The following have qualified for placement on the 2017 Annual Town Election ballot:
Selectmen - Linda Alexson, Erika Lynn Goldsborough Turner, William Whitmore;
School Committee: Barry Hopping, Pavica Kneedler, Nicole Zito;
Moderator: Thomas Murphy, Peregrine White.
Also on the ballot are the following questions:
QUESTION # 1
(1) Shall the Town of Ipswich adopt, and shall the Town of Ipswich be authorized to adopt, the following amendment to the General Bylaws:
Chapter 170: Marijuana Establishments
170-1. Marijuana Establishments Forbidden
The operation of any marijuana establishment, as defined in G.L. c. 94G, § 1, including, without limitation, a marijuana cultivator, marijuana testing facility, marijuana product manufacturer, marijuana retailer or any other type of licensed marijuana-related business, within the Town is prohibited. This prohibition shall not apply to the sale, distribution or cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes licensed under Chapter 369 of the Acts of 2012.
QUESTION # 2
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Shall the Select Board, Planning Board, Public Safety Officials, School Committee, Finance Committee and citizens at large proceed with a combined and comprehnsive evaluation of site options for the ongoing elementary school project and a future public safety facility that is presented to the Tri-Board for debate and vote at a well-publicized public meeting as soon as possible?