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years. The selectmen and the budget committee recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 896 NO 869

Article 35: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Eight Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty ($8,980.00)
Dollars for the purpose of installing beach boardwalks on four (4)
town rights-of-way. This will be a non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7,
VI and shall not lapse until the work is completed or in two (2)
years. The selectmen and the budget committee recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 1026 NO 779

Article 36: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Twenty-two Thousand ($22,000.00) Dollars for
the construction of a public bathroom facility to be located on town
property near the Route lA parking lot. This will be a non-lapsing
account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not lapse until the bathroom
facility is constructed or in two (2) years. The selectmen and the
budget committee recommend this appropriation. (Majority vote
required. )

YES 951 NO 848

Article 37: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Forty-seven Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty-two
($47,922.00) for the purpose of rebuilding and paving Cross Beach
Road. The work will consist of re-grading, adding gravel and paving.
This will be a non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not
lapse until the work is completed or in two (2) years. The selectmen

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and the budget committee recommend this appropriation. (Majority vote
required . )

YES 766 NO 1016

Article 38: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Fourteen Thousand Five Hundred ($14,500.00)
Dollars to repair, resurface and reline one-half (1/2) of the existing
parking lot areas at the Seabrook Community Center. This will be a
non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not lapse until the
repairing, resurfacing and relining project is completed or in two (2)
years. The selectmen and the budget committee recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 891 NO 868

Article 39: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Six Thousand Five Hundred ($6,500.00) Dollars
for the purpose of purchasing one thousand (1,000) feet of three (3")
inch fire hose and one thousand (1,000) feet of one and three-quarter
(1 3/4") inch fire hose for the fire department. This will be a non-
lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not lapse until the fire

hose is purchased or in two (2) years. The selectmen and the
budget committee recommend this appropriation. (Majority vote
required. )

YES 1390 NO 381

Article 40: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Twenty-six Thousand Two Hundred ($26,200.00)
Dollars for the purpose of purchasing and equipping a 3/4 ton utility
truck for the water department, and to trade or sell a 1989, 3/4 ton
Dodge utility truck with 110,000 mileage. This will be a non-lapsing
account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not lapse until the utility truck
is purchased and equipped or in two (2) years. The selectmen and the
budget committee recommend this appropriation. (Majority vote
required) .

YES 849 NO 874



Article 41: On petition of Robert A. Stankatis and thirty-three
(33) other legal voters of the town: "To see if the town will vote to
raise and appropriate the sum of Eleven Thousand Five Hundred
($11,500.00) Dollars for a multi-use tractor to be used at all town
owned property for sweeping, snow removal and lawn mowing." The
selectmen and the budget committee do not recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 355 NO 1346

Article 42: On petition of Mark Preston and forty-nine (49)
other legal voters of the town: "Shall the provisions for voting by

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official ballot on all issues before the Town of Seabrook under RSA
40:13 be limited to election of officers and certain other questions?"
(Three-fifths (3/5) vote required.)

YES 404 NO 1309

Article 43: On petition of Norman H. Brown and seventy-two (72)
other legal voters of the town: "To see if the town will vote to
raise and appropriate the sum of Forty-seven Thousand Six Hundred
Eight ($47,608.00) Dollars for the purpose of purchasing new, user-
friendly Windows-based library management software (circulation, card
catalog and cataloging) to replace the outdated DOS-based software,
and the hardware necessary to operate the system at the Seabrook
Library. This will be a non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and
shall not lapse until the items are purchased and installed or in five
years." The selectmen and the budget committee do not recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 573 NO 1208

Article 44: On petition of Norman H. Brown and seventy-one (71)
other legal voters of the town: "To see if the town will vote to
raise and appropriate the sum of Twelve Thousand ($12,000.00) Dollars
to upgrade the existing computers and purchase new computers at the
Seabrook Library in order to increase public access. This will be a
non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not lapse until the
equipment is purchased and installed or in five (5) years." The
selectmen and the budget committee do not recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 643 NO 1131

Article 45: On petition of Norman H. Brown and sixty-four (64)
other legal voters of the town: "To see if the town will vote to
raise and appropriate the sum of Nineteen Thousand Five Hundred and
Seventy-eight ($19,578) Dollars for the purpose of correcting acoustic
problems in the meeting room of the Seabrook Library. This will be a
non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not lapse until the
proper corrective measures are taken or in five (5) years." The
selectmen and the budget committee do not recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 366 NO 1404

Article 46: On petition of James I. Fuller and forty-three (43)
other legal voters of the town: "To see if the town will vote to
raise and appropriate the sum of two thousand ($2,000) dollars for the
purpose to support the health services offered by Seacoast Health Net
to the uninsured, working families who are residents of the town.
This will be a non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not
lapse until the contribution is completed or in two (2) years. The
selectmen and the budget committee recommend this appropriation.
(Majority vote required.)

YES 1269 NO 513
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RECOUNT OF SELECTMEN'S RACE AND ARTICLES 4 , 6, 8 , 13, 31&32

SELECTMEN'S MEETING ROOM

MARCH 18, 1999

9:00 A.M.



BOARD OF RECOUNT: MODERATOR PAUL M. KELLEY

ASST. MODERATOR JAMES I. FULLER



SELECTMEN OLIVER CARTER JR.
BURWELL E. PIKE

TOWN CLERK BONNIE L. FOWLER



RECOUNT CALLED TO ORDER BY MODERATOR PAUL M. KELLEY AT
9:00AM. THE MODERATOR PASSED OUT HIS RULES FOR THE
PROCEDURE OF THE RECOUNT TO ALL PRESENT AT THIS TIME.

MODERATOR PAUL KELLEY APPOINTED JAMES I. FULLER AS
ASSISTANT MODERATOR AND WAS SWORN IN BY TOWN CLERK
BONNIE L. FOWLER

ELIZABETH THIBODEAU, ASA KNOWLES JR., AND OLIVER CARTER JR.
WANTED IT NOTED FOR THE RECORD THAT THEY WERE NOT SATISFIED
WITH HOW THE BALLOTS WERE SEALED IN THE BOXES AND THAT SOME
OF THE BALLOT BOXES WERE NOT SIGNED BY THE SELECTMEN. THREE
BALLOT BOXES HAD NO SIGNATURES AND ONE UNCAST BALLOT BOX
ONLY HAD MODERATOR CARROLL B. PINEO AND TOWN CLERK BONNIE
L. FOWLER'S SIGNATURES.

ASA KNOWLES JR. SAID HE WANTS TO SEE THE SAME NUMBER OF BALLOTS
WRITTEN ON TOP OF THE BALLOT BOXES TO BE COUNTED AND MATCH THE
CONTENTS.

SELECTMEN'S RACE RECOUNT WAS REQUESTED BY KAREN KNIGHT.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS WILL BE COUNTED FIRST.

BALLOTS WERE UNSEALED AND COUNTED BY THE BOARD OF RECOUNT.

ELEVEN BOXES OF BLANK SCHOOL AND TOWN BALLOTS WERE INSPECTED
BY THE BOARD OF RECOUNT.

RESULTS OF SELECTMEN'S RACE

ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

MAXIE D. BROWN 199 2 06

KAREN KNIGHT 447 465



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ASA H. KNOWLES JR. 462 479

MYRNA KNOWLES SARGENT 95 9 9

PHILIP R. STOCKBRIDGE 310 320

ELIZABETH A. THIBODEAU 421 435

ARTICLE 4 RESULTS
ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

NO 829 YES 1006 NO 830 YES 1025

ARTICLE 6 RESULTS
ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

NO 813 YES 926 NO 828 YES 938

ARTICLE 8 RESULTS
ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

NO 906 YES 878 NO 913 YES 905

ARTICLE 13 RESULTS
ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

NO 977 YES 867 NO 1012 YES 860

ARTICLE 31 RESULTS
ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

NO 883 YES 894 NO 912 YES 925

ARTICLE 32 RESULTS
ELECTION RESULTS RECOUNT RESULTS

NO 885 YES 906 NO 916 YES 920



ASA H. KNOWLES JR. DECLARED WINNER OF SELECTMEN'S RACE
BY MODERATOR PAUL M. KELLEY AND SWORN IN BY TOWN CLERK
BONNIE L. FOWLER.

ALL RESULTS TO ARTICLES RECOUNTED GIVEN BY MODERATOR
PAUL M. KELLEY.



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BALLOTS WERE RESEALED BY MODERATOR PAUL M. KELLEY
AND ASSISTANT MODERATOR JAMES I. FULLER.

MEETING ADJOURNED AT 4:00pm.



ELECTION WORKERS



MARGARET CAMPANELLA
DIANE EATON
ANDREW GOSNELL
PHILA STURGIS



MARIA DEMARCO
JAMES I . FULLER
CAROL HEBERT
ELIZABETH THIBODEAU




John Logan Post, G.A.R. Band, later Coronet Band.



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BOARD OF SELECTMEN/TOWN MANAGER - ANNUAL REPORT 1999

We are pleased to be able to provide you with the following
report summarizing the events and activities of 1999.

The legislature in 1999 voted to initiate a $6.60 per thousand
statewide school property tax due to the Claremont Supreme Court
decision. This had a disastrous impact on Seabrook, increasing our
tax rate to $15.27 with the statewide tax accounting for over 70% of
this increase. We have supported the lawsuit filed by the City of
Portsmouth and been involved with the coalition towns to change this
tax. We are looking at all aspects of this new law and plan to take
action on both a political and legal level. The statewide property
tax legislature expires in January 2002, and we need to ensure that
new legislation treats all communities equally.

The sewer construction project is 99.9% complete with less than
20 services to be installed, with approximately 400 septic tanks to
be pumped and filled along with the final clean up. This project was
successfully completed due to the dedication of our staff that
coordinated the main line installation along with individual
services. The sewer project has been the final component of our
infrastructure development, improving our economy and environment.
The project has already had an impact on our growth in both
residential and commercial development and will continue to provide
further opportunity for improvement in our tax base.

In 1999, we successfully applied for a grant through the New
Hampshire Office of State Planning, which will allow for construction
of bathroom facilities and landscaping at our Route 1-A beach parking
area. This will eliminate the portable toilets and provide sanitary
facilities for our residents while using our beach area.

Commercial and industrial growth is still expanding and work has
been completed this year on Applebee's, AutoZone, Taco Bell, Sullivan
Tire, North South Motor Car, and Martin International. Staples
Office Supply, Irving Oil, Waterline Industries, Xaloy, and a mini-
mall are some of the industrial buildings that have received approval
and are in the process of starting construction. A proposal for a
movie theater is still in the planning stages and several large
companies have expressed a desire to locate in town.

The harbor dredging issue is still on going with legislation
pending to pay for a study necessary for a new permit. The present
permit from the 1950s doesn't take into consideration the changes
that have occurred in the harbor. We will continue to pursue this
new permit to protect our clam-flats and to provide for safe travel
throughout the harbor along with sufficient clearance in our mooring
areas .



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The board would like to encourage your participation in
Seabrook' s government. This can be accomplished by serving as a
volunteer on town committees or boards, or attending meetings and
providing your input on how you would like to see your government
work. The office of the selectmen and town manager is here to serve
Please let us know how we can improve our service.



Board of Selectmen



Respectfully submitted,

Burwell E. Pike, Chairman
Oliver L. Carter, Jr.
Asa H. Knowles, Jr.

E. Russell Bailey, Town Manager



SEWER PROJECT - 1999

The Sewer Project culminated an ambitious seven-year
construction period with the connection of final homes and commercial
buildings. This project completed the mission of providing municipal
sewer to all 3500 properties at a cost of $57 million. Highlights of
the project include construction of a new treatment plant, eighteen
pumping stations and 62 miles of sewer mains. Work was also
completed to upgrade drainage systems and road infrastructure through
the entire Town.

The year 2000 schedule includes the retirement of existing
septic tanks for the remaining properties with inaccessible tank
locations or special circumstances. The records of the Project will
also be prepared for storage into a Graphical Information System
(CIS).

I would like to take this opportunity to recognize the
consistent effort of the clerical staff and construction crews over
the past seven years. Many of these employees have been returned to
other Town departments as the Sewer project has reached its
conclusion .

Respectfully submitted,

Michael Fowler
Project Manager



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PROPERTY OWNED BY THE TOWN
WHICH WAS ACQUIRED THROUGH TAX COLLECTOR'S DEED



TAXES TO;



DESCRIPTION;



Anderson, A.J.
Bagley, Effie

Beckman, Hiram G.
Brewster, Charles hrs
Brown, Lowell
Charles, Thomas est
Chase, Charles P. hrs
Chase, George hrs



Chase, Josiah hrs
Chase, J. Smith hrs
Chase, Mary J.

Clark, Walter
Comley, Joseph hrs
Connor, Ellen est

Dagget, Phillip or Phyllis

Delong, Joseph

Dow, Albert hrs

Dow, William hrs

Eaton, Clarence

Eaton

Eaton, Seneca hrs

Evans, Harry



Evans, Jerome hrs

Felch, George E hrs
Felch, Myron B hrs



4.5 acres of marsh land

1 acre of Fowler Marsh
Land

Cross Beach

7 acres of Tilton Land
Land off Railroad Ave
Eaton Land

2 acres of marsh land
1/3 interest in the
following properties:
1 acre of Chase Land

4 acres Chase & Pike

Land, 1 acre of Felch

Stump Land, 3 acres

of Eaton Homestead,

3.5 acres Dow's Island

Twombley Land

Flats

Gove land

3.5 acres of marsh land

Maplot# 26-36-0

Parcel of Land

7 acres of marsh land

3.5 acres Stump & Wood

Land

Land on River St

4.5 acres of marsh land

Marsh land

1 acre of marsh land

Land on Rte 28 6

Land off South Main St

.5 acre off Blackwater

River

9 acres of marsh land

10 acres of marsh land
4 acres of marsh land
Evans stump & pond

(woodland)

1 . 5 acre of marsh land
.75 acre of marsh land
Walton Rd ext, .5 acre
marsh land off Mill
Creek, 3 acres marsh
land off Black Water
River & Martin
Slough Creek Maplot#
26-51-0, 26-52-0,
26-53-0



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Town Acquired Land - Continued



Flannagan, Albert
Fogg, Newell & Harriett
Fowler, Wilard est
Goodall, Dr E.B.

Gove, Benjamin, hrs

Gove, Edward N & Sylvia C



Gynan, Andrew hrs



Gynan, Herbert hrs
Hodgekins, Julie



Janvrin, Charles hrs

Janvrin, John
Joy, Benjamin
Knowles, Wallace hrs
Lamprey, Chyarles W.A. hrs
Larnard, Dennis



Locke, George hrs
Merrill, Albert
Moody, John
Morrill, Walter hrs
Pearson, Edmund

Perkins, Charles hrs

Perkins, Ed hrs
Pike, George D. hrs

Rowell, Charles hrs

Sanborn, Theophilus Jr ,



Shattler, Berry

Short, Ruby
Sibley, Susan hrs



Lot 52 Seabrook Beach

Stump land

Marsh land

5 acres of Perkins

Woodland

3 acres of Gove marsh

land

1/8 acre of Walton

Flatts, 1/2 acre of

Gove Flatts Maplot#

26-60-0

8 acres of Beckman wood

land, 3.5 acres of rock

marsh

Land on River Street

7 acres of Collins

woodland, 4.5 acres

sprout land

2.5 acres of Joy marsh,

2 acres of flats
Land off Rte 286
Folly Mill Woods lots
Marsh land

1.5 Tract land

7 acres of Collins Wood
land, 4.5 acres of
sprout land

.5 acre of stump land

3 acres of tract land

. 5 acre of marsh land
12 acres of marsh land
Land south side of
Rocks Rd

5.7 acres off South
Main St

4 acres of marsh land
4 acres of Gove marsh
land

12 acres of Cross Beach
Land

8 acres
marshland 26-73-0,

6 acres of marshland

27-74-0, 4 acres of

marshland 26-75-0,

10 acres of marshland

26-76-0

2 acres of marsh land,

4 acres of marsh land

9 pieces of land

3-2 acres of marsh land



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Town Acquired Land - Continued



Smith, Emily



Smith, Jacob hrs
Smith, James hrs



Smith, Madeline



Steven, Elbridge
Stratham, Hardward
Sullivan, Charles
Tilton, Joseph hrs
Thurlow, Ethel



Towle, Howard



Unknown Owner

Walton, George estate of

Walton, John N hrs

Walton, Theresa estate of

Walton, William H estate of

Willey

Weare, George O
Wright, Brenda hrs



1 acre of Joy wood
land, 1.5 acre of
Lock Tillage, 3 acres
Gillis Land, Roak Land,
.5 acre of Cross Land

1 acre of Boynton Land
.5 acre of wood land,

2 acres Dow land, 1/4
acre stump land

4 acres of Smith Stump
Land, B. Chase land,
2.5 acres Pettengill
Stump Land, 1.5 acres
of tillage land
Marsh & Spreading Place
Wood land

.75 acre of land
4 acres of marsh land

3 acres of Dow Wood
land, .5 acre of marsh
land, 2.5 acres of
marsh land

2.5 acres of marsh

land, 4 pieces of

Tilton marsh land

totalling 4 acres

Land on Rte 286 next to

the Lamott Property

Land

Marsh land

Marsh land

Marsh land & Philbrick

land

Land off Main St behind

F. Eaton's Property

Marsh land

Land and Mobile home

located at 516

Lafayette Rd

MapLot# 8-98-0



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LAND WHICH THE TOWN PURCHASED



Brown Memorial Library Lafayette Rd

Chase Homestead Lafayette Rd

Chase. Thomas & Eaton Anne heirs

Crovetti Well Field True Road

Downs. Helen & Ruhp Grace & Nancy Maplot# 6-037-000

Eaton. Clinton heirs

Eaton. Mavis

Eaton, R.C.V. estate of

Felch, Sadie heirs

Fogg-Pineo Well Field Mill Lane

Goodwin. Fannie heirs

Johnson Cemetary maplot# 004-001-001

Meeting House Land

North Atlantic Energy Corp Rocks Road

Old New Boston Rd land

Peters, Christopher

Police Station land Centennial St

Randall, Anthony Jr & Edith off Centennial St

Riley Well Fields Ledge/Blacksnake Rd

Rock Well Fields Rte 107

Sand Dunes East of Atlantic Ave

Sand Dunes West of Ocean Blvd

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 15-103-000

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 1 5- 1 03- 1 00

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 15-103-200

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 15-103-300

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 15-103-400

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 15-103-500

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 17-103-000

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 17-103-006

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 17-103-007

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 17-103-008

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 17-103-009

Seabrook Shores Estates Inc. maplot# 17-103-010

Town Hall land Lafayette Rd

Transfer Station land on Rocks Rd

Tri Town Realty Trust maplot# 001-002-000

Van Deusen, Diana 3 1 Worthley Ave

Violette, Thomas & Souther, Mary Wrights Island



0.57


acre


11.70


acres


2.00


acres


17.70


acres


0.09


acre


4.00


acres


0.54


acre


LOO


acre+-


1.70


acres


17.30


acres


6.00


acres


1,100


sqft


3.10


acres


1.892


acre


24.00


acres


9.685


acres


10.50


acres


0.38


acre


28.60


acres


112.7C


I acres


19.00


acres


56.00


acres


4.287


acres


0.710


acre


0.728


acre


0.782


acre


0.825


acre


0.939


acre


17.720 acres


0.476


acre


0.417


acre


0.408


acre


1.191


acres


1.7535 acres


1.70


acres


3.50


acres


5.6


acres


0.75


acre


0.538


acre



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ASSESSING DEPARTMENT - TOWN REPORT 1999



SEABROOK VALUATION TRENDS

1999 real estate sales indicated that the Seabrook market continued to rise as it has
throughout the late 1990's. Seabrook's markets have been affected by the improving
economy and low unemployment rate throughout southern New Hampshire, low property
tax rates and increases in new property development as a result of the sewage installation.

STATE PROPERTY TAX

The state has instituted a state property tax that increased an average Seabrook taxpayer's
taxes by over 70%. The state also created an Education Property Tax Hardship Relief
program, which pays a refund to any taxpayer that qualifies, based on income, ownership,
and location of primary residence.

PROPERTY RE- VALUATION

The town has hired VISION Appraisal Technology to re-value all taxable and non-
taxable property, with the exception of all public utility property, for the 2001 tax year.
Work on the project will be commencing in April 2000. The project will be completed
no later than August 2001.

1998 SUMMARY OF VALUATION

LAND $ 253,951,400

BUILDINGS 2.726,655,150

MOBILE HOMES 47,751,250

TOTAL VALUATION BEFORE EXEMPTIONS $3,028,357,800

BLIND EXEMPTION $ 210,000

ELDERLY EXEMPTION 4,850,000

DISABLED EXEMPTION 140,000

WATER/AIR POLLUTION CONTROL EXEMPTION 370,755.800

LESS TOTAL EXEMPTIONS ( 375,955,800)

TOTAL VALUATION AFTER ALLOWED EXEMPTIONS $2,652,402,000



Respectfully submitted,

Scott W. Bartlett, CNHA, NHCG

Town Appraiser/Assessor



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GOVERNMENT
Municipal
County
Local School
State Education
Total Tax Rate
Beach Precinct
Beach Tax Rate



1999 - TAX RATE

APPROPRIATION

$15,396,185
$ 2,645,825
$ 5,936,286
$ 3,692,392

$ 16,907



TAX PER $1.000
$ 5.80 = 38%
$ 1.00 = 6%

$ 2.24 = 15%
$ 6.23 = 41%
$15.27
$ 0.10
$15.37



41.0% /



1999 -Tax Rate




15.0%



38.0%



6.0%



M Municipal
n County
Local School
: State Ed.



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CEMETERY RESTORATION COMMITTEE REPORT - 1999



1998




Wildwood Ceme-tery - South Main Street

There were 4,000 monuments and markers cleaned and 2,000
repaired.

Methodist Cemetery - Route 1

There were 2,000 monuments and markers cleaned and 200 repaired.

Gove Cemetery - Route 1

All markers and monuments were cleaned, repaired and reset.
There were three new granite posts installed and a new chain was put
in around the lot.

Elmwood Cemetery - Route 1

A few gravestones were repaired.

1999 (as of 09-09)



Hillside Cemetery - Route 1

Repaired numerous monuments and markers. Also were in and out of
all town cemeteries doing small repair jobs.

Respectfully submitted.



Members



George Dow, Chairman
Clyde Brown, Vice Chairman
Dorothy Fitzgerald, Secretary



Roger Syphers, Associate Member



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SeaJorook Housing Authority - Annual Town Report 1999



The residents of the Town of Seabrook created the Seabrook
Housing Authority during the early 1980' s to help meet the housing
needs of our senior population. By law, the Board of Selectmen
appoints five members for staggered five-year terms.

The highlight of activity for the Housing Authority this year
was the beginning of construction of a second building. This will
provide an additional forty units of comfortable, affordable and
safe residences for our senior citizens.

This new construction, like the first unit, will be
approximately 100 square feel LARGER than that allowed if we used
federal funds. Because Seabrook citizens funded this building with
our own money, it has meant more amenities so that our residents can
live with dignity and safety. Some of the items included are:
security system, well water using underground sprinkler system, vinyl
tilt windows, emergency call systems with tie-in to the Seabrook Fire
and Ambulance Department, all outside doors electrically operated.

We are excited about seeing it completed and having an ^open
house' so that all the residents in Seabrook may see what they
purchases with the hard earned money. We anticipate holding an open
house in early April 2000. We anticipate 100% occupancy based on
current applications for apartments.

We have promised to be good stewards of your money and make sure
that each building operates in the black, and that we will never have
to come back and ask for money to sustain a unit. Our rental
requirements, while allowing for many low-income residents also
require some higher end rental units. (All units regardless of income
have the same amenities) . This allows us to build a capital reserve
account for extraordinary repairs and general upkeep.

The audited financial statements of the Seabrook Housing

Authority are filed annually with the Board of Selectman and the Town


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