timberland stratham 2017 Agawam election results
AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) Former Superintendent of Schools Bill Sapelli has declared victory over City Council President Jimmy Cichetti in the race for mayor of Agawam.
Family, friends and supporters of Sapelli celebrated his victory Tuesday night at the Oak Ridge Country Club.
Sapelli was the Superintendent of the Agawam Public Schools for six years.
Mayor Elect Bill Sapelli embraces mother after declaring victory in Agawam Mayor race.
have to bring unity to government in Agawam, Sapelli told 22News. have to work together before we tackle any of the big issues that we have in Agawam and we need to get along. had the highest votes in the preliminary election and on Tuesday night, he beat City Council President Jimmy Cichetti by a wide margin. 22News asked Cichetti how he intends on continuing to serve the community.
isn the finish line, Cichetti told 22News. is actually the start. We had some change in the city. This is what we needed. I plan on being around and being here to help. Mayor Richard Cohen announced he wouldn’t be seeking a ninth term in July. Residents voted on a ballot question regarding how school committee members are replaced in the event of a death or resignation.
Incumbent City Councilors Robert Rossi, Anthony Suffriti, Cecilia Calabrese, Christopher Johnson, George Bitzas, Gina Lettellier, Joseph Mineo, Paul Cavallo, have been re elected.
Robert Magovern, Dino Mercadante, and Rosemary Sandlin have been elected to their first terms on City Council.
Incumbents Shelley Borgatti Reed, Wendy Rua, Anthony Bonavita, and Camino Mineo, have been re elected to the Agawam School Committee. Kerri O’ Connor and Tracy Wilkie have also been elected to Agawam School Committee.
Agawam residents voted “Yes” to the ballot question regarding how school committee members are replaced in the event of a death or resignation, changing the existing charter.
Agawam mayoral candidates debate on 22News
VIDEO //Mayoral candidates Bill Sapelli and Jimmy Cichetti discussed issues important to voters in Agawam on 22News.