SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT

June 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Orange Town Hall

TOWN OF ORANGE 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

Special Town Meeting Warrant

 

June 18, 2018

 

FRANKLIN SS:

To the Constables of the Town of Orange, in the County of Franklin:

 

GREETING:

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of said Town, qualified to vote on Town affairs, to meet at Ruth B. Smith Auditorium (Orange Town Hall), 6 Prospect Street in said Orange, on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM, then and there to act on the following articles:

 

ARTICLE 1: TRANSFER FROM FREE CASH

To see if the Town will vote to transfer and appropriate the sum of $2,621.22 from Free Cash to the following grants with deficit balances prior to FY14:

Fire Federal CCP Grant $1,755.36

Police Federal Vest Grant $ 865.86;

or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 2:  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT – NEPBA, LOCAL 58 (POLICE OFFICERS)

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $16,000.  to fund the cost of increases in bargaining unit members’ wages for year 1 (Fiscal Year 2018) under the collective bargaining agreement between the Town of Orange (represented by the Board of Selectmen) and the Town’s full-time Police Officers and Detectives bargaining unit employees (represented by the New England Police Benevolent Association, Local 58) in accordance with Chapter 150E of the Massachusetts General Laws.  Any appropriation is subject to IAFF, AFL-CIO, CLC, Local 4569 ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement #2 between the Town of Orange and the New England Police Benevolent Association, Local 58 (Police Officers Unit) (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020); or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 3:  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT – SEIU, LOCAL 888 (MAINTENANCE UNIT)

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate a sum of money to fund the cost of increases in bargaining unit members’ wages for year 1 (Fiscal Year 2018) under the collective bargaining agreement between the Town of Orange (represented by the Board of Selectmen) and the Town’s Maintenance bargaining unit (represented by SEIU, Local 888) in accordance with Chapter 150E of the Massachusetts General Laws.  Any appropriation is subject to SEIU, Local 888, ratifying the Memorandum of Agreement #1 between the Town of Orange and the SEIU, LOCAL 888 (JULY 1, 2017 – JUNE 30, 2020); or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 4:  SNOW AND ICE

To see if the Town will vote to transfer and appropriate a sum of money from Free Cash to Snow and Ice to cover the deficit; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 5:  FIRE DEPARTMENT TRAINING

To see if the Town will vote to transfer and appropriate a sum of money from Fire Department Wages to establish a Fire Department Training Wage account for the purpose of compensating paid-on-call Firefighters for completion of mandatory training programs; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

Hereof fail not, and make due return of this Warrant with your doings thereon, to the Town Clerk, at the time and place of meeting as aforesaid.

 

            Given under our hands this 30th day of May in the year of our Lord two thousand and eighteen.

 

 

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

 

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James Cornwell

 

 

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Ryan Mailloux

 

 

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Jane Peirce

 

 

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Thomas Smith

Selectmen, Town of Orange

 

 

 

A true copy. ATTEST:

 

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Randy Plante, Constable of Orange

 

 

 

FRANKLIN, SS.

            Pursuant to the within Warrant, I have notified and warned the inhabitants of the Town of Orange, by posting up attested copies of the same at the Post Office in Orange and the Library in North Orange fourteen days at least before the time of holding said meeting.

 

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Randy Plante, Constable of Orange                     Date