Milton Warrant Committee Gears Up for Critical Meeting on November 2
The Milton Warrant Committee is set to convene a pivotal meeting on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall’s Carol Blute Conference Room, located at 525 Canton Ave., Milton, MA. For those who can’t attend in person, the meeting can also be accessed via Zoom using the following link: Meeting Link or by dialing in at 1-929-205-6099 with the Meeting ID: 810 6882 8864 and PIN/PASSCODE: 364726.
The meeting’s agenda features several key items:
1. Call to Order
The meeting will open with a call to order, setting the stage for the discussion of important topics affecting the town of Milton.
2. Presentation and Discussion of Proposed Warrant Article on MBTA Communities Zoning Bylaw
A significant part of the meeting will be dedicated to the presentation, discussion, and a potential vote on a proposed Warrant Article concerning the MBTA Communities Zoning Bylaw. The outcome of this vote could have a substantial impact on zoning regulations within the town.
3. Presentation and Discussion of Proposed Warrant Article on MBTA Communities Mandatory Mixed Use Zoning Bylaw
Following the discussion of the MBTA Communities Zoning Bylaw, the committee will focus on another proposed Warrant Article related to the MBTA Communities Mandatory Mixed Use Zoning Bylaw. The committee’s decision regarding this Article will shape the direction of mixed-use zoning in the town.
4. Special Town Meeting Warrant Preparation
The meeting will also address special town meeting preparations, including several proposed Warrant Articles. These include:
- Transfer of Land to the Conservation Commission: Discussion will revolve around the proposed transfer of parcels of land in the vicinity of Courtland Circle, Thistle Avenue, Whitman Road, and Riverside Avenue to the Conservation Commission.
- Establishment of a Local Historic District Commission: A Warrant Article is set to be discussed that pertains to the establishment of a Local Historic District Commission in Milton Village. This proposal aims to preserve the town’s historical character.
- Recording of Elected Bodies: The committee will review a proposed Warrant Article concerning the recording of elected bodies, potentially enhancing transparency in local government.
- Amendment to FY2024 Budget: Another important topic for discussion is the proposed Warrant Article to amend the FY2024 budget to appropriate sums to the Reserve Fund, ensuring the town’s financial stability.
- Appropriation of Funds for a DPW Woodchipper: The meeting will address the proposed Warrant Article to appropriate funds from the Reserve Fund for the acquisition of a DPW woodchipper, a crucial piece of equipment for the Department of Public Works.
- Citizens’ Petition to Transfer Popes Pond: The committee will deliberate on a Citizens’ Petition seeking the transfer of Popes Pond to the Conservation Commission, potentially impacting the management and conservation of this natural resource.
The meeting will conclude with an adjournment, wrapping up the discussions and decisions made during this critical gathering of the Milton Warrant Committee.
This meeting is of significant importance to the residents of Milton, as it will shape the town’s future in terms of zoning, conservation, historic preservation, and financial planning. Local residents are encouraged to participate and voice their opinions on these vital matters that impact the community’s well-being.
For those unable to attend in person, the Zoom link provided offers a convenient way to join the meeting and have their voices heard. Stay tuned for updates on the outcomes of the November 1, 2023, Milton Warrant Committee meeting as these crucial decisions unfold.