From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Many projects around town that have been relegated to the back burner because of a lack of funding will have a better chance of being realized now that voters have adopted the provisions of the state Community Preservation Act.
The CPA question, which appeared on this election’s ballot along with two statewide questions regarding ranked-choice voting and right to repair, was handily passed with about 61% of those voting giving it the nod.
The measure will add a 2% surcharge to local property taxes as a means of raising money for often put-off open space and historic preservation projects, recreation projects and community housing development.
According to results reported by the Town Clerk’s Office, the ballot question decision was 11,565 in favor and 7,370 opposed."
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Community Preservation Act - election results ("unofficial")
- Yes = 11565
- No = 7370
- Blanks = 862
- total = 19797
In the News: "Franklin voters opt to adopt Community Preservation Act"
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