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Referendum Questions for Mansfield's Municipal Election

The following information was prepared by Mansfield Town Clerk Mary Stanton.

The following questions for approval or disapproval of resolutions will be placed on the voting machines for the , according to information provided by the Town Clerk’s Office:

  • QUESTION 1:
  • “SHALL THE TOWN OF MANSFIELD APPROPRIATE $400,000 FOR REDESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A WALKWAY ON SOUTH EAGLEVILLE ROAD, AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF BONDS AND NOTES IN THE SAME AMOUNT TO DEFRAY SAID APPROPRIATION?”

Question 1 Explanation: If approved at referendum, the resolution to be presented under the ballot heading above will appropriate $400,000 and authorize the issue of bonds and notes to defray the appropriation, for costs related to the redesign and construction of a walkway on South Eagleville Road between Sycamore Drive and Maple Road, eliminating the mid-block pedestrian crossing on South Eagleville Road. The appropriation may be spent for design, survey and engineering fees, construction, acquisition, installation, material and equipment costs related to such improvements, legal fees, net temporary interest and other financing costs, and other expenses related to the project.

  • QUESTION 2:
  • “SHALL THE TOWN OF MANSFIELD INCREASE BY $350,000 THE APPROPRIATION FOR THE DESIGN OF PORTIONS OF THE FOUR CORNERS AREA WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS, AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF BONDS AND NOTES IN THE SAME AMOUNT TO DEFRAY SAID APPROPRIATION?”

Question 2 Explanation: If approved at referendum, the resolution to be presented under the ballot heading above will increase the prior appropriation and bond, note and other obligation authorization of $330,000 approved at Special Town Meeting and by the Town Council June 28, 2010, for an aggregate appropriation and borrowing authorization of $680,000 for costs related to the study, design and permitting of the sewer and water systems for the Four Corners area. The appropriation may be spent for design, survey, engineering and permitting fees, and other consultant fees related to such improvements, legal fees, net temporary interest and other financing costs, and other expenses related to the project and its financing.

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