Article 26


Shall the town vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $198,000 to correct code issues with electrical and sprinkler systems in Sherburne Hall and to furthermore install heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems?  (Recommended by Selectmen) (Recommended by Budget Committee) (Majority Vote Required)


Status

Originator Board of Selectmen
Board of Selectmen 5-0-0 Recommended
Budget Committee 9-2-0 Recommended (Dennis Viger - no, Farris - no)

Voter's Guide Explanation

Currently Sherburne hall is not up to building code, is a liability risk under the town’s insurance provisions and is therefore unsuitable for public use. Activities in this facility are now limited to town government meetings.

The intent of this warrant is to only bring Sherburne Hall up to code so that interested town groups involved in theater, boys scouts, recreational or fundraising endeavors will have an adequate facility for their purposes. The Sherburne Hall Committee will still be responsible for fund raising and improvements beyond bringing the hall up to necessary code requirements. Once Sherburne Hall is brought up to code it will become a true focal point for the community.   Numerous groups and organizations have already expressed an interest in providing educational and entertaining presentations from the stage. 


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