November 4, 2013 Special Town Meeting

The November 4, 2013 Special Town Meeting will take place in Powers Hall, Town Hall, 1471 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA at 7:30 p.m.

November 2013 Special Town Meeting Warrant (PDF)

Included in Warrant Article Information are the links to Finance Committee minutes regarding that particular article. The minutes are not yet available, but you can view the articles.

Warrant Article Listing

Article 1: Appropriate for Modular Classrooms at Mitchell School
Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013
Hillside & Mitchell webpage

Article 2: Appropriate for Feasibility Study / Hillside School
Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013 & October 23, 2013
Mitchell and Hillside webpage

Article 3: Amend the FY2014 Operating Budget
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013

Article 4: Amend the FY2014 Sewer Enterprise Fund Budget
Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013

Article 5: Amend the FY2014 Water Enterprise Fund Budget
Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013

Article 6: Amend Zoning By-Law – Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic
Installation Overlay District
Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 & October 23, 2013
Needham Solar Energy Exploratory Committee (SEEC)
SEEC Resource & Work page

Article 7: Amend Zoning By-Law – Map Change to Large-Scale Ground -Mounted
Solar Photovoltaic Installation Overlay District
Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 & October 23, 2013 
Solar Overlay Map (PDF)

Article 8: Appropriate For Solar Facility Development Expenses
Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 & October 23, 2013
Presentation to the Board of Selectmen from the Solar Energy Exploratory (PDF) Committee, October 29, 2013

Article 9: Amend General By-Law Type and Length Of Contracts & Leases/Solar Facilities
Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 & October 23, 2013

Article 10: Authorize Lease of Land for Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation
Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 & October 23, 2013

Article 11: Authorize Pilot for Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation
Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 & October 23, 2013

Article 12: Authorize Lease of MBTA Property For Shared Use Recreation Trail
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
Needham Rail Trail Information Page

Article 13: Appropriate Rail Trail Insurance
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013
CPA Article Page (PDF)

Article 14: Amend General By-Law – Public Consumption of Marijuana
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013

Article 15: Amend General By-Law/Municipal Water Supply
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 & October 9, 2013
Town's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Water Management Act (PDF)

Article 16: Authorize Taking of Real Property
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
Map of Taking (PDF)

Article 17: Home Rule Petition– Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages in Restaurants with Fewer Than 100 Seats
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013

Article 18: Appropriate for Ridge Hill Reservation Swamp Trail Boardwalk Construction
Withdrawn

Article 19: Rescind Debt Authorizations
Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013

Article 20: Appropriate for General Fund Cash Capital
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013

Article 21: Appropriate for DPW Garage Vehicle Service Lift
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
Pictures of Garage Vehicle Service Lift (PDF)

Article 22: Appropriate for Property Acquisition
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Map of 66 Chestnut (PDF)

Article 23: Appropriate to Athletic Facility Improvement Fund
Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013