Three Words: Belmont Town Meeting

Regulating dog day care, removing the snow removal bylaw, financing a new pool and grants to several organizations will be debated and voted on in the first part of the Belmont annual Town Meeting beginning tonight at 7 p.m. in the Belmont High School auditorium.

As with recent custom, the first part of this year’s Town Meeting – now in its 155th edition – will take up non-budgetary issues such as voting on bylaws, changes to the zoning regulations and the approval of funds through the Community Preservation Act.

To view the articles, head to this PDF page on the Town Clerk’s website.

If Town Meeting can not finish its business tonight, it will continue on Wednesday, May 7 and then Monday, May 12 and Wednesday, May 14.

The approximately 290 representatives, moderated by Michael Widmer, will debate the fiscal year 2015 budget on Monday, June 2 when Town Meeting will reconvene.

According to Town Clerk Ellen Cushman, the articles will be called in the following order:

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 12, 16, 17, 15, 7, 6, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 3, 14.

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