven Planning Board is vacant no longer.
There was no name on the ballot to fill the seat of Peter Nopper, who decided not to run for re-election. Final results came in after press time last week, and show that Geoffrey Haworth, a former Selectboard member and former Board of Public Works member, received 10 write-in votes.
Official results show 22 write-ins, with no other write-in candidate getting more than three votes to Mr. Haworth’s 10.
Most were single votes with former Selectboard member Brian Bowcock receiving three votes in precinct two; and former Town Planner and Economic Development Director Bill Roth receiving three write-in votes, one in precinct one, and two votes in precinct six*.
Several others got single write-in votes, including Neighb News editor Beth David (much to her surprise), who got a vote in precinct 6, which is not her precinct.
Precinct three was the only precinct that had no write-ins for Planning Board.
*Fixes error from previous versions, precinct six not two.
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