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Marion Special Town Meeting
October 21, 2019


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Article 1: To see if the Town will vote to transfer from available funds in the Waterways Account, the sum of twenty five thousand ($25,000) dollars to fund a Feasibility Study for a New Harbormaster Building at 1 Island Wharf Road, said funds to be expended under the direction of the Marion Board of Selectmen, or do or take any other action in relation thereto.
PASSED

Article 2: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Marion Board of Selectmen to sell, at a sum deemed in the best interests of the Town of Marion, the land and structures located on and at Atlantis Drive, Marion, Massachusetts, as shown on Marion Assessors Map 24, Lot
PASSED

Article 3: To see if the Town will vote to expend twenty eight thousand, eight hundred ($28,800) dollars to supplement Article 20 of the 2018 Annual Town Meeting to install epoxy floors in the apparatus room within the Marion Fire Station on Spring Street, and, that to meet this appropriation, $28,800 to be transferred from the appropriation authorized by Annual Town Meeting 2016, Article 17, said amount to be spent for said purpose under the direction of the Marion Fire Chief, or do or take any other action in relation thereto.
PASSED

Article 4: To see if the Town will vote to expend forty-four thousand five hundred and seventy three ($44,573) dollars from the appropriations authorized by Annual Town Meeting 2014, Article 11 ($9,676.60), Annual Town Meeting 2016, Article 17 ($10,798), Annual Town Meeting 2017, and Article 26 ($24,099) to purchase a new fire tanker truck, said amount to be spent for said purpose under the direction of the Marion Fire Chief, or do or take any other action in relation thereto.
PASSED

Article 5: To see if the Town will vote to transfer thirty thousand four hundred ($30,400) dollars from the Capital Stabilization Fund for the design of an emergency access/egress driveway from the Sippican
PASSED

Article 6: To see if the Town will vote to accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 64G, section 3A and thereafter, impose a six (6) percent local excise upon the transfer of occupancy of a room in a bed and breakfast establishment, hotel, lodging house, short-term rental or motel located within the Town of Marion pursuant to the definitions and procedures set forth in Massachusetts General Laws c.64G et seq., or do or take any other action in relation thereto.
PASSED

Article 7: To see if the Town will vote to accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 64G section 3D and thereafter, impose a community impact fee of three (3) percent of the total amount of rent upon each transfer of occupancy of a professionally managed unit that is located within the Town of Marion, pursuant to the definitions and procedures set forth in Massachusetts General Laws c.64G et seq., or do or take any other action in relation thereto.
PASSED

Article 8: To see if the Town will vote to accept the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 64G section 3D and thereafter, impose a community impact fee of three (3) percent of the total amount of rent upon each transfer of occupancy of a short-term rental unit within the Town of Marion that is located within a two- family or three-family dwelling that includes the operators primary residence, pursuant to the definitions and procedures set forth in
PASSED

Article 9: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Town Administrator, under the direction of the Board of Selectmen, to take any and all necessary actions to begin the process of withdrawing the Town of Marion from the Carver, Marion Wareham Regional Refuse District established by the General Court by Chapter 360 of the Acts of 1996, said necessary actions more specifically defined in the 1973 Agreement, revised in April 1995, by and between the Towns of Carver, Marion and Wareham, or do or take any other action in this matter.
PASSED

Article 10: To see if the Town will vote to rezone portions of three (3) certain parcels of land containing approximately 0.20 acres, 0.37 acres and 9.80 acres from their current zoning designation of Residence A and C to the zoning designation of General Business, said parcels located off of Front Street, Marion, Massachusetts and identified, respectively, on the Marion Assessors Map as Map 11, Parcel 24E; Map 11, Parcel 25 and Map 11 Parcel 43 as are more fully shown on a Plan entitled Proposed Zoning Change Exhibit Plan prepared for Theodore Laycock and prepared by G.A.F. Engineering, August 14, 2019, scale 1=100, or do or take any other action in relation thereto.
PASSED

Article 11: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion Chapter 210 - Vehicles, Unregistered by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 12: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion by adding a new Article III to Chapter 218 and deleting in its entirety Attachment 1 as follows:
indefinitely postponed

Article 13: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 2.2-Board of Appeals by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 14: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 4.2 Table of Principal Uses, Sub- Section A (Residential Uses) and Sub-Section B (Institutional or Exempt Uses) by revising the same as identified by the letter N as follows:
PASSED

Article 15: To see if the Town will vote to insert into the Code of the Town of Marion a new section in Chapter 230, Section 5.1.I to read as follows:
PASSED

Article 16: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 5.3 (Multifamily residences) by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 17: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 8.1 (Flood Hazard District) by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 18: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 8.2 (Water Supply Protection District) by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 19: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 8.5 (Surface Water District) by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 20: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 9.1 (Applicability; minor and major site plan review) by revising the same as follows:
PASSED

Article 21: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Code of the Town of Marion in Chapter 230, Section 11.2 (Terms Defined) by revising the same as follows:
PASSED OVER