Cape Voters Call for KI (2003)

Cape Downwinders Cooperative KI Index

Ballot Question‘ means a measure to provide radiological emergency planning (accident notification; written directions for appropriate safety measures; calling for moving irradiated fuel to dry cask storage; identification of radiological shelters) is on the ballot. For an outline of commonsense radiological emergency planning, see the Be prepared pdf handout. Sheltering livestock and their feed is not enough.

Passed‘ means that the town’s governing body voted to accept KI from the state as provided by Chapter 425 of MGL 2002. See sample town meeting articles to request KI from the state.

2003: Town Referenda to Get KI for Kids

Town Date   Vote
Passed Art. # Yes No Abstain
Barnstable Feb 27* Yes* – voice vote –
Bourne March 3 Yes ? – voice vote –
Chatham May 12 Yes 42 – voice vote –
Dennis May 6 Yes 44 1957 253 205
Eastham May 5 Yes ? – voice vote –
Falmouth April 7 Yes ? – voice vote –
Harwich May 5 Yes 54 1164 239 134
Mashpee May 5 Yes 19 – voice vote –
Orleans May 12 Yes 36 – voice vote –
Sandwich May 5 Yes 25 – voice vote –
Wellfleet April 28 Yes 21 – voice vote –
Yarmouth April 8 Yes 2, 44 – voice vote –

* At the 2/27/03 Barnstable Town Council Meeting, it was agreed (2003-050 Resolve) to CONSIDER KI acceptance at a later date. The town manager was directed to develop AND DISTRIBUTE educational materials about KI, and also to formulate an implementation plan. The BOH informed David Agnew (on 8/11/03) that Director McKean had requested the KI from MDPH.

Cape Downwinders Cooperative KI Index

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