The Town of Bristol held a Special Town Meeting in the form of a written referendum balloton July 24th, 2018 on the future of the Bristol Mills Dam and Fish Passage. To review information from the study and research conducted by the Bristol Mills Dam Advisory Committee, please click here.
The final votes are listed below. The total number of ballots cast: 1,108
To see if the Town shall authorize the municipal officers to repair the Bristol Mills Dam, and construct a new fish passage sufficient to accommodate the expected maximum capacity for alewife migration in the Pemaquid River Watershed?
Total Votes cast for Question 1: 1,094
To see if the Town shall authorize the municipal officers to remove the Bristol Mills Dam, and construct a new water level control structure north of the Benner Road Stone Arch Bridge; a new public swimming facility at Ellingwood Park; and new dry hydrants as necessary to maintain fire protection water supplies?
Total Votes cast for Question 2: 1,063
To see if the Town shall authorize the municipal officers to transfer $40,000 from surplus to be applied to the preparatory work to implement either Question 1 or Question 2 above?
Total Votes cast for Question 3: 1,098