ARLINGTON, MA — Next month there’s an election. Then on the heels of that, there’s the annual Town Meeting. And hold on to your horses, folks; there are more than 45 items for the town’s legislative branch to discuss at said Town Meeting.
The docket includes a proposal from some residents to move the time of Town Meeting from 8 p.m. to 7 p.m., a proposal from the Town Clerk to amend the animal Control bylaw to bring it up to speed with 2016 State Law. It also proposes changing the name of the Board of Selectmen to a more gender neutral “Select Board,” as a number of other communities have recently done.
What’s on the ballot April 7? Two Selectmen for three years One Assessor for three years, Two School Committee Members for three years...Read More