Town of Hadley, MA
Hampshire County
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The following table lists votes of the Town Meeting on certain subjects which were not bylaws or General Law acceptances but which the Town desired to record in the Code:
Adoption Date and Article Number
3-5-1900 ATM, Art. 20
Elect Board of Library Trustees
3-5-1900 ATM, Art. 21
Voted to design and purchase Town Seal
3-4-1901 ATM, Art. 20
Voted that the Library Trustees elect a treasurer
3-4-1902 ATM, Art. 3
Voted that Clerk be elected for 3 years
3-2-1908 ATM, Art. 23
Choose Assessors
2-7-1916 ATM, Art. 27
Voted to make term of office of Selectmen 3 years
2-7-1916 ATM, Art. 42
Increase number of Library Trustees
2-3-1919 ATM, Art. 21
Appropriate $150 for Farm Bureau and elect director
4-25-1922 STM, Art. 1
Authorize School Committee to maintain state-aided vocational education
2-4-1924 ATM, Art. 17
Appropriate $2,000 for reserve fund
2-6-1928 ATM, Art. 30
Selectmen authorized to appoint Cemetery Committee
2-6-1928 ATM, Art. 31
Cemetery Committee authorized to sell lots in cemeteries
2-3-1930 ATM, Art. 16
Voted to maintain Call Fire Department
2-7-1944 ATM, Art. 16
Voted to adopt Planning Board rules
12-17-1945 STM, Art. 2
Voted for Town to become member of district serving veterans
12-17-1945 STM, Art. 3
Voted to make term of office of Tax Collector 3 years
12-30-1946 STM, Art. 1
Voted to make term of office of Treasurer 3 years
2-13-1950 ATM, Art. 11
Selectmen authorized to appoint Inspector of Electrical Wires
2-12-1951 Annual Election
Selectmen authorized to appoint Tree Warden
2-11-1952 ATM, Art. 22
Voted to increase School Committee to 5 members
2-8-1954 ATM, Art. 18
Voted to appropriate sum for public health nurse
2-13-1956 ATM, Art. 15D
Voted to establish Board of Appeals
2-8-1960 ATM, Art. 10
Voted to insure the Fire Department, police and constables
2-8-1960 ATM, Art. 21
Voted to provide for Housing Authority
2-8-1960 ATM, Art. 22
Voted to establish Development and Industrial Commission
2-8-1960 ATM, Art. 23
Voted to establish Conservation Commission
12-16-1960 STM, Art. 1
Voted to join the Southern Franklin Welfare District
2-17-1962 ATM, Art. 12
Voted to assume liability for work performed by State Department of Public Works
10-15-1963 STM, Art. 3
Authorizing 1964 ATM to elect Board of Health
10-15-1963 STM, Art. 6
Authorizing 1964 ATM to elect Board of Sewer Commissioners
2-10-1964 ATM, Art. 25
Voted to elect Board of Park Commissioners
2-12-1965 ATM, Art. 21
Voted to approve establishment of annual sewer use charge
6-21-1966 STM, Art. 1
Voted to join Lower Pioneer Valley Regional Planning District
2-13-1967 ATM, Art. 22
Annual sewer use charge and entrance fees
2-13-1967 ATM, Art. 23
Authorizing Tax Collector to collect sewer assessments
2-17-1968 ATM, Art. 16
Voted to increase limit on proportion of costs of the Lower Pioneer Valley Regional Planning District
2-13-1971 ATM, Art. 25
Voted to appropriate $1,200 to establish a fund for the Town's share of pension allowances
2-7-1972 Annual Election, Question 1
Authorizing games of beano
2-17-1973 ATM, Art. 39
Designating Tax Collector as Town Collector for all accounts of the Town
3-20-1975 ATM, Art. 22
Establish Bicentennial Commission
3-24-1977 ATM, Art. 21
Repeal of 1975 vote establishing sewer use fees
3-24-1977 ATM, Art. 22
Sewer use fees
3-18-1978 STM, Art. 5
Authority conferred to Park Commissioners
3-18-1979 STM, Art. 7
Voted to change the name of the Hadley Park Commission to the Hadley Park and Recreation Department
3-23-1978 ATM, Art. 25
Voted to increase limit on proportion of costs of the Lower Pioneer Valley Regional Planning District
3-23-1978 ATM, Art. 32
Individual salary listings to be included in Town Report
3-20-1980 ATM, Art. 28
Voted that Town join PVTA
3-2-1984 ATM, Art. 11
Voted to provide exemption from motor vehicle excise tax to prisoners of war
3-2-1984 ATM, Art. 16
Voted to place profits from timber sales in stabilization fund
3-20-1986 ATM, Art. 9
Vote to increase annual fees for coin-operated amusement devices
5-5-1988 ATM, Art. 13
Selectmen authorized to develop regulations governing hawkers and vendors
5-5-1988 ATM, Art. 14
Selectmen authorized to develop parking and traffic regulations
5-6-1993 ATM, Art. 8
Authorize revolving fund
5-6-1999 ATM, Art. 14
Authorize revolving fund
10-26-2000 STM, Art. 15
Increase Board of Selectmen from 3 members to 5 members
10-26-2000 STM, Art. 16
Establish Long Range Plan Steering Committee
5-6-2004 ATM, Art. 7
Transfer of cash for use of revolving fund
10-28-2004 STM, Art. 12
Establish Agricultural Commission
10-27-2005 STM, Art. 12
Vote to petition for special act (meals tax)
10-27-2005 STM, Art. 13
Resolution granting authority to Selectmen to enter into contracts for power supply
5-4-2006 ATM, Art. 6
Authorizing revolving funds
5-4-2006 ATM, Art. 8
Fee schedule for Fire Department inspections and permits
11-16-2006 STM, Art. 13
Authorizing Board of Selectmen and Board of Health to enter into intermunicipal agreement for public health and public works services
5-3-2007 ATM, Art. 3
Authorize revolving funds
5-3-2007 ATM, Art. 21
Vote to petition for special act (sewers)
5-7-2009 ATM, Art. 13
Vote to petition for special act (Department of Public Works)
5-7-2009 ATM, Art. 18
Adopt fees relating to building inspections
5-7-2009 ATM, Art. 19
Adopt fees relating to the Fire Department
5-7-2009 ATM, Art. 20
That the Town charge for each written demand issued by the Collector a fee of $15 to be added to and collected as part of the tax, as authorized by MGL c. 60, § 15, effective as of 7-1-2009
8-25-2009 STM, Art. 2
Amend local room occupancy excise under MGL c. 64G, § 3A to the rate of 6%
5-2-2013 ATM, Art. 16
The Town authorized, in accordance with MGL c. 41, § 110A, the Town Clerk’s office to remain closed on all Saturdays and to treat Saturdays as a legal holiday for purposes of calculating the time frame for filing matters in that office