There are six candidates running for three seats on the Timberlane Regional Budget Committee. Danville and Plaistow both have three-year terms. The third seat is a two-year term for a Plaistow resident. Sandown has openings for a three-year term and a two-year term, but no candidates.

Danville - Three-year term (elect one)

Name: Michelle O'Neil

Age: 44

Occupation: Technical support engineer

Incumbent: Yes

Elective experience: Timberlane Budget Committee

What is the single most important issue facing the Timberlane Budget Committee? Giving our kids the best opportunities and advantages to excel for a price that is both fair and reasonable to the taxpayer.

Danville resident Paul Shalek is running against O'Neil. He did not respond to requests for information.

Plaistow - Three-year term (elect one)

Name: Michael Addorisio

Age: 34

Occupation: Full-time student

Incumbent: No

Elective experience: None

What is the single most important issue facing the Timberlane Budget Committee? I have a vision of accountability. The need to ask questions is a must. As a board member, I will do these things.

Name: Normand Bouchard

Age: 61

Occupation: Manufacturing

Incumbent: No

Elective experience: Municipal Budget Committee

What is the single most important issue facing the Timberlane Budget Committee? Lack of representation on the board.

Plaistow — Two-year term (elect one)

Name: Michele Conte

Age: 57

Occupation: Sales manager

Incumbent: No

Elective experience: Municipal Budget Committee

What is the single most important issue facing the Timberlane Budget Committee? Residents are demanding details and a better understanding of how their tax money is being spent; televising committee meetings will help promote that clarity.

Plaistow resident Tricia Holt also is a candidate for this seat, but did not respond to a reporter's inquiries.

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