Posts Tagged ‘deliberative’

Voters Boost Cost of Proposed School Construction Bond

HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead School District Deliberative Session drew an audience of about 70 residents and 11 visitors but offered little in the way of excitement. Two articles were amended, both of them by the School Board and necessitated by updated financial information. The first amendment at the Tuesday, Feb. 4 session, was to Article […]

A Sign of Change?

Deliberative Attendance: Sandown Town 116 voters out of 3,643 registered. Sandown at Timberlane School 278 out of 3,643. Hampstead School 70 voters out of 6,033. Hampstead Town 44 voters out of 6,033. Derry School 245 voters out of 20,115. Londonderry Town 71 out of 15,944. Londonderry School 90 out of 15,944. Look at the Timberlane […]

Timberlane Voters Discuss Sandown Central Kitchen, SAU Budget

SANDOWN – Most of the Timberlane Regional School District’s deliberative session last week was taken up with a motion to reduce the bottom line, and the rest of the meeting progressed swiftly. All articles ultimately went to the ballot unchanged, but a few had notable discussions or information brought to light. An article seeking approval […]

No Heated Arguments at
Sandown Town Deliberative

SANDOWN – Voters took about five hours out of their Saturday last week to review, discuss and become informed on 20 warrant articles facing them this year. Starting promptly at 8 a.m. and running until just before 1 p.m., the Deliberative Session ran relatively smoothly, and while residents made their positions known on articles, there […]

Voters Amend Land Use Change Tax Petition Article

SANDOWN – A petition article to take funding away from the conservation commission has gone to the warrant with a key wording change following Saturday’s deliberative session. As petitioned, the article stated that by taking funds away from the commission, the taxpayers would see lower taxes. But noting the uncertainty or incorrect nature of that […]

Playing an Active Role

Deliberative sessions are the times specifically set aside to discuss and potentially change warrant articles. Residents don’t vote on whether or not to approve the warrant article at deliberative session – they vote instead to send the article to the warrant, and on Election Day, they vote the warrant article up or down. At deliberative […]

Deliberative Session Saturday
for Sandown Town Warrant

SANDOWN – This coming Saturday, Feb. 1, residents have the chance to head to Town Hall to spend a few hours listening to their neighbors and elected leaders discuss where their tax dollars will be spent in the coming year. The deliberative session is open to all registered voters, and while attendance hasn’t been great […]

Deliberative Sessions Near, Candidate Filing Closes Jan. 31

HAMPSTEAD – The Deliberative Sessions in Hampstead for the School District and the Town are just around the corner. The School Deliberative will be held Tuesday, Feb, 4, at 7 p.m. at Hampstead Middle School, 28 School St., with a snow date of Wednesday, Feb. 5. The Town Deliberative will be held Friday, Feb. 7, […]