2017 Spring Special Town Meeting

Town Meeting is 7 pm Monday, May 15 at Salisbury Elementary School.
The meeting is divided up into two parts:  
1. The Special Town Meeting, which occurs first.  This page features those articles.
2. The Annual Town Meeting, which occurs second.  (Click link at left to go there.)

Below/right is the text of each warrant article in the Special Town Meeting.  Below/left is a link to video discussions from meeting on those warrants.  Click on the thumbnail images to watch any video on your computer through SCTV Video on Demand, or tune in to Comcast Channel 12.

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Thumbnail image from Video. Click on image below to watch through SCTV Video on Demand  Summary headline and full text
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 Transfer $100,000 from Free Cash to the Town’s Stabilization Fund

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $100,000.00 from Free Cash to the  Town’s Stabilization Fund; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 2
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5107-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-High-v1.mp4

Transfer 40,000 from Free Cash to Post-Employment Trust Fund

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $40,000.00 from Free Cash to the  Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust Fund; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 
 3
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5108-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $10,000 from Sewer Enterprise  Fund to Post-Employment Trust Fund

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $10,000.00 from Sewer Enterprise  Fund Retained Earnings to the Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust Fund; or to take  any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 
 4
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5109-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $10,000 for SPD sergeant examination process

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $10,000.00 from Free Cash to  FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0123.5305 (Town Manager - Consulting Fees)  for the purpose of funding the cost of an assessment center examination process for the  position of sergeant in the Salisbury Police Department; or to take any other action  relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 
 5
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5110-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-05-Transfer-20-000-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $20,000 to relocate personal property at Blackwater River Flood Project

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $20,000.00 from Free Cash to  FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0123.5305.3001 (Town Manager - Blackwater  1        Easements) to pay for costs relating to the relocation of personal property relative to the  Blackwater River Flood Risk Management Project; or to take any other action relative  thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 
 6
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5111-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-06-Transfer-10-000-fo-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $10,000 for environmental monitoring at Blackwater River Flood Project

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $10,000.00 from Free Cash to Special  Revenue Fund number 212501505200 (Expense - Blackwater Flood Control) for the  purpose of paying environmental monitoring costs associated with the Blackwater River  Flood Risk Management Project; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  
 
 7
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5112-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-07-Transfer-97-000-te-High-v1.mp4

 

Transfer $97,000 for temporary improvements to the Broadway Mall

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $97,000.00 from Free Cash to  FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0123.5305.3030 (Town Manager - Consulting  Fees — Broadway Mall) for the purpose of funding temporary improvements to the Broadway Mall, including all incidental and related costs; or to take any other action  relative thereto  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  


 8
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5113-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-08-Transfer-250-000-f-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $250,000 from Sewer Enterprise Fund for sludge removal

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $250,000.00 from Sewer Enterprise  Fund Retained Earnings to FY2017 Sewer Enterprise Fund line item number  6000.0440.5840 (Capital Outlay - Sludge Removal) for the purposes of completing a  sludge removal program at the Town's wastewater treatment facility, including all  incidental and related costs; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  


 

 9 
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5114-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-09-Transfer-30-000-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $30,000.00 from Sewer Enterprise Fund to acquire property at 14th Street West

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $30,000.00 from Sewer Enterprise  Fund Retained Earnings to FY2017 Sewer Enterprise Fund line item number  6000.0440.5302 (Purchase of Services — Legal) for the purpose of acquiring a portion or  portions of the property formerly known as 14th Street West; or to take any other action  relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  


 10 
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5115-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-10-Transfer-35-000-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $35,000 from Water Enterprise Fund to relocate SCADA  monitoring system to new Police Station

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $35,000.00 from Water Enterprise  Fund Retained Earnings to FY2017 Water Enterprise Fund budget line item number  7000.0450.5815 (Capital Outlay — Equipment) for the purpose of relocating a SCADA  monitoring system from the former Police Station building located at 24 Railroad  Avenue to a site located at 228 Beach Road (Assessors Map No. 32, Lot #52), including  all incidental and related costs; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  
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http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5116-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-11-Transfer-120-000-f-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $120,000 from Water Enterprise/Debt Service for infrastructure improvements

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $120,000.00 from FY2017 Water  Enterprise Fund budget line item number 7000.0450.5915 (Debt Service — Interest on  Long-Term Debt) to FY2017 Water Enterprise Fund budget line item number  7000.0450.583O (Capital Outlay - Infrastructure) for the purpose of funding  infrastructure improvements for the remainder of the fiscal year, including all incidental  and related costs; or to take any other action relative there.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  


 12 
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5117-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-12-Transfer-200-000-f-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $200,000 from Water Enterprise/Earnings for infrastructure improvements

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $200,000.00 from Water Enterprise  Fund Retained Earnings to FY2017 Water Enterprise Fund budget line item number  7000.0450.5830 (Capital Outlay - Infrastructure) for the purpose of funding  infrastructure improvements for the remainder of the fiscal year, including all incidental  and related costs; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  


 13 
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5118-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-13-Transfer-70-000-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $70,000 from Overlay Surplus to Police Capital Outlay - Vehicles

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $70,000.00 from the Town’s Overlay  Surplus account to FY2017 budget line item number 010002105850 (Police  Department — Capital Outlay - Vehicles) for the purpose of paying for a portion of the  cost of purchasing and equipping two new cruisers for the Police Department, including  all incidental and related costs; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER


 14 
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5119-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-14-Transfer-10-000-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $10,000 from Insurance Reimbursements to Police Capital Outlay - Vehicles

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $10,000.00 from the Insurance  Reimbursement Under $20,000 Special Revenue Fund to FY2017 budget line item  number 0100.0210.5850 (Police Department - Capital Outlay — Vehicles) for the  purpose of paying for a portion of the cost of purchasing and equipping two new  cruisers for the Police Department, including all incidental and related costs; or to take  any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  



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http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5120-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-15-Transfer-15-000-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $15,000 from Overlay Surplus to DPW Building repair & Maintenance

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $15,000.00 from the Town’s Overlay  Surplus account to FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0413.5240 (DPW Purchase  of Services — Building Repair and Maintenance) for the purpose of purchasing and  3 installing a new outdoor sign at the entrance to the DPW/Hilton Center facilities; or to  take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 
 16
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5124-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-16-Transfer-9-200-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $9,200 from Overlay Surplus to Building Inspector-Software Maintenance and Support

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $9,200.00 from the Town's Overlay  Surplus account to FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0241.5275 (Building  Inspector — Purchase of Services - Software Maintenance/Support) for the purpose of  funding the upfront costs for a new permitting software program for the Town; or to take  any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER   
 17
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5121-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-17-Transfer-30-000-to-High-v1.mp4

 Transfer $30,000 from Overlay Surplus to DPW Building Repair & Maintenance

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $30,000.00 from the Town’s Overlay  Surplus account to FY2017 budget line item number 010004135240 (DPW — Purchase  of Services — Building Repair and Maintenance) for the purposes of paying for the cost  of demolishing the former Police Station building on Railroad Avenue and abandoning  the utilities servicing said building, including all incidental and related costs; or to take  any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  

 18
http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5122-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-18-Transfer-8-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $8,900 from Overlay Surplus to Police Capital Overlay - Equipment- Portable Radios

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $8,900.00 from the Town’s Overlay  Surplus account to FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0210.5815 (Police  Department — Capital Outlay - Equipment) for the purpose of purchasing 10 new  portable radios for the Police Department; or to take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER           
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http://trms.sctvmc.org/VOD/5123-OABSWA-Spr-2017-Special-Art-19-Transfer-36-900-to-High-v1.mp4

Transfer $36,900 from Overlay Surplus to Police - Equipment - Repeater Equipment

To see if the Town will vote to transfer the sum of $36,900.00 from the Town's Overlay  Surplus account to FY2017 budget line item number 0100.0210.5815 (Police  Department - Equipment) for the purpose of purchasing and installing new repeater  equipment for the Police Department, including all incidental and related costs; or to  take any other action relative thereto.  ON PETITION OF THE TOWN MANAGER  4