Article 33 - $50,000 High Street Cemetery tree removal  (127 Views)  (1 Comments)

Warrant Article Created By: Selectmen

Results Votes in Favor Votes opposed Total Votes Required To Pass
2218 548 50%
Rational Taxpayer's recommends voting Yes

Shall the Town of Hampton vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $50,000 for the purpose of removing trees from the High Street Cemetery in order to protect grave sites, gravestones and abutting properties and roadways, such sum to be used by the Tree Warden under contract for the removal of the trees and for the restoration of said Cemetery caused by such removal, and to aurhorize the Tree Warden in consultation with the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager and the Cemetery Trustees, to contract the work for said purposes, and to authorize funding for said appropriation through the withdrawal of $50,000 from the principal in the Cemetery Maintenance Trust Fund, which has a principal balance of more than $500,000 generated from the sale of cemetery burial lots? (Majority vote required)

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 5-0-0

Recommended by the Municipal Budget Committee 8-0-0

Fiscal Impact Note (Finance Dept.) Zero Tax Impact.

 

 

Posted in: Favorable, Money

Comments

# Jerry Znoj Wednesday, February 6, 2019 3:40 AM
Same as preceding 2 articles vote yes on this article . Tree roots are invading current plots of land /graves and must be dealt with. This is long over due .

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