Annual & Town Meetings On Demand

OCTOBER 5th, 2017 HADLEY SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

MAY 25th, 2017 HADLEY PUBLIC FORUM - SENIOR CENTER

This is a May 25th, 2017 Public Forum in which the new Senior Center is discussed.

 

MAY 4th, 2017 HADLEY TOWN MEETING

 

OCTOBER 27, 2016 HADLEY FALL SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

Please note that to save time and space we have set this up as groups of articles rather one clip for each article.  To make it easier for you figure out which article you are interested in here is the link to the regular warrant
Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Opening Remarks/Articles 1-5
Article 6 (New North Hadley Fire Sub-Station)
Article 7 (new Senior Center)
Articles 8-9
Articles 10-11 (new Library)
Articles 12-22

May 5, 2016 HADLEY ANNUAL TOWN MEETING

Please note that to save time and space we have set this up as groups of articles rather one clip for each article.  To make it easier for you figure out which article you are interested in here is the link to the regular warrant.

Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Opening Remarks/Annual Town Report Dedications/Awards/Conscent Agenda (Articles 1-3, 10, 20)
Articles 1-7
Articles 8-10 (includes the FY 2017 Town Operating Budget)
Articles 11-16
Articles 17-18 (new library)
Articles 19-20
Articles 21-22 (move the annual town meeting to Saturday mornings and reduce the quorum to 50)
Articles 23-28
Article 29 (the tiny house article)

 

OCTOBER 22, 2015 HADLEY FALL SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

Please note that to save time and space we have set this up as groups of articles rather one clip for each article.  To make it easier for you figure out which article you are interested in here is the link to the regular warrant.

Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Opening Remarks/Articles 1-3 ("general housekeeping" type)
Articles 4-8 (capital purchases)
Articles 9-10 (accepting Laurel Drive and Hawley Road as public ways)
Articles 11-14 (Proposed Zatyrka Park sale)
Articles 15-16 (muncipal buildings repaitrs)
Articles 17-18 (proposed Zoning By-Law changes)
 

2015 Annual Town Meeting On-Demand

Please note that to save time and space we have set this up as groups of articles rather one clip for each article.  To make it easier for you figure out which article you are interested in here ais a link to the Town Meeting Warrant.

Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Opening Remarks/Annual Town Report Dedications/Awards/Conscent Agenda (Articles 1-3, 10, 20)
Articles 4 & 5 (FY 2016 Budget)
Articles 6-9
Articles 10-14
Articles 15 & 16 (Montgomery Rose Property Purchase)

Articles 17-26

 

OCTOBER 30, 2014 HADLEY FALL SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

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Opening Credits/Call to Order/Opening Remarks/Pledge of Allegiance
Articles 1 & 2
Articles 3 & 4
Articles 5-7
Article 8
Statement by David Tudryn, co-chair of the Hadley Municipal Buildings Committee
Article 9
Article 10
Article 11
Article 12
Article 13
Article 14
Article 15
 

2014 Annual Town Meeting On-Demand

Please note that to save time and space we have set this up as groups of articles rather one clip for each article.  To make it easier for you figure out which article you are interested in here are links to the regular warrant and to the Consent Agenda.

Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Opening Remarks/Annual Town Report Dedications/Awards
Review of Rules/Comments on the Warrant
Presentation by the Co-Chair of the Hadley Municipal Building Committee, David Tudryn
Consent Agenda (Articles 1-3, 9 and 16)
Articles 4-7
Article 8 (FY 2015 Budget)
Articles 10 and 11 (capital purchases)
Articles 12-15 and 17
Articles 18-22
Articles 23 and 24 (Lake Warner Dam repairs)
Articles 25 and 26
Articles 27-30 (Zoning By-Law articles)

 

2013 Annual Fall Town Meeting On-Demand

(Click on the article number that you are interested in that's what will play)
 

Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Opening Remarks/Statements by Michael and Jessica Spanknebel
Article 1:  Amend FY 2014 Town Operating Budget
Article 2: Funding for recently approved Collective Bargaining agreements
Article 3: Funding for expenses and wages for electrical inspections associated with the Mill Valley Road Solar Farm
Article 4: Transfer $244,000 from various sources to the Capital Stabilization Account
Article 5: Funding for various capital purchases for the DPW, the Fire Department and the Police Department
Article: 6:  Funding for a new dump truck for the DPW
Articles 7 & 8:  Funding for a new one-ton truck and vehicle for the DPW
Article 9:  Repurpose excess borrowing related to the Connecticut River dike repairs to replace a culvert/bridge located near 393 River Drive (Rt. 47)
Article 10:  Funding to repair Pump Stations 1 and 4
Article 11: Transfer $60,900 from Water Reserves for a water line extension on Shattuck Road
Article 12:  Take from Water Reserves $47,495.00 for water tank mixers and associated installation costs for the Water Division
Article 13:  Vote to rescind the excess borrowing authorization for Hopkins School Building Repairs and Article 14:  Transfer from Community Preservation Act funds $6,200.00 for the preservation of approximately 8 acres of land off Aqua Vita Road
Article 15:  Transfer from Community Preservation Act funds $19,900.00 for the preservation of 21.4 acres of prime farmland along Route 47
Article 16:  Transfer from Community Preservation Act funds $10,000.00 for the preservation and protection of the historic Hadley School Bell
Article 17:  Transfer from Community Preservation Act funds $23,100.00 to repoint the Town Hall foundation; parge coat the foundation; weather strip windows and doors and replace cellar windows
Article 18:  What to do with North Hadley Hall, Russell School and the Town Hall (on the warrant by petition)
Article 19:  Designate the Hadley Building Inspector to be the enforcement officer for violations of operating a business without a business certificate
Article 20:  Proposed Line-of-Sight By-Law
Article 21:  Petition the Legislature to enact legislation to expand the Town’s quotas of liquor licenses

 

2013 Annual Town Meeting On-Demand

(Click on the article number that you are interested in that's what will play)

Opening Credits/Pledge of Allegiance/Election and Swearing in of Temporary Town Clerk/Call to Order
Article 1:  To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Select Board to apply for and expend Massachusetts Small Cities Program grants or monies, or any Federal or State grants or monies, received as set forth in the appropriate application, or take any action relative thereto.
Article 2:  To see if the Town will vote to appropriate funds provided to the Town by the State under Chapter 90 Type money and such other funds as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Highway Division may provide, and to authorize the Select Board to enter into contracts with Commonwealth of Massachusetts Highway Division for Chapter 90 Type money allocated to the Town by the State.
Article 3: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Treasurer with the approval of the Select Board, to borrow money from time to time in anticipation of the revenue of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013
Article 4:  Authorize Revolving Accounts
Article 5:  Annual Town Budget
Article 6:  Transfer $10,000.00 from Water Reserves to the Water Plant Filtration Stabilization fund as per the provisions of MGL Chapter 40, Section 5B, for the purpose of repairing and replacing water plant filtration membranes.
Article 7:  Vote to transfer $10,000.00 from Water Reserves to the Water Meter Stabilization fund as per the provisions of MGL Chapter 40, Section 5B, for the purpose of replacing water meters
Article 8:  transfer from Capital Stabilization $141,900.00 for capital expenses associated with capital equipment for the Fire Department, and capital repairs and equipment for the School Department:

School Department Doors: $40,000

Fire Department Thermal Imager: $6,400

Fire Department Breathing Apparatus: $69,000

Fire Department Emergency Management Trailer: $26,500
Article 9:  Raise and appropriate, authorize the Treasurer to borrow, take from funds available, or otherwise provide $150,000.00 for technology equipment, software, and associated costs, including installation, for the School Department to be used in the Elementary School

Article 10:  Vote to transfer from Sewer Impact Fees, authorize the Treasurer to borrow, take from Sewer Reserves, or otherwise provide $136,000.00 for engineering, permitting, and associated costs to rehabilitate Wastewater Pump Stations 1 and 4.
Article 11:  Vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from Free Cash, transfer from funds available, or otherwise provide $3,000.00 to perform soil testing, including soil borings, at Zatyrka Park.
Article 12:  Vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from Free Cash, take from funds available, transfer from Overlay Surplus, or otherwise provide $9,908.00 to refund the interest charges arising from an Appellate Tax Board ruling for Verizon NE, Inc., or take any action in relation thereto.
Article 13:  To see if the Town will vote to adopt MGL Chapter 48, Section 42A for the administration of the Fire Department, or take any action relative thereto.
Article 14:  To see if the Town will vote to authorize and approve an agreement for Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILOT) pursuant to the provisions of MGL Chapter 59, Section 38H(b), and any other enabling legislation, between the Town and NexAmp for a solar facility to be installed, owned, and operated by NexAmp on land located on Mill Valley Road; and further to authorize the Select Board to take such action as may be necessary to carry out the vote taken hereunder.
Article 15:  To see if the Town will vote to act on the report of the Community Preservation Committee on the fiscal year 2014 budget and to reserve for later appropriation the following sums of money from the Community Preservation Fund estimated annual revenues:

Open Space Preservation $30,000.00

Historic Preservation $30,000.00

Housing $30,000.00

and appropriate the sum of $5,000.00 from the Community Preservation Fund estimated annual revenues for all necessary and proper expenses of the Community Preservation Committee for the year
Article 16:  To see if the Town will vote, in accordance with MGL Chapter 41, Section 110A, to authorize the Town Clerk’s office to remain closed on all Saturdays and to treat Saturdays as a legal holiday for purposes of calculating the time frame for filing matters in that office, or take any action in relation thereto.
Article 17:   Designate the Building Inspector to be the enforcement officer for violations of operating a business without a business certificate - PASSED OVER (no action taken)
Article 18:  To see if the Town will vote to amend Chapter 247 of the Code of the Town of Hadley relating to vehicles and traffic by deleting Section 247-4 in its entirety and substituting in its place the following section:

Section 247-4. Violations and penalties.

The penalty for violation of this bylaw shall be as follows: for the first offense, $100; for the second and subsequent offenses, $300.
Article 19:  Authorize the Select Board to enter into renewable energy purchase and/or net metering credit purchase agreements, including solar energy and related net metering credits, for terms of more than three years, and to take all actions necessary to implement and administer such agreements.
Article 20:  Vote to reformat the town's zoning bylaws so that they can be more easily read and interpreted by lay people.
Article 21:  Zoning Bylaw "housekeeping" article
Article 22:  Vote to create a temporary moratorium on the locating of medical marijuana treatment centers in town./adjournment