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I think it's time for me to serve Sanbornton on the BudCom

To The Daily Sun,

To my fellow citizens of Sanbornton: My name is John Vorel and I live with my family on Lower Bay Road. I am running for election to one of the three-year seats on the town's Budget Committee.

While living in Sanbornton these last eight years, I have come to know the community and the wonderful people who live here. I have a clear understanding of the complexity of town operations and the needs of our citizens and visitors alike. I have always given of my time to help the community that I live in and I think it is time for me to serve the town of Sanbornton and its citizens in a similar way.

The Budget Committee's work is extremely important in balancing the operational costs of the town against the hard earned money that taxpayers contribute through their property taxes. This process requires working with all concerned to reach a budget that will accomplish the will of the voters.

My 27 years of experience in managing both private and public entities gives me a unique outlook on listening to many different view points and then crafting a budget that will work for all. The following list of past experiences has helped me to prepare to represent the citizens of Sanbornton:

President, N.H. Ski Area Operators Association.
Vice Chairman, New London Planning Board.
Member, New London Transfer Facility Site Committee.
President, Laconia-Weirs Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Member, Gilford Zoning Board.
Member, Laconia-Gilford Economic Development Commission.

In addition, I have managed budgets well in excess of $6 million and understand that every dollar is important and needs to be put to good use. I ask for your vote and support on March 14 as one of your next members to the town's Budget Committee.

John Vorel

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Patten's conservative approach should help Belmont taxpayers

To The Daily Sun,

I am asking voters to support Sonny Patten, who has lived in Belmont for many years and has the background and business experience(s) to bring assistance with many upcoming issues which the town will be facing and, I understand, a conservative approach, which should help the taxpayers.

Donald Irvin

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