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Timetable:  April 4, 2016 Annual and Special Town Meetings

Activity

Date

Charter Reference

Selectmen vote to OPEN the warrant for the Annual and Special Town Meetings forthwith and CLOSE it on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 11 AM

VOTE:  Monday, February 8, 2016 Regular Meeting

Charter §2-3-2

Selectmen approve articles and vote to insert them forthwith

Monday, February 29, 2016 Special Meeting

N/A

Notice is published of Planning Board, Board of Health, Charter Enforcement Commission, and Conservation Commission public hearings on petitioned articles

Thursday, February 25 and Thursday, March 3, 2016

 

N/A

Finance Committee reviews articles

Month of March 2016

Charter §2-3-10

Annual and Special Town Meeting Warrant closes

Friday, March 4, 2016

at 11am

30 days prior to date of town meeting, per Charter §2-1-7

Selectmen approve the Warrant for publication

Friday, March 4, 2016

at 11:30am

Special Meeting

N/A

Staff Liaisons give approved articles to Boards and Committees

Monday, March 7, 2016

 

N/A

Town Meeting Warrant Article Discussion Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm in the Town Hall Auditorium  

Finance Committee, Planning Board, Board of Health, Charter Enforcement Commission, and Conservation Commission, conduct hearings as necessary on petitioned articles

March 10-25, 2016

Charter §9-2-4 and
Bylaws §5-2-1
Charter §§2-2-1 to
2-2-4

Selectmen and Finance Committee hold a joint public hearing

Monday, March 14, 2016 (or earlier)

not less than 21 days prior to town meeting per Charter §-9-1-6

Selectmen vote their recommendations

Monday, March 14, 2016 Regular Meeting

Charter §2-3-11

Annual and Special Town  Meeting warrants are posted and published in the newspaper

Thursday, March 17, 2016

at least 14 days prior to town meeting, per Charter §2-1-7

 Town Meeting Warrant Article Discussions Thursday, March 17, 2016

10:30 am at the Council on Aging, VMCC, 2 Mayflower Street

3:30 pm at Seashore point, 100 Alden Street.
 

Board of Selectmen mail copies of the warrants to Town Moderator, Town Counsel and Town boards

Friday, March 18, 2016

at least 14 days prior to town meeting, per Charter §2-1-8

Finance Committee votes on articles

Tuesday, March 23, 2016 or earlier

N/A

 

Copies of Finance Committee report made available at Town Hall

Monday, March 28, 2016 or earlier

at least 7 days prior to town meeting, per Charter §2-1-9

Annual Town Meeting at Town Hall

Monday, April 4, 2016

@ 6pm

Charter §2-3-1

 

Timetable: FY2017 Budget and CIP Schedule

Budget Timeframe

Capital Improvements Plan

Operating Budget

Ten Year Forecast

Monday, July 13, 2015

CIP templates are issued to Department Heads

 

 

Monday, August 3, 2015

 

Budget templates are issued to Department Heads and Board Chairs

Forecasted budgets are issued to Department Heads

Friday, August 14, 2015

CIP Budgets are due to the Finance Director and Assistant to the Town Manager by Noon

 

 

Monday, August 17 – Friday, August 28, 2015

Town Manager and Finance Director review CIP requests with each Department Head

 

 

Friday, August 28, 2015

Town Manager submits CIP to Selectmen {Charter, 9-2-3}

 

Departments Heads submit Ten Year Budgets with adjustments to the Finance Director and Assistant to the Town Manager by Noon

Monday, August 31- Friday, September 18, 2015

 

 

Town Manager and Finance Director review Ten Year Budgets with each Department Head

Monday, September 28, 2015

 

 

Finance Department presents Ten Year Forecast to the Board of Selectmen and Town Manager recommends budget policy directives

Monday, October 5, 2015

Selectmen conduct initial review of CIP

 

 

Tuesday, October 13 2015

 

 

Selectmen and Finance Committee hold joint meeting to review Ten Year Financial Forecast and adopt budget policy directive

Finance Department issues Ten Year Forecast and Town Manager recommends budget policy directive

 

 

 

Friday, November 13, 2015

 

Departments and Boards submit Budget Requests and Enterprise Fund Budgets to the Finance Director and Assistant to the Town Manager by Noon

 

Monday, November 30 - Friday, December 4, 2015

 

Town Manager and Finance Director review budget requests with each Department Head and Board Chair

 

Monday, December 7- Friday, December 18, 2015

 

Town Manager has call-back meetings with Department Heads and Board Chairs and writes the Budget Message

 

On or before Monday, December 21, 2015

 

Town Manager submits Budget to Selectmen {Charter, 9-1-2}

 

Month of January 2016

 

Selectmen review Budget

 

On or before Friday, January 29, 2016

Selectmen review CIP and vote their recommendations and refer to the Finance Committee

Selectmen submit Budget to Finance Committee {Charter, 9-1-5}

 

Month of February 2016

 

Finance Committee reviews operating budget

 

Monday, February 15- Friday, February 26, 2016

 

Selectmen and Finance Committee hold joint meeting to reconcile budget differences

 

Friday, March 4, 2016

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Closes {Charter, 2-1-7}

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Closes {Charter, 2-1-7}

Annual Town Meeting Warrant Closes {Charter, 2-1-7}

Thursday, March 10, 2016

CIP Budget published in Banner  {Charter, 9-2-4}

 

 

On or before Friday, March 11, 2016

 

Selectmen and Finance Committee hold joint public hearing

{Charter, 9-1-6}

 

Thursday, March 17, 2016

 

Budget published in the Banner with the Town Meeting Warrant

 

Between Thursday, March 17 and Thursday, March 24, 2016

Finance Committee holds public hearing {Charter, 9-2-4}

 

 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Selectmen present CIP to Town Meeting

Selectmen present Budget to Town Meeting

 

 

 

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