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2016 Annual Town Meeting Results

Note: results below are unofficial. Some vote counts were difficult to hear, and may not be accurate.

# Article Name Result
Session 1: Thursday, April 7, 2016
1 Recognize Citizens and Employees for Particular Service to the Town Passed
2 Pay Previous Fiscal Year Unpaid Bills Passed over
3 Current Year Transfers Passed
4 OPEB Funding Passed
5 Establish 53D Recreation Revolving Fund for the Wayland Town Beach Passed, 170-10
6 Establish a Recreation Stabilization Fund Passed 187-16
7 Adopt Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 44, Section 53 E ½, Revolving Accounts Passed as amended, 207-46
Amendment by Brud Wright to include Recreation field and gym user fees in the revolving fund. Passed
8 FY 2017 Omnibus Budget as Amended

Motions 1 & 2:  170-90
Motion 3: 173-39
Motion 4: 164-18
Motion 5: 164-18





Amendments as follows:

by Molly Upton: To change funding sources of items 1 and 2 (Information Technology items totalling $120,000) from Cash Capital to Free Cash.

by Molly Upton: to change funding source for item 12 (Heavy Equipment for DPW) from borrowing to $120,000 cash capital and $105,000 borrowing.

by Duane Galbi to eliminate item 28 (Stonebridge water main).

by Duane Galbi to reduce item 28 (Stonebridge water main) by $600,000.



Passed 165-61


Failed 60-171


Failed 77-152

Failed 53-172

Session 1 adjourned at 10:18pm
Session 2: Sunday, April 10, 2016
9 Accept Gifts of Land Passed 103-1
10 Confirmatory Taking of Newbury Conservation Land Passed 111-2
11 Streamlining Town Meeting Discussion Passed 112-87
12 Personnel Bylaws and Wage Classification Plan Passed 179-12
13 Compensation for Town Clerk Passed 175-27
14 Amend Chapter 145-Inspection, Testing, Maintenance of Private Fire Hydrants Passed 195-8
15 Fund Permanent Reconfiguration of the Intersection of East Plain St, School St and Rte. 30 Passed 173-48
16 Fund Reconfiguration of the Five Paths Intersection (Cochituate Rd and OCP) Passed 209-29
17 Authorize the transfer of 207,195 and 193 Main St. to Library Trustees Passed 213-29
18 Authorize the transfer of 202 Old Con Path to Library Trustees, for Lib use Passed 225-27
19 Fund Payment in Lieu of Sewer Betterment Assessment for Sewer Capacity Passed 254-13
20 Amend Chapter 36 of Current Bylaws (36-1) Failed 87-194
21 Appropriate Funds for Design, Construction Documents and Bidding for COA/CC Failed to achieve 2/3, 165-111
Session 2 adjourned
Session 3: Monday, April 11 at 7pm
22 Field Renovations and 207/195 Main St. Feasibility Study Failed to achieve 2/3, 190-109
Amendments as follows:

by Cherry Karlson to insert $100k and $50 into the wording to clarify how the monies would be spent

by Tom Sciacca to delete the words “or artificial” from the study of the field on Main St.

Passed, 143-89
Failed, 84-193
23 Accept Modified Route 30 and 27 Intersection as a Town Way Passed 233-9
24 Set Aside Community Preservation Funds for Later Spending Passed 234-20
25 Transfer Community Housing Funds to Wayland Municipal Affordable Housing Trust Passed 251-56
26 Appropriate Funds to Restore Monuments at North Cemetery Passed 270-30
27 Appropriate Funds to Restore Cochituate Town Clock Passed 285-31
28 Vote to Appropriate Funding for New Minuteman High School Passed over (vote 309-5)
29 Clarify Petitioner Access to Town Counsel Failed 123-237
30 Appropriate Funds to Purchase Conservation Restriction on Mainstone Farm Passed 370-33
31 Fund Glezen Lane Traffic Control Measures Passed over (vote 266-32)
32 Rescind Authorized but Unissued Debt Passed 184-8
33 Transfer Custody of Small Portion of Lakeview Cemetery Passed 196-5
34 Accept Law Increasing Real Estate Tax exemption Amounts Passed 189-5
35 Hear Reports Passed 187-8
36 Choose Town Officers Passed 166-13
37 Sell or Trade Vehicles and Equipment Passed 170-11
Session 3 adjourned at 8:50pm

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