Legal Notices for Public Hearings

Legal Notice

Town Council Order 21 005/21 006/21 007/21 008

 TOWN OF BRAINTREE PUBLIC HEARING - LEGAL NOTICE

 The Town Council of the Town of Braintree will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 starting at 7:30PM via Zoom webinar. According to the Town of Braintree's "Temporary Emergency Policy for Remote Participation under the Open Meeting Law Pursuant to Massachusetts Executive Order of March 12, 2020," the Town Council will meet fully remotely for the health and safety of Councilors and the public during the Massachusetts State of Emergency to consider the following authorizations in accordance with the Town Charter, Article 2, Section 2-9(c) and/or Article 6, Sections 6-6 and 6-7:  

21 005 – MAYOR: REQUEST TO APPROVE FY2021 CAPITAL PLAN.  To approve the Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Plan as submitted.  A full copy is on file and available for viewing at the Office of the Town Clerk during normal office hours and http://masspublicnotices.org/.  Disclaimer: “This document is published for the benefit of the public, solely for purposes of information and to make the public aware of the general nature of certain subject matter the Town Council may consider at a future meeting. This publication is not intended to suggest that the measure will be adopted in this precise form, that it will be adopted with amendments, or that it will be adopted at all. Notwithstanding any amendments which may be made to this proposal by the Town Council it will not be published again before final enactment unless at least three Councilors vote to require such publication before final enactment.”

 

TOWN OF BRAINTREE PUBLIC HEARING - LEGAL NOTICE 

The Town Council of the Town of Braintree will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, MARCH 16, 2021 starting at 7:30PM via Zoom webinar. According to the Town of Braintree's "Temporary Emergency Policy for Remote Participation under the Open Meeting Law Pursuant to Massachusetts Executive Order of March 12, 2020," the Town Council will meet fully remotely for the health and safety of Councilors and the public during the Massachusetts State of Emergency to consider the following authorizations in accordance with the Town Charter, Article 2, Section 2-9(c) and/or Article 6, Sections 6-6 and 6-7:  

21 006 – MAYOR: REQUEST FOR APPROPRIATION - FY2021 GENERAL FUND CAPITAL BUDGET.  

(1) – Rescind Prior Bond Authorizations

MOTION: That the Town of Braintree rescinds the following authorized but unissued borrowing amounts that are no longer needed to pay costs of the projects for which they were initially approved:

  1. $100,000 of the authorized but unissued balance of the $100,000 which was authorized to be borrowed pursuant to Loan Order 19-004 which was approved by this Council on February 26, 2019 to pay costs of highway sidewalk plow

 

  1. $63,000 of the authorized but unissued balance of the $150,000 which was authorized to be borrowed pursuant to Loan Order 19-004 which was approved by this Council on February 26, 2019 to pay costs of DPW Parks and Grounds Trash Truck.  

           

 

(2) - New Capital Bond Authorization 

TOWN OF BRAINTREE, MASSACHUSETTS

IN TOWN COUNCIL

ORDERED:

That the Town of Braintree appropriates the sum of Two Million Nine Hundred Eight Thousand Dollars ($2,908,000) to pay costs of the following capital projects:

 

Project 

 

Amount 

 

Authorizing statute

Town Wide Radio System Migration (Fire)                                   


42,000


 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1) 

Police Records Management

 

159,000

 

 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

Police Portable Radios 


10,000


 Ch. 44 s. 7(1) 

Fire Heavy Duty Rescue Pumper

 

66,000

 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

Municipal Licenses and Inspections ADA Compliance

 

          100,000

 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

Schools Floors (Abatement)


100,000


 Ch. 44 s. 7(31) 

Schools Plumbing/HVAC 


106,000


 Ch. 44 s. 7(1) 

Elder Affairs Paving


50,000


 Ch. 44 s. 7(1) 

Library Roof Top HVAC Unit

 

35,000

 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

DPW Asbestos Removal


100,000


 Ch. 44 s. 7(31) 

DPW Truck with Plow and Sander

 

75,000

 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

DPW Parks and Recreation ADA Compliance

 

50,000

 

 Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

Roadway Resurfacing 


1,650,000


 Ch. 44 s. 7(1) 

    Golf Dump Truck                                   75,000                     Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

    Golf Greens Mower                               130,000                     Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

    DPW Highway Sidewalk Plow            160,000                      Ch. 44 s. 7(1)

 

and for the payment of all other costs incidental and related thereto;  that the amounts indicated above for each project are estimates and that the Mayor may allocate more funds to any one or more of such projects, and less to others, so long as, in the judgment of the Mayor, each of the projects described above can be completed within the total appropriation made by this Order; that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to the authorizing statutes described above, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the Town therefor.  Any premium received by the Town upon the sale of any bonds or notes approved by this order, less any such premium applied to the payment of the costs of issuance of such bonds or notes, may be applied to the payment of costs approved by this order in accordance with Chapter 44, Section 20 of the General Laws, thereby reducing the amount authorized to be borrowed to pay such costs by a like amount.

 

(3) – Bond Refunding Authorization 

MOTION: That in order to reduce interest costs, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to provide for the sale and issuance of refunding bonds under G.L. c. 44, §21A to refund all or any portion of the remaining principal of and redemption premium and interest on any of the Town’s general obligation bonds outstanding as of the date of this vote.

 

A full copy is on file and available for viewing at the Office of the Town Clerk during normal office hours and http://masspublicnotices.org/.   Disclaimer: “This document is published for the benefit of the public, solely for purposes of information and to make the public aware of the general nature of certain subject matter the Town Council may consider at a future meeting. This publication is not intended to suggest that the measure will be adopted in this precise form, that it will be adopted with amendments, or that it will be adopted at all. Notwithstanding any amendments which may be made to this proposal by the Town Council it will not be published again before final enactment unless at least three Councilors vote to require such publication before final enactment.”

 

TOWN OF BRAINTREE PUBLIC HEARING - LEGAL NOTICE 

The Town Council of the Town of Braintree will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, MARCH 16, 2021 starting at 7:30PM via Zoom webinar.

According to the Town of Braintree's "Temporary Emergency Policy for Remote Participation under the Open Meeting Law Pursuant to Massachusetts Executive Order of March 12, 2020," the Town Council will meet fully remotely for the health and safety of Councilors and the public during the Massachusetts State of Emergency to consider the following authorizations in accordance with the Town Charter, Article 2, Section 2-9(c) and/or Article 6, Sections 6-6 and 6-7:  

21 007 – MAYOR: REQUEST FOR APPROPRIATION - FY2021 ENTERPRISE FUNDS CAPITAL BUDGET.  

ORDERED: That the Town of Braintree appropriates the sum of Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000) to pay costs of Town-wide water distribution system improvements, and for the payment of all other costs incidental and related thereto and that to meet this appropriation, the Treasurer, with the approval of the Mayor, is authorized to borrow said amount under and pursuant to Chapter 44, Section 8 of the General Laws, or pursuant to any other enabling authority, and to issue bonds or notes of the Town therefor. Any premium received by the Town upon the sale of any bonds or notes approved by this order, less any such premium applied to the payment of the costs of issuance of such bonds or notes, may be applied to the payment of costs approved by this order in accordance with Chapter 44, Section 20 of the General Laws, thereby reducing the amount authorized to be borrowed to pay such costs by a like amount.

A full copy is on file and available for viewing at the Office of the Town Clerk during normal office hours and http://masspublicnotices.org/.  Disclaimer: “This document is published for the benefit of the public, solely for purposes of information and to make the public aware of the general nature of certain subject matter the Town Council may consider at a future meeting. This publication is not intended to suggest that the measure will be adopted in this precise form, that it will be adopted with amendments, or that it will be adopted at all. Notwithstanding any amendments which may be made to this proposal by the Town Council it will not be published again before final enactment unless at least three Councilors vote to require such publication before final enactment.”

 

TOWN OF BRAINTREE PUBLIC HEARING - LEGAL NOTICE 

The Town Council of the Town of Braintree will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, MARCH 16, 2021 starting at 7:30PM via Zoom webinar.

According to the Town of Braintree's "Temporary Emergency Policy for Remote Participation under the Open Meeting Law Pursuant to Massachusetts Executive Order of March 12, 2020," the Town Council will meet fully remotely for the health and safety of Councilors and the public during the Massachusetts State of Emergency to consider the following authorizations in accordance with the Town Charter, Article 2, Section 2-9(c) and/or Article 6, Sections 6-6 and 6-7:
21 008 – MAYOR: REQUEST FOR APPROPRIATION - FY2021 CAPITAL BUDGET – OTHER AVAILABLE FUNDS.  A full copy is on file and available for viewing at the Office of the Town Clerk during normal office hours and http://masspublicnotices.org/.  Disclaimer: “This document is published for the benefit of the public, solely for purposes of information and to make the public aware of the general nature of certain subject matter the Town Council may consider at a future meeting. This publication is not intended to suggest that the measure will be adopted in this precise form, that it will be adopted with amendments, or that it will be adopted at all. Notwithstanding any amendments which may be made to this proposal by the Town Council it will not be published again before final enactment unless at least three Councilors vote to require such publication before final enactment.”