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May 22, 2013

Government at a Glance

(Continued)

ARTICLE 29: To authorize Selectmen to petition the General Court for the enactment of a special law creating a new regional veterans’ services district, including the Town of Merrimac and one or more of its neighboring communities, which may include Newburyport, Newbury, Salisbury, and/or Amesbury

PASSED AS AMENDED

ARTICLE 19: To adopt an amendment to the Acts of 2009 and to amend Section 5K of Chapter 59 of the General Laws, to increase the figure from “$750” to “$1,000.”

ARTICLE 22: To amend a section of the town’s bylaw governing dogs and other animals as follows: “Anyone maintaining such a kennel without a proper license shall be subject to a $100 fine. Each day shall constitute a violation”

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Newbury Special Town Meeting

May 21, 2013

PASSED

ARTICLE 1: $106,795 from Free Cash to fund the Snow and Ice budget deficit

ARTICLE 2: $20,620.00 from the Sale of Land Fund to purchase 2 lawn mowers for the DPW

ARTICLE 3: $38,880.00 from Free Cash to pay for a weir at Middle Road

ARTICLE 4: $6,068.50 from Free Cash to pay for various expenses of the Historic Commission

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