Shall the Town of Hampton vote to a mend Article II, Section 1 of Chapter 469 of the HamptonCode (the Disposal of Surplus Town Equipment and Materials Ordinance adopted under Article30 of the 2012 Annual Town Meeting) as follows:
Amend Chapter 469, Article II, Section 1. Exclusions, by adding the following language at the end of the list of Exclusions in this Section between the word “herein” and the period.
Surplus and no longer usable equipment or equipment containing scrap metals that can be sold to a metals or junk dealer by the Town for sums in excess of its auctionable value as determined by the Town Manager or his designee and approved by the Board of Selectmen? (Majority vote required)
What it means: This allows the Selectmen to dispose of obsolete equipment as scrap, if that is more economical than auctioning the equipment.
Those in favor say: This provides another avenue to dispose of old equipment and is a sensible way to do it.
Those against say: No one spoke against this Article at Deliberative Session.
Fiscal Impact: No tax impact.