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Marion Special Town Meeting
October 26, 2015


Article S1: To see if the Town will vote to accept the provisions of M.G.L. c. 40, SS 42A-42F, inclusive, and thereby authorize the Town of Marion to exercise all statutory powers necessary for the collection of water bills as provided for in G.L. c. 42A through c. 42F, and all statutory provisions related thereto, including the imposition of a lien, upon real property within the towns of Rochester and Wareham, Massachusetts to which the town of Marion currently provides or may provide in the future, public water for consumption and otherwise, said lien and other relief available to the town of Marion to be enforceable pursuant to the General Laws as if the real property receiving said public water was within the town of Marion, as authorized by Article 27, Annual Town Meeting 2013; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S2: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds in the Treasury (Free Cash) the sum of $10,000 to be expended under the direction of the Tree Warden to undertake aerial spraying to combat gypsy moth and winter moth outbreaks in the spring of 2016; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S3: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $241,000 for the purpose of purchasing a new emergency ambulance for use by the Fire/EMS Department, including costs incidental and related thereto, and to determine whether this appropriation shall be raised by authorizing the Treasurer, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen, to issue bonds or notes under the provisions of Chapter 44 of the General Laws; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S4: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds in the Treasury the sum of $50,000 to be used as the Town's required contribution toward a grant of $200,000 from The Buzzards Bay and Narragansett Estuary Programs as part of the Town's ongoing program of sewer related improvements; or take any other action thereon.
TABLED

Article S5: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds in the Treasury the sum of $12,006.19 to supplement the Facilities Department budget to cover expenses incurred due to storm damage on July 28, 2015; or take any other action thereon.
Passed Over at Selectmen's Request