Town of Watertown, MA
Middlesex County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
472
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 5, Clause 37A, allowing for tax exemptions for the blind
97(1)
6-8-1982
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 44, § 53E, authorizing the use of anticipated receipts to offset ordinary expenses
235
6-28-1983
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, § 20, subsection C 1/2, allowing for the compensation of the Town Auditor
345
1-8-1985
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 8D, allowing for the establishment of a historical commission
402
7-9-1985
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, § 99, allowing for retirement advance payments
471
8-12-1986
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 8G, allowing local communities to enter into mutual aid agreements in the area of police services
481
11-12-1986
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 44, § 64, permitting the payment of bills incurred in excess of appropriations from a previous fiscal year
566
8-11-1987
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32B, § 9F, as amended by Ch. 705 of the Acts of 1986, allowing the town to provide for its retired employees group life insurance
567
9-8-1987
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32B, § 9D, providing for retiree health care benefits
582
11-10-1987
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 41, § 108L, providing for a career incentive program
710
1-10-1989
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 57, relating to the granting or renewal of certain licenses and permits
796
8-8-1989
Accepting Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, setting the optional additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 1990
857
3-13-1990
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 57C, relating to quarterly tax payments
865
3-27-1990
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 148, §§ 26G, 26H, and 26I, relating to automatic suppressant or sprinkler systems
871
4-24-1990
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 360, regulating the rights of certain firefighters and police officers who were laid-off in the years 1981 and 1982
888
6-12-1990
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 653, § 40, concerning assessment of real property
917
11-27-1990
Accepting Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, setting the optional additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 1991
Res. 13
1-8-1991
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, allowing the town to lift the cap on employee earnings used to calculate pension benefits
29
3-26-1991
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 42J, allowing certain owners of real property to defer charges for water supplied to that property
36
4-9-1991
Accepting Ch. 291 of the Acts of 1990, allowing the town to receive enhanced 911 service
79
11-12-1991
Accepting Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, setting the optional additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 1992
12
1-28-1992
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, § 90G 3/4, allowing town employees who work past the age of 70 to earn credit toward their retirement for such services
84
11-10-1992
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 133, § 48, providing for an early retirement incentive
92
12-16-1992
Accepting Ch. 336 of the Acts of 1991, relative to the deferral of certain teachers' compensation in fiscal year 1993
187
12-7-1993
Accepting Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, setting the additional tax exemption for fiscal year 1994
5
1-25-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 8J, allowing for the creation of a town commission on disability
4
1-25-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 22G, allowing for the creation of a disability access fund
11
3-8-1994
Accepting Ch. 14, § 2 of the Acts of 1993, allowing for the issuance of bonds
41
8-16-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 60, § 23B, setting out a certificate of lien fee schedule
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32B, § 16, relative to health care service organizations
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 39J, relative to a water service pricing system and costs
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 42A, relative to method of collection for water charges and liens for delinquent charges
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 42B, relative to the effective date of liens and termination and enforcement
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 42D, relative to unpaid charges and collection as a part of property taxes
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40, § 42E, relative to abatement of water charges and appeals therefrom
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 44, § 42F, relative to the recovery of delinquent charges from tenants
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 44, § 65, relative to advances of vacation pay for town employees
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16A, relative to certificates of acceptance for sewer charges and the effect and recordation thereof
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16B, relative to the effective date of sewer charge liens
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16C, relative to certification of rates and charges to assessors and commitment of a tax
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16D, relative to application of other law and the power of the tax collector
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16E, relative to remedies of aggrieved real estate owners
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16F, relative to the recovery of real estate
57
11-22-1994
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 83, § 16G, relative to deferral of charges
86
4-25-1995
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 140, § 147A, relative to the regulation of dogs
136
11-28-1995
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, § 20, compensation retirement board members
Res. 83
11-12-1996
Accepting Ch. 71 of the Acts of 1996, authorizing certain public employees creditable retirement service time for service in the armed forces
Res. 40
5-13-1997
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 40C, § 3, relating to historic districts
Res. 10
2-24-1998
Accepting Ch. 17 of the Acts of 1997, relative to a annual cost of living increases for retirees
Res. 30
4-27-1999
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 456, relative to cost of living increases for non-contributory retirees
Res. 11
2-22-2000
Accepting Ch. 127, § 51 of the Acts of 1999, allowing the retirement board to elect increased cost of living adjustments
Res. 86
11-27-2001
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, § 91, allowing for the continuance of benefits to reservists
19
5-14-2002
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 268A, § 1(n), classifying special municipal employees
6
2-28-2006
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32B, § 19, regarding coalition bargaining
Res. 33
6-13-2006
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 5, allowing for the exemption for taxation of specified property and establishing $5,000 as the minimum value of personal property subject to taxation
Res. 70
11-28-2006
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 137 of the Acts of 2003, as amended by Ch. 77 of the Acts of 2005, on wages for municipal employees granted military leaves of absence
Res. 005
2-13-2007
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 5 cl. 41A, maintaining the interest rate on deferred taxes for seniors 65 years of age or older at 8%
Res. 006
2-13-2007
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 5L, allowing for the deferment of taxes for a member of the Massachusetts National Guard or reservist and his or her dependents during a period of active service and for 180 days thereafter
Res. 47
5-13-2008
Accepting Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 32, § 9(2)(d)(ii), allowing for the increase to death benefits for surviving children of members of the Watertown Contributory Retirement System whose death resulted from injuries sustained while in the performance of the member's duties
91
11-25-2008
Accepting:
(1) The provisions of Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, for 2009 fiscal year for all those property owners in Watertown who are otherwise eligible for exemptions under Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 5, cls. 17D, 22, 22A, 22B, 22C, 22D, 22E, 37A and 41C, shall also be eligible for an additional 100% of the exemption amounts under the clauses of § 5 enumerated above for which such owner would otherwise be eligible; and
(2) The provisions of Ch. 184, § 51, of the Acts of 2002 (amending Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59, § 5, cl. 41C)
O-2010-17
3-9-2010
(1) Accepting the provisions of Chapter 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Chapter 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2010; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Chapter 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (Amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C).
Order O-2010-84
12-7-2010
(1) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2011; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (Amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
Order O-2011-53
11-22-2011
(1) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2012; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (Amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
Order O-2012-6B
11-27-2012
(1) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Chapter 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2013; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (Amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
Order O-2013-73
11-26-2013
(1) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Chapter 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2014; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (Amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
O-2016-66
11-24-2015
(1) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 73, of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2016; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (Amending G.L. Ch. 59, Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
O-2016-65
11-9-2016
(1) An order accepting the provisions of Chapter 73, of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2017; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
Res. R-2017-33
5-9-2017
A resolution adopting the provisions of G.L. Ch. 41, § 100G 1/4 related to payment of funeral and burial expenses of firefighters and police officers
O-2018-87
11-13-2018
(1) An order accepting the provisions of Chapter 73 of the Acts of 1986, as amended by Ch. 126 of the Acts of 1988, and setting the additional tax exemptions for fiscal year 2019; and
(2) Accepting the provisions of Ch. 184, Section 51 of the Acts of 2002 (amending G.L. Ch. 59 Sec. 5 Clause 41C)
2019-O-7
1-22-2019
(1) An order accepting the provisions of G.L. Ch. 32B Sec. 20 to establish the Watertown Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Liability Trust Fund; and
(2) Accepting the use of G.L. Ch. 203C, the Massachusetts Prudent Investor Act, to invest OPEB Trust funds.
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
7
1-28-1992
Rezoning from LB to SC parcels of land on Chester Street, Parker Street, and Phillips Street
109
1-23-1993
Rezoning from LB to I-2 a parcel of land known as 123 Water Street
130
5-25-1993
Placing the Revitalization Overlay District on the property known as 700 Pleasant Street
15
3-22-1994
Extending the S-6 zoning district east to include the properties located on the eastern side of Hillside Road, from Mt. Auburn Street to Maplewood Street
67
2-14-1995
Rezoning from T to LB the parcel of land at 75 Galen Street
68
2-14-1995
Rezoning from T to CB the parcel of land at 55-57 Pleasant Street
69
2-14-1995
Rezoning from R.75 to CB the parcel of land known as Parcel B
71
2-14-1995
Rezoning from T to LB the parcel of land known as 7 and 9 Irma Avenue
3
1-9-1996
Rezoning from T to S-6 the parcel of land located at 43 Waltham Street
5
1-28-1997
Rezoning from R.75 to CB the parcel of land known as St. Patrick's property on Church Hill Street