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HCSD Annual District Mtg Voting Results

 





HAVERHILL COOPERATIVE SCHOOL DISTRICT
ANNUAL DISTRICT MEETING BALLOT - MARCH 13, 2021
VOTING RESULTS






ARTICLE 1:  To see if the Town will vote to approve the temporary optional meeting
YES = 417 NO = 182

procedures allowed by HB1129 for use during the COVID-19 State of Emergency.



Optional meeting procedures shall include one virtual informational meeting, one virtual



meeting to address comments and amend the warrant, and pass-through voting with two



two separate ballots, one for elections of officials and the other for all other warrant articles.








If this vote fails, then all other votes shall be deemed to have failed and 



the Moderator will adjourn the meeting to a date, time and place to be determined  



by the Haverhill Cooperative School Board.








ARTICLE 2:   To see if the school district will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of
YES = 442 NO = 202

fourteen million, seven hundred ten thousand, six hundred sixty dollars ($14,710,660) for the



support of schools, for the payment of salaries of school district officials and agents, and for



the payment of statutory obligations of the district, with seventy-six thousand two hundred



fifty dollars ($76,250) to come from the unassigned fund balance to offset the bond expense



and $104,173 from interest earned on bond proceeds to come from the capital project fund



balance. This article does not include appropriations contained in special or individual articles



addressed separately. (The Haverhill Cooperative School Board recommends this article)








ARTICLE 3:  To see if the school district will vote to raise and appropriate up to one   
YES = 526 NO = 181

hundred twenty-two thousand dollars ($122,000) for special education expenses and  



authorize the withdrawal of up to one hundred twenty-two thousand dollars ($122,000) from



the Special Education Trust fund created for that purpose. No amount should come from



taxation. (The Haverhill Cooperative School Board recommends this article)








ARTICLE 4:  To see if the school district will vote to approve the cost item in the collective
YES = 426 NO = 245

bargaining agreement reached between the Haverhill Cooperative School Board and the 



Haverhill Cooperative Support Staff NEA-NH, which calls for the following increase in 



salaries and benefits at the current staffing level:








Fiscal Year                       Increase over Prior Year



2021-2022                                  $81,444



2022-2023                                  $53,092



2023-2024                                  $55,421








and further to raise and appropriate eighty one thousand four hundred forty-four dollars 



($81,444) for the current fiscal year, such sum representing the additional costs



attributable to the increase in salaries and benefits required by the new agreement over 



those that would be paid at current staffing levels.



(The Haverhill Cooperative School Board recommends this article.)








ARTICLE 5:  To see if the school district will vote to authorize the School Board to convey a
YES = 505 NO = 170

0.06 acre parcel of real property which is a portion of the vacant lot located on the northerly



side of Wilson Ave. near the intersection of Mill Street in Woodsville, New Hampshire, such



parcel more particularly shown on the Town of Haverhill as a portion of tax map 103 lot 134,



and to further authorize the School Board to take such additional action to complete such



conveyance, including but not limited to, the execution of any documents or instruments



necessary or attendant thereto. (The sale price of $2,750 plus legal fees and transfer fees



 is included in the operating budget.)  



(The Haverhill Cooperative School Board recommends this article.)








ARTICLE 6:  Shall the School District accept the provisions of RSA 198:20-b providing that
YES = 462 NO = 167

any school district at an annual meeting may adopt an article authorizing indefinitely, until



specific rescission of such authority, the school board to apply for, accept and expend,



without further action by the school district, unanticipated money from a state, federal or 



other governmental unit or a private source which becomes available during the fiscal year?



(The Haverhill Cooperative School Board recommends this article,)








ARTICLE 7: To see if the School District will raise and appropriate funds to be added to
YES = 466 NO = 170

the previously established trust/capital reserve funds:  Such amounts to be funded from the



year end unassigned fund balance available on June 30, 2021.



      Vehicle Replacement  up to $5,000



      Building Maintenance up to $50,000



      Special  Education up to $50,000



      Library/ Media  up to $15,000



(The Haverhill Cooperative School Board recommends this article.)














































































































































































































































































































































































































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