Category Archives: NH Right to Know Law & City Transparency

NH Right to Know Law

Right to Know Law RSA 91-A Site dedicated to NH Right to Know HERE NH Right to Know Essentials Time Period Information Requested is to be made available (Chapter 91 A:4 IV) : Immediately. If information is not available, government … Continue reading

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CITY MANAGER BOHENKO CONTRACT May 2009- June 2014

Bohenko-City-Manager-exp-6-2012 (contract was renegotiated in May 2009 to the one below) Bohenko-City-Manager-exp-6-30-14

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Library Ups Capital Improvement Amount

Contributed by APT Editors Wednesday, 01 February 2006 The FY2007-2012 Capital Improvement Plan has been released. And, no surprise, the library once again has its hand in the till. Last year officials snuck in $300K in furnishings and fixtures for … Continue reading

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Library Fundraising now for ‘Extras’

The Library Committee has raised $168,500 toward their $500,000 goal for the new library. The money will supplement taxpayer-financed furnishings and fittings. Remember when the plan was a $7MM library with $3MM in donations to offset the total cost so … Continue reading

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Mr. Bohenko Can Not Spin Gold Out of Straw

At the time $7MM was bonded for the library it was to cost taxpayers $4MM, with $3MM to be raised through private contributions. Recent developments indicate we are currently looking at a taxpayer funded cost of $7,242,404, assuming an additional … Continue reading

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The APT Discusses the Budget and Process with City Manager Bohenko

Friday, 09 September 2005 Joe Adler of the Portsmouth Herald covers the September 8th APT meeting where APT members discuss the budget and budget-making process with City Manager John Bohenko. Click here to read the article. Published September 9, 2004.

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APT Stands Tough on Limiting Spending Growth

Michael Goot of Foster’s Daily Democrat covers the APT’s response to the City Council asking City Manager John Bohenko to submit budgets with a 4% spending limit. Click here to read the article. Published February 17, 2005.

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Taxpayers Outraged! But Not Surprised…

In response to Diane Kelley-Tefft’s January 28, 2005 ´Right To Know¡ request, which asked City Manager Bohenko a series of questions about library, we were flabbergasted to read the following: ‘The total cost of building the new library on Parrot … Continue reading

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