Did you learn all you needed to know about last week’s Annual Town Meeting? Here’s articles from Abington News on the meeting and the budget. Plus you can watch the entire 90-minute affair here: SELECTMEN TO DISCUSS TRAIN STUDY MONDAY…
Things coming up this week in Abington
Pond is not seeking re-election, Town Elections ballot takes shape, town meeting warrants available, pre-K registration is open; Green Wave playoff schedules
Updates from the Jan. 24 Board of Selectmen meeting
Abington's week ahead features progress towards Town Meeting & Town Elections, declining COVID numbers, charter review commission taking suggestions; and meetings of the health, selectmen, school, finance, charter review, zoning boards.
More zoning complaints; COVID restrictions lifting; busy selectmen's meeting Monday, Garden Club sale, compost site open; planning, health, COA, parks boards to meet
WEEK AHEAD: Town Meeting, Town Elections, donation boxes, restrictions lifted; planning, health, library, assessors, conservation boards meet
In just under 80 minutes Monday night, Abington voters approved more than $63 million in proposed municipal spending for the fiscal year starting July 1.The spending includes the town's $55 million operating budget, more than $8 million in capital projects, and a half million dollars in Community Preservation Act appropriations.
Abington voters on Monday will be asked to approve more than $8.7 million in capital spending on a range of projects that include new security measures at two of the town's schools, new police cruisers, and repairs to the drive-up window outside the treasurer/collector's office.
Abington residents Monday night will be asked to vote on a $55.5 million FY 21 budget that protects services, avoid layoffs and adds more than $1 million into its rainy day fund.