Issue No. 21 — Our recap of Special Town Meeting on October 16, 2023. An alum treatment of Pilgrim Lake and the adoption of a Specialized Energy Code provoked the longest discussions. Two articles failed, including a design for pickleball courts on town-owned property.
Topic: Special Town Meeting
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2023 Fall Town Meeting is tomorrow night. Here's our list of the quickest ways to prep. See you there!
Issue No. 20 — a preview of our fall Town Meeting — explains articles that propose reorganization at Town Hall, increased staffing at Fire & Rescue, funding a long-range Comprehensive Town Plan, and continue efforts to preserve and protect our natural environment.
Issue No. 17: Our recap of the Annual and Special Town Meeting on May 8 — 3.5 hours of mostly swift and unanimous passing of articles concerning the FY24 budget, wastewater, housing and first responders. The fish ladder at Pilgrim Lake and Veteran's Park Memorial drew passionate discussion.
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.