Selectmens Meeting Minutes - 4/7/2011
Middleton Selectmen’s Meeting Minutes for April 7, 2011
48 South Main Street
Memorial Hall
Chairperson Christine Lindberg called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. in Memorial Hall’s first floor meeting room with members Kosta Prentakis, Tim Houten, and Nancy Jones present.

A motion made by Kosta Prentakis and seconded by Nancy Jones to reopen the 2011 Annual Town Meeting Warrant passed unanimously by those present.

A motion made by Kosta Prentakis and seconded by Nancy Jones to amend Article 5 to read $172,153 passed unanimously by those present.

A motion made by Kosta Prentakis and seconded by Nancy Jones to amend Ballot Question #1 to read $172,153 passed unanimously by those present.

A motion made by Kosta Prentakis and seconded by Nancy Jones to withdraw the request of the School Committee to raise $39,000 in Article 23 passed unanimously by those present.

A motion was made by Tim Houten seconded by Kosta Prentakis to authorize adding an article on the Annual Town Meeting Warrant to file a Home Rule Petition with the State Legislature to exempt Middleton from the requirements to create a third voting precinct because of the inflated federal census count as a result of the inmates housed at the Essex County Jail.  The motion passed unanimously by those present.

A motion was made by Kosta Prentakis to adjourn the meeting at 6:35 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted,

Timothy Houten
Acting Clerk of the Middleton Board of Selectmen