Special Town Meeting & Election

Special Town Meeting at the Buckland Town Hall at 17 State Street, Buckland at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 10, 2018, to act on the following articles:

ARTICLE 1: To see if the Town will vote to appropriate a sum of money to design, construct, improve, equip and furnish a new Town Highway Facility located at 2 Sears Street Extension in Buckland, Massachusetts, including all owner’s project manager and incidental and related costs, and that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Board of Selectmen, is hereby authorized to borrow said sum under and pursuant to G.L. c. 44, §§7 or 8 or any other enabling authority, and to issue any bonds or notes that may be necessary for such purpose, provided that any premium received by the Town upon the sale of any bonds or notes approved by this vote, less any such premium applied to the payment of the costs of issuance of such bonds or notes, may be applied to the payment of costs approved hereunder in accordance with G.L. c. 44, §20, thereby reducing by a like amount the amount authorized to be borrowed to pay such costs, provided however that no funds shall be borrowed or expended hereunder unless and until the Town shall have voted to exclude the amounts required to pay for any such bonds or from the limitations of G.L. c. 59, §21C (Proposition 2½), and further to authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into any agreements and execute all documents including contracts for terms in excess of three years, necessary to effectuate the purposes of this article, or take any action relating thereto.

ARTICLE 2: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, or otherwise provide a sum of money to pay for the purchase and equipping of a Highway Truck, or take any action relating thereto.

ARTICLE 3: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, or otherwise provide a sum of money to pay for the design and implementation of repairs to the Transfer Station, including all incidental and related costs, and further to authorize the Board of Selectmen to enter into any agreements and execute all documents including contracts for terms in excess of three years, necessary to effectuate the purposes of this article, or take any action relating thereto.

ARTICLE 4: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, or otherwise provide a sum of money to pay unpaid FY2018 Road Machinery Maintenance, Town Hall Communications, Recreation Area and Streetlight Expenses, or take any action relating thereto.

Special Town Election:
At Town Hall on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 10:00AM to 8:00PM

Question One: Shall the Town of Buckland be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so called, the amounts required to pay for the bond issued in order to design, construct, improve, equip and furnish a new Town Highway Facility located at 2 Sears Street Extension in the Town of Buckland?