Shall the Town of Hampton vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $414,616 for the purpose of
employing 4 additional full time Fire Fighter/ EMT's for the Hampton Fire Department, over and
above those positions funded by the 2019 operating budget, and to authorize the Board of Selectmen
to apply for, contract for, accept and expend Federal Homeland Security SAFER funding, estimated
to equal $276,405 to be applied against said appropriation. The cost in year two is estimated to be
$390,062 with Federal funding estimated to be $290,446, and in year three the total cost is $397,622
with Federal funding estimated to be $138,187. Federal SAFER grants pay for salary and benefits.
This article shall be null and void if the Federal funding is not approved or received? (Majority vote
Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 5-0-0
Not Recommended by the Municipal Budget Committee 2-4-2
Fiscal Impact Note (Finance Dept.) The estimated 2019 tax impact on $ 138,211 is $0.041 per
$1,000 valuation (four point one cent per thousand dollars of valuation).