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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

Included in Warrant Article Information are the links to Finance Committee minutes regarding that particular article.  For some articles, the minutes are not yet available, but check:
 http://www.needhamma.gov/Archive.aspx?AMID=55&Type=&ADID=

 
Warrant Article Listing

Article 1: Appropriate for Modular Classrooms at Mitchell School 
                   Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013 (see above link)
                   http://rwd1.needham.k12.ma.us/Hillside_and_Mitchell_Planning/ link to Hillside & Mitchell webpage

Article 2: Appropriate for Feasibility Study / Hillside School 
                   Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013 & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                   http://rwd1.needham.k12.ma.us/Hillside_and_Mitchell_Planning/ Link to Mitchell and Hillside webpage

Article 3: Amend the FY2014 Operating Budget 
                   Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013
                   http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366  

Article 4: Amend the FY2014 Sewer Enterprise Fund Budget 
                   Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013 (see above link)

Article 5: Amend the FY2014 Water Enterprise Fund Budget 
                   Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013 (see above link)
 
Article 6: Amend Zoning By-Law – Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic
               Installation Overlay District 
                   Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 (below) & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                   http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3343  
                   Solar Photovoltaic Electricity at the Closed Landfill, Needham Solar Energy Exploratory Committee(SEEC)
                   http://www.needhamma.gov/index.aspx?NID=3150 Link to 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 (below) & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                   http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3343
                   Solar Overlay Map

Article 8: Appropriate For Solar Facility Development Expenses
                   Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 (below) & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                   http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3343  
                   Presentation to the Board of Selectmen from the Solar Energy Exploratory Committee, October 29, 2013

Article 9: Amend General By-Law Type and Length Of Contracts & Leases/Solar Facilities
                    Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 (below) & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3343     

Article 10: Authorize Lease of Land for Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation
                    Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 (below) & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3343

Article 11: Authorize Pilot for Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation
                    Finance Committee Minutes, September 11, 2013 (below) & October 23, 2013 (see above link)
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3343  

Article 12: Authorize Lease of MBTA Property For Shared Use Recreation Trail
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/index.aspx?NID=3596 Link to Needham Rail Trail Information Page

Article 13: Appropriate Rail Trail Insurance 
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366  
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/8682 Link to CPA Article Page

Article 14: Amend General By-Law – Public Consumption of Marijuana
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366

Article 15: Amend General By-Law/Municipal Water Supply
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 (below) & October 9, 2013 (see link above)
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366  
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/8442 Link to Town's DEP Water Management Act

Article 16: Authorize Taking of Real Property
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366
                    Map of Taking

Article 17: Home Rule Petition– Sale of All Alcoholic Beverages in Restaurants
                 with Fewer Than 100 Seats
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366

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

Article 19: Rescind Debt Authorizations
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 9, 2013 (see above link)

Article 20: Appropriate for General Fund Cash Capital 
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366  

Article 21: Appropriate for DPW Garage Vehicle Service Lift
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366
                    Pictures of Garage Vehicle Service Lift

Article 22: Appropriate for Property Acquisition
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366
                    GIS Map of 66 Chestnut

Article 23: Appropriate to Athletic Facility Improvement Fund 
                    Finance Committee Minutes, October 2, 2013 
                    http://www.needhamma.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3366