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February 23, 2012

Kingston Town Warrant

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Article 17: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate from the existing unreserved fund balance the sum of $4,268,383.00 to be placed in the previously approved revocable trust fund entitled the "2011 Town of Kingston Infrastructure Fund" for the purpose of building, expanding, improving and maintaining town-owned infrastructure? It is the town's intent for $4,000,000.00 to remain in the fund and for only the interest to be expended. It is the intent of the current Board of Selectmen to hold a public hearing prior to expenditure.

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RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 18: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $75,000.00 to be placed in the previously approved Highway Department Equipment Replacement Capital Reserve Fund?

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RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 19: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $50,000.00 to be placed in the previously approved Town Buildings Maintenance and Repairs Capital Reserve Fund?

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RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 20: On petition of the Kingston Fire Wards, Kingston Fire Chief and 30 registered voters, shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $75,000.00 to be placed in the previously established Fire Department Capital Reserve Fund for apparatus replacement?

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RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 21: On petition of 35 registered voters, shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the amount of $15,500.00 to purchase and install heating and cooling units at the Community Center (the former YWCA building) located at 24 Main Street in Kingston (Tax Map U5, Lot 62). This building is to be used as a community activity facility.

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RECOMMENDED BY THE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Article 22: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate a sum not to exceed $500,000.00 and authorize the Board of Selectmen, upon recommendation of the 2007 Land Purchase Sub-committee, to negotiate on behalf of the town purchase of property located at 3 East Way (Tax Map R34, Lot 71B)?

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