Last week, Town Manager Daniel Morgado sent a letter to residents outlining the 14 town meeting articles. In his letter Morgado explained each article; the full letter can be found on the town's website.
Town Meeting Warrant:
Article 1: To sign a 25-year Lease for the land the Shrewsbury Youth Soccer fields are on Lake Street.
Article 2: $400,000 appropriation for water system improvements.
Article 3: $25,000 transfer for water conservation efforts.
Article 4: $19,000 appropriation for principal payment for water system improvements.
Article 5: $24,000 transfer for water system improvements fund.
Article 6: Reduce debt services by $53,000 that was appropriated for Sherwood Middle project and is not needed.
Article 7: Raise any remaining tax-levy capacity to fund post employment benefits. (Currently no available capacity).
Article 8: $989,144 authorization for state funds for road improvements.
Article 9: Allow for Wheelabrator-Millbury Inc. to install solar panels on old landfill space.
Article 10: Adjust terminology in the dog control laws to read "leash" instead of "restraint device."
Article 11: $3,500 expenditure for landscaping and plantings on Route 9 from the Worcester line to Oak Street.
Article 12: Rescind $600,000 bond that was to be used on Sherwood Middle improvements.
Article 13: Easement authorization at Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union on Lake Street for future intersection improvements.
Article 14: $50,000 transfer from the library building repairs fund in case it is needed for design of the library renovation.
What town meeting articles are you interested in? Let us know in the comments and we will look into it further.