2022 Spring Town Meetings

Articles, Reports & Presentations

There are 3 Town Meetings on this page:

  • 2022 Annual Town Meeting (ATM) - began March 28
  • 2022-1 Special Town Meeting (STM 2022-1) - began March 28
  • 2022-2 Special Town Meeting (STM 2022-2) - began April 11

Documents for 2022 Town Meetings

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  1. 2022 Annual Town Meeting (ATM) - began March 28

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Reports, Articles, Presentations & Other Documents

ArticlePart
Subject & Links to Documents
Session
Action
Vote (VV: voice vote)
1N/ANotice of Election
- Article (PDF)
N/AN/AN/A
2N/AElection Of Deputy Moderator And Reports Of Town Boards, Officers And Committees
Article (PDF)
- Motion (PDF)
N/AN/AN/A
2N/AElection of Deputy ModeratorMarch 28, 2022AdoptedUnan. Vv
2N/AReports of Town Boards, Officers and Committees:N/AN/AN/A
2N/A- Report of the Select Board (PDF)March 30, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Town Manager Budget Presentation
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 28, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Report of the Capital Expenditures Committee (PDF) (CEC)March 28, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Report of the Appropriation Committee (PDF)March 28, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/AReport of Cary Lecture Series (PDF)
- Cary Lecture Series Report Video
March 28, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Report of the Planning Board
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
April 13, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Report of Superintendent of Lexington Public Schools
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Report of Superintendent of Minuteman Regional High School
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/AReport of Community Preservation Committee (PDF) (CPC)
- Update to the Report of the CPC (PDF)
March 30, 2022Received and Placed on FileUnan. Vv
2N/A- Report of the Special Permit Residential Development Ad Hoc Committee (PDF)N/AN/AN/A
3N/AAppointments to Cary Lecture Series
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 28, 2022Adopted179-1-1


Financial Articles

ArticlePartSubject & Links to DocumentsSessionActionVote (VV: voice vote)
4N/AAppropriate Fiscal Year 2023 Operating Budget
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2020(2/3) Adopted177-2-1
5N/AAppropriate Fiscal Year 2023 Enterprise Funds Budgets
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 28, 2022Adopted179-0-3
6N/AAppropriate for Senior Services Program (4/5) 
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
7N/AAppropriate For Climate Action Plan
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 4, 2022Adopted174-1-4
8N/AAppropriate For Comprehensive Plan Implementation (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Indefinitely Postpone172-3-2
9N/AEstablish and Continue Departmental Revolving Funds
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 28, 2022Adopted178-1-5
10N/AAppropriate For The Fiscal Year 2023 Community Preservation Committee Operating Budget And CPA Projects
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Report of the CPC
Update to the Report of the CPC (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
N/AN/AN/A
10a)Archives and Records Management (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10b)Wright Farm Barn Stabilization
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022Adopted168-5-2
10c)West Farm Meadow Preservation (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10d)Playground Improvements - Poured-in-Place Surfaces (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10e)Center Playground Bathrooms and Maintenance Building Renovation
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
- Background Material (PDF)
March 30, 2022Adopted(NOR) Motion to Reconsider FAILS146-19-8 67-104-5
10f)Playground Improvements - Hard Court Surfaces
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022Adopted(NOR) Motion to Reconsider FAILS79-74-13 67-104-5
10g)Park and Playground Improvements - Kinneens Park (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10h)Park Improvements - Athletic Fields - Fiske Field (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10i)Lincoln Park Master Plan
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022Adopted152-3-6
10j)LexHAB - Preservation and Rehabilitation (4/5)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-6
10k)LexHAB - 116 Vine Street Construction Funds (4/5)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Indefinitely Postpone172-3-2
10l)Lexington Housing Authority - Vynebrooke Village - Preservation (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10m)CPA Debt Service (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
10n)Administrative Budget (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
11N/AAppropriate For Recreation Capital Projects (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF), Pine Meadows Improvements
Presentation Video
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12N/AAppropriate For Municipal Capital Projects And Equipment
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
N/AN/AN/A
12a)Hartwell District Signage;
- M Daggett Amendment (clean)
- M Daggett Amendment (redline)
April 4, 2022(2/3) Adopted as Amended (PDF)160-9-10
12b)Townwide Pedestrian and Bicycle Plan;
Greenways Corridor Committee Support Letter (PDF)
- Lexington Bicycle Advisory Committee Support Letter (PDF)
April 4, 2022(2/3) Adopted169-2-3
12c)South Lexington and Forbes-Marrett Traffic Mitigation Plans;April 4, 2022(2/3) Adopted173-1-2
12d)Transportation Mitigation; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12e)Replace Pumper Truck; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12f)Townwide Culvert Replacement; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12g)Equipment Replacement; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12h)Sidewalk Improvements; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12i)Townwide Signalization Improvements; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12j)Storm Drainage Improvements and NPDES compliance; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12k)Comprehensive Watershed Stormwater Management; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12l)Street Improvements; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12m)Hydrant Replacement Program; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12n)Battle Green Streetscape Improvements;
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Greenways Corridor Committee Support Letter (PDF)
- Lexington Bicycle Advisory Committee Support Letter (PDF)
April 4, 2022(2/3) Adopted167-2-4
12o)Municipal Parking Lot Improvements;April 4, 2022Adopted162-3-7
12p)Public Parking Lot Improvement Program;April 4, 2022Adopted146-15-10
12q)New Sidewalk Installations;April 4, 2022Adopted159-5-6
12r)Application Implementation; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12s)Network Redundancy and Improvement Plan; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
12t)Scanning - Electronic Document Management; (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
13N/AAppropriate For Water System Improvements (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
14N/AAppropriate For Wastewater System Improvements (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
15N/AAppropriate For School Capital Projects And Equipment (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16N/AAppropriate For Public Facilities Capital Projects
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF) (revised March 29, 2022)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
N/AN/AN/A
16a)Public Facilities Bid Documents (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16b)Facility and Site Improvements (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16c)Public Facilities Mechanical/Electrical System Replacements (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16d)Municipal Building Envelopes and Associated Systems (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16e)Townwide Roofing Program (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16f)School Building Envelopes and Associated Systems (4/5)March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
16g)High School Equipment Emergency Funds
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
April 6, 2022(2/3) Adopted171-2-5
16h)Town Pool Water Heater Replacement
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Presentation Video
April 6, 2022Adopted161-9-4
17N/AAppropriate To Post Employment Insurance Liability Fund (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
18N/ARescind Prior Borrowing Authorizations (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
19N/AEstablish, Amend, Dissolve And Appropriate To And From Specified Stabilization Funds
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 6, 2022(2/3) Adopted169-1-4
20N/AAppropriate For Prior Years’ Unpaid Bills (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022Adopted172-3-2
21N/AAmend Fiscal Year 2022 Operating, Enterprise And CPA Budgets
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 6, 2022Adopted166-1-1
22N/AAppropriate For Authorized Capital Improvements (4/5) 
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Indefinitely Postpone172-3-2
23N/AAppropriate From Debt Service Stabilization Fund (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
24N/AAdjust Retirement COLA Base For Retirees
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 6, 2022Adopted166-1-4
25N/AAppropriate For Worthen Road Recreation And Education District Land Use Concept Plan (Citizen Petition) (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
2020 to 2030 Master Planning Compendium (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 11, 2022Indefinitely PostponeUnan. Vv
26N/AAppropriate For Nexus Studies (Citizen Petition)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Town Manager Memo (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 6, 2022Adopted168-12-4


General Articles

ArticlePartSubject & Links to DocumentsSessionActionVote (vv: voice vote)
27N/AZero Waste Resolution (Citizen Petition)
Article (PDF)
- Motion (PDF) (revised March 29, 2022)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Board of Health Letter of Support (PDF)
Sustainable Lexington Committee Letter of Support (PDF)
Lexington Waste Reduction Task Force Letter of Support (PDF)
Town Manager Memo (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF) (revised April 6, 2022)
April 6, 2022Adopted170-4-8
28N/AHumane Pet Store Bylaw (Citizen Petition)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Board of Health Letter of Support (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 6, 2022Adopted177-2-5
29N/AAccept Massachusetts General Law Chapter 41 Section 110a (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
30N/AAmend Special Act - Planning Board And Town Meeting
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 11, 2022Motion Fails50-119-9
31N/AAmend General Bylaws-Reporting, Disclosing, And Assessing The Energy And Water Use Of Large Buildings
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF) (revised April 11, 2022)
Previous Motion (PDF) (with changes highlighted)
Presentation Slides (PDF) (revised April 4, 2022)
Presentation Video (revised April 4, 2022)
Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) Recommendation (PDF)
Town Manager Memo (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF) (revised April 13, 2022)
April 13, 2022Adopted164-5-4
32N/ASelect Board To Accept Easements (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Adopted172-3-2
33N/AAuthorize And Ratify Remote Town Meetings (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Indefinitely Postpone172-3-2
34N/AAllow For Select Board To Call Remote Town Meeting
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Explanation of ATM Article 34 and SMT 2022-2 Article 3 (PDF) (revised April 11, 2022)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 11, 2022Adopted171-7-3
35N/AAmend Zoning Bylaw - Open Space Residential Developments
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Planning Board Report (PDF)
Report of the Special Permit Residential Development Ad Hoc Committee (PDF)
Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
- B. Creech Motion Amendment (PDF)
- B. Creech Motion Amendment Presentation Slides (PDF)
- B. Creech Motion Amendment Presentation Video
April 13, 2022Adopted110-47-13
36N/AAmend Zoning Bylaw And Zoning Map- Mixed-Use Developments And Multi-Family Housing (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Planning Board Report (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Refer to Planning Board172-3-2
37N/AAmend Zoning Bylaw-Technical Corrections
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Planning Board Report (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 11, 2022(2/3) Adopted164-3-7
38N/AAmend Zoning Bylaw And Zoning Map - 128 Spring Street (Owner Petition)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Memorandum re:High School, Police Station and Capital Stabilization Framework (PDF) (revised April 13, 2022)
Final Memorandum of Understanding (PDF) (MOU)
- MOA Summary
Planning Board Report (PDF)
Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC) Recommendation (PDF)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 13, 2022(2/3) Adopted169-6-2
39N/AAmend Zoning Bylaw And Zoning Map -475 Bedford Street (Owner Petition)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Planning Board Report (PDF) (revised April 11, 2022)
- Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
April 13, 2022Refer to Planning BoardUnan. Vv
40N/AAmend Zoning Bylaw- Sustainable Residential Incentives (Citizen Petition) (4/5)
Article (PDF)
Motion (PDF)
Presentation Slides (PDF)
Presentation Video
Planning Board Report (PDF)
Select Board Position Statement (PDF)
March 30, 2022CA (4/5) Refer to Planning Board172-3-2
N/AN/ADissolution of 2022 Annual Town MeetingApril 25, 2022AdoptedUnan. Vv

Key

  • (2/3) = Adopted by more than the necessary 2/3rds
  • (4/5) = Adopted by more than the necessary 4/5ths
  • CA = Consent Agenda
  • Vv. = Voice vote
  • Unan. Vv = Unanimous voice vote
  • NOR = Notice of Reconsideration
  1. 2022-1 Special Town Meeting (STM 2022-1) - began March 28
  1. 2022-2 Special Town Meeting (STM 2022-2) - Began April 11