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									               COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
                          TOWN OF PEMBROKE
              SP ECI AL TOW N M EETI N G W ARRAN T
                     WITHIN THE ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
                         TUESDAY, AP R I L 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH, ss.

       To either of the Constables of the Town of Pembroke in the county aforesaid.

GREETING: In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby
required and directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Pembroke who
are qualified to vote on Town Affairs and Elections therein to meet at the PEMBROKE
HIGH SCHOOL, Learning Lane, on TUESDAY, the TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF
APRIL, 2010 at EIGHT O’CLOCK in the evening, then and there to act on the following:


                             ARTICLES 1 THROUGH 8


ARTICLE 1: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the below listed transfers to
supplement Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations, and to authorize the below listed reductions
in Fiscal Year 2010 appropriations, or take any other action relative thereto:

Transfer To                          Amount         Transfer From

Legal-Purchase of Services           $ 30,000.00      Free Cash
Animal Control-Wages & Salaries      $   5,392.00      Free Cash
Fire Dept-Overtime                   $ 20,808.64    Fire-Wages & Salaries
DPW-General Expenses                 $ 10,000.00    DPW-Wages & Salaries
Water-Overtime                       $   1,200.00   Water-Wages & Salaries
Water-Purchase of Services           $   1,000.00   Water-Cost of Pumping
Police-Overtime                      $100,000.00    Police-Wages & Salaries
Police-General Expenses              $   4,600.00   Police-Wages & Salaries
Police-Vehicle Maintenance           $   7,000.00   Police-Wages & Salaries
Veterans-Benefits & Medical          $ 60,000.00      Free Cash
Budget Reductions                    Original Budget        Amended Budget


Solid Waste – Wages & Salaries              $ 120,971             $ 112,181
Solid Waste – General Expenses              $       9,300         $      9,300
Solid Waste – Landfill Costs                $     48,800          $    44,800
Solid Waste – Solid Waste Disposal          $1,394,000            $1,301,200


Or take any other action relative thereto.
                               Submitted by the Town Accountant & Department Heads

ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN’S RECOMMENDATION: Favorable Action
EXPLANATION: These transfers are requested to meet shortfalls in the current
budget.



ARTICLE 2: To see if the Town will vote to transfer the amount of $28,000 from the
overlay surplus account to be expended under the authorization of the Board of Assessors
in order to complete the Fiscal Year 2011 Recertification, or take any action relative
thereto.
                              Submitted by the Board of Assessors

ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Favorable Action
EXPLANATION: Additional work requirements as mandated by the Massachusetts
Department of Revenue. Required for the Fiscal Year 2011 Recertification.



ARTICLE 3: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate and/or transfer from
available funds, the sum of $20,000.00 or any other sum, to be expended under the
direction of the Board of Selectmen and managed by the Pembroke Watershed
Association , for the purposes of continuing the weed control program in Hobomock
Pond, or take any other action relative thereto.

                                     Submitted by Conservation Commission

ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Favorable Action
EXPLANATION:
ARTICLE 4: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from
available funds, or borrow pursuant to any applicable statute, the sum of $1,380,000, to
be expended by the Department of Public Works, for the replacement of and repairs to
water mains in the Oldham Pines area, or take any other action related thereto.
                             Submitted by Town Accountant and Town Administrator

ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Town Meeting Floor
EXPLANATION: This article seeks approval to borrow a sum of money for water
main, drainage and paving improvements to the Oldham Pines area. The Town plans to
ask Plymouth County for Federal Stimulus Funding to complete the project. Requires a
2/3rds vote for borrowing.



ARTICLE 5: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from
available funds, or borrow pursuant to any applicable statute, the sum of $530,000, to be
expended by the Board of Selectmen, for the construction of sidewalks on Hobomock
Street, or take any other action related thereto.
                               Submitted by Town Accountant and Town Administrator

ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Town Meeting Floor
EXPLANATION: This article seeks approval to borrow a sum of money for the
construction of a sidewalk from the Four Winds Drive area of Hobomock Street to
Learning Lane. The Town plans to ask Plymouth County for Federal Stimulus Funding to
complete the project. Requires a 2/3rds vote for borrowing.



ARTICLE 6: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from
available funds, or borrow pursuant to any applicable statute, the sum of $850,000, to be
expended by the Board of Selectmen, for the purpose of remodeling, reconstruction, and
making extraordinary repairs to the Pembroke Community Center, or take any other
action related thereto.
                             Submitted by Town Accountant and Town Administrator

ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Favorable Action
EXPLANATION: This article seeks approval to borrow a sum of money for renovation
and repair of the Pembroke Community Center. The Town plans to ask Plymouth County
for Federal Stimulus Funding to complete the project. Requires a 2/3rds vote for
borrowning.
ARTICLE 7: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from
available funds, or otherwise provide a sum of money for the purpose of funding any new
collective bargaining agreements between the Town and the Pembroke Permanent
Firefighters Association, or take any other action relative thereto.
                                              Submitted by the Board of Selectmen

ADVISORY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Favorable Action
EXPLANATION: This article allows the Town to fund the collective bargaining
agreement negotiated between the Board of Selectmen and Firefighters Association.
State law requires Town Meeting approval of funding for the first year of any collective
bargaining agreements.


ARTICLE 8: To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from
available funds, or authorize the Treasurer with the approval of the Board of Selectmen to
borrow the sum of $85,000, for the purpose of constructing a parking facility at the
Mattakeesett Street Municipal Ballfields, or to take any other action relative thereto.

                                                                 Submitted by the Town
Administrator
ADVISORY RECOMMENDATION:
SELECTMEN RECOMMENDATION: Favorable Action
EXPLANATION:
       And you are directed to serve this Warrant by posting attested copies thereof at
the Town Office Building, Pembroke Center Post Office, North Pembroke Post Office,
Bryantville Post Office, Pembroke Center Library and the Country Corner Store.

       Hereof, fail not, and make due return of this Warrant, with your doings thereon, to
the Town Clerk, at the time and place of meetings as aforesaid.

Given under our hands and seals this 5th day of April, 2010


PEMBROKE BOARD OF SELECTMEN

_____________________________
Arthur P. Boyle, Jr., Chairman

 _____________________________
Donal P. Anderson, Vice-Chairman

_____________________________
Willard J. Boulter, Jr., Clerk

______________________________
Lewis W. Stone, Selectman

_______________________________
Daniel W. Trabucco, Selectman


A TRUE COPY ATTEST: ____________________________________________
                      Mary Ann Smith, Town Clerk


Pursuant to the Warrant for the Special Town Meeting to be held on April 27, 2010, I
have notified and warned the inhabitants of the Town of Pembroke by posting up attested
copies of the same at the Town Office Building, Pembroke Center Library, Pembroke
Center Post Office, North Pembroke Post Office, Bryantville Post Office, and the
Country Corner Store.


POSTED:        _____________________          _______________________________
               Date                          Constable

								
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