Fall Town Meeting warrant

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Town Meeting is scheduled for Oct. 28 at 7 Wareham High School at 7 Viking Drive. There are 26 articles on the warrant, including a proposal to use $7,500 in Community Preservation Act funds to create a concept plan for an outdoor classroom/play area at the Wareham Free Library; to use $110,000 in CPA funds to restore the roof of the Multi-Service Center at 48 Marion Road; to fund a feasibility study for a potential partial roof replacement project at Wareham High School; to create a bylaw allowing the police to fingerprint and conduct criminal background checks on people who are applying for certain licenses, including hawking, peddling, door-to-door sales, junk/metal/secondhand dealers, pawn brokers, and hackney drivers. The last article on the warrant, Article 26, seeks to prohibit remote participation in public meetings by requiring the physical presence of members in order to participate and vote.

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