CONWAY TOWN MANAGER HOPES FOR LARGE ELECTION TURNOUT

by Christian Mower on April 9, 2012

CONWAY TOWN MANAGER EARL SIRES SAYS HE HOPES THERE WILL BE A LARGE TURNOUT TUESDAY FOR ELECTIONS THAT WILL COMPLETE THE TOWN MEETING PROCESS.

POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 8 A.M. UNTIL 7 P.M. AT THE CONWAY COMMUNITY BUILDING ON EAST MAIN STREET IN CENTER CONWAY.

VOTERS WILL BE ASKED TO CONSIDER APPROVING A PROPOSED BUDGET OF ABOUT $9,150,000. SIRES SAYS THE MAJOR INCREASES HAVE TO DO MAINLY WITH THE POLICE BUDGET AND ADDING TOWN TRANSFER STATION PERSONNEL.

BUDGET DECREASES INCLUDE A DEBT PAYMENT OF ABOUT $330,000 AND JUST MORE THAN $100,000 FOR AN AMBULANCE CONTRACT.

VOTERS WILL BE ASKED WHETHER THEY APPROVE OF THE TOWN SPENDING ABOUT $200,000 TO SUPPORT VARIOUS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

DETAILS OF THE BUDGET AND WARRANT ARTICLES ARE EXPLAINED IN THE CONWAY TOWN REPORT, WHICH CAN BE VIEWED ONLINE AT www.conwaynh.org.

THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE WILL CLOSE AT 1 P.M. TUESDAY AND RE-OPEN WEDNESDAY AT 9 A.M.

VOTERS WILL ALSO CONSIDER A PROPOSED CONWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET OF ABOUT $31,855,000 AND VARIOUS SCHOOL RELATED ARTICLES.