Issue No. 16 — a preview of Town Meeting on May 8, 2023 — takes a closer look at the opening pages of the Warrant and how they offer a mini-Master Class in Municipal Finance as Orleans voters head into FY2024 with 66 Warrant articles to consider.
Topic: Enterprise Funds
Total 5 Posts
Issue No. 9: The Town and School annual budget, Charter amendments, and Phase 2 of the Wastewater Plan—sewers for 481 properties near Meetinghouse Pond and a "Betterment Bylaw" that would charge them 20 percent of the $33 million cost—are just a few of the important issues before voters.
Issue No. 4: Orleans voters are asked to purchase the Governor Prence Properties, dredge Nauset Harbor, and approve a scaled-down Feasibility Study for a Community Center.
Issue No.2: We let you know how things shook out at the meeting: Hello, pot shops! And voters green-lit a feasibility study for the Governor Prence Properties, but said “no” to exploring the possibility of a Community Center for now.
In Issue No.1 – Should beach stickers be free? Should Orleans establish Enterprise Funds for some town operations and services? Do Orleans voters want to fund feasibility studies for several big-ticket projects?