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The following are the Planning Board’s proposed amendments to Albany’s Zoning Ordinances: They are to be voted on by ballot at the Town Elections on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.  Polls will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Article 2. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 1 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Albany zoning ordinance as follows: Revision of Section II.1., the definition of Abutter to conform with the definition as found in RSA 672:3.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.    (   ) YES          (   ) NO   

Article 3. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 2 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Albany zoning ordinance as follows: Addition of a definition for Accessory Dwelling Units to Section II.2.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES          (    ) NO

Article 4. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 3 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Albany zoning ordinance as follows: Addition of a reference to RSA 21:34-a II to Section II. 4. to the definition of Agriculture and Farming.” Full Text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES            (    ) NO

Article 5. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 4 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Albany zoning ordinance as follows: :  Addition of a reference to RSA 21:34-a I to Section II.9. to the definition of Farm.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (    ) YES          (   ) NO

Article 6. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 5 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Albany zoning ordinance as follows: Removal of the word permitted from Section II.26.  from the definition of Special Exception and a revision of the reference to RSA 673:33 IV.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.      (   ) YES           (    ) NO  

Article 7. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 6 as proposed by the Planning Board for the Town of Albany zoning ordinance as follows:  Addition of a reference to RSA 216-I:1 VIII to Section II.29. to the definition of Recreational vehicles.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.       (   ) YES          (   ) NO

Article 8.  “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 7 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Removal of the word residential from Section III.B.2.b. Exception.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES          (   ) NO

Article 9.  “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 8 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Removal of the word lot in Section III.B.2.c. Setbacks replacing it with the addition of the words road line.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES           (   ) NO

Article 10.  “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 9 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Removal of the word lot in Section III.C.3. Setbacks replacing it with the addition of the words road line.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES          (   ) NO

Article 11. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 10 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Addition of the words Light Industrial and Commercial Uses to Section III.C.4.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES          (   ) NO

Article 12.  “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 11 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Adjustment of the words from If, in the opinion of the Planning Board to If, upon review of the Planning Board and removal of the word shall replacing it with the word may in Section IV.A. ACCESS ROADS.”  Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES          (   ) NO

Article 13.  “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 12 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Addition of the words prior to March 9, 1982, to Section IV.B.1. Existing Uses.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.      (   ) YES           (   ) NO

Article 14. “Are you in favor of the adoption of Amendment No. 13 as proposed by the Albany Planning Board for the Town of Albany Zoning Ordinance as follows:  Addition of the words in all residential zones to Section V.A. Intent.” Full text is available at the Town Hall.     (   ) YES          (   ) NO

As of January 1, 2018 the Selectmen’s office hours will be as follows:
Monday:          12pm – 4pm
Tuesday:          9am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4pm
Wednesday:    12pm – 4pm
Thursday:        closed
Friday:             9am -12 pm and 1pm – 4pm

The 2017 tax rate has been set at $16.92 per assessed thousand.  The tax bills were mailed on Wednesday, November 1.  The due date for the tax bills will be December 1.

To view a summary of the school district’s budget increase that has impacted the 2017 tax rate,  Click here

 

 

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