Shall the Town of Hampton vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $131,814 for the following purposes of the Parks and Recreation Department: (a) to replace the 22-year old Kids Kingdom Playground and (b) to replace the Tuck Field right field fencing and netting, as determined by the Board of Selectmen, the Town Manager and the Director of Parks and Recreation, and to authorize the withdrawal of $131,814 from the Recreation Infrastructure Special Revenue Fund established for the purpose under Article 44 of the 2007 Annual Town Meeting?
What it means: Every year, the needs of the Parks and Recreation Department are identified, and the voters need to approve withdrawal of the requested dollars from an established fund.
Those in favor say: The projects will contribute to a safer play environment for the children of our town, and the costs have been covered by revenue generated in Town Parking lots.
Those against say: No one spoke against this article at the Deliberative Session.
Fiscal Impact: No tax impact, as there is an established fund for the Parks and Rec Department from which the funds are withdrawn with the approval of the voters.