VOTING BY OFFICIAL BALLOT
March 8, 2016
Total Ballots Cast: 637
Article 1. To choose by ballot all necessary Town Officers for the ensuing year.
For 1 Year: One Budget Committee Member – Nancy Smith (336)
For 3 Years: One Selectman – Meredith C. Smith (291), Daniel Kiley (288) – Pending recount
scheduled for Tuesday, March 15th.
One Trustee of Trust Funds – Ellen Hackeman (by write-in)
One Cemetery Trustee – Donald Crate, Sr. (by write-in)
One Fire Ward – Lloyd H. Hackeman (235)
One Library Trustee – Francine R. Lozeau (579)
Two Zoning Board of Adjustment Members – Ed McLaughlin (410),
Kurt Gotthardt (359)
Three Budget Committee Members - Shirley A. Green (461), Sam Eaton (345),
Mark Eisener (368)
For 6 Years: One Supervisor of the Checklist – Sandra Fitzpatrick (513)
Article 2: Passed: 416 Yes, 146 No
Amendment No. 1 for the Town of Enfield Zoning Ordinance relative to solar arrays.
March 12, 2016
Article 3: Article withdrawn
To raise and appropriate $2,500,000 to construct a new Library building
Article 4: Passed by paper ballot: 226 Yes, 3 No
To raise and appropriate $2,500,000 to construct a sewer force main along NH Route 4A from Lower Shaker Village pump station to Lakeview Condominiums.
Article 5: Passed by paper ballot: 146 Yes, 18 No
To enter into a long term lease/purchase agreement in the amount of $199,000 for Public Works and Police vehicles with principal and interest payments offset by withdrawal of funds from the Capital Improvement Program Capital Reserve Fund.
Article 6: Passed by paper ballot: 146 Yes, 13 No
To raise and $250,000 to replace the Boys Camp Road Bridge and repair the Rt. 4A Mascoma Lake Boat Launch with principal and interest payments offset by withdrawal of funds from the Capital Improvement Program Capital Reserve Fund.
Article 7: Passed by paper ballot: 110 Yes, 24 No
To raise and appropriate $6,159,499 for general municipal operations.
Article 8: Passed by voice vote
To raise and appropriate $342,983 to be placed in the Capital Improvement Plan Capital Reserve Fund.
Article 9: Passed by voice vote
To raise and appropriate $39,500 for capital improvements to be offset by withdrawal of $39,500 from the Capital Improvement Program Capital Reserve Fund: a garage door for the Union St. Fire Station ($5,000), air conditioners for the Community Building ($12,000), a thirty yard dumpster ($6,500), a furnace for the DPW Building ($5,000), and a defibrillator for the Fast Squad ($11,000).
Article 10: Passed by hand vote: 98 Yes, 10 No
To raise $45,551 for the purpose of reducing the general fund deficit pursuant to RSA 41:9, V.
Article 11: Passed by voice vote
To convey the religious burial ground, known as the Shaker Cemetery, to the Enfield Shaker Museum.
Article 12: Passed by voice vote
To adopt the provisions of RSA 36-A:4-a, I(b) to authorize the conservation commission to expend funds for contributions to "qualified organizations” for the purchase of property interests, or facilitating transactions related thereto, where the property interest is to be held by the qualified organization and the town will retain no interest in the property.
Article 13: Passed by voice vote
To raise and appropriate the sum of two thousand five dollars ($2,005) from the 12/31/2015 unreserved fund balance, for deposit into the Cemetery Maintenance Expendable Trust Fund.
Article 14: No reports were presented.
To hear the reports of agents, auditors, committees, or any other officers heretofore chosen and pass any vote relating thereto.