Bartlett residents stand against remote meeting articles


BARTLETT — A majority of Bartlett residents Thursday night literally stood up against several warrant articles that were supposed to bring increased transparency to town hall by forcing officials to have online-accessible meetings.

Most residents seemed to think the articles would hinder more than help.

Town meeting took place at Josiah Bartlett Elementary School. About 123 people attended. Petitioned articles 14-19 deal with transparency at town meetings. The warrant articles state that they were petitioned by “William Ballou and others.”

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