June 7th Town Meeting Update: Article 44, Municipal Broadband Committee-Light Plant and Other Articles Pass

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June 7th Town Meeting Update: Article 44, Municipal Broadband Committee-Light Plant and Other Articles Pass

As a reminder, the May 16, 2022 Town Meeting has been rescheduled. Town meeting will now be held on the following dates via Zoom:

  • June 6, 2022
  • June 7, 2022
  • June 9, 2022
  • June 13, 2022
  • June 14, 2022

Milton Residents can watch Town Meeting via live stream on Milton Access TV by clicking here.

To view the Annual Town Meeting Warrant, please click here: https://www.townofmilton.org/town-moderator/pages/town-meeting.

Lynda-Lee Sheridan spoke to discuss the Milton Music Fest and Celtic Sunday. The events will take place on June 25 and June 26.  The group will be posting more details soon about artists, food, and activities. For more details and to sign up to volunteer, please visit: https://wearemilton.org/.

Town meeting night two began out of order due to a special request, with Article 44, Municipal Broadband Committee-Light Plant. 

Municipal Broadband Committee Member, Mark Day, provided a presentation which covered the reasons behind the purpose of this article. It is identical to the article passed at last years’ Town Meeting, but this article will focus on the operation of the telecommunications system and related services.

Some Town Meeting Members expressed their concerns regarding potential costs and the financial impact to the town budget.

Michael Zullas wanted the public to understand that this article does not call for any budget or any appropriation as it is budget neutral with no financial commitment.

When it came time for the vote, article 44 passed.

Article 15 Boards and Committee Appropriation.

Proposed amendments made with suggestions regarding transfers of funds were not supported by Committee Chairs.

When it came time for the vote, article 15 passed.

Article 16 Community Preservation Funds.

Chair of the Community Preservation Committee, Robert Levash, provided a presentation which served as an update on the committees’ work to date and their plans going forward.

When it came time for the vote, article 16 passed.

Article 17 Increased Membership of the Master Plan Implementation Committee.

This articles purpose is to see if the Town will vote to increase the size of the Master Plan Implementation Committee from five (5) to seven (7) members.

When it came time for the vote, article 17 passed.

Article 20 Sewer Enterprise Fund Appropriation.

When it came time for the vote, article 20 passed.

Article 21 Rescind FY22 Stormwater Appropriation.

When it came time for the vote, article 21 passed.

 

 

 

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