April Meetings

Special Town Meeting - April 25, 2007

Note: The April 2007 Special Town Meeting minutes printed below are excerpted from the official minutes of this Meeting. For the complete text of all votes taken at this Meeting, contact the Town Clerk's Office.

Pursuant to the Warrant signed by the Selectmen on April 2, 2007, Town Moderator Edward N Perry called the Special Town Meeting to order at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at the Concord-Carlisle High School. The Moderator declared that the meeting was properly called and that a sufficient number of voters were present to permit the meeting to be opened.

On a Motion made by Virginia McIntyre and duly seconded, the following was Voted: That this meeting be held in the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School Auditorium, the Cafeteria, and if necessary, the Gymnasium, and that the halls be connected by means of a public address system and loudspeakers so that the proceedings in the halls in use can be heard and participated in by all voters present in any hall.

Mr. Perry announced that he had appointed Carolyn C. Flood and John H. Clymer to be Assistant Moderators. Mr. Clymer was elected as the Temporary Moderator, in the event that the Moderator is unable to serve in that position. George Sprott was appointed Head Teller, assisted by Todd Crocker and Abraham Fisher. David Allen was appointed as Ballot Supervisor, assisted by James Reynolds. The Tellers and Ballot Counters were duly sworn to faithfully discharge their duties.

On a Motion made by Virginia McIntyre and duly seconded, the following was Voted: That the reading of the Warrant and the Return of Service thereon be omitted.

Article 1. Secret Ballot Voting Procedure

Upon a Motion made by Virginia McIntyre and duly seconded, the following was Voted: To adopt the following Rule for the conduct of the 2007 Special Town Meeting, so that if any vote is to be taken by secret ballot, it will require the affirmative vote of 100+ voters.

Article 2. Purchase of Affordable Housing Unit At Emerson Annex

Upon a Motion made by Greg Howes and duly seconded, the following was Voted by a two-thirds majority, and so declared by the Moderator: To redesignate and transfer the sum of 275-150-from funds previously appropriated under Article 33, Items 3 and J, and Article 34 of the 2007 Annual Town Meeting, for the purchase of Unit No. 4 of the Emerson Annex condominium building located at 58 Stow Street, under terms and conditions agreed to by the Select Board.

At 8:15 p.m., there being no further business to conduct, there was a Motion to adjourn and dissolve the Special Town Meeting, which was duly seconded and Voted.

Respectfully submitted,

Anita S. Tekle
Town Clerk