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Posted on: March 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Proposition 2 1/2 Override Discussions & Presentations

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. 

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

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