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adoption of Amendment 1 as
proposed by the Planning
Board which would reduce Ihe
minimum open space required
for lots in the commercial and
industrial districts (Zone 2 and
3) from 50% to 25%?
(RECOMfulENDED BY THE
PLANNING BOARD) YES

NO



ARTICLE 5:

Are you in favor of Ihe
adoption of Amendment 2, as
proposed by the Planning
Board which would add Ihe
following sentence to the
definition of Two-family
dwelling: "Two attached
mobile homes shall not be
deemed a 'Iwo-family
dwelling', but rather, they
shall be deemed to be two
separate dwelling buildings"?
(RECOIVIIVIENDED BY THE
PLANNING BOARD) YES

NO



TURN BALLOT OVER TO CONTINUE VOTING



BALLOT QUESTIONS



ARTICLE 6:

Are you in (avor of Ihs adoption-
ot Amendment 3, as proposed
by the Planning Board, 'wtiicli
would exempt most pro'jects
costing less than" $500- dollars':
from - Bulldlriq . „ Permlt-
requiremenls? . . - ^

(RECOMMENDED'- BY- =THE
PLANNING BOARD)'

,YES

NO



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BALLOT QUESTION



FOR TREASURER

Foi TH REE Years Vole lor ONE

MAm L McGINLEY



FOR SCHOOL
BOARD MEMBER



•SHALL "WE ADOPT. THE
PROVISIONS. OF. RSA. 40; 13
TO ALLOW OFFICIAL BALLOT
VOTING ON..; ALL .ISSUES
BEFORE THE SCHOOL
DISTRICT?" YES O

NO O



For THREE Yeara



PAUL D. CAREY I



RONALD M. EATON JR.



CYBELLE A. FOWLER



JAMES I. FULLER



BALLOT QUESTIONS



•SHALL WE ADOPT THE
PROVISIONS OF RSA 40:13
TO ALLOW OFFICIAL BALLOT
VOTING ON ALL ISSUES
BEFORE THE SCHOOL
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Warrant

&
Budget

For the Town of

Seabrook

New Hampshire



THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

TOWN OF SEABROOK

TOWN WARRANT FOR 1996

To the inhabitants of the Town of Seabrook, in the County of
Rockingham, in said state, qualified to vote in town affairs:

You are hereby notified to meet in the auditorium of the
Seabrook Community Center, U.S. Route 1 (Lafayette Road), on
Tuesday, March 12, 1996, at 7:00 o'clock in the forenoon and to
cast ballots until at least 7:00 o'clock in the evening of the
same day, and to meet in the auditorium of the Seabrook Community
Center, U.S. Route 1 (Lafayette Road), on Thursday, March 14,
1996, at 7:00 o'clock in the evening to act on the articles
below.

Further, you are hereby notified that the moderator will
process the absentee ballots at 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon on
Tuesday, March 12, 1996, pursuant to RSA 659-49.

Article 1: To elect by non-partisan ballot: one (1)
Selectman and Assessor for a term of three (3) years; one (1)
Town Clerk for a term of three (3) years; one (1) Moderator for a
term of two (2) years; one (1) Supervisor of the Checklist for a
term of six (6) years; two (2) members of the Budget Committee
for a term of three (3) years; two (2) members of the Planning
Board for a term of three (3) years); one (1) Park Commissioner
for a term of three (3) years; one (1) Treasurer for a term of
three (3) years; one (1) Trustee of the Trust Funds for a term of
three (3) years; three (3) Constables for a term of one (1) year;
and one (1) Trustee of the Library for a term of three (3) years;

(On the Official Ballot)

Article 2 : Do you favor the continuation of the town
manager plan as now in force in this town?

(On the Official Ballot)

Article 3: Shall we adopt the provisions of RSA 40:13 to
allow official ballot voting on all issues before the Town of
Seabrook?

(On the Official Ballot)

Article 4: Are you in- favor of the adoption of Amendment 1
as proposed by the Planning Board which would reduce the minimum
open space required for lots in the commercial and industrial
districts (Zone 2 and 3) from 50% to 25%?

(Recommended by the Planning Board)
(On the Official Ballot)



Article 5: Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment 2,
as proposed by the Planning Board which would add the following
sentence to the definition of Two-family Dwelling: "Two attached
mobile homes shall not be deemed a 'two-family dwelling', but
rather, they shall be deemed to be two separate dwelling
buildings . " ?

(Recommended by the Planning Board)
(On the Official Ballot)

Article 6: Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment 3,
as proposed by the Planning Board, which would exempt most
projects costing less than $500 from Building Permit
requirements?

(Recommended by the Planning Board)
(On the Official Ballot)

Article 7: On petition of Earl F. Frost III and twenty-six
(26) other legal voters of the town: To see if the town will
vote to establish a Heritage Commission in accordance with the
provisions of RSA 673 and RSA 674, or take any other action
related thereto.

Article 8: On petition of Earl F. Frost III and twenty-five
(25) other legal voters of the town: To see if the town will
vote to authorize the Board of Selectmen to appoint 5 citizens as
members of the Heritage Commission pursuant to the provisions of
RSA 673: 4 -a, and RSA 673:5, and to appoint not more than 5
additional citizens as alternate members, or take any other
action relating thereto.

Article 9: On petition of Earl F. Frost III and twenty-five
(25) other legal voters of the town: To see if the town will
vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $1.00 to carry out the
purposes of a Heritage Commission, and to establish a Heritage
Fund in accordance with the provisions of RSA 674: 44 -d, or take
any other action relating thereto.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Not Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 10: On petition of Earl F. Frost III and twenty-
five (25) other legal voters of the town: To see if the town
will vote to allow the use of the town owned land adjacent to the
Old South Meeting House on the corner of Route 1 and Route 107,
for the placement of historical structures under the authority of
the Heritage Commission, or take any other action relating
thereto.

Article 11: On petition of Michael A. Brown and twenty-five
(25) other legal voters of the town: To see if the town of
Seabrook will vote to rescind the action of the Board of
Selectmen, whereby they removed the position of Road Agent, as an
elected official, from the town ballot, and further to instruct



said Board of Selectmen, to reinstate said Road Agent position as
an elected official, at the March 11, 1997, town election, with
same duties and salaries as now in force.

Article 12: To see if the town will vote to authorize the
board of selectmen to sell at public auction or by advertised
sealed bids such town property as is no longer used by the town,
with sale conditional upon restrictions satisfactory to the town.

Article 13: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Sixty-seven Thousand Five Hundred Twenty-
eight ($67,528) Dollars for the cost of Seabrook's contribution
to fifteen (15) human service agencies in the seacoast area. A
breakdown of each human service agency's request is as follows:

Board of Budget
Agency Selectmen Committee
Human Service Agency Request Reccrrmend Recommend

A Safe Place

AIDS Response of the Seacoast
American Red Cross
Area Homemakers
Crossroads
Lamprey Health Care
Retired Senior Volunteers
Richie McFarland Children's Fund
Rockingham Counseling Center
Rockingham County Community Action
Rockingham County Nutrition Program
Seacoast Hospice
Seacoast Mental Health Center
Seacoast Visiting Nurses
Sexual Assault Support Services
(Women's Resource Center)



Article 14: On petition of Betty Bronk and twenty- four
(24) other legal voters of the town: To see if the town of
Seabrook will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of One
Thousand Two Hundred Fifty ($1,250.00) Dollars to the New
Hampshire SPCA to support the many services they provide to the
Town of Seabrook, including sheltering and adoption of homeless
animals, impoundment facilities, lost and found services, animal
cruelty/neglect investigation, assistance to animal control
officers, public information services and referrals, education
programs and services, pet therapy and more."

(Recommended by the Board of Selectiren)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 15: To see if the town will vote tc transfer into
the Town of Seabrook Scholarship Trust Fund, as established under
Article 5 of the 1987 town warrant, the amount of Ten Thousand



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Seventeen Dollars and Eighty-four Cents ($10,017.84) represents
1995 cable television franchise fees paid to the town.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 16: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Sixty- two Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-
eight (62,4 78) Dollars for the purpose of purchasing and
equipping three (3) police cruisers, and to authorize the trade-
in of three (3) existing police cruisers.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 17: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of One Hundred Seventy Thousand One Hundred
Sixty ($170,160) Dollars as the total cost of replacing the
police station computer system and purchasing mobile data
terminals. This will include Seventy-six Thousand Five Hundred
($76,500) from an approved grant from the federal government
provided through COPS MORE and Ninety- three Thousand Six Hundred
Sixty ($93,660.00) Dollars from the town. The purpose of said
funds is to install mobile computer terminals in police
department vehicles which are integrated with the police station
computer system.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 18: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Twenty-two Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty
($22,850.00) Dollars for the purpose of repairing and improving
the current dryvit system located on the exterior of the upper
sections of the Seabrook Community Center.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 19: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Twenty- four Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty-
four ($24,764.00) Dollars for the purpose of purchasing two (2)
vehicles for the water department.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
( Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 20: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of One Hundred Sixty-six Thousand ($166,000)
Dollars to conduct a full field inspection type re-valuation of
all property within the Town of Seabrook. This re-valuation to
be effective as of December 1997,

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)



Article 21: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred ($17,500)
Dollars for the purpose of upgrading the town hall computer
system.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 22: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Seventy Thousand ($70,000.00) Dollars for
the purpose of purchasing and equipping a five (5) ton Ford dump
truck for the public works department, and to authorize the sale
or trade-in of the existing 1985 five (5) ton truck.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 23: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Twenty-two Thousand Five Hundred Fifty
($22,550.00) Dollars for the purpose of purchasing a 1840 Case
skid steer for the public works department.

( Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 24: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred ($12,50 0.00)
Dollars as a total cost for the purpose of paving the town hall
parking area.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 25: To see if the town will vote to forgive
repayment by the Seabrook Housing Authority of the $250,000
promissory note as approved under Article 40 of the 1983 Town
Meeting.

Article 26: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand ($250,000.00)
Dollars for the purchase and installation of water meters.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Not Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 27: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Two Hundred Thousand ($200,000.00) Dollars
for the construction of sidewalks starting on Causeway Street by
the elementary school, on to Walton Road, Washington Street and
South Main Street .

($200,000 Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Not Recommended by the Budget Committee)



Article 28: To see if the town will vote to ratify the
financial terms of the collective bargaining agreement reached on

, 1996, between the board of selectmen and the
Seabrook Permanent Fire Fighters Association, which calls for a
($ ) Dollar increase in salaries and benefits for the
fiscal year 1996, and further, to raise and appropriate the sum
of One ($1.00) Dollar for the fiscal year 1996.

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 29: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Ninety-five Thousand ($95,000) Dollars for
the purpose of covering the cost to train five (5) Seabrook Fire
Department EMT I ' s as paramedics and equip the two ambulances .

(Recommended by the Board of Selectmen)
(Recommended by the Budget Committee)

Article 30: To see if the town will vote to adopt the
following Cat Ordinance and, upon adoption, add the ordinance to
the Code of the Town of Seabrook, numbered appropriately:



CAT ORDINANCE



LICENSING REQUIREMENTS



No cat three (3) months old or older shall be allowed to be
or remain within the town unless registered and licensed as
follows :

A. All cats owned or kept in the town shall be registered
as to sex, breed, name and address of owner and name of
cat .

B. At the time of registration, the owner shall obtain a
license and tag for each cat and pay the statutory fee
of one ($1.00) dollar.

C. It shall be the duty of the owner to cause the license
tag to be securely attached around the cat's neck and
kept there at all times during the licensing period.

D. Registration and licensing of a cat previously
registered and licensed shall be completed annually on
or before the 30th of April. The licensed period shall
run for one (1) year from the first day of the ensuing
May.

E. Any person becoming the owner or keeper of a cat after
May 1 shall, if the cat is not duly licensed, cause it
to be licensed until the first day of the ensuing May.

F. A license duly recorded may be transferred to the Town
of Seabrook with the cat licensed.

G. The owner or keeper of five (5) or more cats or a
breeder of cats shall obtain a special license pursuant
to RSA 466 :6 .



DANGEROUS AND DISEASED CATS AT LARGE

No vicious, dangerous or ferocious cat or cats sick with or
liable to communicate hydrophobia or other contagious or
infectious disease shall be permitted to run at large in the
town.

NUISANCES

Any cat owned or kept within the town which is not licensed,
is not confined and is allowed to run at large or otherwise is in
violation of this chapter is, hereby declared to be a nuisance
and shall be impounded as hereinafter provided.

REDEMPTION OF IMPOUNDED CATS

The owner or keeper of any cats impounded hereunder may
redeem the same by paying all costs, charges and penalties
assessed, if any, that have accrued up to the time of making the
redemption, and when the same are paid, the cat shall be released
to the owner thereof .

CAT BITES

A. Whenever any cat bites a person, the owner of said cat
shall immediately notify the Chief of Police, who shall
order the cat held on the owner's premises or it shall
be impounded for a period of ten (10) days.

B. The cat shall be examined immediately after it has
bitten anyone and again at the end of the ten (10) days
period by a qualified veterinarian.

C. If, at the end of the period of confinement, the
veterinarian is convinced that the cat is free from
rabies, the cat shall be released from quarantine or
from the pound as the case may be. If the cat dies in
the meanwhile, its head shall be sent to the State
Department of Health for examination for rabies.

VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES

Any person violating any provisions of this chapter shall,
in addition to any other penalty fixed by law, be fined an amount
not exceeding twenty ($20.00) dollars for each offense.

EFFECT ON OTHER LEGISLATION

This chapter is intended to supplement and not replace any
other statute, ordinance or other law regulating the subject to
which it is addressed.

SEVERABILITY

In the event that any portion of this chapter should be
declared to be invalid or void, it shall not effect the validity
of any of the remaining.



EFFECTIVE DATE

This chapter shall become effective May 1, 1996.

Article 31: To see if the town will vote to amend Chapter
152 of the Code of the Town of Seabrook - Dogs - by adding the
following section pertaining to animal waste and, upon adoption,
to renumber the chapter appropriately:

ANIMAL WASTE

A. An owner or person having custody of any dog(s), shall
not permit said animal to defecate on any public
property including public streets, beaches, alleys,
sidewalks, parks, or any other public grounds within
the town unless said defecation is removed immediately.

B. An owner or person having custody of any dog(s) , shall
not permit said animal to defecate on any private
property unless defecation is removed immediately,
other than the premises of the owner or person having
custody of said animal .

Article 32: To see if the town will vote to adopt the
following Entertainment Ordinance and, upon adoption, add the
ordinance to the Code of the Town of Seabrook, numbered
appropriately :

REGULATION OF NOISE - ENTERTAINMENT ESTABLISHMENTS

DEFINITION: - Entertainment means any live band, jukebox, record
player or any type of mechanical music device that is audible
outside of the building or premises.

PERMIT REQUIREMENT

Any business that plans entertainment that falls under this
ordinance will be required to obtain a permit from the board of
selectmen.

HOURS

Live entertainment or sound systems, jukeboxes, etc. will
not be allowed to operate between the normal hours of 10:00 p.m.
and 9:00 a.m. The board of selectmen may vary the hours of
operation based on the circumstances of the application (ie, more
restrictive or additional hours.)

INTENSITY AND VOLUME OF NOISE

The intensity and volume of noise will be regulated so as to
cause as little disturbance outside the business as possible.
Means of regulation will include, but not limited to location of
the entertainment; people or device within the structure;
insulation or soundproofing of building; keeping baffles such as
doors and windows closed as needed and regulation of volume
control on speakers. The chief of police or his designee shall
act as the enforcement authority of this provision.



POWER TO CLOSE DOWN ENTERTAINMENT

Enforcement agencies are authorized to ensure compliance and
temporarily close down the entertainment upon refusal of
proprietor or operator to comply or continue to comply with
appropriate by-laws, rules and regulations or statutes.

PERMIT REVOKED

Entertainment permit may be revoked for cause. Cause is
considered to be one or more violations of appropriate statutes,
rules and regulations or by-laws governing entertainment and/or
noise .

PENALTY

Any person, firm or corporation willfully violating this
regulation shall be subject to a fine of one hundred $100.00)
dollars for the first, five hundred ($500.00) dollars for the
second, one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars for the third violation
within an administrative year, (July 1 through June 30) , with
administrative revocation of the entertainment permit by the
board of selectmen after a hearing, if requested, following the
third conviction within a licensing year.

VALIDITY

If any section or part of a section, or paragraph of this
chapter is declared invalid or unconstitutional, it shall not be
held to invalidate or impair the validity, force or effect of any
other section or sections, or part of a section or paragraph of
this chapter.

EFFECT ON OTHER LEGISLATION

This chapter is intended to supplement and not replace any
other statute, ordinance or other law regulating the subject to
which it is addressed.

SEVERABILITY

In the event that any portion of this chapter should be
declared to be invalid or void, it shall not effect the validity
of any of the remaining.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This chapter shall become effective May 1, 1996.

Article 33: To see what sums of money the town will vote to
raise and appropriate for the expense of the general government
for the protection of persons and property, for health and
sanitation, for highways and bridges, for the support of the town
poor and for all necessary expenditures for the ensuing year.



Article 34: To transact all other legal business that may-
come before this meeting.



Given under our hands and seal^ this 26th\j±3cy^^ February,
in the year of our Lord One Thousana\Nine Hunxir^d ai^d Ninety- six.



BOARD OF SELECTMEN



Burwell E. Pike, Chairman
^sa H. Knbwl'es, Jr. ^^^




A true copy of warrant - Attest :




BOARD



Burwell E. Pike, Cha

OF SELECTMEN (JjM;)^/^ ^K/Y^fi^J^

Asa H. Knowles, Jr





Oliver L. Cartep^ Jr.



We hereby certify that we gave notice to the inhabitants,
within named, to meet at the time and place and for the purpose
within named, by posting an attested copy of the within Warrant
at the place of meeting within nameji^ — aHtd— a.like attested copy at
the post office and town hall, beirtg public places in said town
on the 26th day of Febru3rXx__JL996 .

""♦ ><— ^ f\^



BOARD OF SELECTMEN



Burwell E. Pike, Chairman
A^a H. Knowles, Jr. ^



Oliver L. Carter/; Jr




STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE



February 26, 19 96



Personally appeared the above named Selectmen of the Town of
Seabrook and swore that the above was true to the best of their
knowledge and belief.

Before me,



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Justi(z6-of the Peace/Not_^y Public



STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

MUNICIPAL SERVICES DIVISION

P.O. Box 1122

Concord, NH 03302-1122

(603)271-3397



BUDGET FORM FOR TOWNS WHICH HAVE ADOPTED THE
PROVISIONS OF RSA 32:14 THROUGH 24




BUDGET OF THE TOWN



OF



SEABROOK



N.H,



Appropriations and Estimates of Revenue for the Ensuing Year January 1, 19 96 to December 31, 19 96 or for Fiscal Year
From 19 to 19

IMPORTANT: Please read RSA 32:5 applicable to all municipalities.

1. Use this form to list the entire budget in the appropriate recommended or not recommended area.
This means the operating budget and all special and individual warrant articles must be posted.

2. Hold at least one public hearing on this budget.

3. When completed, a copy of the budget must be posted with the warrant. Another copy must be placed on file
with the town clerk, and a copy sent to the Department of Revenue Administration at the address above.



THIS BUDGET SHALL BE POSTED WITH THE TOWN WARRANT

RSA 31:95 and 32:5




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