January 24 2014

Town Meeting Opens Session Monday

By: BNEWS Weekly

Town Meeting opens session this Monday, January 27th at 7pm in the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center at the Burlington High School.  The Board of Selectmen have submitted recurring articles which include money transfers from free cash to retirement benefits, reserve fund and the stabilization fund. 


There is also an article for the town to grant $280,000 in contribution to $70,000 from the state for new singular tote recycle bins.  The $280,000 is to come from the Recyclable Materials Revolving Fund. 


The hot item on the agenda is the proposed amending of a Planned Development District for a car dealership.  The adjusted PDD will accommodate the proposed rezoning of 80 and 82 Cambridge Street from General Industrial to a PDD.  If passed a new Mercedes-Benz dealership in lined up for the site.  The rezoning will require a two-thirds vote by Town Meeting to be affected.

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