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Town Meeting TONIGHT - Oct 12, 2010

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Tuesday, 12 October 2010 16:08

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING – October 12, 2010

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Westborough, qualified to vote in elections and town affairs, to meet in the Westborough High School Auditorium and Gymnasium, 90 West Main Street, Westborough, Massachusetts on Tuesday the Twelfth day of October, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.

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Summary of Advisory Finance Committee recommendations for 2010 Special Town Meeting

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Monday, 11 October 2010 22:41

(from the AFC Booklet on the Town Website link to the AFC recommendations for Fall 2010 Special Town meeting --webmaster)

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING – October 12, 2010

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Westborough, qualified to vote in elections and town affairs, to meet in the Westborough High School Auditorium and Gymnasium, 90 West Main Street, Westborough, Massachusetts on Tuesday the Twelfth day of October, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.

SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
INDEX OF ARTICLES AND
SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS

Article 1. FY2011 Debt Service Amendments – So vote (8-0-0)

Article 2. FY2011 Library Budget Transfer – So vote (8-0-0)

Article 3. South Street Water Line Increase in Debt Authorization – Amend action taken under Article 10B of 2010 Annual Town Meeting in its entirety to refect a total appropriation of $1,774,000 and to show transfers contributing $141,461.00 and authorizing a borrowing for the Water Enterprise Fund for the remaining $1,632,539.00. (7-1-0)

Article 4. DPW Facility Energy Improvements – Transfer $30,000 from General Fund Free Cash (7-0-1)

Article 5. Facilities Study – So vote (8-0-0)

Article 6. General Bylaw, Article 13 Amendment – So vote Part A and, for Part B, authorize Selectmen to petition Legislature for appropriate changes to Town Charter Sections 3-3(d) and 5-2(d) (8-0-0)

Article 7. Charter Amendment – So vote (8-0-0)

Article 8. Timing of Town Meeting Bylaw – Recommend to vote with amendment to indicate change will not be effective until 2012. (5-3-0)

Article 9. Town Meeting Quorum Bylaw – So vote. (6-2-0)

Article 10. Water Use Restrictions Bylaw – Pass over (8-0-0)

Article 11. Municipal Relief Act – So vote (8-0-0)

Article 12. Stretch Energy Code Bylaw – Defeat (6-2-0)

Article 13. Veterans Freedom Park Signage – Transfer $5,000 from General Fund Free Cash (7-1-0)

Article 14. Water Conduit Exemption Application – Engineering – Transfer $10,000 from Water Enterprise Fund Retained Earnings (8-0-0)

Article 15. Appropriate into Stabilization Fund – Raise and Appropriate $50,000. (6-2-0)

In this booklet, Advisory Finance Committee votes on recommendations are shown in the form, (a-b-c), where a is the number of votes in favor of the recommendation, b is the number of votes against the recommendations, and c is the number of abstentions or recusals from the vote.

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Special Voter Registration Wed Oct 13 for Nov 2 State Election

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Sunday, 10 October 2010 14:41
TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH
SPECIAL VOTER REGISTRATION
WED., OCT. 13, 2010
8 AM – 8 PM

This session is for anyone 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen, and has not yet registered
to vote in Westborough.  If you have moved from another town, you will need to register
in Westborough to vote.

You may register at anytime prior to this cut-off date for the November 2, 2010 State
Election.

If you are registered to vote and need an absentee ballot, please call the Town Clerk’s
office at 508-366-3020.

The Town Clerk’s office is open on Mon., Wed., Thurs.: 8  a.m.– 5 p.m.; Tues: 8 a.m.-
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Volunteers Needed for Town Committee Vacancies

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Sunday, 10 October 2010 00:00
TOWN OF WESTBOROUGH - COMMITTEE VACANCY

VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE ON THE FOLLOWING

Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Committee (1 Member)
Conservation Commission (2 Non-Voting Associates)
Council on Aging (1 Member)
Country Club Operating Committee (2 Non-Voting Associates)
Historical Commission (1 Member, 1 Non-Voting Associates)
Housing Authority (1 Member)
Housing Partnership Committee (1 Member)
Recreation Commission (1 Non-Voting Associate)
300th Anniversary Committee (2 Members)
Conservation Commission (2 Non-Voting Associates)
Economic Development Committee (1 Member)
Historical Commission (2 Members, 2 Non-Voting Associates)
Housing Partnership Committee (1 Member)
Insurance Advisory Committee (1 Town Employee Retiree)
Open Space Preservation Committee (1 Member)
Recreation Commission (1 Non-Voting Associate)
Trustees of Soldiers Memorials (1 Member)
Veterans’ Advisory Board (1Member)
Water Resource Review Committee (7 Members)
Youth Commission (1 Member)
This document revised: 6/28/2014
(copied from the 24-June-2014 Selectmen's agenda -- webmaster)
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Arts in Common - Town-Wide Arts Festival Sat. Oct 2, 2010

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Thursday, 30 September 2010 17:07

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The Westborough Cultural Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council invite all of you to Arts in Common on Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM at Bay State Commons and Green. This is a day for the whole town to get together for good fun, two stages with twenty-five different performances, an art exhibition, over 75 artists and crafters, a silent auction, and a Kids' Corner, all for free as we celebrate Westborough and the arts. By the way, there's food too!

Check out the performers at the Cultural Council's web site.

 

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