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February 23, 2012

Plaistow Candidates and Town Warrant

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Article P-12-17: CITIZEN'S PETITION:

Elderly Exemption:

Pursuant to RSA 72-39-b Shall we modify the net income exemptions from the single net income of $35,000 to $38,000 and the married net income from $50,000 to $53,000.

Disabled Exemption:

Pursuant to RSA 72-37-b Shall we modify the net income exemptions from the single net income of $35,000 to $38,000 and the married net income from $50,000 to $53,000.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0-0) and Budget Committee (9-0-0).

Article P-12-18: CITIZEN'S PETITION:

Do you agree with this petition that you do not want a layover station anywhere in Plaistow?

¬Yes

¬No

¬Need more information

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen (5-0-0).

[Intent: The intent of this petition is to give a voice to the Plaistow Voters.]

ZONING AMENDMENT

Article P-12-19: Are you in favor of the adoption of an amendment as proposed by the Planning Board to the Plaistow Zoning Ordinance, by modifying Article II, Definitions, § 220-2, Definitions, as follows:

Replace the existing definition of STRUCTURE with the following new definition:

STRUCTURE: Anything assembled or constructed, the use of which requires location on or in the ground or an attachment to an object located on or in the ground. This includes structures assembled or constructed of plastic, fabric and/or canvas covered frame structures, structures for agricultural uses, structures installed on skids, blocks or permanent foundations and all sheds and storage facilities. All structures shall require a building permit. Further clarification follows:

A). Fences and single mast flag poles shall not be considered structures.

C). Stone walls when used to define property boundaries shall not be considered structures.

D). Free standing signs shall be considered structures but are exempt from setback

requirements.

(Intent: To better clarify the definition of a structure.)

ZONING AMENDMENT

Article P-12-20: Are you in favor of the adoption of an amendment as proposed by the Planning Board to the Plaistow Zoning Ordinance, by modifying Article II, Definitions, § 220-2, Definitions, as follows:

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