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Posted on: March 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Proposition 2 1/2 Override Discussion & Presentation

On March 9, 2021, Town Manger Kevin Mizikar and the Board of Selectmen reviewed and discussed an analysis of a potential override and the impact on taxpayers which can be viewed below.

The Board of Selectmen received a large amount of correspondence from concerned residents for the need of a Proposition 2 1/2 Operation Override to fund the School Departments budget needs which was discussed at a February 10, 2021 meeting of the School Committee.

This topic was further discussed at a joint meeting with the School Committee and Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 7:30 pm, which can be seen below. 

Click HERE for the March 16, 2021 Presentation from Town Manager Kevin Mizikar

Click HERE for the Override Framework between the Board of Selectmen & School Committee

Click HERE for the Override Statement to the Residents of Shrewsbury from the Board of Selectmen & School Committee 


At the Board's meeting on Tuesday March 23, 2021, Mr. Mizikar reviewed a presentation regarding the proposed proposition 2 ½ operational override. Mr. Mizikar discussed the current American Rescue Plan (stimulus), its knowns, unknowns, and the implications with a potential override. See below for a recording of the meeting and the presentation. The Board has until Friday March 26th to vote on the placement of Question 1 on the May 4, 2021 ballot, and has scheduled meetings for Thursday March 25, 2021 and Friday March 26, 2021 to continue this discussion. 

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Click HERE for the March 23, 2021 Presentation from Town Manager Kevin Mizikar

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