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Town of Arlington, Massachusetts

Warrant Article Title:



To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Select Board to acquire, by purchase, gift, eminent domain or otherwise, in fee simple, an approximately  8,427 square foot developed parcel of land identified as parcel 54-3-3.A, located at 25 Grove Street, Arlington, including all buildings and structures thereon, and all privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging, as well as all trees and shrubs thereon, excepting therefrom any easements of record included within such description by whomsoever the same may be owned,  for general municipal purposes, and for all purposes and uses accessory thereto, including but not limited to, inter alia, the expansion of either or both the existing Department of Public Works facility and/or the Arlington High School campus and Arlington High School educational facilities and amenities, including parking, service stations and areas for DPW vehicles, and/or class rooms, conference and meeting rooms, study areas and educational office space, and that to meet such expenditure to appropriate a sum of money to be expended at the direction of the Town Manager, to pay costs of acquiring said property, and for the payment of all costs incidental and related thereto, and to determine whether such amount shall be raised by taxation, transfer from available funds, borrowing or otherwise; to authorize the Town Manager and Select Board to apply for, accept and expend any grants from any source whatsoever that may be available to pay any portion of this project; or to take any other action related thereto.

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(Inserted at the request of the Town Manager)