Town voting in favor of “peak shaving” referendum

The New Shoreham Town Council voted (3-1) to instruct town Facilities Manager Sam Bird to cast the town’s vote in favor of the Block Island Utility District’s ballot referendum. By casting the vote, Bird is acting as the official designated voter to represent the town.
The Town Council also voted unanimously to have Bird cast the town’s vote for each of the two candidates running for seats on BIUD’s Board of Utility Commissioners. 
Councilor Chris Willi made the motion to support the referendum that was seconded by Councilor Sven Risom. First Warden

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