Town Elections - Special - September 20, 2016 (Minuteman Regional School District Election) | Back to List

All precincts voted together at the Special Minuteman Regional School District Election which was held at the Town Hall, 322 Concord Road. The polls were open from Noon to 8:00 PM. There were 230 Votes cast, representing 1.83% of the 12,602 registered voters. The final tabulation was done at the Town Hall.
Do you approve of the vote of the Regional District School Committee of the Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District on June 27, 2016, to authorize the borrowing of $144, 922,478 to pay costs of constructing a new district school, which vote provides, in relevant part, as follows:

VOTED: That the Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District (the "District") hereby appropriates the amount of $144,922,478 for the purpose of paying costs of designing, constructing and originally equipping a new district school, to be located at 758 Marrett Road, Lexington, Massachusetts, and for the payment of all other costs incidental and related thereto (the "Project"), which school facility shall have an anticipated useful life as an educational facility for the instruction of school children of at least 50 years, and for which the District may be eligible for a school construction grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority ("MSBA"), said amount to be expended at the direction of the School Building Committee. To meet this appropriation the District is authorized to borrow said amount, under and pursuant to Chapter 71, Section 16(n) of the General Laws and the District Agreement, as amended, or pursuant to any other enabling authority. The District acknowledges that the MSBA's grant program is a non-entitlement, discretionary program based on need as determined by the MSBA, and any Project costs the District incurs in excess of any grant approved by and received from the MSBA shall be the sole responsibility of the District and its member municipalities; provided further that any grant that the District may receive from the MSBA shall not exceed the lesser of (i) forty-four and three quarters percent (44.75%) of eligible, approved Project costs, as determined by the MSBA, and (ii) the total maximum grant amount determined by the MSBA, and that the amount of borrowing authorized pursuant to this vote shall be reduced by any grant amount set forth in the Project Funding Agreement that may be executed between the District and the MSBA.
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