November 13,2018 Special Town Meeting#1(2018-1)
<br /> Moderator Deborah Brown called the 2018 Special Town Meeting#1 to order at 7:30 p.m.,Tuesday,
<br /> November 13,2018 in the Margery Milne Battin Hall in the Cary Memorial Building, 1605
<br /> Massachusetts Avenue.A quorum in excess of 100 members was present.
<br /> Town Clerk,Nathalie L.Rice,read the Warrant for Special Town Meeting#1 until waived.The
<br /> Town Clerk read the Constable's Return of Service.
<br /> The Moderator made announcements,welcomed new Town Meeting Members,discussed
<br /> parliamentary procedures and called for the testing of the electronic voting units.
<br /> 7:34 p.m. The Moderator declared Special Town Meeting 41 to be in recess.
<br /> 7:35 p.m. Suzanne Barry,Chair,Board of Selectmen,welcomed new Town Manager,James
<br /> Malloy.(Mr.Malloy had been sworn in on October 1,2018.)
<br /> 7:37 p.m. The Moderator called Special Town Meeting#I back to order and open under
<br /> Article 1.
<br /> ARTICLE 1:REPORTS OF TOWN BOARDS,OFFICERS,COMMITTEES
<br /> 7:39 p.m. John Bartenstein, Chair,Appropriation Committee,moved the Report of the
<br /> Committee be received and placed on file.Unanimously Adopted.
<br /> 7:39 p.m. Charles Lamb,Chair,Capital Expenditures Committee,moved the Report of the
<br /> Committee be received and placed on file. Unanimously Adopted.
<br /> 7:39 p.m. Ms.Barry moved to take up Article 9.Motion Adopted.
<br /> 7:39 p.m. Presented by Edmund Grant,Town Meeting Member,Pct. 6.
<br /> ARTICLE 9: PETITION FOR CHANGE OF ZONING DISTRICT AND ZONING MAP
<br /> MOTION: That this matter be referred back to the Planning Board.
<br /> 7:39 p.m. Mr.Grant asked the Moderator to recognize Robert Buckley,counsel for 7 Hartwell
<br /> Avenue,LLC.Mr.Buckley briefly addressed the proposed rezoning and stated that he hoped to give
<br /> the current occupant of the property,the Russian School of Mathematics,a permanent home in
<br /> Lexington.
<br /> 7:42 p.m. Richard Canale,member,Planning Board moved the Report of the Board on Article 9
<br /> be received and placed on file.Unanimously Adopted.Mr.Canale stated that the proposal needed
<br /> further study and that the Board anticipated productive discussions with the proponent in the coming
<br /> months.
<br /> 7:42 p.m. Joseph Pato,member,Board of Selectmen,reported unanimous support of the Board.
<br /> 7:43 p.m. With no further discussion,the Moderator called for a voice vote on Article 9.Motion
<br /> Adopted.
<br /> 7:43p.m. Presented by Andrew Friedlich,Town Meeting Member,Pct. 5.
<br /> ARTICLE 10:AMEND ZONING BYLAY—55&56 WATERTOWN STREET
<br /> 1\IOTION:That:
<br /> (a) the Zoning Bylaw,Chapter 135 of the Code of the Town of Lexington,and
<br /> the Zoning Map of the Town of Lexington be amended by rezoning the
<br /> land identified as Map 3,Lot 15(formerly a portion of the land previously
<br /> identified as Map 1,Lot 2A)and Map 3,Lot 16(formerly a portion of the
<br /> land previously identified as Map 3,Lot 2A) on the Assessor's Map,and
<br /> described in a certain metes and bounds description and certain plans on
<br /> file with the Planning Board and the Town Clerk as part of a Preliminary
<br /> Site Development and Use Plan dated October 17,2018(the"PSDUP")
<br /> from the current RO One Family Dwelling District to a Planned
<br /> Development District to be identified as Planned Development District-3
<br /> ("PD-3")as described in said PSDUP;and
<br /> (b) the zoning regulations and dimensional standards identified in the
<br /> document entitled the"Zoning Text"provided as Tab 7 to the PSDUP,on
<br /> file with the Planning Board and the Town Clerk,and the plans identified
<br /> thereto as Appendices Al,A2,A3,and A4,shall apply to said district PD-
<br /> 3.