Special Town Meeting
Saturday, January 29, 2:00 pm
Rowe Fire Station Parking Lot
SPECIAL TOWN MEETING
Town of Rowe
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Date: Saturday, January 29, at 2:00
Location: at the Rowe Fire Station Parking Lot in said Rowe
To act on the following articles:
ARTICLE 1: To see if the Town will vote to APPROPRIATE FROM CAPITAL STABILIZATION the sum of $26,000.00 for the purchase of the Fire Department Quick Attack Rescue Vehicle; or take any action in relation thereto.
Explanation: At the Annual Town Meeting in May, the cost of the vehicle was $300,000.00 and the purchase of the vehicle was approved. The $300,000.00 estimate included the costs associated with the bidding process and purchase of radios for the vehicle. The vehicle was put out to bid and the lowest bid came in for $320,000.00 or over by $20,000.00 due to the supply chain shortages increase costs of suppliers. In addition, the costs associated with the bidding process and purchase of radios for the vehicle require and additional $6,000.00 bringing the total needed to purchase and equip the vehicle to $326,000.00.
NOTE: Appropriations from a stabilization fund require two-thirds majority vote.
ARTICLE 2: To transact any other business of a lawful and pertinent nature that may come before the meeting.
ROWE – BOARD OF SELECTMEN
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