At a Special Town Meeting held on February 28, 2018, voters approved Article 1 by the required 2/3 majority. Article 1 appropriated the sum of $4,600,000 to construct the new facility and to purchase related equipment and cover architect and owners project management costs. (This Special Town Meeting was originally scheduled for February 26, 2018 but had to be postponed due to weather and posting issues.)
A Special Town Election on February 27, 2018 asked voters to approve a ballot question to exclude this amount for this project only from the provisions of Proposition 2 1/2. This question was approved.
Results of the February 28, 2018 Special Town Meeting
Article 1 - Senior Center Project
Passed by 2/3 majority
Informational Meetings on the Proposed New Senior Center Project
|Saturday, February 17||10:00 am||Town Hall|
|Tuesday, February 20||3:00 pm||Senior Center|
|Wednesday, February 21||6:00 pm||Town Hall|
|Thursday, February 22||3:00 pm||Angell Brook|
|Thursday February 22||6:00 pm||Beaman Library|
|Friday, February 23||3:00 pm||Hillside Village|
|Saturday, February 24||10:00 am||Police Station|
- Presentation for the February 2018 Voter Information Sessions
- Frequently Asked Questions (February 2018)
- Key Pieces of Information
- Ballot Question (Feb. 27 Election) and Town Meeting Article (Feb. 28 Town Meeting)
At the May 15,2017 Town Meeting, voters approved Article 4 which appropriated $1.1 million to cover the cost of full engineering and design of the new Senior Center facility, though the bidding, owner's project management costs and a portion of construction costs.
This approval was subject to approval by the voters of a ballot question to exclude this amount for this project only from the provisions of Proposition 2 1/2. This question was on the June 6, 2017 Annual Town Election ballot and was approved.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here to view the FAQ presented prior to the May 15, 2017 Town Meeting and the June 6, 2017 Annual Town Election.
Public Information Sessions on the Proposed Senior Center Prior to May 2017 Town Meeting
The Town Administrator scheduled several public information sessions on the proposed project. These sessions were held prior to the May 2017 Town Meeting.
View the Presentation here! (For information sessions held prior to the May 2017 Town Meeting.)
The May 10, 2017 meeting of the Facilities Implementation & Planning Committee included the presentation. You can view a recording of this meeting on our YouTube channel.