Other donors to Better for Beverly included former Mayor Bill Scanlon ($50), City Councilor Jim Latter ($50), former City Councilor Maureen Troubetaris ($25), former state Rep. Mary Grant ($50), and the campaign committees of City Councilor Jason Silva ($100) and former councilor and mayoral candidate Wes Slate ($25).
Better for Beverly spent the majority of its money, about $14,700, on printing and mailing costs.
The top donor to the North Beverly Neighborhood Association in the latest reporting period was Linden Avenue resident Ambia Smith, who gave $350.
The Brimbal Avenue rezoning proposal won at the polls, 3,978 to 3,743, a 235-vote margin. The “no” advocates would have needed 5,121 votes to win under a provision requiring 20 percent of registered voters to overturn a decision by the City Council.
Staff writer Paul Leighton can be reached at 978-338-2675 or email@example.com.
Brimbal Avenue campaign fundraising
Better for Beverly — $20,050
North Beverly Neighborhood Association — $10,758