§ I. - Rights Of The Community

§ I. - Rights Of The Community

Under this Home Rule Charter the citizens of Conway shall forever retain sovereign control, and a responsibility subject only to the preemption of the Constitutions and Laws of the United States and New Hampshire over all areas of commerce and necessities of an ever modernizing society which without limitation of the foregoing includes the following:

  1. Public safety including police, fire, rescue, civil defense, and the local militia.
  2. Public transportation including roads, bridges, tunnels, buses, railroads, taxis, animal drawn carriages, navigable waterways, dockings, moorings and airports.
  3. Public lands including parks and recreation areas, cemeteries and monuments, Town forests, marshes, beaches, rivers and streams, lakes and ponds, and any and all public land and buildings under Town deed or control.
  4. Education and cultural institutions including schools, libraries, and historical preservation.
  5. Public health including rubbish, sewerage, hazardous waste and materials, radioactive waste and materials, disease control and litter control.
  6. Public utilities.
  7. Social evils including gambling, liquor, drugs and prostitution.
Rights Of The Community

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