WINDHAM — Four candidates are running for two three-year seats on the Windham Zoning Board of Adjustment. The candidates are John Alosso, Elizabeth Dunn, Heath Partington and Jim Tierney.
Name: Elizabeth "Betty" Dunn
Elective experience: Selectman, school district moderator
What is the single most important issue facing the Windham ZBA? The ZBA must accurately frame the issues to be decided in each case, and then apply the specific facts to the standards required by law.
Name: Heath Partington
Occupation: Software engineer
Elective experience: None
What is the single most important issue facing the Windham ZBA? Upholding the state law requirement for use variances is my focus.
Name: James Tierney
Occupation: Code enforcement officer
Elective experience: Zoning board
What is the single most important issue facing the Windham ZBA? Recent changes in the state statute defining "unnecessary hardship" has made the variance criteria more complex for proper application to upcoming cases to the board.
Candidate John Alosso was unavailable.
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