Special Election Announced

The Town will be holding a special election on September 7th to vote on a Debt Exclusion question

TOWN OF COLRAIN

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Special Election Warrant

FRANKLIN SS:

To either of the Constables of the Town of Colrain in the County of Franklin:

GREETINGS:

In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of said town, qualified to vote on town affairs, to meet at the Colrain Town Offices located at 55 Main Rd in said town on Tuesday, the 7th day of September, next, at between 12 pm and 7pm in the evening, then and there to cast your ballot for the following question:

Question 1.

Shall the Town of Colrain be allowed to exempt from the provisions of proposition two and one-half, so-called, the amount required to pay the Town of Colrain’s allocable share of the bond issued by the Mohawk Trail Regional School District for repair work to the Mohawk Trail Regional Middle & High School located at 26 Ashfield Road in Buckland, Massachusetts, for the purpose of paying costs to include: replacement of the heating boiler control system; resealing of parking lots; replacement of the fire alarm control panel and related sensors; replacement of /upgrades to certain domestic hot water heaters, condenser units, heating system hot water control valves, and freeze prevention system; construction of a second means of egress from the main electrical switchgear room; installation of additional safety railings to sections of the outside bleachers; replacement of the movable gymnasium partition; and replacement of floor covering in the library; and including costs of incidental or related thereto, which purpose of the projects will materially extend the useful life of the school and preserve the asset capable of supporting the required educational program totaling $665,000?

And you are directed to serve this Warrant by posting up attested copies thereof at two usual places in said town, seven days at least, 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 27day of July, in the year of our Lord two thousand and twenty one.

Joseph Kurland

Michael Slowinski

W. Thomas Griffin

Colrain Board of Selectmen

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Tue, May 28, 2024, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Highway Garage, 9 Jacksonville Rd, Colrain, MA
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Highway Garage, 9 Jacksonville Rd, Colrain, MA
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