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Porter Town Warrant 1925

OXFORD, 55. STATE OF MAINE

To J. L. Mason, a constable in the Town of Porter, in said county,

Greeting:

In the name of the State of Maine, you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of said Town of Porter, qualified by law to vote in town affairs, to assemble at the Town Hall in said town on the 2nd day of March, A. D. 1925, at ten o’clock in the forenoon, to act upon the following articles, to wit:

Article 1. To choose a moderator to preside at said meeting.

Art. 2. To choose a clerk for the ensuing year.

Art. 3. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for High School purposes, for Common School purposes, for High School text-books, for Common School text-hooks, for the ensuing year.

Art. 4. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for the repairs and insurance of schoolhouses for the ensuing year.

Art. 5. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for Town Officers’ bills, for contingent expenses, for support of poor for the ensuing year.

Art. 6. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for the repairs of streets and sidewalks, for resetting of fountain, for curbing and grading the Public Square in Kezar Falls precinct.

Art. 7. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for the repairs of highways and bridges outside of Kezar Falls precinct.

Art. 8. To see if the town will vote “yes” or “no” on the question of appropriating and raising money necessary to entitle the town to State Aid as provided in Section 19 of Chapter 25 of the Revised Statutes of 1916.

Art. 9. To see if the town will appropriate and raise the sum of $533.00 for the improvement of the section of State Aid road as outlined in the report of the State Highway Commission in addition to the amount regularly raised for the care of highways and bridges, the above amount being the maximum which the town is allowed under the provisions of Chapter 25, Section 18, of the Revised Statutes of 1916.

Art. 10. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for the breaking down of snow, winter 1924-25.

Art. 11. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for the patroling of state road for the ensuing year.

Art. 12. To see if the town will vote to accept the new contract as presented between the Kezar Falls Water Co., of Kezar Falls, Me., and the Town of Porter, for hydrant service in Kezar Falls Village.

Art. 13. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for hydrant service and street light service for the ensuing year.

Art. 14. To see if the town will grant and raise the sum of $144.40, the annual interest on its school fund and Libby fund orders.

Art. 15. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for memorial purposes and how it shall be expended.

Art. 16. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise for the Public Library in Kezar Falls.

Art. 17. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise to pay on its temporary loan notes and orders.

Art. 18. To see if the town will instruct its Town Treasurer to hire a sufficient sum of money of some person or bank to enable the town to meet its bills until the money can he collected on commitment of 1925.

Art. 19. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise to pay interest on outstanding town orders.

Art. 20. To see if the town will vote to sell; lease by contract or any other way which the town may see fit, its Town Hall.

Art. 21. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise to repair its Town Hal and buy chairs or settees for the same.

Art. 22. To see if the town will give free use of the ballground to the Kezar Falls Club for the ensuing year.

Art. 23. To see what sum of money the town will grant and raise to build a roller shed for Snow Rollers.

Art. 24. To see if the town will vote to reimburse Wm. F. York for taxes for years 1920-21-22-23 (claimed for Civil War service).

Art. 25. To see if the town will vote to sell its Town Farm or to authorize its municipal officers to, if they saw fit, also to give them authority to board out its inmates, if they saw fit.

Art. 26. To see what sum of money the town will vote to raise and appropriate for advertising its natural resources, advantages and attractions under the provisions of Chapter 4, Section 59, of the Revised Statutes of Maine, the same to he expended by the Maine Development Association.

Art. 27. To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sum of money for the control of the White Pine Blister Rust, and to co-operate with the State and Federal Government for the expenditure of the same.

Art. 28. To choose Selectmen, Assessors and Overseers of Poor and all other necessary Town Officers for the ensuing year.

Art. 29. To act upon any other business that may legally come before said meeting.

The Selectmen hereby give notice that they will be in session for the purpose of revising and correcting the list of voters at the Town Hall at 9 o’clock in the forenoon on the day of said meeting.

Given under our hands at Porter, this 16th day of February, A. D. 1925.

JOHN A. CHAPMAN,

SETH I. DAY,

FRED C. MERRIFIELD,

Selectmen of Porter.

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