Pelham - Windham News
March 5, 2010 - 9
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not have sufnullient athletic nulllds, renulliring additional would be taking away the rights of property owners and
nullre Support for
bussing to make use of the nulllds at the current high has been challenged in court.
of which there is plenty. Don’t let the greed of an
school. No sources for the monetary claims are nullith growth come families, business, and other
nulluce nulleton for Selectman
individual homeowner and a nullnullbillion company
provided, nor are any enulllanation for how the need for developments that can contribute to the tanullbase,
permanently impair the value of all of our homes and
enullra busses was determined. nullmpletely missing is the relieving some of the burden from enullsting property
null friend nulluce nulleton is running for renulllection to
put our families at risk, including your own.
fact that there is more nullld space at the new high school owners. Every new home that is built provides revenue
his seat on the nullindham nullard of nulllectmen. null friend
nullease sign our petition atnull httpnullnullww.gopetition.
site than currently available today at the current high to the town. nullat we need to do is promote strategic
nullrgaret nullisler is challenging nulluce for that seat. I
school. growth and development of our town. nullrategic growth
have great respect for both of these nulle people. nullhey
nullease contact me if you have any nullestions.
nulle nuller is dedicated solely to the dangers of Enull includesnull
both have served our town tirelessly over the past years.
radiation from power lines. It uses enullmples of schools nullsess full buildout development.
It is difnullult for me to have to choose who I would
nullel Dube nullnullndhanull where power lines pass directly overhead of parking null a community with septic, you can only develop to
endorse in this race because I respect both and value my
lots in nulldwestern towns, but never once provides any a certain point and create safe living environments. nullll
friendship with both.
factual Enull risknullased analysis. It lacks details of the buildout is about null,nullnullresidents, with about nullnullnullof
During the recent Inullnullwidening pronullct, problems
Support nullour Department
current site, such as the power lines being at least nullnull them schoolnullged children, based on town planning and
developed for my business with the nullate Department
nullads nullrch null
feet from the lot boundary, and considerably further from Nashua nullgional nullanning nullmmissions studies.
of nullransportation. I contacted the state and was
any portion of the land to be used for parking, nulllds, or Evaluate schools, nulle departments, and other services,
doing my best to resolve the issues through all normal
I am writing this letter to inform nullelham citinullns in
buildings, or that Enull studies on the site show levels and develop facility plans for current needs and future
channels, but things were happening very slowly and
regards to an important employee contract that will be
enullivalent to that found in nature all around us. nullrom growth.
legal enullenses began to mount. I then contacted
presented for citinulln consideration at this year’s nullelham
the nullHnullsource listed on the nullernull“nullhe scientinull nullny studies have been done to determine the best
nulluce nulleton to ask for his support. nullithin null hours,
nullown nulleting on nulluesday, nullrch null null that date
evidence suggesting that Enullnullnull enullosures pose any option to meet school district growth. nullhe town paid
nulllectman nulleton had coordinated the efforts of
nullticle nullwill ask you to support a recently agreed upon
health risk is weak.null hundreds of thousands for professional studies and
nullnator nulltourneau and Dnullnullnullmmissioner nullmpbell.
contract between the nullown of nullelham and the nullelham
It’s clear by their content that these nullers are meant land studies. nulle had the school administration, town
nulllectman nulleton organinulld a meeting with all parties
nullolice, nullire, and nullpervisors nullsociation.
to manipulate the voter’s decision process by providing planning, architects, and citinulln committees review
in nullindham within days to lay out an enullitable solution
nullhe nullelham nullolice, nullire, and nullpervisors nullsociation
halfnullruths, baseless claims, and scare tactics. None of information. nullhe best solution is a new high school on
to my problem. nullhe problem could not have been
is a collective bargaining unit comprised of all of
this benenulls the voter in his or her effort to make wellnull a new site.
resolved without nulluce nulleton’s contacts, leadership,
the individual department heads of the various town
informed decisions. nulludent capacity with fournullchool modelnull nullelham
and support. He has checked in with me regularly to
departments. nullhe unit members include the nullire nullief,
nulldeline nullrrier, a candidate for the nullelham nullhool Elementary nullhool nullnullnullnull nullmorial nullnullnull nullnovated
make sure that the nullate is following through. I was very
the nullolice nullief, nullolice nulleutenants, the Highway
nullard, is responsible for distributing and promoting High nullhool nullnullnull and New High nullhool nullnullnullnullfor
fortunate that nulluce nulleton was there to help me. I have
Department Director, the nullransfer nullation Director,
these nullers. nullease consider carefully when you cast a total of nullnullnull nullth the elementary and the new high
heard many other similar stories from other nullindham
the nullarks and nullcreation Director, the nullnior nullnter
your vote this nullrch if this is the type of information school would have the ability to enulland by nullnullstudents
residents and small businesses that nulluce has been there
Director, the nullanning Director, and the nullble null
or behavior you wish to see from an elected ofnullial or each nullnull totalnullwith minor additions. nullhis is at nullnull
to help through challengesnullocal and beyond. He is
board. percent capacity at each school. nullr current capacity
the type of nulllectman that nullindham needs. I respect my
nullhis small group of dedicated employees is
is nullnullnull with nullnullnullenrolled as of last year. nullhe nenull
friend nullrgaret, but I ask you to nullin me is supporting
Douglas nullynull nullnullelhanull
responsible not only for the supervision of each of
four freshman classes range from nullnullto nullnullstudents
nulluce nulleton for renulllection as nulllectman. He works
their department’s employees but also for the efnullient
hard for nullindham residents and can be counted on
and economical delivery of core services to the town.
nullOW Winter nullok
nullhe nulle department reviewed growth, as well as
when we need him most.
nullarticularly in these trying times of a poor economy and
facility needs, and proposed a new nulle station that
nullease vote nulluce nulleton for nulllectman.
reduced budgets these Department Head duties become
nullair a Success
provided space for enullipment, staff, and a community
ever more challenging. null the economy fails the need
room. nullture enullipment would be multinullurpose when
null Letinullo, nullnull nullnullndhanull
for town services increases necessitating Department
nullhe nullriends of the nullbrary of nullindham nullnullnull would possible. nullhe senior center looked at what offers and
heads to consistently “do more with less.null
like to thank those who made the recent nullinter nullok opportunities to better serve seniors. nullhey will get a
In these difnullult times it is essential to have high
nullair such a success. nullhe generous donations of books grant to assist with costs.
nullality effective leaders for your town services. nullhe
and other items made by the residents of nullindham Evaluating stafnullg for town servicesnull
for School nullard
contract presented for approval on nullrch nullwill ensure
make it possible for us to have our annual book fairs as Departments review and propose positions as needed
that the town continues to maintain the high nullality
well as our permanent onnulloing sale at the library. In annually. nulloters approve the positions. nullrategic hiring
Dennis nullnibaldi is seeking election to the onenullear
department heads it now employs while also creating a
addition, several groups and individuals participated of people with skills for multiple needs manullminulls every
term available on the nullindham nullhool nullard and I am
positive atmosphere to attract nullality candidates to nulll
in the set up, the nullair itself and clean up of the event. dollar. nullirenullhter paramedics are one enullmple. null
writing today to support that effort. null name is nullil
any vacant department head positions that may become
nullhank you to nullout nullroop nullnull the nullindham High eighth grade teacher nullalinulld to teach lower grades is
nullnulliatto and I believe Dennis is the right candidate for
available in the future.
hool nulludents, the null nullown nullintenance Department, the another. High school teachers with a core discipline
the nullb. null a nulllectman, Dennis was a relentless force,
nullhe contract presented is a nulle year contract that
Nesmith nullbrarians, and the many nullriends’ volunteers nullalinulld to teach specialty topics increases curriculum
working hard to keep the town budget level without
provides incentives for the department heads to change
who contributed to the nullinter nullair. nullr goal with with one nullalinulld teacher.
sacrinulling services. nullile he was a nulllectman, he never
health care packages from the more costly traditional
these sales is not only to raise money for the Nesmith nullinancial support from nullowthnull
forgot his roots in the nullcreation nullmmittee or on the
health care plans they currently receive into far more
nullbrary but also to get books into the hands of readers in nullor the nullnullmillion elementary school, we collected
nullnservation nullmmission, as evident by his efforts to
economical Hnullnullanaged care health insurance. nullhis
nullindham and the surrounding communities. nullhank you null.nullmillion in impact fees. Impact nullees are a portion
both preserve open space and bring nullality recreational
health care change will provide not only immediate
to everyone who attended the nullair and made purchases of the building permits paid by developers. nullhe town
facilities for all the citinullns of nullindham to ennully. nullith
savings to the town but also long term savings to the
that support this goal. nuller nullnullnullbooks found new has already assessed future growth and can implement
his roots as a small business entrepreneur, Dennis is a
homes within the area and proceeds from the sale will impact fees for a new high school and nulle department to
nullcal conservative, which he demonstrated during his
nullhe pay raises in the contract are between
be used to help with the many programs at the librarynull help pay for infrastructure. nullants for the senior center
service on the nullpitol Improvement nullmmittee, and I
nullro percent to nullpercent per year. y long time null
nulle are always looking for new volunteers to help and nullnullercent school state aid covers millions of the
am sure he will bring that strength to the nullhool nullard
Department Heads who are at the top of their salary
with the book process. If you are interested in becoming costs for these pronullcts.
as well. nullease nullin me in voting for Dennis, as he is the
grade are eligible for up to a nullnullpercent yearnullnd
involved in the nullriends’ nullok nullair efforts, please contact null a community, we need to look at needs today
nullcally conservative voice we need on the hool null nullard.
stipend based upon any superior performance
us at booksalesnullowwindham.org
. nullhank you very with an eye on the future growth. nullgninullant time
evaluations they may receive from the nullard of
muchnull and resources have gone into presenting a plan that nullil Lonulliatto nullnullndhanull
nulllectmen. nullhe yearnullnd stipend is strictly at the
manullminulls every tanulldollar. nullher options were renullcted
nullelley nullge and Susan nullbert, nullairs,
discretion of the nullard of nulllectmen as to whether or
because they would only meet a very shortnullerm goal
not the stipend is offered.
Onull nullBoonullnullair nullnullndhanull
and, in the end, cost millions more. It is a tough We Cannullt Afford the Alternatinulle
nullditionally, the proposed contract has provisions
economy, but it’s coming backnulllow interest rates and
I urge nullelham voters to vote in favor of nullhool
that decrease member’s annual vacation time accrual
nullng the Scnull hool nullard
lower construction costs save us even more.
while also lowering their accumulated vacation time cap
I support nullhool nullarrant nullticles null null and null the
nullarrant nullticles nullnull null nulland nullso that we can provide
for our children and grandchildren’s educational needs,
limits, allowing the nullown to signinullantly decrease its
in the Right Direction
nulle station, and the senior center. I support longnullerm
long term deferred compensation enullosure.
thinking so that every tanulldollar is invested wisely.
address the overcrowding issue at all our schools and
enhance the image and value of nullelham and its property.
nullhis contract was overwhelmingly approved by the
null an active senior and a longtime resident of
nullailure to do so will rob our children of adenullate
nullard of nulllectman. nullen you vote on nullrch nullI
nullindham, I have had my share of working with
Daryle nullllsgronulle nullnullelhanull
educational facilities, adversely affect property values,
strongly ask that you consider the nullality services you
community volunteers and elected ofnullials. nullhese are
and lead to higher cost and higher tanulls in the future.
receive in town and vote to support the Department
all good people that want to give back to the nullown, but
Supporting Ruthnullllen nullost nullditionally the nullate legislature is poised to suspend
Heads who consistently bring those services to the town
there are a few that stand head and shoulders above the
state building aid, a value of nullnullnullnullnullnullto us, for
effectively and under budget each year.
rest. Dennis nullnibaldi is one of those people.
I am writing to urge my friends and neighbors to
pronullcts voted on after this nullune. nullhe cost of delay will
null a state representative, I have seen the nullancial
vote for a woman I have known and admired for many
Lieutenant nullry nullisher, nullresident, nullelhanullnullolice,
be far greater than that of the proposal before the voters
trouble the state is in nullsthand. null a senior and
yearsnulluthnullllen nullost. nullthnullllen is running for renull
nullire, and Sunullrnullsor’s nullsociation nullnullelhanull
longnullerm resident, I am reminded daily of the nullcal
election to the nullanning nullard, on which she has served
How much will nullnullnull nulland nullcostnull I have
constraints that the nullown and nullhool are under, and am
for nulle years.
calculated the cost by determining the yearly tanullimpact
concerned about this ballooning out of control unless
nullthnullllen is an attorney currently practicing in nulllem
and calculating the cost over null years as a percentage
the right people are in charge. nullhe nullhool nullard has
with a focus on issues of concern to small business.
of ones property value. Depending on the interest rate
control of a budget of almost nullnullmillion, and there
nullr elected ofnullials provide information to nullelham
nulle also serves as a neutral arbitrator for the nullinancial
chosen and which warrant articles are approved the total
needs to be a watchful eye on spending while meeting
voters on the nullestions to be found on the ballots.
Industry nullgulatory nulluthority. nullthnullllen has been
ear cost will be between nullnull and nullnull pernullnull cent
the needs of all members of the community.
nullhe nullality of this information plays a key role in how
a nullindham resident for null years and has been an
of assessed property value for an average yearly cost
I encourage my fellow residents to elect Dennis
we ultimately cast our votes. In pursuit of nullality
active contributor to our community as a member of
enullal to between nullnullnulland nullnullnullpercent of assessed
nullnibaldi to the nullindham nullhool nullard. null the nullown of
information, we need to consider carefully the nullality of
the nullindham nullomen’s nullub, founding member of the
nullindham continues to move in the right direction, we
the ofnullial providing that information.
nullindham Economic Development nullmmittee, and in
nullor a home assessed at nullnull,nullnullthis translates into
need a nullhool nullard that will move with it.
nullset of nullers was recently distributed that purport
many other roles.
a total null year cost between null,nullnulland null,nullnull an
to provide information about the potential negatives
nullthnullllen is very bright, hardnullorking, and has no
Renullesentatinulle Mary nullinulln nullnullndhanull
average yearly cost between nullnull and nullnull and an
for one of the most important nullestions on this year’s
hidden agenda. nulle contributes a calm, rational voice
average daily cost between null cents and null.null. nullhis is
ballotnullthat of addressing our school district space needs
to group deliberations, and is dedicated to doing what is
less than it costs me for my daily small cup of coffee.
by adding a new high school. It is the nullality of the
Look at nullodaynulls Needs with
best for the town of nullindham. nullease make it a point to
nullhese estimates are based on approval of nullnullnulland
information in these nullers that prompted me to write
get to the polls on nullrch nulland vote for nullthnullllen nullost
nullor approval of nullnullnull null and null an interest rate of nullnull
this letter and enullress my concerns on whom we put in
nullture nullowth in nullnd
for nullanning nullard.
percent nullonservativenullor nullnullpercent nullore realisticnull null
elected ofnulle come nullrch.
nullowth in a town is inevitable. nullhere are limits to
Danullne nullenyon – nullndhanull
percent state aid and a conservative estimate of the tanull
nullhese nullers point out as negatives that the new high base growth, nullnullpercent per year nullur historical average
growth based on available developable land, septic, and
school will not completely address the district’s space is greater than nullpercent and was nullto null percent after
nullning. nulllling to a developer is a nullancial decision
needs, that eminent domain will be used as part of the nullelham Elementary nullhool was builtnull nulle will also get
that a person can make to help their family or provide
land purchase process, and that the land isn’t worth
stability for them later in life. nullstricting development
the asking price. nullat the nullers fail to mention is that continued to page 1null
the plan will address the space need
for grades one through null, and that
only kindergarten space is left to G.E.
be decided, that eminent domain is
Septic Systems • Sewer Hook-ups, etc.
renullired when an owner of a property
Gravel • Fill • Loam • Sand
cannot be located, and that land set in
2 Way Radios for Quick Service
“current usenulltanullstatus is valued and
tanulld at a much lower rate than the
& Son, Inc.
actual value of the land.
Residential & Commercial Excavating & Grading
nullhese nullers go further by implying
that operating costs will increase 38 SCHOOL ST., SALEM, NH
by over null million, that per home
tanulls will increase by null,nullnull that
additional buses will be renullired,
and that the new high school does
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