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2005 Annual Town Meeting Results
4/28/2005

Concord’s 2005 Annual Town Meeting began on Monday, April 25 and continued on Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday, April 27.  The meeting concluded and dissolved at 10:55 pm on Wednesday, April 27.  Here are the final results of the meeting.

 




ARTICLE




DATE




SUBJECT




RESULT




1




4/25




Choose Town Officers




Passed




2




4/25




Hear Reports & Consent Calendar (See Below)




Passed Unanimously




3




4/25




Meeting Procedure (Rule of the Meeting governing requirements on motions and amendments made under articles concerned with expenditures)




Passed




4




4/25




Secret Ballot Voting Procedure (minimum of 100 voters required)




Passed




5




4/25




Ratify Personnel Board Classification Actions




Passed




6




4/25




Classification & Compensation Plan for Administrative/Clerical/Library and Laboring Employees (2.5% across-the-board increase to ranges)




Passed




7




4/25




Classification & Compensation Plan for Managerial and Professional Employees (2.5% across-the-board increase to ranges)




Passed




8




4/25




Personnel Bylaw Amendment to grant authority to the Personnel Board & Town Manager for approval of Classification & Compensation Plan amendments




No Motion Made




9




4/25




Town Budget ($25,526,624 with $291,000 of this amount contingent on Proposition 2½ override approval)




Passed




10




4/25




Public School Budget ($24,285,000, with $227,000 of this amount contingent on Proposition 2½ override approval)




Passed




11




4/25




Regional School Budgets:

·          Concord-Carlisle Regional High School Budget ($11,196,047, with $234,480 of this amount contingent on Proposition 2½ override approval)

·          Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District Assessment ($431,529)




Both Passed




12




4/25




Free Cash Use ($500,000)




Passed




13




4/25




Unpaid Bills




No Motion Made




14




4/25




Property Tax Exemption




Passed under Article 2 Consent Calendar




15




4/25




Light Plant Payment in Lieu of Taxes ($340,000)




Passed under Article 2

Consent Calendar




16




4/25




Light Plant Expenditures




Passed under Article 2 Consent Calendar




17




4/25




Road Repair Revolving Fund Expenditures




Passed under Article 2 Consent Calendar




18




4/25




Solid Waste Disposal Fund Expenditures




Passed under Article 2 Consent Calendar




19




4/25




Sewer System Expenditures




Passed Under Article 2 Consent Calendar




20




425




Sewer Improvement Fund Expenditures




Passed Under Article 2 Consent Calendar




21




4/25




Water System Expenditures




Passed Under Article 2 Consent Calendar




22




4/25




2005 Road Program ($900,000 appropriation & borrowing authorization)




Passed Unanimously




23




4/26




Concord Public Schools Renovations ($770,446.96 appropriation, including $630,000 borrowing authorization)




Passed Unanimously




24




4/26




Design Funds for New Willard School ($1,000,000 borrowing authorization)




Passed by 2/3 majority vote (motion to amend was defeated)




25




4/26




CCHS Improvements ($590,000 appropriation)




Passed




26




4/26




Revision of Board of Health Regulations for Testing Lead in School Drinking Water (By Petition)




Amended motion passed, with 262 voting in favor and 155 opposed




27




4/25




Milldam Culvert Design ($75,000 appropriation & borrowing authorization)




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




28




4/25




Emerson Tennis & Basketball Courts Repair ($300,000 appropriation & borrowing authorization)




Passed Unanimously




29




4/25




Hunt Gym Improvements ($100,000 appropriation & borrowing authorization)




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




30




4/25




Pool Enterprise Fund




Passed




31




4/25




Health & Swim Facility Equipment ($515,000 appropriation & borrowing authorization)




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




32




4/26




Land Acquisition – Burke Land on Old Bedford Road ($2,750,000 appropriation & borrowing authorization, with commitment to return to2006 Town Meeting with permanent funding plan)




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




33




4/26




Resolution in Support of the Concord Youth Theatre (by petition)




No motion made




34




4/27




Creation of Church Street Historic District




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




35




4/27




Amendment to Demolition Delay Bylaw




No motion made




36




4/27




Exchange of easements relative to the Harvey Wheeler Community Center Property & Our Lady Help of Christians Property




Passed




37




4/27




Zoning Bylaw Amendment—Special Dimensional Exception for Rear and/or Side Yard Setback




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




38




4/27




Land Acquisition—Undeveloped Portion of Our Lady Help of Christians Property




No motion made




39




4/27




Zoning Bylaw Amendment—Temporary Demolition Moratorium




No motion made




40




4/27




Zoning Bylaw Amendment—Accessory Dwelling Unit (motion to amend passed, but amended main motion then failed to pass)




Amended motion failed to pass




41




4/27




Town Bylaw Amendment to Add Prohibition of Excessive or Unwarranted Noise (by petition)




No motion made




42




4/27




Authorization of Long-Term Contract for Public, Educational and Governmental Access (PEG)




Passed




43




4/27




FY05 Supplemental Appropriation from Land Fund




Passed




44




4/27




Community Preservation Act Bylaw Amendment—Length of Terms & Application Exemption Deadline




Passed




45




4/25




Debt Rescission of Unused Borrowing Authorization




Passed Under Article 2 Consent Calendar




46




4/27




Light Plant Distribution System Improvements




Passed by 2/3 majority vote




47




4/27




Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Improvements




Passed Unanimously




48




4/27




Moratorium and Restriction on Installation of In-Ground Irrigation Systems




No motion made




49




4/27




Amendment to Non-Criminal Disposition of Violations Bylaw for Snow and Ice in the Public Way




Passed




50




4/27




Snow Plowing—Dunbar Way (by petition)




Passed




51




4/27


Encroachment—60 Lang Street
No motion made


 

There were 415 registered voters in attendance on 4/25, 816 registered voters on 4/26; and 385 registered voters on 4/27.  The unduplicated count is still being calculated and will be reported at a later time.

 



 
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