POLL: Do you support the conservation land swap in order to build a new school?

POLL: Land Swap for New School?
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POLL: Do you support the conservation land swap in order to build a new school?

Town Meeting will vote on Article 34 this June. There has been a great deal of impassioned conversation about the school and the land in Milton Neighbors.

Related article: Land swap proposed by Milton School Building Committee as location for new school

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This poll has ended (since 6 months).

Do you support the conservation land swap in order to build a new school?

Yes, I support the transfer of land in order to build a new school.
64.51%
No, I do not support the transfer of land in order to build a new school.
30.09%
I'm not sure.
5.40%

ARTICLE 34 To see if the Town will vote to transfer approximately seven (7) acres of land located between Blue Hills Parkway and Gile Road, which are presently under the care, custody and control of the Milton Conservation Commission, as shown on a plan, a copy of which is on file at the office of the Director of Planning and Community Development, to the Select Board to be used for general municipal purposes, including without limitation, school purposes, and to authorize the Select Board to petition the General Court to enact special legislation to authorize the Town of Milton to use said land, for general municipal purposes, including without limitation, school purposes, and without any restrictions imposed on such use by Article 97 of the Amendments to the Massachusetts Constitution (“Article 97”), and to transfer approximately six (6) acres of land located on Randolph Avenue and approximately three (3) acres of land located on Herrick Drive, which are all held by the Town for general municipal purposes, as shown on plans, copies of which are on file at the office of the Director of Planning and Community Development, to the care, custody and control of the Milton Conservation Commission and to be subject to the provisions of Article 97, and to transfer approximately six (6) acres of land located between Blue Hills Parkway and Gile Road, which are held by the Parks and Recreation Department for active recreation, as shown on plans, copies of which are on file at the office of the Director of Planning and Community Development, to the care, custody and control of the Milton Conservation Commission and to be subject to the provisions of Article 97, and to authorize the Select Board to obtain all necessary Governmental approvals necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article; and to act on anything relating thereto.

Article 24 was submitted by the Select Board.

View the Spring 2022 Annual Town Meeting Warrant

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