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Elections

February 23, 2012

Atkinson Candidates and Warrant

(Continued)

(3/5 ballot vote required)

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

Not Recommended by the Budget Committee: Yes - 2, Abstain - 1, No - 4

Article 2012-21: Mosquito Control Expendable Trust

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Forty-eight Thousand Dollars ($48,000) for the purpose of Mosquito Control, such funds to be put into the Mosquito Control Expendable Trust created for that purpose, and to name the Selectmen as agents to expend this money?

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

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

Article 2012-22: Repair Police Station

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Forty-five Thousand Dollars ($45,000) to remove and replace the distribution ductwork, and replace the ceiling tiles and ceiling insulation disturbed during this replacement? 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 - 3, Abstain - 0, No - 0

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

Article 2012-23: New Police Cruiser

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Thirty Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($30,500) to purchase and outfit a new Police Cruiser, and to take Sixteen Thousand Dollars ($16,000) from the Police Department's Outside Detail Account, adopted for this purpose, leaving Fourteen Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($14,500) to be raised by taxes, and to allow one of the Town's cruisers to be transferred to the Elderly Affairs Department, all costs of re-lettering the Elderly Affairs' vehicle will be paid for from donations to the Atkinson Police Charitable Fund? This is a Special Article in addition to Article 2012-6, the Operating Budget.

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

Recommended by the Budget Committee: Yes - 5, Abstain - 1, No - 1

Article 2012-24: Sixth Full-Time Officer

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Forty-six Thousand Dollars ($46,000) to fund the position for a sixth full-time Police Officer? These funds will be used to pay this officer's salary and benefits from June 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. This officer's estimated annual salary and benefits for 2013 will be Eighty-Thousand Six Dollars ($80,006), subject to annual funding. This appropriation may be reimbursed by State and Federal funds for which the Town may become eligible through a Federal Grant application. This is a Special Article in addition to Article 2012-6, the Operating Budget.

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