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February 23, 2012

Kingston Town Warrant

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Article 11: Shall the Town authorize the Tax Collector to allow a 1.5% deduction from Property Tax when payment is made within 30 days of billing?

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RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 12: Shall the Town vote to adopt the provisions of N. H. RSA 41:14-a authorizing the Selectmen to negotiate, accept or convey, on terms favorable to the Town, properties not specifically excluded by the RSA.

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Article 13: Shall the Town vote to change the organization of the Town of Kingston Fire Department in accordance with RSA 154:I(b) to provide that the Board of Selectmen shall appoint a Fire Chief for an indefinite period, and to further provide that firefighters shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief? This change, if approved, shall not take effect until one year following approval of this article. Any previous town votes authorizing the current organization are repealed upon the effective date of this article.

RECOMMENDED BY THE BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Article 14: Shall the Town vote to repeal the establishment of an elected constable position and of two elected police officer positions, pursuant to RSA 41:47, and hereafter appoint police officers pursuant to RSA 105:1?

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Article 15: Shall the town authorize the Board of Selectmen to accept from Sanborn Seminary deeded title to a right of way leading from Church Street to Greenwood Pond, located between the Kingston Children's Center and Gideon Hall Society, as shown on a plan entitled, "Lot Line Adjustment Plan in Kingston, NH as drawn for the Town of Kingston, NH" (Tax Map U10, Lot 14)? If this article passes, the transfer will occur only if Article 16 also passes.

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Article 16: Shall the Town authorize the Board of Selectmen to convey portions of an existing right of way on Church Street, totaling 100% of the right of way, to Gideon Hall Society and the First Congregational Church, to become integral parts of their adjacent properties, as shown on a plan entitled, "Lot Line Adjustment Plan in Kingston, NH as drawn for the Town of Kingston, NH"? If this article passes, the transfer will occur only if Article 15 also passes.

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    Kingston, N.H. — Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, passed away peacefully at his home on July 8, 2014, after a long, brave battle with cancer.

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  • James Reese

    Raymond, NH — James Edwin Reese, 74, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends at his home in Raymond, N.H. He was the son of John and Ruth Reese, born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Edensburg, Pa. James graduated from Central Cambria High School in Pennsylvania before proudly serving in the U.S. Army as a food inspector. His military service was followed by 31 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. Mr. Reese was an avid outdoorsman and spent much of his time fishing, camping and hiking in the White Mountains. He became involved in the Boy Scouts and enjoyed passing on his vast knowledge of the wilderness to others. Throughout his retirement years he enjoyed woodworking, raising rabbits and working in his garden.

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  • Velma J. Reid

    South Hampton, NH — Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, Mass. on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted “stay-at-home” mom who raised her three children in a loving, nurturing environment. She later worked various manufacturing jobs until her retirement. After retiring, she volunteered her time at various organizations and was very involved at the East Kingston Community United Methodist Church as a member of the women’s guild, assisting with the holiday fair, and helping out wherever she could. She had a passion for animals, and would donate money, food, and blankets to the NH SPCA. She loved to sew and made a personalized quilt for every member of her family. She was also a member of the “Ugly Quilts” group, which made blankets and sleeping bags for the homeless using recycled fabric. She is survived by her husband, Clyde Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; daughter, Pam Eaton of Danville, N.H.; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kim Reid of Raymond, N.H.; daughter, Shirley Reid of South Hampton, N.H.; two sisters, Gwen Stuart of Haverhill, and Norma Taplin of Dracut; four grandchildren, Cheryl and Marc Welch, and Kristen and Joshua Reid, and several nieces and nephews.

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  • Carleen A. Knowlton, 80

    Danville, NH — Carleen A. (Rhoadhouse) Knowlton, 80, of Danville and formerly of Hampstead, died on July 7, 2014, at her home.

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  • Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84

    Kingston, NH — Miriam O. (Graham) Graham, 84, a resident of Kingston since 2001, and former longtime resident of Grafton, Mass., died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on July 11, 2014, following a long illness.

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