Monday, May 7, 2012 Town Meetings

Town Meeting Results.  UPDATED - Voters completed action on all articles at the May 7, 2012 Annual and Special Town Meetings. Read the results of the Special and Annual Town Meetings. 

Town Meeting Report. 3,700 copies of the Town Meeting Report were distributed to all homes in Littleton during the month of April. The warrants were posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. 

Date/Time: Monday, May 7, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Charles Forbes Kaye Gymnasium, Littleton Middle School, 55 Russell Street, Littleton, MA 01460 

Reports - TOWN MEETING REPORTArticles, motions, recommendations, explanations, Consent Calendar, Finance Committee Report
FinCom FY 2013 budget presentation for Town Meeting
2011 Annual Town Report
Attorney General approves by-law amendments - 9/17/12

ATM-4 FY 2013 Operating Budget 

FY 2013 School Budget
NVTHS Proposal to Add Town of Ayer
BOS presentation on plowing/sanding private ways
Map of Private Ways in Littleton; List of private ways
Annual Town Meeting warrant PDF 
Special Town Meeting warrant PDF 
Petition for Town Meeting Article 

Town Meeting Guidelines

May 7, 2012 Special Town Meeting

  1. Bills of Prior Years
  2. FY 2012 Line Item Transfers
  3. FY 2012 Capital Items from Available Funds
  4. Engineering Design for #2 Well Production Facility [Board of Water Commissioners]

Read the results. 

May 7, 2012 Annual Town Meeting

  1. Town Officers
  2. Annual Report
  3. Borrowing Authorization
  4. FY 2013 Operating Budget
  5. Voter Petition: Plowing/Sanding Private Ways I
  6. Voter Petition: Plowing/Sanding Private Ways II
  7. Voter Petition: Plowing/Sanding Private Ways III 
  8. FY 2013 Water Enterprise Fund
  9. Add Ayer to Nashoba Valley Tech High School District
  10. Community Preservation Committee
  11. FY 2013 Capital Items from Available Funds
  12. Track Project Funding
  13. M.H. Kimball Trust School Grant Funds
  14. Classification & Compensation Plan Amendments - PRCE Schedules C, C1
  15. FY 2013 Revolving Funds
  16. Compensating Balance Agreement
  17. Senior Work Program
  18. Use of Chapter 90 Funds
  19. Easement: Great Road at Russell Street
  20. Zoning Amendment: Expand Littleton Village Overlay District West—Beaver Brook Area to Include Certain Additional Parcels
  21. By-law Amendment: Littleton Community Television
  22. By-law Amendment: Council on Aging
  23. By-law Amendment: Agricultural Commission
  24. By-law Amendment: Permanent Municipal Building Committee
  25. By-law Amendment: Civil Fingerprinting 
  26. Voter Petition - Amend U.S. Constitution – Corporations Not Persons  
  27. Transfer Certain Town-owned Land to Conservation Commission

Read the results.

Petitioned Zoning Articles were due February 7, 2012. The Selectmen's Policy on Zoning Amendment Warrant Articles provides that, WHEREAS, MGL Chapter 40A, section 5 affords the Board of Selectmen up to fourteen (14) days to refer voter-petitioned zoning amendment warrant articles to the Planning Board; and WHEREAS, said section 5 further affords the Planning Board up to sixty-five (65) days thereafter to convene its public hearing on said zoning amendment proposals; and WHEREAS, both the Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board desire that an adequate amount of time be afforded to the Planning Board to formulate its recommendation to Town Meeting on all proposed zoning amendments; THEREFORE, it shall be the policy of the Board of Selectmen to require that voter-petitioned zoning amendment warrant articles shall be received by the Board of Selectmen no later than ninety (90) days prior to the date of a town meeting. In the case of the Monday, May 7, 2012 Annual and Special Town Meetings, this policy requires that voter-petitioned zoning amendments be submitted by Tuesday, February 7, 2012.