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Several Public Hearings scheduled for 10/17, public input encouraged

Notice is hereby given that the Rochester City Council will conduct a PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH relative to the following matter:

  1. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING DONATION TO THE VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS (VFW) CONCORD IN THE AMOUNT OF $49,640.57
  2. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TRANSFER OF $250,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND UNASSIGNED FUND BALANCE TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE TRUST FUNDS FOR THE PUBLIC BUILDINGS CAPITAL RESERVE FUND (CRF)
  3. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TRANSFER OF $250,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND UNASSIGNED FUND BALANCE TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE TRUST FUNDS FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT APPARATUS CAPITAL RESERVE FUND (CRF)
  4. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING TRANSFER OF $250,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND UNASSIGNED FUND BALANCE TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE TRUST FUNDS FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS LARGE VEHICLE CAPITAL RESERVE FUND (CRF)
  5. RESOLUTION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION AND AUTHORIZING BORROWING AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO RSA 33:9 TO THE FY24 SCHOOL GENERAL FUND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PLAN (CIP) FUND IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $34,000,000 FOR THE NEW SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

The Rochester City Council will conduct a public hearing in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester, NH, to take citizen input on the following questions:

  • Whether to authorize a donation to the VFW in the amount of $49,640.57
  • Whether to transfer $250,000 to the Trustees of the Trust Funds for the purpose of funding the Public Buildings CRF
  • Whether to transfer $250,000 to the Trustees of the Trust Funds for the purpose of funding the Fire Department Apparatus CRF
  • Whether to transfer $250,000 to the Trustees of the Trust Funds for the purpose of funding the Public Works Large Vehicles CRF

whether to authorize supplemental appropriation of $34,000,000 for the purpose of paying costs associated with construction of a new 68,000 square foot elementary school and/or whether to authorize the borrowing of $8,000,000, through the issuance of bonds and/or notes, and/or through other legal form(s) for the purposes of funding the expenditures incident to the implementation of the Project

Copies of the proposed Resolutions are available in the City Clerk’s Office.

Citizens are invited to attend the PUBLIC HEARINGS and to ask questions or otherwise speak on the foregoing proposal.

Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations should contact the City Clerk’s Office, (tel. 332-2130) on or before October 17, 2023, in order to make arrangements.

Kelly Walters,
City Clerk

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