Northeast Metro Regional Election

ELECTION WARRANT
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts     
NORTHEAST METROPOLITAN REGIONAL               
VOCATIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 

 

Middlesex, ss.

To the registered voters of the City of Chelsea, the City of Malden, the City of Melrose, the Town of North Reading, the Town of Reading, the City of Revere, the Town of Saugus, the Town of Stoneham, the Town of Wakefield, the Town of Winchester, the Town of Winthrop and the City of Woburn, Massachusetts

GREETINGS:

You are hereby notified and warned that the inhabitants of the City of Chelsea, the City of Malden, the City of Melrose, the Town of North Reading, the Town of Reading, the City of Revere, the Town of Saugus, the Town of Stoneham, the Town of Wakefield, the Town of Winchester, the Town of Winthrop and the City of Woburn, registered to vote in any of said cities or towns, as the case may be, are to meet at their respective polling places, to wit,

In the CITY OF CHELSEA at Chelsea City Hall, City Council Chambers, 500 Broadway, Chelsea, in the CITY OF MALDEN at the Senior Center Auditorium, 7 Washington Street, Malden, in the CITY OF MELROSE at the Middle School Gym Complex, 90 Melrose Street, Melrose, in the TOWN OF NORTH READING at St. Theresa's Church, 51 Winter St, North Reading, in the TOWN OF READING at Reading Memorial High School - Hawkes Field House - 62 Oakland Road, Reading, in the CITY OF REVERE at St. Anthony’s Church, Rear Entrance, 250 Revere Street, Revere, in the TOWN OF SAUGUS at Saugus Senior Center 466 Central Street, Saugus, in the TOWN OF STONEHAM at Stoneham Town Hall, 35 Central Street, Stoneham, in the TOWN OF WAKEFIELD at Galvin Middle School, 525 Main Street, Wakefield, in the TOWN OF WINCHESTER at Winchester Town Hall, 71 Mt. Vernon Street, Winchester, in the TOWN OF WINTHROP, Old Middle School Gym, 151 Pauline Street, Winthrop, Robert DeLeo Senior Center, 35 Harvard St., Winthrop, and O’Connell Hall, 9 Golden Drive, Winthrop, and in the CITY OF WOBURN at Old Wyman Elementary School, Main Street and Eaton Avenue, Woburn.

On January 25, 2022 from 11:00 o’clock AM to 6:00 o’clock PM, to vote by BALLOT on the following question:

“Do you approve of the vote of the Regional District School Committee of the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District adopted on December 9, 2021, to authorize the borrowing of $317,422,620 to pay costs of designing, constructing, originally equipping and furnishing a new Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School and related athletic facilities, located at 100 Hemlock Road in Wakefield, Massachusetts, including the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto, which vote provides, in relevant part, as follows:

VOTED: That the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District (the “District”) hereby appropriates the amount of $317,422,620 for the purpose of paying costs of designing, constructing, originally equipping and furnishing a new Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School and related athletic facilities, located at 100 Hemlock Road in Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880, including the payment of all 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 703 of the Acts of 1962, as amended, G.L. c. 71, §16(n) as authorized by G.L. c. 71, §14D, 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; provided further that any grant that the District may receive from the MSBA shall not exceed the lesser of (1) seventy-six and eighty-four one hundredths percent (76.84%) of eligible, approved Project costs, as determined by the MSBA, and (2) 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.  Any premium received upon the sale of any bonds or notes approved by this vote, less any such premium applied to the payment of the costs of issuance of such bonds or notes, may be applied to the payment of costs approved by this vote in accordance with G.L. c. 44, §20, thereby reducing the amount authorized to be borrowed to pay such costs by a like amount.”   

Yes _____       No _____

The polls will be open from 11 o’clock AM, to 6:00 o’clock PM.

The District Secretary is hereby directed to serve this Warrant by posting an attested copy thereof in at least one public place in the City of Chelsea, the City of Malden, the City of Melrose, the Town of North Reading, the Town of Reading, the City of Revere, the Town of Saugus, the Town of Stoneham, the Town of Wakefield, the Town of Winchester, the Town of Winthrop and the City of Woburn, and by publishing a copy thereof at least once in a newspaper of general circulation in the District, said posting and publication to occur at least ten days before the day of election as aforesaid.

The District Secretary shall make due return of this Warrant with his or her doings thereon to the District Secretary, on or before the day of the election aforesaid.

Given under our hands and the seal of the Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District this 9th day of December, 2021.

Michael T. Wall, Chelsea                                          Peter A. Rossetti, Jr., Saugus

James J. Holland, Malden                                          Lawrence M. Means, Stoneham

Ward Hamilton, Melrose                                            Brittany A. Carisella, Wakefield

Judith Dyment, North Reading                                  Brant Snyder, Winchester

Anthony Caggiano, Revere                                        Robert O’Dwyer, Winthrop

Robert S. McCarthy, Reading                                    Deborah P. Davis, Woburn

 

Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School District School Committee