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ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE

TOWN OF SEABROOK

NEW HAMPSHIRE
2003




For the year ending December 31^^
As compiled by the Town Officers



TOWN HALL OFFICE HOURS & TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Monday - Friday

OFFICE HOURS TELEPHONE#

Selectmen 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. 474-3311

Town Manager 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. 474-3252

Town Clerk 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-3152

1: 00 p.m. - 4 : 00 p.m.

Tax Office 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-9881

1:00 p.m. - 4 :00 p.m.

Treasurer 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-8027

(Monday - Thursday) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Payroll Office 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-8025

1: 00 p.m. - 4 : 00 p.m.

Assessing 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-2966

1: 00 p.m. - 4 : 00 p.m.

Building & Health 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-3871

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Beach Building Insp. 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 474-7029
(Beach Precinct Building) Tuesdays & Thursdays

Projects Office 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-5601

1: 00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Welfare Office 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-8931

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Sewer Office 7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 474-8030

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.



FRONT COVER PICTURE

SUBMITTED AND DRAWN BY

JERRY W. DOW, JR. - 7™ GRADE






ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE
TOWN OF SEABROOK

NEW HAMPSHIRE

For the Year Ending December 31°

2003



As Compiled by the Town Officers



IN MEMORIUM



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Lydia M. (Weare) Gould

November 5, 1914 - November 14, 2003

Lydia, was the daughter of Everett A. and Nancy E. (Woodburn)
Weare. She was born on November 4, 1914 in Seabrook. She was a 1933
graduate of Amesbury High School. Lydia was married to Bill Gould
with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. Together they had 3
daughters, 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was a
member of the Federated Church of Seabrook. Lydia made her life in
Seabrook and worked for the town for 17 years as the town treasurer.
She also was a librarian for the Brown Memorial Library and worked at
the Department of Public works as the clerk. She was also very
active in many of the boards and politics within the Town of
Seabrook. She was past president of the Seabrook PTA and a member of
the former Goodwill Grange of Seabrook. Lydia and her husband also
owned and operated the Backporch Antiques where they bought and sold
many treasures. Lydia is remembered and missed by all in the town.



IN MEMORIUM




Simeon H. Brown

August 11, 1916 - October 8, 2003

Simeon, was the son of Simeon J. Brown and Flora (Perkins)
Brown. He was born on August 11, 1916 in Seabrook. He attended the
Dearborn Academy, Amesbury High School, and the University of N.H.
Simeon was married to Grace I. Brown for 63 wonderful years.
Together they had 7 children, 21 grandchildren and 22 great-
grandchildren. He was proud to have served his country in the Navy
aboard the USS James McCosh and USS William Few from 1942-1945 during
World War II. He served as a lifetime member of the Seabrook
Firemen's Association, Raymond E. Walton, Post #70 and a member of
the N.H. Police Chiefs Association.

Simeon better known as "Shaggy" comes from a long line of public
servants in Seabrook. His family still continues his legacy today.
Shaggy served on the Seabrook Police Department as a police officer
for 30 years. He proudly held the rank of Chief of Police. He held
the elected position of Constable which his father held and his son
Thomas still does. Shaggy served on the Seabrook Fire Department as
a fireman. His son Jerry held the rank of fire chief, son Maxie was
the deputy fire chief and son Irving was a firemen for 23 years. His
grandson Jeff still carries on the legacy as the present Seabrook
fire chief. He retired as a foreman from the Bailey Company of
Seabrook and from the Seabrook Yankee Greyhound track.

Shaggy loved the Town of Seabrook and the residents. He enjoyed
making his frequent visits to friends and family. Shag enjoyed
delivering baked goods to the firemen baked by his loving wife. He
had a great passion for baseball. He showed this through the years
by playing for the Seabrook team and volunteering his time coaching
baseball for the children of Seabrook. Shaggy was a giving, loving
person who always carried a smile. He enjoyed life to the fullest.
He was loved by many and is missed by all.



IN MEMORIUM




James E . Curley Jr .
August 28, 1934 - October 26, 2003



James, was the son of James E. and Laura (Francouer) Curley. He
was born on August 28, 1934 in Newburyport . James resided in
Seabrook for 46 years. He attended the Immaculate Conception School
and Newburyport High School. James was married to Elaine (Eaton)
Curley. Together they had 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren. James
worked many years for the former K.J. Quinn Co. now Morton
Industries. James also served as an officer for the Seabrook Police
department where he held the rank of Sargent. James also served in
the Army and was stationed in Germany during the late 1950' s. James
will be missed by all.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Assessing Department 27-28

Audit 87-96

Beach Village District 45

Board of Adjustment 28

Boards and Committees Schedule Inside Back Cover

Budget Committee 3 8

Budget Proposal for 2004 Center Insert

Building Inspector (CEO) 36

Cable Television 22 Committee 40

Capital Improvement Program 2004-2009 34-35

Cemetery Restoration Committee 31-32

Conservation Commission 46-47

Emergency Management 31

Fire Department 50

Health Department 37

Housing Authority 3 9

Land Purchased by the Town 2 3

Library Report & Financial Report 54-55

Municipal Telephones Inside Back Cover

Payroll 80-86

Planning Board 3 3

Police Department 48-49

Property Acquired by Tax Collector's Deed 20-22

Public Works Department 41-43

Recreation Commission 51-53

Scheduled Meetings Inside Back Cover

Scholarship Funds Committee 3 9

Sewer Dept . Summary of Receipts & Expenditures 79

Statement of Appropriations & Expenditures 63

Statement of Payments 64-77

Streetlight Committee 38

Summary of Valuation 28

Tax Collector 57-59

Tax Rate Summary 2 6

Town Clerk Statements of Accounts 56

Town Election Results (Annual) 7-19

Town Manager 24-25

Town Meeting Minutes (First & Second Sessions) 5-6

Town Office Hours Inside Front Cover

Town Officials 1-4

Treasurer' s Report 60-62

Trust Funds 97

Vital Statistics (Births, Deaths, Marriages) 98-104

Warrant - 2004 Center Insert

Water and Sewer Advisory Committee 43-44

Water and Sewer Department 2 9-30

Water Department Statement of Receipts & Appropriations 78

Welfare Department 40



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TOWN OF SEABROOK

TOWN OFFICIALS - 2003
OFFICIALS - APPOINTED

Town Manager

Frederick W. Welch

Police Chief

William D. Baker

Building Inspector/Health Officer

Paul Garand, CEO

Emergency Management Director

Joseph Titone

Welfare Agent

Kerri J. Bagley

Water and Sewer Superintendent

Warner B. Knowles

Department of Public Works

John M. Starkey

Appraiser

Scott Bartlett

Recreation Director

Sandra L. Beaudoin

OFFICIALS - ELECTED /APPOINTED

Representative to General Court Two Year Term

William McCann Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Benjamin Moore Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Richard W. Morris Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

E. Albert Weare Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Selectmen and Assessors Three Year Term

Karen E. Knight Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Asa H. Knowles, Jr Expiration Date .. 2005 .. Elected

Oliver L. Carter, Jr Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Tax Collector Three Year Term

Lillian Knowles Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Town Clerk Three Year Term

Bonnie Lou Fowler Expiration Date .. 2005 .. Elected

Treasurer Three Year Term

Carol E. Perkins Expiration Date .. 2005 .. Elected



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.Elected




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.Elected




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.Elected




2005.


.Elected




2004.


.Elected





Fire Chief

Jeffrey M. Brown Appointed

Constables One Year Term

Thomas S. Brown Expiration Date .. 2003 .. Elected

Edward Cerasi Expiration Date .. 2003 .. Elected

John L. Randall Expiration Date .. 2003 .. Elected

Trustee of Trust Funds Three Year Term

Janet C. Dow Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Gary K. Fowler .Expiration Date .. 2005 .. Elected

Bruce G. Brown Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Moderator Two Year Term

Paul M. Kelley Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Virginia L. Small, Assistant Moderator Appointed

Members of the Planning Board Three Year Term

Susan E. Foote Expiration Date.

Peter J. Evans Expiration Date.

William A. Knowles Expiration Date.

Robert Brown (Chairman) Expiration Date.

G. Keith Fowler Expiration Date.

Mark Preston Expiration Date.

Michael J. Cawley (Alternate) Appointed

William E. Cox (Alternate) . Appointed

Richard Dodge (Alternate) Appointed

Emily A. Sanborn. (Secretary) Resigned

Karen Knight Selectmen's Representative

Members of the Budget Committee Three Year Term

Peter A. Fowler Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Jason A. Janvrin Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Linwood Norton Expiration Date .. 2005 . .Appointed

Paula Wood (Chairman) Expiration Date 2005 .. Elected

Richard Cooper Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Robert Marcello (Vice Chairman) . . Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Oliver Carter Jr., Selectmen's Representative

Karen E. Knight, Selectmen's Representative

Michele Knowles, School Board's Representative

Richard Maguire, Beach Precinct's Representative

Joanne Page (Secretary) Appointed

Board of Adjustments Three Year Term

Robert Lebold Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Lucille J. Moulton Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Henry Theriault Expiration Date. 2004 . .Appointed

Howard Page III Expiration Date.. 2004. Appointed

Peter A. Fowler Expiration Date.. 2006 .Appointed

William Cox Expiration Date .. 2004 . .Appointed

Joanne Page (Secretary) Appointed



Park Commissioners Three Year Term

Ralph D. Marshall Expiration Date .. 2003 .. Elected

Adam F. Brown Expiration Date .. 2005 .. Elected

Rosemary H. Fowler Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Supervisors of Check List Six Year Term

Gary K. Fowler Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Bruce G. Brown Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Richard Fowler Expiration Date .. 2008 .. Elected

Trustees of Library Three Year Term

Elizabeth A. Thibodeau Expiration Date .. 2006 .. Elected

Norman H. Brown Expiration Date .. 2005 .. Elected

Paula J. Wood Expiration Date .. 2004 .. Elected

Seabrook Library

Elizabeth Heath, Director Appointed

Joyce Fry, Library Assistant Appointed

Anne Ferreira, Children's Librarian Appointed

Suzanne Weinreich, Librarian Appointed

Sharon Rafferty, Librarian Appointed

Beverly Cunningham, Reference Services. . . Appointed

Anna Nelson. . . , Library Assistant Appointed

Carrie R, Gadbois, Network Services & Assistant Appointed

Maureen Cullen . . Library Assistant Appointed

Conservation Commission

Derek Griggs Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Susan Foote (Chairman) Expiration Date .. 2005 . .Appointed

Jesse S. Fowler Expiration Date .. 2004 . .Appointed

James I. Fuller (Vice Chair) . . .Expiration Date .. 2004 . .Appointed

Michael R. Colin No Expiration Date Appointed

Henry H. Boyd, Jr Alternate Appointed

Citizens Petitioners Advisory Committee

Bruce Brown Appointed

Eric N. Small Appointed

Cable Franchise Committee

Tracy Dow Appointed

Ivan Q. Eaton, Sr Appointed

Recreation Commission

Susan Foote Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Shelly Carter (Member at Large) . .Expiration Date .. 2005 . .Appointed

Vernon Small (Chairman) Expiration Date .. 2005 . .Appointed

Oliver L. Carter, Jr., Selectmen's Representative
Rosemary Fowler, Park Commissioner Representative
Ralph Marshall, Member at large



Fence Viewers

Bruce G. Brown Appointed

Frederick Moulton, Jr Appointed

Warner Knowles Appointed

Street Light Committee

E. Albert Weare Appointed

Marion Kinlock Appointed

Housing Authority

Richard E. Donahue , . .Expiration Date .. 2004 . .Appointed

Oliver W. Fowler Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Patricia O'Keefe Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Paul Kelley Expiration Date .. 2007 . .Appointed

Frederick L. Moulton, Jr Expiration Date.. 2006. Appointed

Highway Safety Committee

Willard Boyle Appointed

E. Albert Weare Appointed

William D. Baker, Police Department Representative
John Starkey, DPW Manager

Scholarship Fund Committee

Janet C. Dow Expiration Date .. 2006 . .Appointed

Arnold Knowles Expiration Date .. 2005 . .Appointed

Vernon R. Small Expiration Date .. 2004 . .Appointed

Seabrook Beach Commissioners

Anita Diamond Elected

Richard Maguire Elected

Thomas Pike Elected

Seabrook Beach Officers

Paul Kelly (Moderator) Elected

Leann Salvi (Treasurer) Elected

Maureen Essigman (Clerk) Elected

Seabrook Beach Board of Adjustment

Ted Xavier Appointed

Claire Pollard Appointed

Henry Therriault (Chairman) Appointed

Patricia Vivenzio Appointed

Ernest Emery (Alternate) Appointed

Zoie Samaras (Alternate) Appointed

Bernard Tay Appointed

Joanne Page (Secretary) Appointed

Community Action (CAP)

Steven Thompson, Area Director

Beach Building Inspector

Stephen Keaney Appointed



TOWN OF SEABROOK

TOWN WARRANT FOR 2003

FIRST PUBLIC SESSION

SEABROOK COMMUNITY CENTER

FEBRUARY 4, 2003



MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY AT 7:00 PM.

MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY INTRODUCED THE HEAD TABLE.

PRESENT WERE MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY, ACTING TOWN MANAGER, JOSEPH
TITONE, SELECTMEN, ASA H. KNOWLES JR, OLIVER L. CARTER JR.,
SELECTPERSON, KAREN KNIGHT, TOWN CLERK, BONNIE LOU FOWLER, AND TOWN
ATTORNEY, JOHN SIMMONS.

MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY, ASKED RICHARD P. MAGUIRE TO LEAD THE
SALUTE TO THE FLAG.

MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY, STATED THAT AT THIS TIME THERE WAS NOT A
QUORUM PRESENT, THEREFORE, HE WOULD READ ALL ARTICLES. WE COULD
DISCUSS EACH ARTICLE BUT NO CHANGES COULD BE MADE.

THE SPONSER OF AN ARTICLE WOULD BE ALLOWED TO SPEAK FIRST TO EXPLAIN
THE ARTICLE AND THEN THE ARTICLE WOULD BE OPEN FOR DISCUSSION.

MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY, MOTIONED TO ADJOURN THIS MEETING AT 10:20
PM., SECOND BY TOWN CLERK, BONNIE LOU FOWLER.

MEETING ADJOURNED.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

BONNIE LOU FOWLER

SEABROOK TOWN CLERK



TOWN OF SEABROOK

TOWN ELECTION

MARCH 11, 2003

SEABROOK COMMUNITY CENTER



MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY AT
7:00 AM.

MOTION TO DISPENSE READING OF THE WARRANT IN ITS ENTIRETY
BY ELIZABETH THIBODEAU. SECONDED BY BONNIE LOU FOWLER.

MOTION TO OPEN ABSENTEE BALLOTS AT 10:00 AM BY ELIZABETH
THIBODEAU SECONDED BY JUNE E. A. FOWLER.

THE ABSENTEE BALLOTS WERE OPENED AT 10:00 AM. BY ASSISTANT
MODERATOR VIRGINIA L. SMALL AND TOWN CLERK BONNIE LOU
FOWLER.

ONE ABSENTEE BALLOT WAS CHALLENGED.

MOTION TO KEEP POLLS OPEN UNTIL 7:30 PM . BECAUSE OF
INABILITY FOR CITIZENS TO BE ABLE TO PARK THEIR CARS HERE
MADE BY SANDRA STRANGMAN. SECONDED BY JULIE BERGERON.

POLLS DECLARED CLOSED BY MODERATOR, PAUL M. KELLEY AT 7:30
PM.

TOTAL NUMBERS OF VOTERS ON CHEKLISTS 4857

TOTAL NUMBER OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS CAST -275

TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES CAST 2204

ELECTION WORKERS

NELLIE BECKMAN MURIEL MACCARONE

BRUCE BROWN II JULIE BERGERON

VIRGINIA L. SMALL MINABELL BOWDEN

MARGARET A. CAMPANELLA SANDRA STRANGMAN

LOIS LEWIS ANN ROBY

HEATHER BIBAUD JUNE FOWLER

EDITH M FOLLANSBEE SANDRA BROWN
PHILA STURGIS



OFFICIAL BALLOT

ANNUAL TOWN ELECTION

SEABROOK, NEW HAMPSHIRE

MARCH 11, 2003



SELECTMEN & ASSESSOR

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR ONE



TRUSTEE OF THE TRUST FUND

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR ONE



IVAN Q. EATON, SR. 799

JAMES S. EATON 111

KAREN KNIGHT 1106

ZACHARY L. PEEL 111



JANET C. DOW
EVERETT C. STRANGMAN



998
778



TAX COLLECTOR

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR ONE



TRUSTEE OF THE LIBRARY

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR ONE

ELIZABETH A. THIBODEAU 1603



LILLIAN L. KNOWLES



1810



BUDGET COMMITTEE

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR TWO



PETER A. FOWLER
JASON A. JANVRIN



1462
1112



CONSTABLE

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR THREE



THOMAS S. BROWN
EDWARD M. CERASI
JO-ANNE PAGE
JOHN L. RANDALL



1016

1118

870

1029



PLANNING BOARD

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR TWO



PETER J. EVANS
SUSAN E. FOOTE
WILLIAM A. KNOWLES



850

1325

800



PARK COMMISSIONER

THREE YEAR TERM VOTE FOR ONE



WAYNE D. FELCH, JR.
JESSE S. FOWLER
NATHAN E. KNOWLES
SCOTT E. KNOWLES
RALPH D. MARSHALL



578

336

91

82

833



Article 1: To elect by non-partisan ballot: one (1)
Selectman and Assessor for a term of three (3) years; one Tax
Collector for a term of three (3) 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) 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.



Article 2: Shall we vote to raise and appropriate as an
operating budget, not including appropriations by special
warrant articles, the amounts set forth on the budget posted
with the warrant, for the purposes set forth therein, totaling
Twelve Million Eight Hundred Sixty-eight Thousand Four Hundred
Seventy-nine ($12,868,479.00) Dollars? Should this article be
defeated, the operating budget shall be Eleven Million Five
Hundred Twenty-five Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-seven
($11,525,287.00) Dollars, which is the same as last year, with
certain adjustments required by previous action of the town or
by law or the governing body may hold one special meeting, in
accordance with RSA 40:13, X and XVI, to take up the issue of a
revised operating budget only. The selectmen and the budget
committee recommend this appropriation. (Majority vote
required. )

YES 983 NO 931

Article 3: To see if the town will vote to ratify the
financial terms of the collective bargaining agreement reached
on October 25, 2002, between the board of selectmen and the
Seabrook Supervisory Employee's Association, which calls for a
three (3) year agreement. And further, to raise and appropriate
the sum of Sixty-one Thousand Eighty-eight ($61,088.00) Dollars
for the 2003 fiscal year, said sum representing no additional
cost for the contract year 2002. The increased cost for
subsequent years being $32,400.20 (2004) and $33,177.83 (2005).
The selectmen and the budget committee recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 1052 NO 879

Article 4: To see if the town will vote to ratify the
financial terms of the collective bargaining agreement reached
on October 9, 2002, between the board of selectmen and the
Seabrook Police Association, which calls for a three (3) year
agreement. And further, to raise and appropriate the sum of One



Hundred Twenty-six Thousand Five Hundred Forty-one ($126,541.00)
Dollars for the 2003 fiscal year, said sum representing no
additional cost for the contract year 2002. The increased cost
for subsequent years being $51,773.00 (2004) and $52,814.00
(2005). The selectmen and the budget committee recommend this
appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

YES 1026 NO 908

Article 5: To see if the town will vote to ratify the
financial terms of the collective bargaining agreement reached
on December 10, 2002, between the board of selectmen and the
Seabrook Permanent Fire Fighter's Association, which calls for a
three (3) year agreement. And further, to raise and appropriate
the sum of Ninety Thousand Eighty-five ($90,085.00) Dollars for
the 2003 fiscal year, said sum representing no additional cost
for the contract year 2002. The increased cost for subsequent
years being $49,370.00 (2004) and $50,269.00 (2005). The
selectmen and the budget committee recommend this appropriation.
(Majority vote required.)

YES 1141 NO 804

Article 6: 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 .

YES 1390 NO 491

Article 7: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Ninety-one Thousand Five Hundred Sixty-
two ($91,562.00) Dollars for the cost of Seabrook' s contribution
to nineteen (19) human service agencies in the seacoast area. A
breakdown of each human service agency's request follows. This
will be a non-lapsing account per RSA 32:7, VI and shall not
lapse as to each line item until the contributions are completed
or in one (1) year. The selectmen and the budget committee
recommend this appropriation. (Majority vote required.)

Board of Budget
Agency Selectmen Committee
Human Service Agency Request Recommend

A Safe Place $ 4,375 $ 4,375 $4,375

AIDS Response of the Seacoast 2,700 2,700 2,700

American Red Cross 1,250 1,250 1,250



Area Homemaker Home Health

Aide Service

Child & Family Services (Rockingham

Counseling)
Community Diversions
Crossroads
Lamprey Health Care
Retired Senior Volunteers
Richie McFarland Children' s Fund
Rockingham County Adult Tutorial
Rockingham County Community Action
Rockingham County Nutrition Program
Seacoast Big Brothers Big Sisters

Of New Hampshire
Seacoast Healthnet
Seacoast Hospice
Seacoast Mental Health Center
Seacoast Visiting Nurses
Sexual Assault Support Services
(Women's Resource Center)



4,500



1,517



4,500



1,517



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3,


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3,


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2,


160


2,


,160


2,


160


3,


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3,


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3,


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2,


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2,


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1,


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3,


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3,


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3,


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750


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1,


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27,


,429


27,


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27,


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5,


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5,


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5,


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5,700 5,700 5,700

2,000 2,000 2,000

3,000 3,000 3,000

3,795 3,795 3,795

13,277 13,277 13,277



1,517



$91,312 $91,562 $91,562



YES 1604



NO 420



Article 8: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Two Thousand Five Hundred ($2,500.00)
Dollars for the Council on Aging to be used to continue the
transportation program which assists non-driving handicapped
and/or elderly residents of Seabrook. 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 1712



NO 263



Article 9: To see if the town will vote in accordance with
RSA 72:37-b to modify exemptions for the disabled, as follows:
Commencing with the 2003 tax year, shall we modify the existing
exemption for the disabled as follows? The exemption, based on
assessed value, for qualified taxpayers shall be $65,000. To
qualify, the person must have been a New Hampshire resident for
at least 5 years and own and occupy the real estate individually
or jointly, or if the real estate is owned by a spouse, they
must have been married for at least 5 years. In addition, the
taxpayer must have a net income of not more than $20,000 or, if
married, a combined net income of not more than $32,500; and own



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net assets not in excess of $125,000 excluding the value of the
person's residence.

YES 1459 NO 485

Article 10: To see if the town will vote in accordance
with RSA 72:39-b to modify elderly exemptions, as follows:
Commencing with the 2003 tax year, shall we modify the elderly
exemptions from property tax in the town of Seabrook, based on
assessed value, for qualified taxpayers, to be as follows: for a
person 65 years of age up to 75 years, $85,000; for a person 75
years of age up to 80 years, $100,000; for a person 80 years of
age or older $125,000. To qualify, the person must have been a
New Hampshire resident for at least 5 years, own the real estate
individually or jointly, or if the real estate is owned by such
person's spouse, they must have been married for at least 5
years. In addition, the taxpayer must have a net income of not
more than $20,000 or, if married, a combined net income of less
than $32,500; and own net assets not in excess of $125,000,
excluding the value of the person's residence.

YES 1523 NO 477

Article 11: To see if the town will vote to raise and
appropriate the sum of Three Million Six Hundred Thousand
($3,600,000.00) Dollars to prepare designs, permits and


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