Special Town Meeting, October 26, 2017

 


                         Town of Dighton

                         SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

                       Warrant

                    October 26, 2017

            

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BRISTOL, SS.

 

 

To either of the Constables of the Town of Dighton in the County of Bristol,

 

 

GREETINGS:

 

            In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Dighton qualified to vote in elections and Town Affairs to meet in the Dighton Middle School Auditorium on Thursday, the twenty-sixth day of October, 2017, at 7:00 P.M.; then and there to act on the following articles:

 

ARTICLE 1.  To hear reports of the Town Officials and act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 2.  To see if the Town will vote to amend Article 4. from the June 5, 2017 Annual Town Meeting by increasing the salaries for elected officials for Fiscal Year 2018 as follows in accordance with the provision of Section 108 of Chapter 41 of the General Laws as follows:

 

                                                BOARD OF SELECTMEN

                                                                                                                     ADJUSTED

                                                FY18 ATM         INCREASE         FY18 SALARY             

                             Chairman             $ 7,500.00          $   150.00                $7,650.00

                             Member                $ 7,500.00          $   150.00                $7,650.00

                             Member                $ 7,500.00          $   150.00                $7,650.00

 

                             Total                    $ 22,500.00          $   450.00            $ 22,950.00

 

                                                  TREE WARDEN

                                                                                                                     ADJUSTED

                                                          FY18 ATM         INCREASE         FY18 SALARY

                             Tree Warden      $       243.74         $        4.87           $         248.61

 

 

 

 

                                                          MODERATOR 

                                                                                                                      ADJUSTED                                                         

                                                          FY18 ATM           INCREASE       FY18 SALARY

                             Moderator          $       551.39         $      11.05           $        562.44

 

 

                                                          PLANNING BOARD

                                                                                                                      ADJUSTED

                                                          FY18 ATM           INCREASE       FY18 SALARY

                             Chairman              $2,876.16            $      57.06                 $2,933.76

                             Members (4) each $1,918.32            $    153.60                  $1956.72

                        Total                                                  $    210.66

 

                                                SEWER COMMISSIONERS

                                                                                                                     ADJUSTED

                                                          FY18 ATM           INCREASE       FY18 SALARY

                             Chairman               $3,373.55             $     67.49                $3,441.04

                             Members (2) each  $2,239.18             $     89.56                $2,283.96

                             Total                                                    $   157.05

 

 

ARTICLE 3.  To see if the Town will vote to authorize a total expenditure of $37,471.61 and of that amount $2,000.00 to be transferred from the PEG Access and Cable Related Fund, $1,759.73 to be transferred from Sewer Enterprise Retained Earnings and $33,711.88 to be Raised and Appropriated and/or transferred from available funds to fund personnel expenses for FY18 for employees due to the recently settled Clerical Union Collective Bargaining Agreement as follows:

 

RAISE AND APPROPRIATE AND/OR TRANSFER FROM AVAILABLE FUNDS

         Personnel Expenses

 

113      Town Meetings                                                                                                $     800.00

114      Moderator                                                                                                        $       11.05     

122      Board of Selectmen                                                                                         $  4,582.20

131      Finance Committee                                                                                          $       55.82

135      Town Accountant                                                                                           $  4,448.00

141      Board of Assessors                                                                                          $  1,379.28

145      Town Treasurer                                                                                                           $     846.72     

146      Town Collector                                                                                                            $     846.72

161      Town Clerk                                                                                                    $  1,011.92

171      Conservation Commission                                                                               $     100.00

175      Planning Board                                                                                                            $     537.65

176      Board of Appeals                                                                                                         $     541.36

210      Police                                                                                                                           $  2,154.80

241      Building Inspector                                                                                           $10,000.00

244      Weights & Measures                                                                                        $       22.61

292      Animal Control Officer                                                                                                $     288.84

294      Forestry                                                                                                           $         4.87

295      Harbormaster                                                                                                   $       40.00

510      Health – Regulation and Inspection                                                                 $       23.85

519      Health – Administration                                                                                   $     461.40

541      Council on Aging                                                                                            $  1,675.35

542      Prime Time                                                                                                      $  1,534.15

543      Veterans Services                                                                                            $     742.13

610      Library                                                                                                            $  1,603.16

 

TOTAL RAISE AND APPROPRIATE AND/OR TRANSFER FROM AVAILABLE FUNDS $33,711.88

 

            TRANSFER FROM PEG ACCESS AND CABLE RELATED FUND

698      Cable Committee                                                                                             $   2,000.00

           

            TRANSFER FROM SEWER ENTERPRISE RETAINED EARNINGS

            Sewer                                                                                                              $   1,759.73

           

 

ARTICLE 4.  To see if the Town will vote to authorize an expense from funds available in the current budget in the amount of $32,248.32 to fund personnel expenses for FY18 for employees covered under the recently settled Firefighter’s Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

ARTICLE 5.  To see if the Town will vote to authorize a total expenditure of $27,605.47 to be raised and appropriated and/or transferred from available funds and of the amount $13,491.98 is for Ambulance Department #231 and $14,113.49 for Fire Department #220 to fund the Prior Year Bill personnel expenses of FY17 for employees covered under the recently settled Firefighter’s Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

PRIOR YEAR BILLS                    DEPARTMENT               FUNDING SOURCE

Ambulance Dept. FY17 retro          Ambulance                         $13,491.98 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

Fire Dept. FY17 retro                      Fire                                     $14,113.49 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

                                                            TOTAL                $27,605.47

 

ARTICLE 6.  To see if the Town will vote to approve the following sums to be expended under the direction of the Board of Sewer Commissioners for the maintenance and operation of the Sewer Enterprise:

 

Direct Costs

Expenses                     $4,800.00

Capital Outlay             $85,000.00

 

The above appropriations will be funded as follows:

 

$89,800.00 to be transferred from Sewer Enterprise Retained Earnings.

 

 

ARTICLE 7. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds $2,593.07 and transfer from the PEG Access and Cable Related Fund $60.70 to pay prior year bills.

 

PRIOR YEAR BILLS                    DEPARTMENT               FUNDING SOURCE

Dighton Veterinary Hospital           Animal Control Officer     $555.00 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

Hillside Lawn & Farm Repair         Highway                             $182.08 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

Ron Smith                                        Cable Committee               $  60.70 PEG Access and Cable Related Fund

A Rifkin Co.                                     Elections                            $170.47 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

James Digits                                     Conservation                      $  45.00 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

Southcoast Health System               Fire                                     $869.00 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

GZA Geo-Environmental, Inc.        Planning Board                  $520.00 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

WB Mason                                       BOS                                    $  41.97 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

WB Mason                                       BOS                                    $106.31 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

CORE Business Technologies         BOS                                    $103.24 R&A and/or transfer from available funds

                                                            TOTAL           $2,653.77

 

ARTICLE 8.  To see if the Town will vote to authorize a total amount of $20,016.76 to be raised and appropriated and/or transferred from available funds to fund personnel expenses for employees covered under the recently settled 911 Signal Operators Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

ARTICLE 9.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds $3,389.67 for the Police Department #210 personnel expenses and $2,600.00 for the Communications Department personnel expenses to additionally fund the Police Chief FY18 contract or act thereon.  

 

ARTICLE 10. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds, the amount of $1,664.93 to fund the Assessor’s Vacation Buyback Account #010-0-141-0000-50-5155.

 

ARTICLE 11.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $2,899.75 to fund an increase in hours for the Assessor’s Senior Clerk payroll account #010-0-141-0000-50-5115.

 

ARTICLE 12.  To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $12,321.60 to fund an increase in hours for the Board of Health personnel account (Salary – Office Manager) #010-0-519-0000-50-5115.

 

ARTICLE 13. To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $6,450.00 to additionally fund the Board of Health personnel account (Salary), said funds to be expended as follows:

 

Chairman:  Account #010-0-519-0000-50-5101         $2,150.00

Members:   Account #010-0-519-0000-50-5102         $4,300.00

ARTICLE 14.  To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $2,000.00 to additionally fund the Waste Collection & Disposal personnel account, (Overtime/Additional Hours) Account #010-0-433-0000-50-5131.

 

ARTICLE 15. To see if the town will vote to transfer the amount of $12,500.00 from the Board of Health Expenses (Professional & Technical) Account #010-0-510-0000-70-5300 to the Board of Health Personnel Account – Health Agents Account #010-0-510-000-50-5106.

 

ARTICLE 16. To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $1,000.00 to additionally fund the Animal Control Officer Expense Account (Equipment Repairs and Maintenance) Account #010-0-292-0000-70-5240.

 

ARTICLE 17. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $2,000.00 to additionally fund the Board of Health personnel account (Overtime/Additional Hours) Account #010-0-519-0000-50-5131.

 

ARTICLE 18.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds the amount of $3,585.72 to fund an increase in hours for the Planning Board #175 Office Manager Personnel expenses.

 

ARTICLE 19. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $4,841.21 to additionally fund the Zoning Board of Appeals personnel account (Salary/Office Manager) Account #010-0-176-0000-50-5115 and $3,664.68 to additionally fund the Board of Health Personnel Account (Salary-Office Manager) #010-0-519-0000-50-5115 to fund the cost of a memorandum of agreement.

           

ARTICLE 20.  To see if the Town will vote to reduce the personnel expenses of the Fire Department account # 010-0-220-0000-50-5105 by $4,336.87 and the personnel expenses of the Ambulance Department account #010-0-231-0000-50-5105 by $4,336.87.

 

ARTICLE 21. To see if the Town will vote to reduce the personnel expenses of the Town Administrator account #010-0-124-0000-50-5105 by $45,672.96, # 010-0-124-00000-50-5110 by $23,900.00, # 010-0-124-0000-50-5131 by $1,000.00 and #010-0-124-0000-50-5152 by $100.00.

 

ARTICLE 22.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from free cash the amount of  $6,920.00 to fund a part-time clerk for the Town Clerk #161, personnel account, or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 23.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds the amount of $5,000.00 to additionally fund the Medicare Contributions Account #010-0-916-0000-70-5176, or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 24.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds the amount of $93,604.50 to additionally fund the Health Insurance Contributions Account #010-0-914-0000-70-5174.

 

ARTICLE 25.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $16,551.51 to replenish the Reserve Fund Account #010-0-132-0000-70-5780 to $50,000.00.

 

ARTICLE 26.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $28,400.00 to replenish the Selectmen’s Professional & Technical Account #010-0-122-0000-70-5300.

 

ARTICLE 27. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $200,000.00 to the “Other Post-Employment Benefits Liability Trust Fund” established to cover the unfunded actuarial liability for retirees’ health care and life insurance benefits, or take any other action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 28.  To see if the Town will vote to amend Article 7. from the June 5, 2017 Annual Town Meeting by decreasing the Mass Department of Public Works (Chapter 90) funds by $.35.

 

ARTICLE 29.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $7,000.00 to be used for assistance for the Fiscal Year 2019 Certification Revaluation of Real Estate and Commercial Property of the town.

 

ARTICLE 30.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from free cash, the amount of $99,069.00 for the installation of fiber optic cable to the Dighton School Campus and the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School.

 

ARTICLE 31.  To see if the town will vote to transfer from PEG Access & Cable Related Fund the amount of $25,000.00 to refit outdated cable equipment or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 32.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds the amount of $51,074.90 for the purchase of one fully equipped police vehicle including computer, firearms (patrol rifle and a shotgun), radio antenna and accessories.

 

ARTICLE 33.  To see if the Town will vote to transfer from the ambulance fund the sum of $47,000.00 to purchase and install a Power Stretcher for Ambulance 1 and equipment relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 34. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $10,392.00 to cover the costs of utilities for the newly renovated Old Town Hall for Fiscal Year 2018 or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 35.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $2,900.00 to purchase office furniture and equipment for the newly renovated Town Hall Annex, Board of Health office.

 

ARTICLE 36.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $6,000.00 to purchase office furniture for the Town Administrator’s office.

 

ARTICLE 37.  To see if the Town will vote to Raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds $500,000.00 to fund obligations of the new Police Station/Communications Center project through June 30, 2018.

 

ARTICLE 38. To see if the Town will vote to transfer from free cash the amount of $78,500.00 for the Demolition of Deteriorated Structures Account # 010-241-0000-70-5380.

 

ARTICLE 39. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate or transfer from available funds the amount of $325.00 to additionally fund the Communication Account #215 IMC 70 Expense account.

 

ARTICLE 40. To see if the Town will vote to transfer from the certified balance of Free Cash                                           available in the treasury the sum of $200,000.00 to the Stabilization Account, or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 41.  To see if the Town will vote to transfer from the certified balance of Free Cash available in the treasury the sum of $200,000.00 to the Capital Stabilization Account, or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 42. To see if the Town will vote to transfer from certified free cash available in the treasury an amount to reduce the tax rate, or act thereon.

 

ARTICLE 43.  To see if the Town will vote to grant to the Board of Selectmen the authority to obtain whatever parcels or easements as necessary, to make changes in grade, take land by purchase or eminent domain and to settle damages from land taken in conjunction with the sidewalk project that includes Center Street from Somerset Avenue west to Stonegate Landing, Somerset Avenue from County Street south to Main Street, and Pearl Street from Spring Street south to School Street including the northeast corner of Pearl and School Streets as part of the “Complete Streets” program.

 

ARTICLE 44.  To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from available funds the amount of $160,000.00 to pay for engineering, appraisal services, land taking, easements, legal, recording, and other miscellaneous expenses related to the Complete Streets Sidewalk Project on the south side of Center Street from Somerset Avenue west to Stonegate Landing; Somerset Avenue from County Street south to Main Street; and Pearl Street south to School Street including the northeast corner of Pearl and School Streets, or take any action relative thereto.

 

ARTICLE 45. To see if the Town will vote to amend Article XXVII of the General Bylaws by rescinding the existing bylaw and replacing the same as follows:

 

 

                                                            ARTICLE XXVII

                                                NON-CRIMINAL DISPOSITION

 

            Section 1.  Whoever violates any provision of these bylaws or any rule or regulation of any          municipal officer, board or department the violation of which is subject to a specific penalty,       may be penalized by a non-criminal disposition as provided in M.G.L. C.40, sec. 21D.

 

            Section 2.   Without intending to limit the generality of the foregoing, it is the intention of this           Article that Town by-laws, rules and regulation are to be included within the scope of this   Article; that the specific penalties as listed here shall apply in such cases and that, in addition             to police officers who shall in all cases be considered enforcing persons for the purpose of this            Article, the municipal personnel listed for each respective Town by-law, rule or regulation, if            any, shall also be enforcing persons for such section.  Each day on which any violation exists   shall be deemed to be a separate offense.

 

            BASIC FINE SCHEDULE

            First Violation:                                     Written warning.

 

            Second Violation:                                Fine of $100.00.

 

 

            Third Violation:                                   Fine of $200.00 and suspension of                                                                                                   Permit or License for 7 days.

 

            Fourth and additional Violation:          Fine of $300.00 and suspension of                                                                                                   Permit or License for 30 days.

 

 

 

 

ARTICLE 46. To see if the Town will vote to allow the Board of Selectmen with the advice of the Board of Assessors to negotiate, subject to subsequent town meeting approval,

Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements for periods of up to twenty (20) years, with proponents of construction and operation of Large Scale Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installations, in accordance with the provisions of Section 38H of Chapter 59 of the General Laws.

 

ARTCLE 47.  To see if the Town will vote to accept the last paragraph of MGL Chapter 41, Section 111F, which allows the town to establish and appropriate amounts to a special injury leave indemnity fund for payment of injury leave compensation or medical bills incurred under this section, and may deposit into such fund any amounts received from insurance proceeds or restitution for injuries to firefighters or police officers.

 

    The monies in the special fund may be expended, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen and without further appropriation, for paying expenses incurred under this section, including, but not limited to, expenses associated with paying compensation other than salary to injured firefighters or police officers and providing replacement services for the injured firefighters or police officers, in lieu of or in addition to any amounts appropriated for the compensation of such replacements.  Any balance in the fund shall carry over from year to year, unless specific amounts are released to the general fund by the Board of Selectmen upon a finding that amounts released are not immediately necessary for the purpose of the fund, and not required for expenses in the foreseeable future.

 

ARTICLE 48.  To see if the Town will vote to accept as a Town roadway known as Monteiro Drive as described below: 

 

A certain piece of land locate in the Town of Dighton, County of Bristol, Commonwealth of Massachusetts,

 

Beginning on the westerly side of Williams Street said point being N11°20’19”W and 270.09 feet from a drill hole in a wall and extending thence westerly by a curve to the left of 30.00 feet radius 47.12 feet; thence S78°39’41”W 75.55 feet, thence by a curve to the right of 145.00 feet  radius 131.40 feet; thence N49°25’03”W 157.68 feet; thence by a curve to the left of 15.00 feet radius 15.95 feet; thence by a curve to the right of 57.00 feet radius 300.19 feet; thence by a curve to the left of 15.00 feet radius 15.95 feet; thence S49°25’03”E 157.68 feet; thence by a curve to the left of 105.00 feet radius 95.15 feet; thence N78°39’41”E 75.55 feet; thence by a curve to the left of 30.00 feet radius 47.12 feet to a point again on the westerly side of Williams Street, said point being N11°20’19”W and 100.00 feet from the point of beginning.

 

ARTICLE 49.  To see if the Town will vote to accept as a Town roadway known as Mockingbird Lane as described below:

 

A certain piece of land located in the Town of Dighton, County of Bristol, Commonwealth of Massachusetts,

 

Beginning on the westerly side of Elm Street at a drill hole in a wall at a corner of land now or formerly of James Trust No. 1 and extending thence southwesterly by a curve to the right of 15.00 feet radius 21.67 feet; thence N68°03’40”W 419.62 feet; thence by a curve to the right of 105.00 feet radius 175.01 feet; thence N27°26’07”E 65.75 feet; thence by a curve to the right of 15.00 feet radius 17.03 feet; thence by a curve to the left of 68.00 feet radius 368.06 feet; thence by a curve to the right of 15.00 feet radius 17.03 feet; thence S27°26’07”W 65.75 feet; thence by a curve to the left of 145.00 feet radius 241.68 feet; thence S68°03’40”E 410.67 feet; thence by a curve to the right of 15.00 feet radius 25.47 feet to the point ending, on the westerly side of Elm Street, said point being S29°13’47”W and 70.57 feet distant from the point of beginning.

 

ARTICLE 50.  To see if the town will vote to accept as a Town roadways known as Cameron Drive and Hillcrest Drive as described below: 

 

A certain piece of land located in the Town of Dighton, County of Bristol, Commonwealth of Massachusetts,

beginning at a concrete bound set at the entrance to Cameron Drive on the easterly side of Elm Street;

thence by Elm Street with a curve turning to the left with a radius of 925.00 feet and an arc length of 75.52 feet;

thence by Elm Street N 35°-48’-03” E at a distance of 24.93 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence with a curve turning to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet and an arc length of 43.98 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence S 64°-59’-02” E a distance of 914.58 feet to a point;

thence S 66°-24’-14” E a distance of 339.46 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence along a curve turning to the left with a radius of 30.00 feet and an arc length of 39.10 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence with a reverse curve turning to the right with a radius of 57.00 feet and an arc length of 253.36 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence N 66°-24’-14” W a distance of 423.99 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence N 64°-59’-02” W a distance of 937.47 to a concrete bound set;

thence with a curve turning to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet and an arc length of 32.52 feet which is the point of beginning;

containing an area of 77,171 square feet more or less or 1.77 acres.

 

Beginning at a concrete bound set at the entrance of Hillcrest Drive on the easterly side of Elm Street;

thence by Elm Street N 35°-48’-03” E a distance of 112.20 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence with a curve turning to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet and an arc length of 51.04 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence 81°-10’-08” E a distance of 167.41 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence along a curve turning to the right with a radius of 175.00 feet and an arc length of 47.62 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence S 65° -34’-38” E a distance of 516.84 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence S 04°-59’-02” E a distance of 349.90 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence along a curve turning to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet and an arc length of 26.80 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence N 66°-24’-14” W a distance of 63.17 feet to a point;

thence N 64°-59’-02” W a distance of 52.04 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence with a curve turning to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet and an arc length of 52.36 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence N 04°-59’-02” W a distance of 191.72 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence along a curve turning to the left with a radius of 125.00 feet and an arc length of 132.19 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence N 65°-34’-38” W a distance of 414.60 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence along a curve turning to the left with a radius of 125.00 feet and an arc length of 34.02 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence N 81°-10’-08” W a distance of 218.30 feet to a concrete bound set;

thence along a curve turning to the left with a radius of 25.00 feet and an arc length of 27.50 feet which is the point of beginning;

containing an area of 56,776 square feet more or less or 1.30 acres.

 

ARTICLE 51.  To see if the Town will vote to amend Section II, Subsection 2100 Districts, of the Town of Dighton Zoning Bylaw, by amending the “Town of Dighton Zoning Map, dated June 1, 2015 and which changes thereon the following:

 

 

Medical Overlay District to include the area at 1901 County Street as shown on the amended Plan above and, all as reflected in said plan amendment on file with the Town of Dighton Town Clerk’s office,

 

ARTICLE 52.  To see if the Town will vote to amend Section II, Subsection 2100 Districts, of the Town of Dighton Zoning Bylaw, by amending the “Town of Dighton Zoning Map, dated June 1, 2015 and which changes thereon the following:

 

Mixed Use Overlay District shall be expanded to include the area shown 300 feet from the center of the road layout North along Center Street and 300 feet from the center of the road layout South along

Center Street from Somerset Ave to Middle Street, all as shown on the amended plan,

Mixed Use Overlay District shall include those areas noted thereon as the “Mixed Use Overlay District” as approved at the Annual Town Meeting in June 2015 all as reflected in said plan amendment on file with the Town of Dighton Town Clerk’s Office.

 

ARTICLE 53.  To see if the Town will vote to amend Section II, Subsection 2100 Districts, of the Town of Dighton Zoning Bylaw, by amending the “Town of Dighton Zoning Map, dated June 1, 2015 and which changes thereon the following:

 

Mixed Use Overlay District shall be expanded to include the area shown 300 feet from the center of the road layout East along Williams Street and 300 feet from the center of the road layout West along Williams Street from Winthrop Street to Sharps Lot Road, all as shown on amended plan,

Mixed Use Overlay District shall include those areas noted thereon as the “Mixed Use Overlay District” as approved at the Annual Town Meeting in June 2015 all as reflected in said plan amendment on file with the Town of Dighton Town Clerk’s Office.

 

ARTICLE 54.  To see if the Town will vote to amend Section II, Subsection 2100 Districts, of the Town of Dighton Zoning Bylaw, by amending the “Town of Dighton Zoning Map, dated June 1, 2015 and which changes thereon the following:

 

Mixed Use Overlay District shall be expanded to include the area shown 300 feet from the center of the road layout North along Main Street and 300 feet from the center of the road layout South along Main Street from Water Street to Elm Street, all as shown on the amended plan,

Mixed Use Overlay District shall include those areas noted thereon as the “Mixed Use Overlay District” as approved at the Annual Town Meeting in June of 2015 all as reflected in said plan amendment on file with the Town of Dighton Town Clerk’s Office.

 

 

ARTICLE 55.  To act upon any other business that lawfully may be introduced at said meeting.

 

 

And you are directed to serve this warrant by posting attested copies thereof at each of the post offices, at the Town Hall and at the main Fire Station, all in said Dighton, fourteen days at least before the time of holding said meeting.

 

Hereof fail not and make due return of this warrant with your doings thereon to the Town Clerk at the time and place of meeting as aforesaid.

 

Given under our hands this _____ day of October in the year of our Lord the Two Thousand Seventeenth.

                                                                        BOARD OF SELECTMEN

 

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                                                                        John P. Taylor - Chairman

 

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                                                                        Brett R. Zografos - Clerk

 

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                                                                        Nancy J. Goulart - Member

A true copy

                 Attest: ___________________

                            TOWN CLERK

 

Posted as directed: __________________

                              CONSTABLE

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