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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Hampton taxpayers shot across bow
By Norm Silberdick @ 10:30 AM :: 2886 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

there will be a significant shift in taxes to residential properties

At their last meeting the Selectmen granted raises of 2-3% for Department Heads and other non-union employees as compared with 1.5% last year and 1% the year before. Looks like a trend of increased spending. In addition, there was one notable exception, that being the Police Chief, who received a 10%, $10,000 increase. The accounting for the raises, which will have an annual impact of about $38,000, was done in a manner to obfuscate the amount ...

this is a warning shot across the bow of the taxpayers that they have to be more diligent in paying attention to local government officials.

Monday, July 11, 2016

The Town of Hampton is Budgeting again!
By Jerry Znoj @ 7:01 PM :: 2729 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

If the recommendations for change do not occur it will be business as usual and the cry of “we have always done it this way “will rise and true progress will not occur. Stagnation in this process will only lead to higher costs and taxpayer impact. We embrace change agents not a status quo philosophy.

The more that the Town analyzes its costs and uses techniques to incorporate forward thinking and strategic planning the better our community.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Taxpayer group questions town leadership over sewer replacement project
By Jerry Znoj @ 2:13 AM :: 2899 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

The DPW in Hampton has engaged, or is in the process of engaging, Wright Pierce Engineering to do a cost study on re-locating new sewer discharge pipe...
Thursday, March 31, 2016

To School boards: Say No to a special Meeting for Winnacunnet High School Teachers Contract
By Norm Silberdick @ 5:55 AM :: 3450 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

Unions that operate statewide in New Hampshire represent most school district employees, as well as most municipal employees. These employees play a major role and are generally successful in electing School board members and Selectmen sensitive to their interests.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Chart representing actual Hampton property taxes
By Norm Silberdick @ 9:55 AM :: 3479 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

Friday, March 4, 2016

RTOH opposes SAU 90School Bond Warrant 1 and Town Bond issue Warrant 10
By Norm Silberdick @ 9:50 AM :: 3561 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

Just approve the bond and we’ll figure out the details later. We are sure there are items contained in this proposal that need to be addressed, but not this way.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Charlie Preston on opposition to 38
By Charlie Preston @ 11:24 AM :: 3376 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

Please do not subscribe to what I believe is scare tactics of the town manager. Frankly I'm not sure who he is working for, but in my opinion it doesn't seem to be the taxpayers of Hampton.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Yellow -
By Benjamin Franklin @ 8:55 AM :: 2928 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

If you insist on writing something totally unethical about a person you should at a minimum get your facts straight. Is that to much to ask?

Monday, February 22, 2016

RTOH Supports Woolsey for reelection and opposes Cable Warrant 34
By Norm Silberdick @ 8:54 AM :: 3604 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

There are way too many violations of Town Policies, Ordinances, State statutes and other principles and standards. For example, hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on ...

Friday, February 19, 2016

Sewer Problems not part of Town Bond Warrant 10 opposed by RTOH
By Norm Silberdick @ 6:42 AM :: 3809 Views :: 1 Comments :: Letters to the Editor

Taxpayers be advised, that the faulty sewer pipe in question has no relevancy to article 10 in this year’s town warrant

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