Town of North Stonington
NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING July 22, 2013
NOTICE OF REFERENDUM July 29, 2013
A special town meeting of the electors and citizens qualified to vote in town meetings of the Town of North Stonington, Connecticut, will be held in the North Stonington Elementary School on July 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. for the following purposes:
1. To consider and vote upon a resolution,
(a) to appropriate $6,360,000 for costs related to the design and construction of a new Emergency Services Complex and related improvements to be situated at 25 Rocky Hollow Road. The appropriation may be spent for design and construction costs, including administrative costs, architects' fees, engineering fees, testing, survey, printing and advertising costs, equipment, materials, legal and other professional fees, net temporary interest and other financing costs, and other expenses related to the project and the financing thereof. The appropriation may be spent for design and construction costs, equipment, materials, engineering fees, legal fees, net interest on borrowings and other financing costs, and other expenses related to the project or its financing. The Board of Selectmen shall be
authorized to determine the scope and particulars of the project, and to reduce or modify the scope of the project, and the entire appropriation may be spent on the project as so reduced or modified;
(b) to authorize the issue bonds or notes of the Town in an amount not to exceed $6,360,000 to finance the appropriation; to authorize the First Selectman and the Treasurer of the Town to determine the amounts, dates, interest rates, maturities, redemption provisions, form and other details of the bonds or notes; and to perform all other acts which are necessary or appropriate to issue the bonds or notes; to take such action to allow temporary advances of available funds which the Town reasonably expects will be reimbursed from the proceeds of borrowings; and to authorize the First Selectman and the Treasurer to bind the Town pursuant to such representations and covenants as they deem necessary or advisable in order to maintain the continued exemption from federal income taxation of interest on the bonds or notes
authorized by the resolution if issued on a tax-exempt basis, including covenants to pay rebates of investment earnings to the United States in future years; and to authorize the First Selectman and the Treasurer to make representations and enter into written agreements for the benefit of holders of the bonds or notes to provide secondary market disclosure information, which agreements may include such terms as they deem advisable or appropriate in order to comply with applicable laws or rules pertaining to the sale or purchase of such bonds or notes;
(c) to authorize the First Selectman, or other proper officer and official of the Town, on behalf of the Town, to enter into contracts or agreements, apply for and accept grants for the
project and take any other actions necessary or desirable to accomplish the project contemplated by this resolution; and
(d) to authorize the Board of Selectmen, the First Selectman, the Treasurer and other proper officers and officials of the Town to take all other action which is necessary or desirable to complete the project and to issue bonds and notes and obtain grants to finance the aforesaid appropriation.
Pursuant to Section 7-7 of the General Statutes to adjourn said town meeting Item #1 at its conclusion and to submit the aforesaid resolution to vote upon voting machines on July 29, 2013, between the hours of 12:00, noon. and 8:00 p.m. Electors and persons qualified to vote in town meetings who are not electors shall vote the following polling place:
North Stonington Town Hall
40 Main Street
The aforesaid resolution will be placed on the voting machines under the following heading:
"SHALL THE TOWN OF NORTH STONINGTON APPROPRIATE $6,360,000 FOR COSTS RELATED TO THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW EMERGENCY SERVICES COMPLEX AND RELATED IMPROVEMENTS TO BE SITUATED AT 25 ROCKY HOLLOW ROAD AND AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF BONDS AND NOTES IN THE SAME AMOUNT TO FINANCE SAID APPROPRIATION?"
Voters approving said resolution will vote “Yes” and those opposing said resolution will vote “No.” Absentee ballots will be available from the Town Clerk’s office.
2. To hear and act upon the de-obligation of CNR Funds $ $74,884.49, to General Fund from the Bulky Waste Closure line item.
3. To act upon the acceptance of a gift of land, 8 acres +/- on Wintechog Hill Road from Graminex, LLC, Saginaw, Michigan, Parcel Account ID F5080000.
Dated at North Stonington, Connecticut, this 2nd day of July, 2013.
Nicholas H. Mullane, II, First Selectman
Mark S. Donahue, Selectman Norma J. Holliday, Town Clerk