2018 Annual Town Meeting Articles, Reports and Presentations

Notes: * = Declared adopted by more than the necessary 2/3rds;  ¹ = Consent Agenda; NOR = Notice of Reconsideration

ART.PARTSUBJECT (follow link for additional documents)SESSIONACTIONVOTE (VV: voice vote)
1 Notice of Election   
2 Election of Deputy Moderator
 - full Article 2 text
 - Article 2 Motion
3/26/2018Adopted

Unan Vv.

2 

Reports of Town Boards, Officers and Committees

   
   - Report of the Town Manager4/2/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
   - Report of the Capital Expenditures Committee (CEC)
 - Updates to, and Errata in, the CEC Report (4/20/2018)
4/2/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
   - Report of the Appropriation Committee (AC)4/2/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
   - Report of Cary Lecture Series3/26/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
   - Planning Board Report
 - Planning Board Presentation
3/28/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
   - Report of Superintendent of Lexington Public Schools 3/28/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
   - Report of Superintendent of Minuteman Regional High School4/2/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.

 
  - Report of Community Preservation Committee4/4/2018Received & Placed on FileUnan Vv.
3 

Appointments to Cary Lecture Series
 - full article text

 - Motion

3/26/2018AdoptedUnan Vv
FINANCIAL ARTICLES
4 

Appropriate FY2019 Operating Budget
 - full article text
 - Motion

 - FY19 Budget Presentation
 

4/2/2018

*Adopted

170-1-1

5 

Appropriate FY2019 Enterprise Funds Budgets
 - full article text

 - Motion

4/9/2018Adopted142-0-1
6 Appropriate for Senior Services Program
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
7 Appropriate for Advice and Analysis – Getting To Net Zero
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/2/2018Adopted135-0-3
8 Appropriate to Create Diversity Advisory Task Force
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/2018Adopted144-1-3
9 Establish and Continue Departmental Revolving Funds
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/2018Adopted140-0-2
10 Appropriate the FY2019 Community Preservation Committee Operating Budget and CPA Projects
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 3/30/2018)
 - Presentation
   
  Appropriation of Reserves, sections 1-44/4/2018AdoptedUnan Vv.
 aConservation Land Acquisition4/9/2018

1Adopted

137-0-1
 b

Community Center Sidewalk - $365,000
 - Presentation

4/4/2018Adopted/NOR M.Andersen126-19-10
 cArchives & Records Management/Records Conservation & Preservation - $20,0004/9/2018

1Adopted

137-0-1
 d9 Oakland St - $200,000
 - Presentation
4/4/2018Adopted153-2-3
 ePublic Grounds Irrigation Improvements - $100,000 ($40,000 CPA)4/4/2018Adopted145-1-4
 fPlayground Replacement Program- Bowman School - $302,000
 - Presentation
4/4/2018Adopted149-1-2
 gAthletic Facility Lighting - $975,000
 - Presentation for g, h and i
4/4/2018Adopted148-0-1
 hCenter Track and Field Reconstruction - $3,340,000
 - Presentation for g, h and i
4/4/2018*Adopted149-0-2
 iOld Reservoir Bathhouse Design - $75,000
 - Presentation for g, h and i
4/4/2018Adopted137-1-1
 jLowell Street/Farmview Affordable Housing Supplemental Funds - $1,400,000
 - Presentation
4/4/2018Adopted144-14-6
 kCPA Debt Service - $2,314,5164/4/2018Adopted136-0-1
 lAdministrative Budget - $150,0004/9/2018Adopted137-0-1
11 Appropriate for Westview Cemetery Building Construction
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/2018Indefinitely PostponedUnan Vv.
12 Appropriate for Lexington Children’s Place Construction
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/9/2018*Adopted144-2-5
13 Appropriate for 45 Bedford Street/Fire Station Replacement.
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/9/2018*Adopted143-0-2
14 Appropriate for Police Station Rebuild-Design
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/9/2018*Adopted144-0-2
15 Appropriate for Recreation Capital Projects..
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
16 Appropriate for Municipal Capital Projects and Equipment
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 4/20/2018)
   
 aHydrant Replacement Program;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 bStorm Drainage Improvements and NPDES compliance;4/23/2018Adopted151-0-1
 cComprehensive Watershed Stormwater Management Study and Implementation;4/23/18*Adopted153-0-1
 dTownwide Culvert Replacement;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 eCenter Streetscape Improvements- Design;4/23/18Adopted

Unan. Vv

 fAutomatic Meter Reading System;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 gSidewalk Improvements;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 hEquipment Replacement;4/23/18*Adopted152-0-2
 iTownwide Signalization Improvements;4/23/18*Adopted149-0-3
 jPelham Road Sidewalk and Roadway Improvements;
 - Presentation
4/23/18*Adopted140-5-7
 kStreet Improvements;4/23/18*Adopted151-2-2
 lHartwell Area TMOD Plan Update;
 - Presentation
4/23/18*Adopted151-0-3
 mTransportation Mitigation;4/23/18Adopted150-2-2
 nMunicipal Technology Improvement Program;4/23/18Adopted151-0-2
 oApplication Implementation; and4/23/18Adopted149-0-2
 pNetwork Core Equipment Replacement;4/23/18Adopted151-0-2
 qPolice Radio Console Equipment Replacement;4/23/18Adopted149-0-1
17 Appropriate for Water System Improvements
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
18 Appropriate for Wastewater System Improvements
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
19 Appropriate for School Capital Projects and Equipment
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/23/18*Adopted137-2-1
20 Appropriate for Public Facilities Capital Projects
 - full article text
 - Motion
   
 aSelectmen Meeting Room High Definition Broadcasting Upgrade;4/23/18Adopted149-0-2
 bPublic Facilities Bid Documents;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 cFacility and Site Improvements
• Building Flooring Program;
• School Paving Program;
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 dPublic Service Building Vehicle Storage Area-Floor Drainage System;
 - Presentation
4/23/18Adopted149-0-2
 eMunicipal Building Envelopes and Systems;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 fCommunity Center Expansion-Design
 - Presentation
4/23/18Not Adopted46-99-6
 gSchool Building Envelopes and Systems;4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
 hLHS Security Upgrade; and4/23/18Adopted117-16-6
 iPublic Facilities Mechanical/Electrical System Replacements4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
21 Appropriate to Reimburse Resident for Sewer Back Up (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
4/9/2018Not Adopted/NOR R. Rotberg55-80-15
22 Visitors Center Funding
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Presentation
4/2/2018*Adopted124-30-12
23 Visitor Center Funding (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/11/2018Indefinitely PostponedUnan Vv.
24 Appropriate to Post Employment Insurance Liability Fund
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/2018Adopted128-2-4
25 Rescind Prior Borrowing Authorizations.
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/23/18Adopted137-0-2
26 Establish, Dissolve and Appropriate To and From Specified Stabilization Funds
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/2018*Adopted136-0-2
27 Appropriate To General Stabilization Fund
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
28 Appropriate From Debt Service Stabilization Fund
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/9/20181Adopted137-0-1
29 Appropriate For Prior Years’ Unpaid Bills
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/23/18Indefinitely PostponedUnan. Vv
30 Amend FY2018 Operating, Enterprise and CPA Budgets
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 4/23/2018)
4/23/18Adopted137-0-1
31 Appropriate For Authorized Capital Improvements
 - full article text
 - Motion
4/23/18AdoptedUnan. vv
GENERAL ARTICLES
32 Amend General Bylaw- Regarding Financial Committees (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 3/28/2018)
 - Changes to Chapters 29 and 118
 - Presentation
4/9/2018Adopted138-0-2
33 

Amend Town Bylaw- Ban Plastic Bags (Citizen Article), as amended
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation

 - Information Sheet

3/26/2018Adopted

158-10-3

34 Resolution To Make Lexington a “Welcoming, Inclusive, Safe Community” (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 3/30/2018)
 - Safe Community Act
 - Presentation (Revised 4/3/2018)
 - TMMA Presentation
 - Handout
4/4/2018Adopted153-5-2
35 Resolution to Request Warrant Articles to be Accompanied by Financial Projections (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
3/26/2018Indefinitely PostponedUnan. Vv.
36 Amend General Bylaws to Repeal Prohibition of Recreational Marijuana Establishments in Town (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
3/28/2018Not Adopted24-124-8
37 

Accept Massachusetts General Law Chapter 59, Clause 5C½
 - full article text

 - Motion

4/9/2018Adopted145-0-2
PLANNING/LAND USE ARTICLES
38 Amend Zoning Bylaw and Map in Commercial District/Marrett Rd (Citizen Article).
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 3/28/2018)
 - Presentation
 - Planning Board Presentation
 - Planning Board report
3/28/2018*Adopted144-12-5
39 Amend General Bylaws-Turning Mill Neighborhood Conservation District
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 4/10/2018)
 - Motion and Complete Bylaw
 - Planning Board & Historical Commission Presentation
 - Planning Board & Historical Commission Report
 - Presentation
 - Study Report
 - Slideshow
4/11/2018Adopted147-6-1
40 

Amend General Bylaws-Pierce-Lockwood Neighborhood Conservation District
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 4/10/2018)
 - Motion and Complete Bylaw
 - Planning Board & Historical Commission Presentation

 - Planning Board & Historical Commission Report
 - Presentation

4/11/2018Adopted146-7-2
41 Wright Farm Parcel Split (241 Grove Street)
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - 241 Grove St. Plan of Land
 - Property Map
3/26/2018Adopted161-1-1
42 

Amend Zoning Bylaw for Special Permits (Citizen Article) - as amended, referred back to BOS
 - full article text
 - Motion

 - Presentation
 - Planning Board report
 - Planning Board presentation

4/11/2018Adopted/NOR R. Canale124-20-4
43 Amend Chapter 135 Zoning Bylaw (Citizen Article)
 - full article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Planning Board report
3/28/2018Not Adopted4-148-6
44 Amend the General Bylaws- Demolition Delay Amendments
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 3/28/2018)
 - Chapter 19 changes
 
3/28/2018Adopted145-0-2
45 Amend Chapter 447 of the Acts of 1956
 - full article text
 - Motion (Revised 4/10/2018)
 - Report (Revised 4/6/2018)
4/11/2018AdoptedUnan Vv.
  Dissolution of 2018 Annual Town Meeting4/23/18AdoptedUnan Vv.

* Declared adopted by more than the necessary 2/3rds