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Elections

March 6, 2012

Hampstead Town Candidates and Warrant

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Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 2-1

Not recommended by the Budget Committee 2-3 (advisory only)

10. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate ($64,000) from the Capital Reserve Fund to purchase and upgrade the fire department's communications equipment in the amount of Thirty Nine Thousand Dollars ($39,000); and to replace the fire department's cardiac monitor/defibrillator in the amount of Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000).

(If passed, this article will have a zero tax impact)

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 3-0

Recommended by the Budget Committee 5-0 (advisory only)

11. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) to finish the drainage system for the Town Beach, parking lot and roadways to reduce pollution and erosion of the Town Beach and Wash Pond. This article shall be non-lapsing until the completion of the project or until December 31, 2016, whichever comes first.

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 3-0

Not recommended by the Budget Committee 2-3 (advisory only)

12. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) to be placed in the existing Hampstead Public Library Building Maintenance Non-Capital Reserve Fund.

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 3-0

Recommended by the Budget Committee 3-2 (advisory only)

13. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000) and authorize the withdrawal of that amount from the Town Forest Maintenance Account for the purpose of forest management, maintenance and other costs associated with the care of Town Forest land. Funds requested come from the Forest Maintenance Fund.

(If passed, this article will have a zero tax impact)

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 3-0

Recommended by the Budget Committee 4-1 (advisory only)

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    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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