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New Hampshire

March 5, 2008

Atkinson election results

Note: Winners are in bold

Contested races

Selectman (Vote for not more than one)

"Rich" O'Leary — 164

Valerie Tobin — 542

William Friel — 579

Town warrant

Article 02 — Changes to the Atkinson Building Codes: Section 610:1 to read "All conventionally constructed buildings shall conform to and comply with the New Hampshire State Building Codes;" Section 610:2 will be deleted because the State Building Codes are more stringent; Section 610:3 and 630:1 will be deleted, as they would be included in the amended section 610:1.

Yes — 1,014

No — 221

Article 03 — Replace the Floodplain Conservation District Ordinance section 420:1 to 420:5 with the Floodplain Management Ordinance, which will update the ordinance to federal standards and bring the town into compliance with the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program.

Yes — 1,022

No — 211

Article 04 — Operating budget of $4,088,550. Should this be defeated, the default budget shall be $4,071,442, which is the same as last year with certain adjustments required by previous action of the town of Atkinson or the governing body may hold one special meeting, in accordance, to take up the issue of a revised operating budget only.

Yes — 908

No — 360

Article 05 — $145,889 for paving and drainage for 2,600 feet of Walker Road.

Yes — 853

No — 423

Article 06 — $42,090 for reclamation, paving and drainage for 1,003 feet of Washington Road.

Yes — 829

No — 448

Article 07 — $135,000 for shim and overlay work on Atkinson Farm Road, Spickett Valley Road and Providence Hill Road.

Yes — 824

No — 451

Article 08 — $14,700 to construct a driveway exit from the back parking lot of the Police Station onto Academy Avenue.

Yes — 728

No — 560

Article 09 — $683,000 to build a 120-foot monopole communications tower and for the purchase and professional installation of the public safety communications equipment needed as described in Option-4 of the CDCG engineering study of 2007, and to be constructed on town-owned property behind the Atkinson Fire Station.

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