Hollis June 14, 2016 Election Results

Town of Hollis, Maine June 14, 2016 Election Results.

Town Offices

Board of Selectmen

Seely, Terrance M. 370

Tax Collector

McClay, Anna 421

Road Commissioner

Hanson, Robert M. Jr. 392

Budget committee Vote for Two

Dyer, James R. 386

MSAD #6 School Board Director

Harmon, Lester, R. L. 360

Warrant for the Hollis Annual Town Meeting
for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

Article 3:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $792,621 for General Government Operations?

Yes 355 No 75

Article 4:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $255,650 for The Recreation Department?

Yes 332 No 115

Article 5:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $600,113 for Road & Highway Services?

Yes 391 No 59

Article 6:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $510,000 for Emergency Services provided by the Hollis Municipal Fire Department?

Yes 358 No 64

Article 7:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $252,100 for Public Services?

Yes 384 No 45

Article 8:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $74,128 for Hollis Libraries?

Yes 336 No 95

Article 9:

Shall the Town vote to raise and appropriate up to $19,765 for the following Non-Municipal requests?

Yes 349 No 82

Article 10:

Shall the Town vote to accept and spend the following estimated and anticipated revenues and reimbursements?

Yes 402 No 44

Article 11:

Shall the Town increase the property tax levy limit established for the Town by State law, in the event that the municipal budget approved under the preceding articles results in a tax commitment that is greater than this property tax limit?

Yes 230 No 218

Article 12:

Shall the Town vote to authorize the Select Board and the Tax Collector to:
1. Charge interest on unpaid taxes, determine the rate thereon, set the due date for taxes, and to set the date on which interest shall commence (Tax Collector recommends charging interest at a rate of 7% per annum, that taxes be due and payable in two payments: The first due on November 02, 2016 and the second due on May 03, 2017, with interest commencing on the first half on November 03, 2016 and the second half on May 04, 2017);
2. Accept prepayment of taxes;
3. Set the interest rate to be paid by the Town on the refunded overpayment of taxes for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year (Tax collector and Select Board recommend 3%.); and,
4. Apply all tax payments to the oldest outstanding taxes first?

Yes 397 No 49

Article 13:

Shall the Town vote to authorize the Select Board acting as the Sports Complex Committee to:
1. Accept private donations and/or grants to complete approved projects and continue the ongoing maintenance at the Sports Complex grounds with the donations being kept in a protected account to be carried forward at the year-end; and,
2. Set and charge rental fees and retain these fees (in a protected account) derived from the rental of the Sports Complex fields to help offset maintenance costs?

Yes 392 No 37

Article 14:

Shall the Town authorize the Select Board to enter into contract for Revaluation and Map Conversion and expend the following funds on expenses related to this project:
1. The $200,000 previously set aside for the Town’s next revaluation;
2. Up to $100,000 from the Undesignated Fund Balance; and,
3. Any cost associated with the TIF District for this project from the TIF Account?

Yes 297 No 152

Article 15:

Shall the Town authorize the Select Board to spend up to $10,000 from the Undesignated Fund Balance to make needed repairs and paint the exterior of the Town Barn?

Yes 331 No 97

Article 16:

Shall the Town authorize the Select Board to spend up to $20,000 from the Undesignated Fund Balance for information and services needed to initiate conception and/or design work for a new Town Hall and/or Community Building in collaboration with the Long Range Planning Committee?

Yes 259 No 164

Article 17:

Shall the Town authorize the Select Board to spend up to $40,000 from the Undesignated Fund Balance for preservation of the Town’s records?

Yes 303 No 122

Article 18:

Shall the Town vote to authorize the Select Board to spend up to $30,000 from the TIF (Tax Increment Financing) to repair the roof at Station 1, located at 375 Hollis Road?

Yes 358 No 68

Article 19:

Shall the Town vote to authorize the Select Board to spend up to $210,000 from the TIF (Tax Increment Financing) to purchase a new ambulance?

Yes 301 No 127

Article 20:

Shall the Town vote to authorize the Select Board to spend up to $41,200 from the TIF for the Emergency Truck Route Detour Project which includes the remaining balance for the Fire Service Truck ($30,000), 50 traffic cones ($1,000), 10 traffic barricades ($2,000), 10 signs with stands ($4,000), and an enclosed trailer ($4,200)?

Yes 297 No 146

Article 21:

Shall the Town vote to authorize the Select Board, with the approval of the Budget Committee and the unanimous approval of the Select Board, to spend up to $100,000 from the Undesignated Fund Balance for emergencies that may occur?

Yes 293 No 148

Article 22:

Shall the Town vote to require the Select Board to bid out or request at least three proposals for any single expenditure that is over $10,000 in value when possible?

Yes 392 No 49

Article 23:

Shall the Town vote to amend the Hollis Zoning Ordinance

Yes 377 No 61

Article 24:

Shall the Town vote to amend the Hollis Zoning Ordinance

Yes 344 No 53

Article 25:

Shall the Town vote to amend the Hollis Zoning Ordinance

Yes 332 No 62