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Elections

March 14, 2012

Plaistow Town Results

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Balance of this Capital Reserve Fund is $128,826.51 as of December 31, 2011.

Yes: 707

No: 416

CONSERVATION FUND DEPOSIT

Article P-12-12: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $5,000 to be deposited into the existing Conservation Fund as provided for in RSA 36-A?

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0-0) and by the Budget Committee (10-0-0); and the project is in the Capital Improvement Plan as approved by the Planning Board.)

[Intent: To provide additional funding to the Plaistow Conservation Fund to allow for the purchase of land, easements, and/or other land rights to preserve the natural and cultural features such as streams, rivers, prime agricultural land, valuable woodlands, quality viewscapes, wetlands and other valuable open areas. These funds will be invested in an interest bearing account.]

Balance of the Conservation Fund is $59,881.09 as of December 31, 2011.

Balance of the Forestry Fund is $26,992.77 as of December 31, 2011.

Yes: 655

No: 467

IMPROVEMENTS AT INGALLS TERRACE (SMITH) RECREATION FACILITY

Article P-12-13: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $20,000 for safety improvements at Ingalls Terrace (Smith) Recreation Field?

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0-0) and Budget Committee (10-0-0); and this funding is in the Capital Improvement Program as approved by the Planning Board.)

[Intent: This project includes necessary upgrades to ensure safety of the play-scape and the fencing. This will include replacement of the surface under the playground with a recyclable safe surface (in place of the sand), and the replacement of some damaged fencing.]

Yes: 575

No: 563

PAVILION AT THE OLD COUNTY ROAD RECREATION (PARC) FACILITY

Article P-12-14: Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $150,000 for the engineering, materials and construction of a Pavilion at the Old County Road Recreation (PARC) Facility?

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0-0) and Budget Committee (8-2-0); and this funding is in the Capital Improvement Program as approved by the Planning Board.)

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