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March 21, 2016 Annual Town Meeting <br />Moderator Deborah Brown called the 2016 Annual Town Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m., <br />Monday, March 21, at the Margery Milne Battin Hall in the Cary Memorial Building, 1605 <br />Massachusetts Avenue. A quorum in excess of 100 members was present. The William Diamond <br />Fife and Drum Corps led the Lexington Minutemen to post the colors, followed by the playing of <br />the National Anthem. <br />Town Clerk, Nathalie L. Rice, read the Warrant for Annual Town Meeting until waived. The <br />Town Clerk read the Constable's Return of Service. <br />The Moderator made announcements and called for the testing of the electronic voting units with <br />the intention of using the voting units for the remainder of the 2016 March Annual Town <br />Meeting sessions. She welcomed new Town Meeting Members. <br />7:43 p.m. The Moderator declared Annual Town Meeting open under Article 2. <br />ARTICLE 2: ELECTION OF DEPUTY MODERATOR AND REPORTS OF TOWN <br />BOARDS AND COMMITTEES <br />MOTION: That Barry Orenstein be approved as Deputy Moderator. <br />7:43 p.m. The Moderator expressed her appreciation to former Deputy Moderator Deborah <br />Strod, and moved that Barry Orenstein be approved as new Deputy Moderator. Unanimously <br />Adopted. <br />7:45 p.m. The Moderator declared the Annual Town Meeting to be in recess. <br />March 21, 2016 Adjourned Session of February Special Town Meeting #2 (2016 -2) <br />Moderator Deborah Brown called to order the adjourned session of 2016 Special Town Meeting <br />#2 at 7:45 p.m., Monday, March 21, 2016, at the Margery Milne Battin Hall in the Cary <br />Memorial Building, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue, a quorum in excess of 100 members present. <br />7:46 p.m. Selectman Joseph Pato moved to adjourn the February Special Town Meeting #2 <br />to April 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Margery Milne Battin Hall in the Cary Memorial Building. <br />Motion Adopted. <br />March 21, 2016 Special Town Meeting #3 (2016 -3) <br />Moderator Deborah Brown called to order 2016 Special Town Meeting #3 at 7:46 p.m., Monday, <br />March 21, 2016, at the Margery Milne Battin Hall in the Cary Memorial Building, 1605 <br />Massachusetts Avenue, a quorum in excess of 100 members present. <br />Town Clerk, Nathalie L. Rice, read the Warrant for Special Town Meeting #3 until waived. The <br />Town Clerk read the Constable's Return of Service. <br />Moderator Deborah Brown made announcements and discussed parliamentary procedures. <br />7:58 p.m. The Moderator declared Special Town Meeting #3 open under Article 2. <br />7:58 p.m. Presented by William Hurley, Chair, School Committee. <br />ARTICLE 2: APPROPRIATE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLS — ADDITIONS AND <br />REMODELING <br />MOTION: a) That the Town appropriate $4,105,000 to pay costs of remodeling, <br />reconstructing and making extraordinary repairs to the Jonas Clarke and William <br />Diamond Middle Schools, located at 17 Stedman Road and 99 Hancock Street, <br />respectively, including the payment of costs of architectural and engineering <br />services, original equipment and landscaping, paving and other site improvements <br />incidental or directly related to such remodeling, reconstruction or repair; and that <br />