Temple, NHTemple, NHTemple, NH
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Town Meeting 2008

Article 5:

To see if the Town will vote to enter into a 5-year intermunicipal agreement for provision of police services pursuant to RSA 53-A with the Town of Greenville on such terms and conditions as specified in the contract approved by the State Attorney General’s office dated October 10, 2007. (Majority ballot vote).

Passed by secret ballot vote; Yes - 168, No - 26

Article 6:

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum $1,268,378.00 for town charges as the operating budget and other necessary maintenance and operating expenditures.

Ammended to read:
To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum $1,287,066.00 for town charges as the operating budget and other necessary maintenance and operating expenditures.

Passed by voice vote

Article 7:

To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) to be added to the Town Hall Capital Reserve Fund previously established. (Selectmen recommend 2 to 1)

Ammended to read:
To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000.00) to be added to the Town Hall Capital Reserve Fund previously established.

Failed by secret ballot vote; No - 138, Yes - 65

Article 8:

To hear the reports of agents, auditors, and committees or officers heretofore chosen.

No action needed

Article 9:

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) to make an additional payment on the note payable for the Skladany land purchase. This sum to come from unreserved fund balance (surplus). (Submitted by petition) (Selectmen do not recommend 2-1)

Failed by voice vote

Article 10:

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Twenty Eight Thousand dollars ($28,000.00) to replace and/or repair the Municipal Building Roof. (Selectmen recommend)

Failed by voice vote

Article 11:

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00) to replace and/or repair the roof on the original portion of Mansfield Library. (Selectmen recommend 2-1)

Failed by voice vote

Article 12:

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000.00), to be put into the Bridge Capital Reserve Fund previously established. (Selectmen recommend)

Passed by voice vote

Article 13:

To see if the Town will vote to permit the Mansfield Library to retain all money it receives from its income-generating equipment to be used for general repairs and upgrading and for the purchase of books, supplies and income-generating equipment pursuant to RSA 202-A:11-a. (Ballot vote required)

Passed by secret ballot vote; Yes - 165, No - 5

Article 14:

To see if the Town of Temple, NH shall vote to designate Old Revolutionary Road from the intersection of the proposed Tamposi subdivision access road to Webster Highway as a Scenic Road under the provisions of RSA Sec. 231:157. (By petition)

Passed by voice vote

Article 15:

To see if the Town will vote to approve the following resolution to be forwarded to our State Representatives, our State Senator and our Governor:
Resolved: We the citizens of Temple, NH believe in a New Hampshire that is just and fair. The property tax has become unjust and unfair. State leaders who take a pledge for no new taxes perpetuated higher and higher property taxes. We call on our State Representatives, our State Senator and our Governor to reject the “Pledge”, have an open discussion covering all options, and adopt a revenue system that lowers property taxes. (By petition)

Passed by voice vote

Article 16:

To see if the Town of Temple, N.H. shall vote to continue driveway snow plowing as it has been done since 1 55 and to ask the Selectmen to do everything possible to continue driveway snow plowing. (By petition)

Tabled by voice vote

 
2008 Election Results