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Elections

February 23, 2012

Atkinson Candidates and Warrant

(Continued)

Article 2012-12: Town Forest - Pettengill Parcel

Shall the Town vote to designate the two-acre Pettengill Parcel (Map 10 Lot 8) purchased by the Conservation Commission in 2011, as an Atkinson Town Forest, to be managed by the Conservation Commission, under the provisions of RSA 31:112?

Selectmen: Yes - 3, Abstain - 0, No - 0

Article 2012-13: Conservation Commission Membership

Shall the Town modify the membership of the Conservation Commission as follows: "The Conservation Commission shall consist of seven members and up to three alternates with three-year terms, as provided for under RSA 36-A:3"?

Selectmen: Yes - 3, Abstain - 0, No - 0

Article 2012-14: Move Elderly Affairs

Shall the Town raise and appropriate the sum of Zero Dollars ($0) and not move the Elderly Affairs Department to the Atkinson Community Center not to consolidate both the Senior Recreation Programs and Elderly Affairs into one location? This article will lapse at the completion of the project or December 31, 2017, whichever comes first, and is in addition to Article 2012-6, the Operating Budget.

Selectmen: Yes - 0, Abstain - 0, No - 3

Not Recommended by the Budget Committee: Yes - 1, Abstain - 1, No - 5

Article 2012-15: Director of Elderly Affairs

Shall the Town raise and appropriate the sum of One Dollar ($1) to fund the position of Director of Elderly Affairs? This article will lapse at the completion of the project or December 31, 2017, whichever comes first, and is in addition to Article 2012-6, the Operating Budget.

Selectmen: Yes - 1, Abstain - 0, No - 2

Not Recommended by the Budget Committee: Yes - 0, Abstain - 1, No -6

Article 2012-16: Fire Department Capital Reserve

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Ninety Thousand Dollars ($90,000) to be added to the Fire Department Capital Reserve Fund, previously established for the purpose of acquiring fire equipment and vehicles, as outlined in the Board of Engineers; Capital Improvement Plan? This Special Article is in addition to Article 2012-6, the Operating Budget.

Selectmen: Yes - 3, Abstain - 0, No - 0

Recommended by the Budget Committee: Yes - 6, Abstain - 1, No - 0

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