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Marion Special Town Meeting
October 22, 2018


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Article S1: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate $500,000 for the purpose of financing the following water pollution facility projects: repair, replacement and/or upgrade of septic systems, pursuant to agreements with Board of Health and residential property owners including without limitation all costs thereof as defined in Section 1 of Chapter 29 C of the General Laws; and to determine whether it is appropriate that this sum shall be raised by borrowing from the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust or otherwise, or to take any action thereon.
PASSED

Article S2: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds in the Treasury the sum of $65,000 to be expended by the Water Dept. to purchase one (1) 4x4 pick-up truck with plow and that, to meet this appropriation, the sum of $65,000 be transferred from Water Enterprise Retained Earnings; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S3: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds in the Treasury (Free Cash) the sum of $55,000 to purchase the electric vehicles presently leased by the town (three BMW I3s and one Nissan Leaf) at the termination of the leases; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S4: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate from available funds in the Treasury (Free Cash) the sum of $160,000 to be expended by the Department of Public Works to purchase one (1) new ten-wheel dump truck with plow and sander; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S5: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate from available funds in the Treasury (Free Cash) the sum of $50,000 to be expended by the Department of Public Works to purchase one (1) used six-wheel dump truck with plow and sander; or take any other action thereon.
PASSED

Article S6: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Marion General Bylaws by adding a new Chapter 120 of the Code of the Town of Marion, entitled Stretch Energy Code for the purpose of regulating the design and construction of buildings for the effective use of energy, pursuant to Appendix 115.AA of the Massachusetts Building Code, 780 CMR, the Stretch Energy Code, including future editions, amendments or modifications thereto, with an effective date of January 1, 2019, as follows:
PASSED

Article S7: To see if the Town will amend the Chapter 230 of the Code of the Town of Marion by deleting Article XVIII - 230-18.1 in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following Section 230-18 and by inserting a new Article XVIX 230-19.1 as follows:
PASSED

Article S8: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion by amending Section 230-4.2 Table of Principal Uses by inserting a new line item under Section N: Other Uses as follows:
PASSED

Article S9: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion by amending Section 230-7.6 Additional Special Permit Regulations by inserting a new line item J as follows:
PASSED

Article S10: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion by amending Chapter 109 (Animal Control) by striking said Chapter 109 in its entirety and inserting in place thereof the following:
PASSED

Article S11: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion by amending Section 230-4.2 Table of Principal Uses by inserting two (2) new line items substantially as follows:
PASSED

Article S12: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion by inserting in Section 230-7.4 Uses authorized by special permit a new Section G substantially as follows:
PASSED

Article S13: To see if the Town will vote to reduce and amend the Minimum Side and Rear Setback for District Residence E, contained in Table 5.1A, entitled Dimensional Requirements Table, which is contained in Article V, 230-5.1 of the Code of the Town of Marion, from 20 feet to 10 feet; or take any other action thereon.
FAILED