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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

  

 

 

FORM 8-K

  

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 25, 2017

  

 

 

PROVIDENT BANCORP, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

  

 

 

Massachusetts 001-37504 45-3231576
(State or Other Jurisdiction) (Commission File No.) (I.R.S. Employer
of Incorporation)   Identification No.)

 

5 Market Street, Amesbury, Massachusetts 01913
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:        (978) 834-8555

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company x

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

 

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of the Company held on May 25, 2017, the Company’s shareholders voted on the following matters:

 

 

1.The election of the following three individuals to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors for the terms indicated and until their successors have been duly elected:

 

NAME  FOR   WITHHELD   BROKER NON-VOTES 
James A. DeLeo (three-year term)   8,221,179    38,277    897,088 
Laurie H. Knapp (three-year term)   8,125,912    133,544    897,088 
Richard L. Peeke (three-year term)   8,177,381    82,075    897,088 

 

2.The ratification of the appointment of Whittlesey & Hadley, P.C. as independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the year ending December 31, 2017:

 

FOR   AGAINST   ABSTAIN   BROKER NON-VOTES 
 8,713,346    35,862    110,495    - 

 

 

 

  

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

 

    PROVIDENT BANCORP, INC.  
       
DATE: May 30, 2017 By: /s/ David P. Mansfield  
    David P. Mansfield  
    President and Chief Executive Officer  

 

 

 

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