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October 25, 2013

Essex Special Town Meeting Warrant

ESSEX — Articles on the warrant for the Nov. 18 Special Town Meeting at Essex Elementary School:

1. To raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, or borrow a sum of money for renovations to the Town Hall and Library building.

2. To participate in the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District for a minimum of three years, pursuant to applicable laws, subject to an assessment through a reduction in Cherry Sheet revenue.

3. To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, or borrow a sum of money for an engineering consultant to review the present status of the encroachment of structures into the federal channel of the Essex River, and to draft plans for reconfiguration of the federal channel, and take any other actions to apply for federal dredging assistance.

4. To amend Section 6-3.4.2 of the Town of Essex Zoning Bylaws, Uses Requiring Special Permit, by adding a use to be known as “Medical Marijuana Treatment Center/Registered Marijuana Dispensary” ...

5. To accept G.L. c. 40, § 6A to allow the annual appropriation of a sum of money for the purpose of advertising the town’s resources, advantages, and attractions.

6. To authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into a contract for up to 10 years for the provision of youth summer camp services.

7. To raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, or borrow a sum of money for the removal from utility poles of direct fire alarm wiring and equipment that is no longer needed.

8. To raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, or borrow, a sum of money to allow the Essex Public Safety Committee to retain the services of a consultant in carrying out the committee’s charge.

9. To raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, or borrow a sum of money to purchase electronic control devices for the Police Department.

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