Barton Petition Forces Vote On Expanding Select Board

The two Barton selectmen, Bob Croteau and Doug Swanson, run into problems when one can't make a meeting or there is a conflict of interest. Both issues have happened recently. (File Photo)

BARTON — Voters will decide soon whether to expand the Barton select board from three to five members, a move proponents say would end the revolving door of resignations and special elections.

The expansion will be discussed at an upcoming special floor meeting required by petition of the voters, says town clerk Kristin Atwood.

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