FY 2016 Special Town Meeting Results for Charlton

Town Meeting is the legislative body of the town, acting much like our legislative counterparts at the state and federal level to fund a budget and establish bylaws.

– Peter Cooper, Jr., Charlton Town Moderator

Article 1. Appropriation of Funds for Unpaid Bills of a Prior Fiscal Year
PASSES – UNANIMOUSLY

Article 2. Inter/Intra Departmental Transfers and/or Appropriation for FY2016 Budget
PASSES – UNANIMOUSLY

Article 3. Capital Items and Related Contracts
PASSES – WITH MAJORITY VOTE

Article 4. Transfer to/from Stabilization Funds
PASSES – UNANIMOUSLY

Article 5. Reauthorization of Capital Debt
MOTION – To accept Article 5 in full with the exception of the “Total” column
ARTICLE 5 – MOTION PASSES BY MORE THAN 2/3RDS VOTE

Article 6. Donation of land
MOTION – To take no action regarding Article 6
ARTICLE 6 – MOTION PASSES UNANIMOUSLY

Article 7. Authorize Selectman, for and on Behalf of the Town, to Repair Town-Owned South Charlton Reservoir Dam, to Assess Betterments, etc. And to Appropriate Funds for Same
PASSES – BY MORE THAN 2/3RDS VOTE

Article 8. Municipal Lien Authority for Outstanding Water Bills
PASSES – UNANIMOUSLY

Article 9. Local Gas Tax
PASSES – WITH MAJORITY VOTE

Article 10. Zoning Map Amendment-Village District Boundary Expansion
PASSES – BY MORE THAN 2/3RDS VOTE

Article 11. Zoning By-law Revision: Vehicle Garage Structure in AG
PASSES – REQUIRES 2/3RDS VOTE – PASSES 36 TO 18 WITH MODERATOR VOTING FOR ARTICLE 11

Article 12. Petition
“To see if the Town of Charlton will amend its property zoning by re-zoning a parcel of land depicted as Parcel B15 shown on Town of Charlton Tax Map 27 from its current zoning designation of BEP (Business Enterprise Park) to IG (Industrial-General)”

”MOTION – Change wording from Charlton Tax Map 27 to Town Zoning Tax Map Assessors Map 27
ARTICLE 12 – MOTION PASSES UNANIMOUSLY

 

Article 13. Petition
“To see if the Town of Charlton will amend its property zoning by re-zoning a parcel of land depicted as Parcel A3 shown on Town of Charlton Tax Map 37 and its rear portion of a parcel A2 as shown on Town of Charlton Tax Map 37 from its current zoning designation of BEP (Business Enterprise Park) to A (Agricultural)”

”MOTION – To Charlton Tax Map 37 to Town Zoning Tax Map Assessors Map 37
MOTION PASSES
ARTICLE 13 – MOTION PASSES BY GREATER THAN 2/3RDS MAJORITY

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