Monday, May 6, 2013 Town Meetings

Town Meeting Results. The Read the results of the May 6, 2013 Annual and Special Town Meetings. Read the Town Meeting Report containing articles, motion, recommendations, and explanations for articles. NEW - Watch video of Town Meeting: Part 1Part 2

Date/Time: Monday, May 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Location: Charles Forbes Kaye Gymnasium, Littleton Middle School, 55 Russell Street, Littleton, MA 01460 
Reports TOWN MEETING REPORT: Articles, motions, recommendations, explanations, Consent Calendar, Finance Committee Report
FinCom FY 2014 budget presentation for Town Meeting
2012 Annual Town Report
ATM-4 FY 2014 Operating Budget 
FY 2014 School Budget
Annual Town Meeting warrant PDF 
Special Town Meeting warrant PDF 
Attorney General approves By-law Amendments passed by Articles 20, 24, and 25 and Article 21.
Petition for Town Meeting Article 
Town Meeting Guidelines

May 6, 2013 Special Town Meeting

  • Bills of Prior Years  no action taken
  • FY 2013 Line Item Transfers
  • FY 2013 Minuteman Vocational Bill
  • Funding Collective Bargaining Agreements no action taken
  • FY 2013 Capital Items from Available Funds (ambulance)
  • Establish Capital Stabilization Fund
  • Fund Capital Stabilization Fund
  • Security Upgrades for Littleton Public Schools
  • Water Betterment on Gilson Road withdrawn

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May 6, 2013 Annual Town Meeting

  • Town Officers
  • Annual Report
  • Borrowing Authorization
  • FY 2014 Operating Budget
  • FY 2014 Water Enterprise Fund Operating Budget
  • Stabilization Fund
  • FY 2014 Capital Items from Available Funds
  • Borrowing: Littleton Common Smart Sewering Preliminary Design withdrawn
  • M.H. Kimball Trust School Grant Funds
  • FY 2014 Revolving Funds
  • Personnel By-law Amendments
  • Community Preservation Fund Local Appropriation withdrawn
  • FY 2014 Community Preservation Budget
  • Home Rule Petition: Conservation, Recreation land exchange
  • Acquisition of Congregational Church Meadow Property, 194 Great Road
  • Compensating Balance Agreement
  • FY 2014 Personal Exemption Amounts
  • Payment in Lieu of Taxes – Solar
  • Tax Title Abutter Lot Sales Program – List of Parcels
  • Zoning By-law Amendment: Open Space Development
  • Zoning By-law Amendment: Temporary Moratorium on Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers
  • Voter Petition: Zoning By-law Amendment: Extensive Recreation Special Permit Granting Authority  no action taken
  • Voter Petition: Zoning By-law Amendment: Extensive Recreation Definition  no action taken
  • Town By-law Amendment: Wetlands Protection
  • Town By-law Amendment: Director of Elder and Human Services
  • Senior Work Program
  • Use of Chapter 90 MassDOT Funds
  • Drainage Easement on Harvard Road
  • Sewer Easements on Grist Mill Road and Surrey Road
  • Community Septic System Repair Loan Program
  • Rescind Unused Borrowing Authorizations

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Town Meeting Report. Town Code §41-3. For every annual and special town meeting, the Board of Selectmen shall mail to each occupied dwelling at least fourteen (14) days prior to said meeting a Town Meeting Report containing the full text of the articles as posted in the warrant; proposed motions and town board recommendations, if any; and concise explanations of each article, including the fiscal impact of any financial articles. The Town Meeting Report for the annual town meeting shall include the Finance Committee's report to the voters. - as amended by 11/14/12 STM, approved by AG 3/13/13.l

Petitioned Zoning Articles were due February 5, 2013. 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 toTown 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 6, 2013 Annual and Special Town Meetings, this policy requires that voter-petitioned zoning amendments be submitted by Tuesday, February 5, 2013.