Nine elected to Claremont City Charter Commission
The Charter Commission members are Russell "Rusty" Fowler with 243 votes, Philip "Joe" Osgood with 224 votes, Robert Porter with 198 votes, Nicholas Koloski with 192 votes, George Caccavaro Jr. with 175 votes, Ron Gilbert with 174 votes, Cynthia Howard with 173 votes, Raymond Gagnon with 156 votes and Paul LaCasse Sr. with 151 votes.About 7 percent or 452 voters out of the city's 6,472 registered voters turned out for the election Tuesday.
The nine members are charged with reviewing the charter. Any changes proposed by the commission would come before voters.
The Commission is expected to choose a chairperson and set an agenda at the meeting, he said.
"It's a great opportunity for the residents to have their say in what kind of government they want," Santagate said. "It's time and it will be their call."
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