Posts Tagged ‘proposed’

Recreation Seeks Reasons
Hoops Court Failed at Polls

HAMPSTEAD – Before the Recreation Commission members went into closed door session Monday night to work on recommending bids for fertilizing and mowing, members discussed the recent failure at the polls of a proposed basketball court, and how they should proceed. The commission spoke briefly about its disappointment over the basketball court article. Longtime chairman […]

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 […]

Proposed Increase in Highway Budget Goes on to Committee

CHESTER – The board of selectmen passed the highway department’s proposed budget on to the budget committee after quick review Thursday, Jan. 23. The budget, as presented by road agent Mike Oleson, shows an 8.4 percent increase. While budget review so far has seen the board give few numbers to the public during meetings, Oleson […]

Proposed School Bond Would
Cost Taxpayers Over $7.4 Million

HAMPSTEAD – At a public hearing on the more than $6 million renovation and construction bond for the Hampstead School District, former Hampstead resident Christopher Huston, vice president of architecture for Bread Loaf Architects, Planners and Builders of Middlebury, VT., presented the Phase I project facing voters this March. The proposed 10-year bond is for […]