What Do You Think of This Year's Town Meeting Approvals?

Residents have been voting for a variety of items during this year's Annual Town Meeting.

Among items approved are a new ladder truck for the Fire Department. (File Photo)
Among items approved are a new ladder truck for the Fire Department. (File Photo)
Chelmsford residents have been hard at work at Annual Town Meeting, approving a variety of items recently.

So what do you think of the votes that have taken place?

Among the items that were approved on Monday night was the cost of $280,000 to anticipate the repair and replacement of the much discussed grinder pumps, according to The Lowell Sun.

Other items approved on Monday night during one of several Town Meeting gatherings was $15,000 to study the possible replacement of Crooked Spring Dam, $50,000 in repairs for playground equipment at McCarthy Middle School and contributions to a dog park in the works on Richardson Road, The Sun reported.

The Fiscal Year 2014 capital budget, which was approved at Town Meeting for $1.2 million, will include a new fire truck, while $1 million for the schools will allow for technology and security updates.

So what do you think of these items? Do you agree? Did you attend the nights of Annual Town Meeting? Why or why not? Was there anything approved that you didn't agree with? Let us know in the comments section below.


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