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Burman, Jurczyk Win Spots on Health, Planning Boards

By Patricia Roy
Just 494 or 4 percent of the town’s registered voters turned out for the annual town election on May 17.
According to unofficial results, Edward D. Burman took one of the two contests on the ballot, winning a two-year seat on the Board of Health with 260 votes to Koduvayor G. Narayana’s 202 votes.
The only other contest was for a three-year seat on the Planning Board, which was won by Catherine D. Jurczyk, with 342 votes to Kevin S. McClean’s 121 votes.
In uncontested races, Adam B. Shuster won re-election to a three-year term as moderator with 382 votes.
Joseph J. Magnani Jr. and Brandi E. Kinsman were re-elected to three-year terms on the Select Board with 378 and 360 votes, respectively.
Two school committee members were re-elected to three-year terms: Paul H. Kendall with 356 votes and Erin J. Williams with 355 votes.
Charles Wilmanns Lidz was re-elected to a three-year term on the Board of Assessors with 373 votes.
Also re-elected to a three-year term on the Board of Library Trustees was Bonnie D. Mitchell with 399 votes.
James P. Neilsen Jr. was re-elected to a five-year term on the Housing Authority with 360 votes.
Newcomer John J. Byrnes III won an uncontested three-year term on the Board of Health with 354 votes. 
Marcelo Arjona, also an unopposed first-timer, won a five-year seat on the Planning Board with 359 votes.