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Elections

March 14, 2012

Hampstead School Results

School Board Member, 2 years, vote for 1

Jim Stewart 1,436

School Board Member, 3 years, vote for 2

Gregory Hoppa 1,242

Jacqueline (Jaye) Dimando 1,284

Article 2 - Operating Budget

Shall the Hampstead School District raise and appropriate as an operating budget, not including appropriations by special warrant articles and other appropriations voted separately, the amounts set forth on the budget posted with the warrant, for the purposes set forth therein, totaling $23,452,315? Should this article be defeated, the operating budget shall be $23,531,777, which is the same as last year, with certain adjustments required by previous action of the Hampstead School District or by law; or the governing body may hold one special meeting, in accordance with RSA 40:13, X and XVI, to take up the issue of a revised operating budget only. Note: Warrant Article 2 (Operating Budget) does not include appropriations proposed under any other warrant articles. (MAJORITY VOTE REQUIRED)

Recommended by the School Board 5-0

Recommended by the Budget Committee 4-1

Yes: 1,549

No: 290

Article 3 - Collective Bargaining Agreement - Hampstead Association of School Staff

Shall the Hampstead School District vote to approve the cost items included in the collective bargaining agreement reached between the Hampstead School Board and the Hampstead Association of Support Staff, which calls for the following increases in salaries and benefits at the current staffing levels:

Cost Distribution: Year 1 - Year 2 - Year 3 - Year 4

Salaries: $40,594 - $35,008 - $49,793 - $59,106

Professional Development: 0 - 0 - 0 - 0

FICA: 2,781 - 2,674 - 3,802 - 4,514

NH State Retirement: 526 - 615 - 877 - 1,053

Insurance: (21,344) - 0 - 0 - 0

TOTAL: $22,557 - $38,297 - $54,472 - $64,673

and further to raise and appropriate the sum of $22,557 for the 2012-13 fiscal year, such sum representing the increase in salaries and fringe benefits over those of the appropriation at current staffing levels paid in the prior fiscal year? (MAJORITY VOTE REQUIRED)

Recommended by the School Board 5-0

Recommended by the Budget Committee 4-1

Yes: 1,107

No: 780

Article 4 - Authorization for Special Meeting on Cost Items

Shall the Hampstead School District, if Article 3 is defeated, authorize the Hampstead School Board to call one special meeting, at its option, to address the Article 3 cost item only? (MAJORITY VOTE REQUIRED)

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