, Kingston, NH


March 8, 2011

Kingston Town Results, 2011

Asterisk denotes winner

Article 1: Election of officers

Selectman: three-year term, elect one

* Mark Heitz: 1,046

Trustees of the Trust Funds: three-year term, elect two

* Joyce Davies: 1,052

* Write in: Krista McLellan: 11

Library Trustee: three-year term, elect two

* Dannielle Genovese: 956

* Mary Magnusson: 1.092

Library Trustee: one-year term, elect two

* Lesley-Ann Hume: 981

* Elaine Van Dyke: 945

Fire Ward: three-year term, elect one

* Richard "Rick" Fowler Sr.: 1,084

Constable: three-year term, elect one

* William G. Harvey Sr.: 1,065

Planning Board: three-year term, elect two

* Glenn Coppelman: 962

* Adam Pope: 901

Municipal Budget Committee: three-year term, elect four

* Ronald Conant: 926

* Mary Fidler: 895

* Lynn Gainty: 881

Municipal Budget Committee: two-year term, elect one

* Edward Conant: 1.037

Municipal Budget Committee: one-year term, elect two

* Wanda Millett: 936

* Michael Morris: 912

Zoning Board of Adjustment: three-year term, elect two

* Electra Alessio: 988

* Daryl Branch: 960

Article 2: Are you in favor of the following amendment to the town Zoning Ordinance as proposed by the Planning Board? To amend Article 1401, "Zoning Board of Adjustment", to include the following: "The Zoning Board of Adjustment shall have those duties and authority granted them per State RSA's 673, 674, 676 and 677."

* Yes: 899

No: 311

Article 3: Are you in favor of the following amendment to the town Zoning Ordinance as proposed by the Planning Board?

To amend Article 104, Rural Residential District, by adding the following:

104.5 Structure/Dwelling Regulations

C. after "special exception" add in the phrase "as noted below".

J. Special Exception shall meet the following standards:

1. remove "and industrial"

Last paragraph: add in the phrase "by the Zoning Board of Adjustment"

after the word "granted" and before "formal site plan review"

* Yes: 797

No: 389

Article 4: Are you in favor of the following amendment to the town Zoning Ordinance as proposed by the Planning Board?

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