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Sidney Town Warrant 1937

To F. G. Creed, Constable of the Town of Sidney, in the County of Kennebec:

Greeting:

In the name of the State of Maine you are hereby required to notify and warn the inhabitants of the town of Sidney, qualified by law to vote in town affairs, to assemble at the Town Hall in said town on Monday, the First Day of March, A. D., 1937, at ten o’clock in the forenoon to act on the following articles, to wit:

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

Article 2. To choose a Town Clerk.

Article 3. To choose three Selectmen, Assessors, and Overseers of the Poor for the ensuing year.

Article 4. To choose one or more members of the School Board.

Article 5. To choose a Treasurer and a Collector of Taxes.

Article 6. To choose a Fire Ward.

Article 7. To choose one or more Road Commissioners.

Article 8. To choose a Town Auditor.

Article 9. To choose all other officers required by law to be chosen.

Article 10. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for making and repairing highways and bridges and determine in what manner it shall be expended.

Article 11. To see if the Town will vote “yes” or “no” on the question of raising money to entitle the Town to State Aid as provided in Section 20 of Chapter 28 of the Revised Statutes of 1930.

Article 12. To see what sum the town will vote to raise and appropriate for State Aid road construction (In addition to the amount regularly raised for the care of ways, highways and bridges) under the provisions of Section 19, Chapter 28, Revised Statutes of 1930 or under the provisions of Section 3, Chapter 175, Public Laws of 1935.

Article 13. To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate money and what sum, for the Patrol maintenance of State and State Aid Highways under the provisions of Sections 9 and 18 of Chapter 28 of the Revised Statutes of 1930.

Article 14. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate the sum of $585.20 for the maintenance of the Improved Sections of Third Class Road or to be used in conjunction with the State Apportionment for the construction of Third Class Roads. According to the provisions of Section 5 of Chapter 175, Public Laws of 1933.

Article 15. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for the Support of Common Schools.

Article 16. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for the tuition of Scholars attending Schools out of town.

Article 17. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for the purchase of School Textbooks and supplies.

Article 18. To see if the town will vote to raise and appropriate a sum of money necessary to pay the salary of the Superintendent of Schools.

Article 19. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for the repair of Schoolhouse.

Article 20. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for the Support of the Poor.

Article 21. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate to defray town charges.

Article 22. To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Selectmen to sell and convey real estate bought for taxes.

Article 23. To see if the Town will vote to issue and negotiate its notes, bonds or scrip for refunding or paying in whole or in part any indebtedness thereof which has become due and to fix the terms, conditions and manner, on which said notes, bonds, or scrip shall be issued.

Article 24. To see if the town will vote to authorize the Selectmen to procure a temporary loan or loans in anticipation of taxes for the purpose of paying indebtedness of the Town. Such loans to be paid during the current municipal year by taxes.

Article 25. To see if the Town will vote to set dates when taxes for 1937 shall be due and payable, and set the same.

Article 26. To see if the Town will vote to allow a discount on taxes for 1937, fix the dates and amounts of discount.

Article 27. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate to pay on the Town debt.

Article 28. To see if the sum of $25.00 or more will be raised for School Nursing in the town of Sidney, to be expended under the auspices of the Bureau of Health of the State Department of Health and Welfare.

Article 29. To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate $25.00 for Memorial Day.

Article 30. To see if the Town will vote to hold a Town Fair in 1937.

Article 31. To choose Officers for the Town Fair.

Article 32. To see how much money the Town will vote to raise and appropriate for a Town Fair

Article 33. To see what action the Town will take in regard to Eastern Music Camp.

Article 34. To see if the town will vote and appropriate a sum of money for revaluation of Real Estate in 1937.

Article 35. To see if the Town will appropriate a sum of money to be spent for the purpose of building a wood shed and purchasing land adjoining the Town Hall lot.

Article 36. To see if the Town will vote and appropriate a sum of money for gravel on each of the following roads:

Hailet Road (East of the Middle Road) Town Farm Road.

Eight Rod Road (Dinsmore Rd., North)

Goodhue Road.

Bailey Road.

Quaker Road (North Section).

Hallet Road (West of the Middle Road).

Lyon Road (East of Geo. Wehber’s).

Sheppard Road (West of the Middle Road).

Philbrick Road.

Quaker Road (South Section).

Quaker Road (Middle Section).

Mills Road.

Article 37. To see if the Town will vote and appropriate a sum of money to repair and maintain the unimproved section of the Middle Road.

Article 38. To see if the Town will vote and appropriate a sum of money to repair and maintain the unimproved section of the River Road.

Article 39. To see if the Town will appoint a Budget Committee for .1938.

Article 40. To do any other business which may legally come before this meeting.

The Selectmen hereby give notice that they will be in session at their office for the purpose of correcting the list of voters at nine o’clock in the forenoon of the day of said meeting. Hereof fail not to make due return of this warrant with your doings thereon with the Clerk of said Town on or before the time of said meeting.

Given under our hands this 16th day of February, 1937.

W. E. NOBLE

H. B. PHILBRICK

S. F. TANNER

Selectmen of Sidney

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