FARMINGTON — Voters at Tuesday’s special town meeting will consider buying firefighter air packs, selling a piece of land and appropriating money to cover expenses on a Front Street project.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 downstairs at the Community Center on Middle Street.

Voters will consider spending $120,000 to purchase 20 air packs to replace those that do not meet national fire protection standards.

The Front Street drainage project completed in 2016 went over budget by $7,890, Town Manager Richard Davis previously said.  

Both warrant articles request money from the unassigned fund balance, which had $1.81 million at the end of 2016. These expenditures would leave the fund over the $1.75 million auditors recommend, he said.

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Voters will also be asked to authorize selectmen to sell land on the north end of the town’s Church Street parking lot to Pamela and David Poisson for $637.50.

The Poissons, who live on Cony Street, are abutters to the parking lot. They want to buy 828 square feet to expand their lot.

The town would retain a perpetual easement for future maintenance on an embankment and fence next to the parking lot.

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