CHERRY SHEET: Printed on cherry pink paper, this annual statement from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue lists estimated state receipts to the town for the coming fiscal year and estimated county and state charges payable by the town.
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AMENDMENTS: A voter may offer an amendment to a main motion under consideration, providing the scope of the original motion is not enlarged or otherwise altered.
If experience is any guide and as the chart that accompanies this story shows, only a small percentage of voters will decide how to spend more than $96 million.
In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of said Town, qualified to vote in elections and Town affairs, to meet in the auditorium of the Old Whaling Church (Methodist Church) on Main Street in said Edgartown on Tuesday, the Twelfth day of April, Two Thousand Eleven at seven o’clock in the evening, then and there to act on the Articles in this Warrant, with the exception of Article One.
In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of West Tisbury qualified to vote in elections and in Town affairs to meet in the West Tisbury Elementary School, Old County Road, in said Town on Tuesday the Twelfth day of April, Two Thousand Eleven, at Seven O’Clock in the evening; then and there to act on the articles of this Warrant.
Annual meeting: Tuesday, May 10, 7 pm.
In the name of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed to warn and notify the inhabitants of the Town of Chilmark, qualified to vote in elections and town affairs, to assemble at the Chilmark Community Center in said Town of Chilmark on Monday, the twenty-fifth day of April in the year Two Thousand and Eleven A.