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.
Abington's Special and Annual Town Meeting is scheduled for June 22 and it will be a bit different this year. Here's what residents should know.
Abington selectmen could vote as soon as Monday night to temporarily reduce the number of registered voters needed to hold its Annual Town Meeting on June 22.
Reduced quorum, outdoor location possibilities Selectmen have voted to postpone the Annual Town Meeting indefinitely while waiting for word from state and local health officials when it may be possible to safely gather Abington's legislative body. Town Meeting was originally…