Almost 150 people participated in two sessions of the Special Town Meeting Warrant Articles forum. The panel of experts presented comprehensive reviews of three of the main Articles that appeared on the Town Meeting ballot on October 29:
Nauset Public Beach restoration
Wastewater betterment options to pay for sewer connections
Proposed bylaws pertaining to marijuana retail and cultivation
The panel, led by Moderator Barry Alper, consisted of:
- Lynn Bruneau — Finance Committee Chair
- Tom Daley — Director, Public Works & Natural Resources
- Alan McClennen — Board of Selectmen
- George Meservey — Director of Planning
Article 6, a citizens petition to ban retail outlets for recreational marijuana sales in Orleans, was explained by Steve Bornemeier, its author.
Video of the afternoon session of the Forum:
Video of the evening session of the Forum:
The Orleans Citizens Forum is an all-volunteer, independent and non-partisan organization that provides public forums on topics important to the quality of life.