Override History

Year Date Question Yes No Blank Registered Result
2020 Dec 1 Q1 - Debt Exclusion - WMS Building Systems Construction 3,215 1,014 2 18,191 YES
2016
Mar 14
Q1 - Amend Bylaw - Create Town Manager
2,131 2,834 42 16,267
NO

May 10
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Tolles Parsons Center Construction
2,221 1,722 1 15,900 YES
2015 Mar 3
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Purchase of North 40 2,017 509 360 16,111 YES
2014 May 20
Q1 - Referendum - Purchase of 494 Washington Street
3,972 3,111 142
18,666
YES
  May 20
Q2 - Override - $3,345,000 for General Operating
4,252 2,944 29 18,666 YES
  Dec 9
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Fiske & Schofield School Repairs
1,410 370 4 16,469 YES
  Dec 9
Q2 - Debt Exclusion - Middle School Windows
1,423 326 5 16,469 YES
2011 May 18
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - DPW Administrative Building
617 338 0 14,985 YES
2008 Dec 9
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - New High School Building
5,070 2,889 2 16,560 YES
2007 May 15
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - $18,000,000 for Group Insurance Liability Fund
3,343 1,586 37 15,312 YES
  May 15
Q2 - Debt Exclusion - Preservation of Morses Pond, Stormwater, School Infrastructure
3,448 1,493 55 15,312 YES
2006 May 16
Q1 - Override - $3,158,618 for General Operating
5,607 3,862 37 15,200 YES
  May 16
Q2 - Override - RDF Sunday Hours
4,325 5,126 55 15,200 NO
  May 16
Q3 - Override - Branch Library Operations
4,512 4,927 67 15,200 NO
2005 Jan 25
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - WMS Renovation
2,879 1,033   16,155 YES
  May 10
Q1 - Override - $3,552,392 for General Operating and "Basket of Services"
4,101 4,118 45 15,594 NO
  May 10
Q2 - Override - $2,596,851 for General Operating
4,465 3,750 49 15,594 YES
2003 Jan 28
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Middle School Renovation
2,271 2,894 0 15,254 NO
  May 13
Q1 - Override - $2,895,436 for General Operating
4,345 3,804 6 15,256 YES
2002 May 7
Q1 - Override - $2,539,201 for General Operating
2,814 1,265 6 15,223 YES
  Nov 2
Q4 - Community Preservation Act Acceptance
7,565 3,448 924 15,532 YES
2001 May 1
Q1 - Override - $1,967,821 for General Operating
3,031 1,582 2 15,768 YES
2000 May 2
Q1 - Override - $750,000 for School Operating
3,120 957 7 15,597 YES
1999 May 11
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Sprague/Bates School Renovations
3,410 1,316 5 15,484 YES
1998 Mar 3
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Sprague/Bates School Renovations (Invalidated)
4,184 2,973 234 15,410 YES
1996 May 7
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - RDF Improvements
1,006 643 25 15,672 YES
  Oct 8
Q1 - Accept Ch. 19 Sec. 37/48 - Civil Service Police
1,198 1,423 60 15,672 NO
  Oct 8
Q2 - Accept Ch. 19 Sec. 37/48 - Civil Service Fire
1,218 1,427 36 15,672 NO
1991 May 7
Q1 - Override - $246,800 for School Committee Operating
3,935 2,103 77 14,986 YES
  May 7
Q2 - Override - $78,200 for Branch Libraries Operating
3,519 2,519 77 14,986 YES
  May 7
Q3 - Remove Fire Chief from Civil Service
      14,986 YES
  May 7
Q4 - Remove Police Chief from Civil Service
      14,986 YES
1990 May 5
Q1 - Override - DPW Solid Waste Contract
4,038 3,678 148 16,026 YES
  May 5
Q2 - Override - $270,600 for School Operating
5,420 2,359
85 16,026 YES
  May 5
Q3 - Override - $15,000 for Board of Health Operating
3,410 4,272 181 16,026 NO
  May 5
Q4 - Override - $6,900 for Personnel Board Operating
2,325 5,297 242 16,026 NO
  May 5
Q5 - Override - $15,389 for Youth Commission Operating
2,623 5,052 189 16,026 NO
  May 5
Q6 - Debt Exclusion - Dredge Rockridge Pond
2,595 5,084 185 16,026 NO
  May 5
Q7 - Debt Exclusion - High School Renovation
4,481 3,266 117 16,026 YES
1989 Mar 7
Q1 - Override - $240,000 for Asbestos Removal
3,202 3,309 160 16,498 NO
  Mar 7
Q2 - Override - $700,000 for Capital Outlay
2,458 4,050 163 16,498 NO
  Mar 7
Q3 - Override - $922,000 for General Operating
2,643 3,846 182 16,498 NO
  Mar 7
Q4 - Override - $204,000 for Police/Fire Operating
1,965 4,478 228 16,498 NO
  Mar 7
Q5 - Non-Binding Sewer Program
      16,498 NO
1986 Mar 3
Q1 - Debt Exclusion - Bonds Prior to 2 1/2
1,528 1,736 278 15,475 NO
  Mar 3
Q2 - Debt Exclusion - School Roof Repair
1,542 1,742 258 15,475 NO
  Mar 3
Q3 - Debt Exclusion - School Roof Repair
1,523 1,761 258 15,475 NO
  Nov 4
Q9 - Alcoholic Beverages Served at Clubs
5,245 4,515 655 15,119 YES
  Nov 4
Q10 - Debt Exclusion - Fire Station Construction
5,005 4,350 1,060 15,119 YES
1984 Mar 5
Q1 - Board of Light Commissioners - Non-Binding
1,703 1,836 671 15,305 NO
  Jun 5
Q1 - Affirm ATM Appropriation of $2,500,000 Town Hall Renovations
590 1,558 2 14,532 NO
  Nov 6
Q1 - Alcoholic Beverages Served at Clubs
7,688 5,588     YES
  Nov 6
Q2 - Fluoridated Water Supply
7,524 6,513 577   YES
1983 Mar 7
Q1 - Override - $350,000 for Several Departments Operating
1,524 2,786 354 15,854 NO
  Mar 7
Q2 - Alcoholic Beverages Served at Clubs
2,693 1,738 233 15,854 YES
1982 Mar 1
Q1 - Sale of Wollaston Golf Course
1,630 959 899 15,675 YES
  Mar 1
Q2 - Debt Exclusion - Purchase of Centennial Park
1,947 1,008 533 15,675 YES
  Mar 1
Q3 - Debt Exclusion - Storm Drainage
1,935 980 573 15,675 YES
1981 Mar 2
Q1 - Accept Ch. 258 Sec. 13 - Indemnify Town Officers
1,502 545 896 17,090 YES
1980   Proposition 2 1/2 Passed
8,195 5,981 553   YES