The Quinn Bill, health insurance, and capital expenditures are on the agenda for Town Meeting.
Community members will gather at the Daniel H. Shay Auditorium inside North Reading High School on Monday, June 6 at 7 p.m. for Town Meeting. If you haven't registered to vote yet, you won't be able to participate in this year's Town Meeting. The deadline was May 17. When asked what residents can do to prepare, Town Clerk Barbara Stats said, "They can read their warrant so they are familiar with the issues that will be brought forward." Warrants were mailed to residents' homes. Here are some items listed on the warrant that you may be interested in:
A look back at the week that was in North Reading.
It's the end of another busy week. If you missed a story, we've got you covered. Click on the links below to read more of last week's top news:
Unanimous vote came minutes after convening; meeting start time was delayed 45 minutes so a quorum could be reached.
The waiting was the hardest part Monday night, but once a quorum was reached, the special Town Meeting quickly and unanimously approved an article to transfer $427,000 to retroactively fund Quinn Bill educational incentive payments to eligible police officers. The meeting was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the Daniel Shay Auditorium at North Reading High School, but with a quorum of 150 registered voters required, there were fewer than 100 in attendance. Town Moderator John Murphy finally convened the meeting at 7:45 p.m., after 154 voters checked in. Once the meeting convened, voters unanimously approved to transfer $50,000 from general insurance and $80,000 from pension and benefits out of the June 2010 Town Meeting budget, as well as $…