2022 Annual Town Meeting

THE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING FAILED TO ACHIEVE THE REQUIRED QUORUM OF 25O VOTERS. THE TOWN MODERATOR HAS CONTINUED THE MEETING:

MONDAY, MAY 9, 2022 7:00 PM
HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM

For Monday evening, the gymnasium will be ‘mask optional’ and the cafeteria will be ‘mask required and socially distanced.’

Town Moderator's Open Letter


Warrant Report
2022 Annual Town Meeting Warrant Report
Will be Mailed to all Households in April 

Final list of Warrant Articles (March 15, 2022)

Annual Warrant Hearing
The Annual Warrant Hearing will be hybrid and take place via Zoom and in person at the Public Safety Building on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 7:30 PM. Zoom Link

Materials for the Warrant Hearing:
Draft Town Meeting Warrant Articles
Draft Fiscal Year 2023 Operating Budget

  1. Scott McDermott

    Town Moderator

  2. Kristine Trierweiler

    Town Administrator
    Phone: 508-906-3011

  3. Nicholas Milano

    Assistant Town Administrator
    Phone: 508-906-3009

  4. Brittney Franklin

    Assistant to the Town Administrator
    Phone: 508-906-3012

For more information on the Warrant Articles:

ARTICLE
VOTE  
Project Information
1. Accept Annual Reports

Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
DISMISSED
Annual Town Reports 
2. Accept Cemetery Perpetual Care Funds

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
    Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
Cemetery Commission 
3.  Vote Revolving Funds Expenditure Limits

 Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
Departmental Revolving Funds 
MGL Revolving Funds
DOR Departmental Revolving Funds
4. Vote to appropriate a sum of funds from PEG Fund to Medfield TV
 Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
MGL Chapter 44, Section 53 F3/4
MA DOR Guidance January 2016
5. Fix Salaries and Compensation for Elected Officers

Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
Town Charter
6.  Amend Personnel Administration Plan and Classification of Positions and Pay Schedule

   Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
   Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED

Personnel Plan
Collective Bargaining Contracts (CBA)
Collective Bargaining Law
Fire MOU
7. Operating Budget 

Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
FY2023 Budget Information
Town Finance

FY2023 Medfield Public Schools Budget
8.  Transfer Funds to the Municipal Buildings Stabilization Fund from MSBA Reimbursements and unexpended appropriations

Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL

PASSED
MA DOR Guidance July 2017
Board of Selectmen / Warrant Committee approved Financial Policy
2018 Town Meeting Warrant
9. Appropriate a sum of money from Municipal Buildings Stabilization Fund (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required)

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
FY2023 MBSF Project Requests
MA DOR Guidance July 2017
BOS Financial Policy
2018 Town Meeting Warrant
10. Transfer funds to the Capital Stabilization Fund 

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
Special Purpose Stabilization Funds
Stabilization Funds
2021 Town Meeting Warrant
11. FY2023 Capital Budget (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required) 

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
FY2023 Capital Budget Article
FY2023 Budget Information
12. Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund Budgets

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund Budgets
Enterprise Fund Manual
Enterprise Fund Best Practices 
13. Authorize prior year bills  (Four-Fifths Vote Required)
    
    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL

PASSED
 
14. Adopt new School Building Committee Bylaw

     Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL (6-3)
    Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL (2-1)
PASSED
2021 ATM Citizens Petition 
School Building Committee Bylaw Review Committee
15. Adopt amendment to the Town Charter to change name of Board of Selectmen to Select Board (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required) 
    
    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL

PASSED
BOS Name Change Committee
BOS Name Change Final Report
16. Amend Medfield Town Code Chapter 300 Zoning for community food distribution facility  (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required)  

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL

PASSED


Additional information from the Planning Board

Planning Board Public Hearing Minutes
Planning Board Handout
17. Amend the Town of Medfield Zoning Map to locate new well 3A and fix display error of the Well Protection District  (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required)  

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL

PASSED
Additional information from the Planning Board
Planning Board Handout

Existing Zoning Map: LINK
Proposed Zoning Map: LINK
18.  Appropriate funds for new Elementary School Feasibility Study (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required)

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
    Board of Selectmen Recommends
 
APPROVAL
PASSED AS AMENDED

19. Appropriate funds for Open Space and Recreation Plan

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
    Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
OSRP Status Expires Nov 2022
Conservation Commission 
Additional Explanation
20. Amend existing or proposed PPBC bylaw or any proposed School Building Project to include requirement of at least one public hearing before lead committee votes on a new site for a school or town building 

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL 
    Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL
PASSED
Citizens Petition
21. Appropriate funds for the replacement of a portion of the roof at the Blake Middle School Roof  (TWO-THIRDS Vote Required)  

    Warrant Committee Recommends APPROVAL
Board of Selectmen Recommends APPROVAL

PASSED

22.  Transfer from Free Cash

    Warrant Committee Recommends Will Be Heard
Board of Selectmen Recommends Will Be Heard
DISMISSED