STM Warrant

August 16, 2018

TOWN OF ORANGE 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

Special Town Meeting Warrant

August 16, 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 Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM, then and there to act on the following articles:

 

ARTICLE 1:  RESCIND APPROPRIATION – POLICE UNION

To see if the Town will vote to rescind the vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $16,000 from Article 2 of the Special Town Meeting on June 18, 2018; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 2:  RESCIND APPROPRIATION – MAINTENANCE UNION

To see if the Town will vote to rescind the vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $11,592 from Article 3 of the Special Town Meeting on June 18, 2018; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 3:  RESCIND APPROPRIATION – CLERICAL UNION

To see if the Town will vote to rescind the vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $12,500 from Article 28 of the Annual Town Meeting on June 18, 2018; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 4:  FIRE STATION ROOF AND STRUCTURE REPAIRS

To see if the Town will vote to authorize the borrowing of and to expend up to $100,000 to make repairs to the Fire Station Roof and structure, including design, materials, and construction costs; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 5:  FIRE DEPT. – MOBILE BREATHING AIR COMPRESSOR TRAILER

To see if the Town will vote to transfer and appropriate the sum of $4,285 from Capital Stabilization for the Town's FY19 matching portion of a $90,000 Federal FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant administered through FEMA for the purchase of a mobile breathing air compressor trailer; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 6:  FIRE DEPT. – FIRE ENGINE/PUMPER

To see if the Town will vote to transfer and appropriate the sum of $23,809 from Capital Stabilization for the Town's FY19 matching portion of a $500,000 Federal FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant administered through FEMA for the purchase of a fire engine/pumper; or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 7:  FIRE DEPT. – FIRE ENGINE/PUMPER

To see if the Town will vote to transfer and appropriate the sum of $25,000 from Capital Stabilization for the purchase of a fire engine/pumper in addition to the Federal FY 2017 Assistance to Firefighters Grant and matching municipal funds; or take any other action relative thereto or thereon.

 

ARTICLE 8:  FIRE DEPT. – SAFER GRANT

To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the sum of $25,000 for the Town's FY19 matching portion of a $706,185 Federal FY 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant administered through FEMA for the hiring of three additional full-time Firefighter/EMTs, or take any other action relative thereto or thereon.

 

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 1st day of August in the year of our Lord two thousand and eighteen.

 

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

 

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James E. Cornwell

 

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Ryan Mailloux

 

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Jane Peirce

 

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Thomas Smith

 

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