November 4, 2013 Special Town Meeting Index

Town of Needham

November 4, 2013 Special Town Meeting

Index of Articles and Action Taken

Date
Article/Description
Action Taken
11/4/2013


Article 1: Appropriate for Modular Classrooms at Mitchell School


Unanimous Vote - $2,729,276


11/4/2013


Article 2: Appropriate for Feasibility Study / Hillside School


Unanimous Vote - $650,000


11/4/2013


Article 3: Amend the FY2014 Operating Budget


Unanimous Vote - $83,803 from Debt Exclusion Offsets and $382,677 from Free Cash


11/4/2013


Article 4: Amend the FY2014 Sewer Enterprise Fund Budget


Unanimous Consent - $20,757 transferred from Sewer Ent. Fund Retained Earnings


11/4/2013Article 5: Amend the FY2014 Water Enterprise Fund Budget


Unanimous Consent - -$2386 reduction


11/4/2013


Article 6: Amend Zoning By-Law – Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation Overlay District


Unanimous Vote – Zoning By-Law Amendment


11/4/2013


Article 7: Amend Zoning By-Law – Map Change to Large-Scale Ground -Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation Overlay District


Unanimous Vote – Zoning By-Law Map Change


11/4/2013


Article 8: Appropriate For Solar Facility Development Expenses


Unanimous Consent -$15,000 - $11,498 trans from Art. 62 2000 ATM and $3,502 trans from Art. 45 of the 2003 ATM


11/4/2013


Article 9: Amend General By-Law Type and Length Of Contracts & Leases/Solar Facilities


Unanimous Consent – Amend General By-Laws


11/4/2013


Article 10: Authorize Lease of Land for Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation


Unanimous Vote – Lease of Land


11/4/2013


Article 11: Authorize Pilot for Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation


Unanimous Vote


11/4/2013


Article 12: Authorize Lease of MBTA Property For Shared Use Recreation Trail 


Pass, Majority declared by the Moderator on a voice vote


11/4/2013


Article 13: Appropriate Rail Trail Insurance 


Unanimous Vote - $45,000 from CPC


11/4/2013


Article 14: Amend General By-Law – Public Consumption of Marijuana


Yes 119/No 58 – General By-Law


11/4/2013

Article 15: Amend General By-Law - Municipal Water Supply

Majority Vote as amended

11/4/2013


Article 16: Authorize Taking of Real Property 


Unanimous Vote


11/4/2013Article 17: Home Rule Petition– Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages in Restaurants with Fewer Than 100 Seats


Unanimous Vote

11/4/2013


Article 18 Appropriate for Ridge Hill Reservation Swamp Trail Boardwalk Construction 


Withdrawn


11/4/2013


Article 19: Rescind Debt Authorizations 


Unanimous Consent -Rescind Debt Authorization - $536,969


11/4/2013


Article 20: Appropriate for General Fund Cash Capital 


Unanimous Vote - $1,543,081 from Free Cash


11/4/2013


Article 21: Appropriate for DPW Garage Vehicle Service Lift


Unanimous Consent - $110,000 from Free Cash


11/4/2013


Article 22: Appropriate for Property Acquisition 


2/3 Vote dec. on a voice vote - $1,458,000 - Borrow


11/4/2013


Article 23: Appropriate to Athletic Facility Improvement Fund 


Unanimous Consent - $566,530 from Free Cash