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Elections

March 14, 2012

Newton results

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[Intent: This proposed article will result in no increase in the amount to be raised in taxes.]

Yes: 359

No: 592

16. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, as proposed by the Cemetery Trustees, the sum of $2,600.00 to restore the lawn in the front section of the Willow Grove Cemetery by removing the weeds and crab grass, and to rotor till, enhance, fertilize and re-seed the soil.y

THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN DOES RECOMMEND THIS ARTICLE 3-0

Yes: 529

No: 424

17. Shall the Town enact the following Administrative Enforcement Ordinance?

ADMINISTRATIVE ENFORCEMENT ORDINANCE FOR VIOLATIONS OF TOWN ORDINANCES, BYLAWS OR REGULATIONS AUTHORITY

This Administrative Enforcement Ordinance is adopted by the Town of Newton in accordance with the provisions of New Hampshire Revised Statutes Annotated Chapter 31, Section 39-c, authorizing the Town of Newton to establish a system for the administrative enforcement of violations of any municipal code, ordinance, bylaw, or regulations, and for the collection of penalties, to be used prior to the service of a formal summons and complaint, and to include opportunities for persons for a schedule of enhanced penalties the longer such penalties remain unpaid.

PURPOSE

It is the declared purpose of the Town of Newton, through the adoption of this Ordinance, to establish an administrative enforcement system, as authorized by NH RSA 31:39-c, to enable simplified, less expensive and expeditious enforcement of violations of the Town's codes, ordinances, bylaws or regulations. This system shall be in addition to, and not in replacement of, any other remedies for enforcement available bylaw.

SECTION 1. Notice of Violation

Violations of Town of Newton municipal codes, ordinances, bylaws or regulations may be enforced via the issuance of notices of violations containing a description of the offense and any applicable penalties, either delivered in person or by first class mail to the last known address of the offender.

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