Two voters (and meeting procedures) were the difference between holding onto the “rotting”, historic Fayville Hall (with its “cess pit”) and authorizing selectmen to “dispose of it”. Read the full article → from Town Meeting 2016 recap: Preservationists prevail across the board; every voter mattered (Updated-again)
A citizen’s petition article to expand the buffer zone for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries passed at Town Meeting tonight. An additional proposal to limit dispensary hours failed to pass muster. Read the full article → from Voters expand Marijuana zoning buffer. Moot point for dispensary opponents?
Tonight, Southborough voters told the Town they weren’t willing to proceed with easements for the Main Street project. Read the full article → from Main Street easement fails to voters looking to protect Town character (Updated)
Approximately 512 voters showed up to make decisions on Town budgets and bylaws last night. Judging by an exodus after Article 14, many were there to support the preservation of 84 Main Street. Read the full article → from Town Meeting night one: Recap (Updated)
Town Meeting voters overwhelmingly supported articles to preserve the historic Burnett-Garfield Estate. Articles 20-39 are up for vote Tuesday night. Read the full article → from Town Meeting night one: Burnett House preserved; early adjournment
The Main St. Design Group Chair told the public “A No vote [on Article 20] could mean a 3 or 5 year wait – or never. Or, it could mean the Town paying $6 or $7 million.” Martin Healey addressed an audience of residents who came to learn about easements for the Main Street project.
The discussion was part of a (civil) debate at a March 31st forum to inform residents before Monday night’s Town Meeting vote. Read the full article → from Main Street: Continued disagreements over parking issues at Town Common
This post is just to give you an overview of the articles up for vote and links to any you want to check out in more detail. Read the full article → from Town Warrant at a glance: Offload buildings, aggregate electricity for property owners, rewrite energy building codes and more
This year, four articles are coming out of the Town Clerk’s office and another on its behalf. Read the full article → from Town Meeting: “Pooper Scooper” law, moving the election to Tuesday, Committee transparency and more from the Town Clerk
This is a post I publish every year before Town Meeting. If you’re on the fence about whether to attend Southborough’s Annual Town Meeting on Monday evening, here are seven reasons why you should. Read the full article → from Are you heading to Town Meeting on Monday? (Updated)
As promised, I’m continuing to look at what voters will be deciding at next Monday’s Annual Town Meeting. Read the full article → from Warrant Article: Giving Selectmen power to define Transfer Station fines