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February 23, 2012

Danville Town Warrant

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Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0)

Recommended by the Budget Committee (8-0)

Discussion: The town is running out of available space for future cemetery lots. In accordance with RSA 289:2 "Every municipality shall provide one or more suitable cemeteries for the internment of deceased persons within its boundaries". The Cemetery Trustees will utilize these funds in the future to develop Town owned land previously designated by the Board of Selectmen for future cemetery expansion. The end-of-year 2011 balance: $27,647.03. Estimated tax impact: $0.003/thousand.

Article 2012-9 Long Pond Road Culvert Capital Reserve Fund

To see if the Town will raise and appropriate the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) to be added to the Long Pond Road Culvert Capital Reserve Fund previously established.

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0)

Recommended by the Budget Committee (8-0)

Discussion: This project will replace the rotted culvert on Long Pond Road. Several temporary repairs have already been done to the culvert area, but further repair options are not possible due to the deteriorated state of the culvert. The end-of-year 2011 balance: $22,130.34. Estimated tax impact: $0.031/thousand.

Article 2012-10 Highway Sand/Salt Storage Building Capital Reserve Fund

To see if the Town will raise and appropriate the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) to be added to the Highway Sand/Salt Storage Building Capital Reserve Fund to fulfill a future EPA requirement for storm water management.

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0)

Recommended by the Budget Committee (8-0)

Discussion: The Environmental Protection Agency is expected in the near future to require municipalities to provide run-off protection for stored sand/salt reserves. This fund will provide a storage building for the entire year's supply of sand and salt. The end-of-year 2011 balance: $90,630.45. Estimated tax impact: $0.061/thousand.

Article 2012-11 New Police Station Capital Reserve Fund

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Forty Thousand Dollars ($40,000) to be added to the New Police Station Capital Reserve Fund previously established.

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