October 21, 2023
In-person at Mt. Everett Cafeteria
491 Berkshire School Rd
Sheffield., MA 01257
Special Town Meeting
Saturday, October 21, 2023
Those registered to vote at town meetings will be asked to vote on the following four articles on the warrant:
- ARTICLE 1: Vote to approve $29,000.00 to pay mandated back wages to a police officer.
- ARTICLE 2: Vote to approve $10,000.00 for legal fees.
- ARTICLE 3: Vote to rename its Board of Selectmen, the Select Board, by amending the General Bylaws to add a new Bylaw 22.
- ARTICLE 4: Vote to accept the provisions of sections sixteen to sixteen I, inclusive, of chapter seventy-one of the General Laws providing for the establishment of an eight town regional school district, together with the towns of Great Barrington, Sheffield, New Marlborough, Stockbridge, Monterey, West Stockbridge, and Alford, to be known as the Southern Berkshire Hills Regional School District.
Download the Warrant for the Special Town Meeting (PDF) here.
Printed warrants can be picked up at Town Hall.
Download the Finance Committee Recommendations for the October 21, 2023, Special Town Meeting (PDF)
Voters must be present at the meeting on October 21 to vote – absentee ballots are not allowed.
Childcare is available at the Special Town Meeting. Contact Mary Brazie at Town Hall, 413,528-0182 ext 10, if you wish to avail yourself of this free service while you attend the meeting.
If you need transportation to Mount Everet, please get in touch with Melanie (413.528. 0182 ext 25) of Egremont's Transportation Department at least 24 hours before the Special Town Meeting.
Links to information on the merger:
Public information sessions on the merger:
BE INFORMED and VOICE YOUR CONCERNS
A CRITICAL VOTE with an IRREVERSIBLE IMPACT