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March 14, 2012

Newton results

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THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

Yes: 623

No: 326

35. Are you in favor of a petition of 25 or more legal voters in the Town of Newton for an easement over Town Land as follows? We the undersigned, being registered voters in Newton, New Hampshire, request that the property located at One Deluxe Avenue (Map 11 Lot 15-1, behind the Gale Library), be granted an easement for access and egress with vehicle and for utilities to be determined by the Board of Selectmen. The easement (for now and future heirs and assigns of this lot) would start on the east side of South Main Street and extend 1,000 feet east over the Peanut Trail (old Railroad Bed) and to said property. This lot is a single lot of record (abutting the Peanut Trail on the north side) without a clear access and egress for the property owner as well as for utilities. This action will be without any expense to the Town.

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES NOT RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

Yes: 438

No: 502

36. To see if the Town will vote to change the Office of Town Treasurer from an elected position to an appointed position, per RSA 41:26-e. Such appointment shall be made in accordance with RSA 669:17-d by the Board of Selectmen. (When a town votes to discontinue an elected treasurer office, the person holding the elected office of treasurer at the time of the vote to discontinue it shall continue to hold office until the annual town election first following the discontinuance of the office, at which time the elected office of treasurer shall terminate irrespective of the length of that officer's term.)

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

Yes: 348

No: 588

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