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Town of Wakefield, MA
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
The following is a list of votes taken at Town Meeting relating to acceptance of General Laws. Consult municipal records for a more detailed description of the action.
MGL
C./Sec.
Chapter/
Acts of
Adoption
Date/
Art. No.
Subject
32, 20 (d1/2)
12-10-1984 STM/21
Contributory Retirement System Expense Fund
32, 22D
5-2-1994 ATM/20
Pension Reform and Full Funding Act
32, 90G3/4
5-4-1992 STM/2
Retirement deductions and creditable service by employees over 70
32B, 7A
641/1972
3-12-1973 ATM/3E
Insurance for Town employees
32B, 9D
5-19-1986 ATM/19
Insurance for Town employees
32B, 9E
641/1972
3-12-1973 ATM/3F
Insurance for retired Town employees
33, 59
3-16-1967 STM/4
Military leave without loss of salary, wages or vacation
40, 4G
12-6-1982 STM/2
Increase in amount requiring bid or contract proposal
40, 6B
3-22-1948 ATM/18
Police and Fire Department uniforms
40, 6E
4-2-1956 STM/24
Repair of private ways
40, 6F
3-20-1961 ATM/48
Repair of private ways
40, 6J
3-16-1967 STM/8
Appropriation of stormy weather work clothes for employees
40, 6M
3-11-1976 ATM/26
Repair of private ways
40, 8C
12-6-1982 STM/5
Establishment of Conservation Commission
40, 8D
9-10-1984 STM/4
Establishment of Historical Commission
40, 8E
391/1969
12-15-1969 STM/2
Establishment of Youth Commission
40, 8G
4-10-2003 ATM/3
Mutual aid agreements concerning police assistance
40, 8J
5-15-1989 ATM/2
Establishment of Handicapped Commission
40, 21 and 21C
3-16-1967 STM/5
Leave of absence with pay for employee who is an officer, delegate or alternate delegate to a convention
40, 22D
6-17-1971 STM/7
Removal of illegally parked vehicles
40, 27A
4-7-1952 ATM/28
Reconsideration after unfavorable action
40, 39K
5-28-1987 STM/10
Enterprise fund for Water and Sewer Divisions
40, 42G, H and I
3-12-1964 ATM/25
Board of Public Works authorized to levy assessments for the extension of water mains against the persons benefited from the construction
40, 42J
6-1-1989 ATM/37
Water charge deferral
40, 57
5-24-1990 ATM/23
Permits of delinquent taxpayers
40U, 5 and 6
4-29-2019 ATM/22
Collection of municipal fines for snow and ice removal by Town (See § 175-8)
41, 41B
5-2-1994 ATM/2
Direct deposit of Town employees' compensation
41, 69B
5-16-1985 STM/8
41, 97A
3-13-1961 ATM/19
Establishment of Police Department by Selectmen
41, 100G
613/1970
10-16-1972 STM/2A
Funeral expenses for police officer or fire fighter
41, 112A
276/1947
9-22-1947 STM/7
Separation from service of war veterans holding unclassified positions
44, 53C
3-15-1973 ATM/13
Payment for off-duty police work details
44, 53E
339/1981
5-12-1986 ATM/4
Fee appropriations
48, 36A
7-7-1954 STM/5
Appointment of all call force members to Fire Department regular force
48, 57E
3-14-1968 TM/26
Additional day's pay for Fire Chiefs for duty on certain holidays
48, 57F
3-14-1968 TM/27
Additional day's pay for Fire Chiefs for duty on certain holidays
48, 58A
638/1941
3-11-1946 ATM/6
Fire Department hours of duty
53, 9A
4-3-2006 ATM/26
Nomination papers
59, 5, cl. 17D
6-22-1987 STM/6
Abatement of real estate taxes of surviving spouse
59, 5, cl. 41B
653/1982
11-21-1983 STM/1
Abatement of real estate taxes for the elderly
59, 5, cl. 41C
6-22-1987 STM/7
Abatement of real estate taxes for the elderly
59, 21A
889/1971
3-15-1973 ATM/4
Compensation of Assessor or Assistant Assessor
59, 23
339/1981
5-12-1986 ATM/4
Fee appropriations
59, 57
2-11-1991 STM/5
Quarterly payment of taxes
59, 59A
11-7-2016 RTM/4
Abatement of outstanding interest, penalties and payment of real estate tax obligations for purposes of continuing environmental cleanup on sites zoned for commercial or industrial use where there has been a release of oil or hazardous material
60, 23B
5-24-1990 ATM/25
Lien certificate fee schedule
60A,1
6-22-1987 STM/5
Motor vehicle tax exemption for former prisoners of war
64G, 3A
3-9-1987/ATM/15
Local room occupancy excise tax (4%)
71, 40
188/1985
6-19-1986 STM/5
Minimum teachers' salary
71, 40
5-19-1988 STM/2
Minimum teachers' salary
71, 71E
3-17-1980 ATM/38
Establishment of accounts for School Committee use
82, 25
8-4-1930 TM/13
Laying of sewer and water pipes
82, 37
3-13-1939 ATM/32
Building lines established
83, 16A to 16F
586/1977
3-26-1979 ATM/30
83, 16G
6-1-1989 ATM/38
Sewer charge deferral
90, 20A1/2
6-3-1982 ATM/17
90, 20C
6-25-1973 STM/15
Tags for parking violations
115, 3A
3-8-1943 TM/17
Payment of state and military aid for soldiers' relief
136, 21 to 28
406/1928
174/1931
6-27-1932 TM/6
Permitting certain sports and games on Sunday
140, 147A
11-12-1985 STM/14
Dog licensing, control and regulation
147, 13A
15/1930
8-13-1930 TM/25
Reserve police forces
147, 16B
1-17-1944 TM/16
1 day off in 6 for police
147, 16C
3-24-1952 ATM/9
2 days off in 7 for police
147, 17B
2-16-1959 STM/7
Compensation for overtime services of all regular and permanent police officers
148, 26C
710/1975
3-11-1976 ATM/12
Smoke and heat detectors
148, 26H
1-26-1987 STM/1
Automatic water sprinklers
148, 26I
6-17-1991 ATM/9
Automatic water sprinklers
152, 69
3-12-1951 ATM/23
Town employees, except police and fire, included in definition of "laborers, workmen and mechanics"
164A
3-14-1974 ATM/6
New England Power Pool
262, 53C
3-21-1968 ATM/28
Compensation time off for off-duty policemen required to attend court
272, 73A
5-17-1993 ATM/25
Repair of gravestones and other memorials
164/1926
8-4-1930 TM/5
Water and Sewage Board
402/1928 Secs. 1, 5 7 and 8
4-7-1930 TM/59
Compensation payment to widows and orphans of policemen and firemen
98/1931
9-14-1931 TM/6
Town authorized to lease certain property held by it for park purposes
440/1939
9-25-1939 STM/9
Permitting conversion of existing buildings into nonfireproof tenement houses not exceeding 2 1/2 stories
710/1941
3-9-1942 TM/24
Registration and operation of bicycles
723/1945
10-29-1945 STM/9
Municipal departments to assist veterans
588/1948
3-28-1949 ATM/6
Increase in pension and retirement allowances for former employees
783/1950
3-26-1951 ATM/20
Increase in retirement allowances
820/1950
3-26-1951 ATM/21
Increase in retirement allowances
493/1959
5-31-1960 STM/8
Amendments of pensions and retirement allowances payable to certain former public employees
810/1960
3-13-1961 ATM/20
Jaywalking
409/1962
3-11-1963 ATM/9
Authorization to adopt rules regulating the use of ways by pedestrians and providing noncriminal disposition of violations
401/1966
6-19-1967 STM/8
Coverage of certain officers under the Workmen's Compensation Act
806/1969
12-15-1969 STM/4
Renting or leasing certain items of clothing for employees
236/1981
2-8-1982 STM/1
Revolving fund for Culinary Arts Program
743/1981
5-27-1982 STM/1
Adds Subparagraph 17C to Chapter 59, Section 5
188/1985
5-19-1986 ATM/21
Professional Development Grant Program
188/1985
5-19-1986 ATM/22
Professional Development Grant Program
653/1989
5-14-1990 STM/7
Assessment date changes
291/1990
6-13-1991 STM/7
E-911 Telephone System