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Town Council Meeting

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The Town Council meets tonight in the Council Chambers. 


 


AGENDA


1. ROLL CALL


2. EXECUTIVE SESSION - 6:15 PM:  To consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real estate – Arsenal on the Charles.


3. RETURN TO OPEN SESSION:  7:15 PM


4. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE


5. EXAMINATION OF MINUTES:  November 27th.  


6. PUBLIC FORUM  


7. PRESIDENT’S REPORT


8. MOTIONS, ORDERS AND RESOLUTIONS:


a) Motion on a citizen petition requesting the Town Council to support a resolution urging our state and federal elected officials to work toward reversing the effects of Citizens United v Federal Election Commission (2010).


b) First Reading on a Proposed Loan Order authorizing the Town Treasurer with the approval of the Town Manager to issue refunding bonds pursuant to G.L. c. 44, §21A in order to reduce interest costs, in an amount not to exceed Eleven Million Dollars ($11,000,000), to refund all or any portion of the remaining principal of and redemption premium and interest on the following outstanding bonds of the Town:            


Original Amount     Original Issue Date                                 


$ 4,103,000           November 1, 2003


$ 5,263,000           March 15, 2004           


$15,965,000          November 1, 2004 


and for the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto, and that the Town Manager and the Treasurer are each authorized to take any and all other action necessary to carry out the purposes of this Order. 


c) Resolution approving the Acceptance of Gift of Materials, Supplies, and Services from Tufts Health Plan and Home Depot to restore the Watertown World War II Veterans Monument.


9. COMMITTEE REPORTS:  


a) Committee on Public Works report on Automated Trash and Recycling program; roads/street repairs and action on an appointment to the Storm-water Advisory Committee – Cecilia Lenk, Chair.    


b) Committee on Budget & Fiscal Oversight report and action on Recommendations on the FY 2014 Budget Policy Guidelines – Vincent J. Piccirilli, Jr., Chair.  


c) The President’s Technology Ad Hoc Committee report on Open Meeting Law compliance – Cecilia Lenk and John A. Donohue, Chairs.


10.   NEW BUSINESS


11.   COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE TOWN MANAGER


12.    REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION  


13.    ANNOUNCEMENTS


14.    PUBLIC FORUM


15.   ADJOURNMENT

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