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March 6, 2012

Hampstead Town Candidates and Warrant

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(Proposed by the Planning Board)

4. Are you in favor of the following as proposed by the Planning Board for the Hampstead Zoning Ordinance:

COMMERCIAL ZONE C-2: III-5: 5 Structure / Dwelling Regulations

A. Number of Structures

Building area shall not exceed 15% of buildable lot area. "Buildable lot area" does not include group 5 or group 6 soils. Contiguous business establishments shall meet the above requirements in the aggregate for lot coverage. Adopted 3/8/2005

Add: "Building area may be increased to 20% of building lot area by Special Exception from the Board of Adjustment."

(Proposed by the Planning Board)

5. Are you in favor of the following as proposed by the Planning Board for the Hampstead Zoning Ordinance:

GENERAL PROVISIONS: 1-2: 4 Lot Consolidation

Replace with: "Contiguous lots, under common ownership, can be voluntarily merged by applying to the Planning Board, pursuant to NHRSA 674:39-a."

(Proposed by the Planning Board)

6. To see if the voters of the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of One Million Five Hundred Thirty Eight Thousand Three Hundred Dollars and no Cents ($1,538,300.) for the purpose of financing the construction of a new Police Station on Town owned land (Map 7, Lot 10) and equipping same, which building will house the Town's Police Department, and to authorize the issuance of bonds or notes of not more than One Million Five Hundred Thirty Eight Thousand Three Hundred Dollars and no Cents ($1,538,300.) under and in compliance with the Municipal Finance Act, RSA 33:1 et seq., as amended, and to authorize the Board of Selectmen to 1) apply for, obtain, and accept federal, state and other aid, if any, which may be available for said project and to comply with all laws applicable to said project; 2) issue, negotiate, sell, and deliver said bonds and notes; 3) determine the rate of interest thereon and the maturity and other terms thereof; 4) take any other action or pass any other vote relative thereto. This article requires a 3/5 majority vote to pass.

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