2020 Annual Town Meeting Articles, Reports and Presentations

Notes:

2020 Consent Agenda

ART.PARTSUBJECT (follow link for additional documents)SESSIONACTIONVOTE (VV: voice vote)
1 Notice of Election   
2  - Full Article 2 text
 - Article 2 Motion
  

 

2 

Election of Deputy Moderator

   
  Reports of Town Boards, Officers and Committees:   
   - Report of the Select Board   
   - Report of the Town Manager
     - Presentation Slides
     - Video of Presentation
   
   - Report of the Capital Expenditures Committee (CEC)
 - Updates to the Report of the CEC
   
   - Report of the Appropriation Committee (AC)   
   - Report of Cary Lecture Series
     - Video of Presentation
   
   - Report of the Planning Board   
   - Report of Superintendent of Lexington Public Schools
     - Presentation Slides
     - Video of Presentation
   
   - Report of Superintendent of Minuteman Regional High School
     - Presentation Slides
     - Video of Presentation
   

 
  - Report of Community Preservation Committee   
3 

Appointments to Cary Lecture Series
 - Full article text
 - Motion
 - Cary Lecture Series Report
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
FINANCIAL ARTICLES
4 

Appropriate FY2021 Operating Budget
 - Full Article text
 - Motion

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
5 Appropriate FY2021 Enterprise Funds Budgets
 - Full Article text
 - Motion

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
6 Establish Qualifications for Tax Deferrals
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
7 Petition General Court to Amend Legislation Regarding Tax Deferrals
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
8 

Short Term Rental Impact fee
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Memorandum

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
9 

Establish and Continue Departmental Revolving Funds
 - Full Article text
 - Motion

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
10 

Appropriate the FY2020 Community Preservation Committee Operating Budget and CPA projects

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
 a)

Archives and Records/Conservation  & Preservation

   
 b)Restoration of Lady Lexington   
 c)Battle Green Master Plan   
 d)Conservation Land Acquisition   
 e)Daisy Wilson Meadow Preservation   
 f)Wright Farm Site Access Planning and Design   
 g)Athletic Facility Lighting   
 h)Park Improvements- Resurfacing- Valley Tennis   
 i)Park and Playground improvements- Sutherland   
 j)Park Improvements-Fields- Harrington, Bowman, Franklin   
 k)Parker Meadow Accessible Trail Construction   
 l)Lexington Housing Authority- Greeley Village Community Center Preservation 

 

 
 m)LexHAB- 116 Vine St Design Funds
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation

 - LexHAB Video
 - Leary Property (116 Vine St.) Final Report
 - Select Board Position Statement

 

 

 
 n)CPA Debt Service- $3,016,730   
 o)Administrative Budget- $150,000   
11 

Appropriate for Recreation Capital Projects
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement

 

 

 

12 

Appropriate for Municipal Capital and Equipment Projects
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
 a)Ambulance Replacement   
 b)Athletic Fields Feasibility Study
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
   
 c)Hydrant Replacement Program   
 d)Storm Drainage Improvements and NPDES compliance   
 e)Sidewalk Improvements   
 f)Equipment Replacement   
 g)Townwide Signalization Improvements   
 h)Street Improvements   
 i)New Sidewalk Installations   
 j)Transportation Mitigation   
 k)Municipal Technology Improvement Program   
 l)Application Implementation   
 m)Phone Systems & Unified Communications   
13 Appropriate for Water System Improvements
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
14 

Appropriate for Wastewater System Improvements
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
15 Appropriate for School Capital Projects and Equipment
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
16 Appropriate for Public Facilities Capital Projects
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
 a)Police Outdoor/Indoor Firing Range-Hartwell Ave
 - Motion
 - Presentation by Police Chief Mark Corr
     - Presentation Slides
     - Video of Presentation
 - Presentation by Weston & Sampson
     - Presentation Slides
     - Video of Presentation
 - Concept Plan 1
 - Concept Plan 2
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
 b)Center Recreation Complex Bathrooms & Maintenance Bldg Renovation
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
   
 c)

Public Facilities Master Plan

   
 d)LHS Science Classroom Space Mining
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
   
 e)Townwide Roofing Program
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
   
 f)School Building Envelopes and Systems   
 g)

Municipal Building Envelopes and Systems

 

   
 h)

Facility and Site Improvements

  • Building Flooring Program
  • School Paving & Sidewalks Program
   
 i)

Public Facilities Bid Documents

   
 j)Public Facilities Mechanical/Electrical System Replacements   
 k)Westview Cemetery Building Construction
 - Motion
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
 - Final Report of the Ad Hoc Crematory Study Committee
 - Memo: Analysis of Funding
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
17 Appropriate to Post Employment Insurance Liability Fund
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
18 Rescind Prior Borrowing Authorizations
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
19 Establish, Dissolve and Appropriate to and from Specified Stabilization Funds
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
   
 a)Appropriated from the Capital Stabilization Fund
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
 b)Appropriated to the Affordable Housing Capital Stabilization Fund
 - Video of Presentation (19b and 19c)
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
 c)Appropriated from the Affordable Housing Capital Stabilization Fund
 - Video of Presentation (19b and 19c)
- Select Board Position Statement
   
20 Appropriate from Debt Service Stabilization Fund
 - Full Article text
 - Motion

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
21 Appropriate for Prior Years’ Unpaid Bills
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
22 

Amend FY2020 Operating, Enterprise And CPA Budgets
 - Full Article text
 - Motion

 - Select Board Position Statement

   
23 Appropriate for Authorized Capital Improvements
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
GENERAL ARTICLES   
24 

Reduce Legal Expenses (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
25 Purchase of Land/Eminent Domain

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation

 - Select Board Position Statement

 

   
26 Amend Historic Districts Commission Enabling Legislation

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Chamber of Commerce Letter
 - LexArt Letter

 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
27 Amend General bylaws- Noise control

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
28 Amend General bylaws-Noise control (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
29 Declare Climate Emergency (citizen petition)
 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement
   
30 Land Exchange (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Appraisal Summary
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
31 Historic preservation demolition delay- (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
32 

Extend Hancock-Clark Historic District (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
33 Amend General bylaws- Running bamboo- (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
34 Special legislation-surcharge (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
ZONING ARTICLES   
35 Amend zoning- groundwater

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
36 Amend zoning- short term rentals

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
37 Amend zoning-site plan

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
38 

Amend zoning-financial services

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
39 Amend zoning-solar energy

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
40 Amend zoning-wireless communications

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
41 Amend zoning-technical

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
42 Amend zoning- 1040-1050 Waltham St

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
 - MOU Attachment A
 - Revised filing cover letter
 - PSDUP
 - Presentation Slides
 - Video of Presentation
 - Planning Board Report
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
43 Amend zoning-Hartwell area (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
44 Amend zoning-Bedford St near Hartwell (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
45 Amend zoning-front yard screening (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Presentation
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
46 Amend zoning - gross floor area (citizen petition)

 - Full Article text
 - Motion
 - Report of the Planning Board
 - Select Board Position Statement

   
  Dissolution of 2020 Annual Town Meeting   

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