STM 2016-5 Article 6: Amend FY2017 Operating Enterprise Fund and Community Preservation Budgets

Article 6: Amend FY2017 Operating Enterprise Fund and Community Preservation Budgets
MOTION: (a) That the following adjustments be made to the following line items for the FY2017 budget as approved under Article 4 of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting:


  • 8500: Town Clerk Personal Services, from $362,681 to $368,039;
  • 8500: Town Clerk Personal Expenses, from $124,675 to $125,567;
  • 8320: Misc. Boards and Committees, from $4,500 to $34,500;
  • 7100: Land Use, Health and Development Expenses, from $414,153 to $436,613
and, that said adjustments be funded from the tax levy.

MOTION: (b) That the following adjustment be made to the following line item for the FY2017 budget to operate the Water Division of the Department of Public Works as approved under Article 5(a) of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting:


  • MWRA Water Assessment, from $7,378,622 to $7,349,661

and, further that $90,500 be appropriated from Water Fund Retained Earnings to support the FY17 Water Division Budget in addition to $131,000 of Retained Earnings appropriated under Article 5(a) of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting.

MOTION: (c) That the following amounts be appropriated to the following line item for the FY2017 budget to operate the Wastewater (Sewer) Division of the Department of Public Works as approved under Article 5(b) of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting, and that said amounts be transferred from the following sources:


  • MWRA Wastewater Assessment, from $7,311,103 to $7,265,870

MOTION: (d) That the following adjustment be made to the FY2017 budget of the Community Preservation Committee as approved under Article 8(p) of the 2016 Annual Town Meeting:


  • CPA Debt Service and Related Costs, from $3,289,721 to $3,329,721

and that said adjustment be funded from the Undesignated Fund Balance of the Community Preservation Fund.

MOTIONs MOVED by Mr. Cohen of the Board of Selectmen. The Board is unanimously in support
CEC: subset d [CPC], in support
AC: unanimously in support of the whole article
CPC: with respect to part d, 7-0 in support
Planning Board: unanimously in support of 2020 Committee study [part d, CPC]

Town Mod calls for Vote (MOTIONs of all parts will be taken in one vote)
Yes: 132
No: 0
Abstain: 3

The MOTION carries