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Elections

March 8, 2011

Atkinson Town Results, 2011

Article 1: Election of officers

Selectman: three-year term, elect one

* William Friel: 702

Road Agent: two-year term, elect one

* Edward Stewart: 680

Cemetery Trustee: three-year term, elect one

* Donald Murphy: 693

Conflict of Interest: three-year term, elect two

No candidates

Conflict of Interest: two-year term, elect one

No candidate

Trustee of the Trust Fund: three-year term, elect one

* Barbara Snicer: 666

Budget Committee: three-year term, elect two

* Harold Morse: 628

Library Trustee: three-year term, elect one

* Marnie Finn: 642

Supervisor of the Checklist: one-year term, elect one

* Leslie Barbera: 644

Article 2: Trucking restriction: Are you in favor of an amendment to the zoning ordinance to restrict trucking between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. in all zones by adding subsection "nn" to the Permitted Use Chart.

* Yes: 550

No:255

Article 3: Operating Budget: $3,966,546. Should this article be defeated, the default budget shall be $3,953,181.

* Yes: 547

No: 268

Article 4: Shall the town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $161,000 for the purchase of a parcel of land located at Map 13 Lot 40 on Academy Avenue, consisting of 0.83 acres, located in Town Center. The purchase price is the current town-assessed value of the parcel. Said sum to come from the unreserved fund balance. The purpose of this land is for open-air activities with all future construction to be limited to a gazebo or bandstand and restroom facilities until the year 2021. This is a Special Article in addition to Article 3, the Operating Budget.

Yes: 315

* No: 537

Article 5: Shall the town raise and appropriate the sum of $10,000 for repairs and improvements including the reinforcement of the floors at the Atkinson Community Center? This is a Special Article in addition to Article 2011-3, the Operating Budget.

* Yes: 648

No: 204

Article 6: Shall the town raise and appropriate the sum of $46,080 to replace the roof on the fire station? This is a Special Article in addition to Article 3.

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