Issue No.13: Orleans voters considered 36 articles over the course of a chaotic 3-hour-plus meeting full of passionate debates. Steps toward a residential fertilizer ban passed. Articles proposing short-term rental registration and a "code of conduct" policy, along with two others, failed.
Topic: Select Board
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Issue No. 12: Thirty-six articles are under consideration at the Special Town Meeting, including Short-Term Rental registration, a petition to restrict the use of chemical fertilizers and an HVAC upgrade to OES. Plus, what is Free Cash? Read on . . .
Election Results! All 5 measures and 9 candidates were victorious. Overwhelming popular support was shown for the non-binding resolution asking the Town of Orleans to communicate to the state its opposition to pumping radioactive waste from the Pilgrim Nuclear plant into Cape Cod Bay.
Issue No.10: Orleans voters considered more than 70 articles over the course of a four-hour meeting and approved Meetinghouse Pond sewering, affordable housing, and Universal PreSchool support, but the discussion returned again and again to our Town debt.
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.