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SPECIAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT FOR 5-16-16
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING

TOWN OF RAYNHAM

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

5-16-2016



BRISTOL, ss

To either of the Constables of the Town of Raynham in the County of Bristol, GREETING.

IN THE NAME OF THE Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of said Town, qualified to vote in elections and in Town affairs, to meet at the Raynham Middle School in said Raynham on Monday the 16th day of May two thousand and sixteen at 6:45 o’clock in the evening, then and there to act on the following Articles.


ARTICLE 1.  To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $20,000 from Free Cash to Legal Expenses, or take any action relative thereto.

ARTICLE 2.   To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $130,000 from Free Cash to the Fire Department Personnel Expense account to pay overtime incurred due to three firefighters out on extended line of duty injuries and one firefighter out on extended sick leave, or take any action relative thereto.

ARTICLE 3.  To see if the Town will transfer the sum of $300,000 from Free Cash to the General Stabilization Account, or take any action relative thereto. (Submitted by the Finance Committee)

ARTICLE 4.  To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $1,381 from the Receipts Reserved Account for Building/Fire Code Violations to Article 21 of the 2015 Fall Special Town Meeting (Building Department vehicle), or take any action relative thereto.

ARTICLE 5. To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $25,000 from Free Cash to the OPEB (Other Post-Employment Benefits) Trust Fund, or take any action relative thereto. (Submitted by the Treasurer/Collector)

ARTICLE 6. To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $170.97 plus any additional accumulated interest from the Street Sweeper Stabilization account to the General Fund, or take any action relative thereto. (Submitted by the Treasurer/Collector)
Note: This article will close out the Street Sweeper stabilization account

ARTICLE 7.  To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $12,000 from Free Cash to Town Treasurer/Collector Expenses for payment of consulting bills, or take any action relative thereto. (Submitted by the Treasurer/Collector)

ARTICLE 8. To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $25,000 from Free Cash for a professional records management system for Veterans Memorial Town Hall, or take any action relative thereto.

ARTICLE 9. To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $5,000 from Free Cash to purchase security equipment for Veterans Memorial Town Hall, or take any action relative thereto.

And you are directed to serve this Warrant, by posting up attested copies thereof at the six (6) places directed by vote of the Town, in said Town, fourteen (14) days before the time of holding said meeting.
HEREOF FAIL NOT, and make due return of this Warrant, with your doings thereon to the Town Clerk, at the time and place of meeting, as aforesaid.
Given under our hands this 26th day of April in the year of our Lord two thousand and sixteen.

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MARIE A. SMITH

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JOSEPH R. PACHECO

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KAREN ROBERTS
                
SELECTMEN OF RAYNHAM

A true copy.  Attest:

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James Donovan, Constable                                                        
                                                                
April 26, 2016

Bristol, ss

PURSUANT TO THE WITHIN WARRANT, I have notified and warned the inhabitants of the Town of Raynham by posting up attested copies of the same at six (6) places directed by vote of the Town, fourteen days before the date of the meeting, as within directed.

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James Donovan, Constable of Raynham





 
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