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<br />2011 Annual Town Meeting <br />March 21, 2011 <br />(See Warrant File for Warrant) <br /> <br />The first session of the 2011 Annual Town Meeting was called to order by Moderator <br />Deborah J. Brown at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21, 2011, Cary Memorial Hall; a <br />quorum of 173 present. <br /> <br />The Lexington Minutemen, accompanied by the William Diamond Fife and Drum Corps, <br />posted the colors. <br /> <br />Marsha Baker, pr.6, provided an historical perspective on the art of debate; Nancy <br />Corcoran-Ronchetti, pr.5, recognized outgoing Town Meeting Member Association <br />chairperson Marsha Baker for her efforts over the past 2 years. <br /> <br />Town Clerk Donna M. Hooper read the Warrant for the Meeting until waived. The Town <br />Clerk read the Constable’s Return of the Warrant. <br /> <br />The Moderator, outlined procedural matters and plans for upcoming sessions. The <br />Moderator declared the meeting open under Article 2 for the duration of the meeting. <br /> <br />ARTICLE 2: ELECTION OF DEPUTY MODERATOR AND <br />REPORTS OF TOWN BOARDS, OFFICERS, COMMITTEES <br />The Moderator moved Deborah Strod be appointed Deputy Moderator for the duration of <br />the meeting. Adopted Unanimously. <br /> <br />Dan Fenn, pr.3, extended appreciation to Town Meeting during his recent illness. <br />7:56 p.m. Selectman Hank Manz moved the Report of the Committee on Cary <br />Lectures be received and placed on file and the Committee discharged. Adopted <br />Committee Chairperson Nancy Shephard reported. <br /> <br />8:00 p.m. Presented by Selectman Hank Manz. <br />ARTICLE 3: APPOINTMENTS TO CARY LECTURE SERIES <br /> <br />MOTION: <br /> That a committee of three be appointed by the Moderator to <br />have the charge of the lectures under the wills of Eliza Cary Farnham and <br />Suzanna E. Cary for the current year. Adopted Unanimously <br /> <br />8:01 p.m. Richard Canale moved the Report of the Planning Board be received and <br />placed on file. Adopted Planning Board Chairman Gregory Zurlo <br />reported. <br /> <br />8:15 p.m. Selectman Hank Manz moved articles 39,40,41,43 and 44 be taken up in <br />that order. Adopted Unanimously <br /> <br />8:16 p.m. Presented by Richard Canale. <br />Richard Canale, pr.9, moved the Report of the Planning Board on Article 39 <br /> be received and placed on file. Adopted <br /> <br />ARTICLE 39: AMEND ZONING BY-LAW, TRAFFIC <br />MOTION: <br /> That the Zoning By-Laws of the Town be amended as set <br />forth in the motion attached to the report of the Planning Board on this <br />article, and further that non-substantive changes to the numbering of this <br />bylaw be permitted in order that it be in compliance with the numbering <br />format of the Code of Lexington. <br /> <br />Text of Planning Board Report: <br />MOTION: <br />That the Zoning Bylaw, Chapter 135 of the Code of the Town of Lexington, be amended as <br />follows (underlining shows additions, strike-throughs show deletions): <br /> <br />Remove the word “renovation” from §135-71B and reformat it; add the word “or” after <br />subparagraph 2; and add “, or to developments in a Transportation Management <br />Overlay District that elect to comply with the requirements of §135-43C” to the end of <br />the final paragraph of the section, so that it reads as follows: <br /> <br /> <br />