Seekonk Voters to Decide Expenditures
Voters at the Fall Town Meeting on November 9 will be asked to approve a large number of expenditures, including $500,000 to fund the construction of an ADA compliant sidewalk, new curbing, and wooden guardrail along Arcade Avenue near the Senior Center.
Other items include:
• Authorizing the town treasurer to borrow up to $350,000 for the cost of renovating or reconstructing the age 18 – 22 Transition Program at Seekonk High School
• Transfer from available funds that have been reserved for appropriation the sum of $144, 310 to fund the purchase and equipping of a Trackless Machine to be used by the Department of Public Works
• Appropriating $50,000 for repairs and upgrades to the Public Safety building on Taunton Avenue.
• The appropriation of $157,000 to fund the purchase and installation of guardrails, paving, landscaping and other site work at the Town Hall playground
In addition, there are some zoning bylaw amendments and changes to the Town Charter which are to be voted on. The entire meeting warrant can be accessed by visiting the town website: https://www.seekonk-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif1191/f/news/signed_warrant.pdf.
The meeting will begin at 7 pm in the auditorium at Seekonk High School, 261 Arcade Avenue.