2020 Proposition 2½ Override
Town Hall Meeting Schedule
Mayor David J. Narkewicz invites Northampton residents to join him on the following dates and times to discuss how the March 3, 2020, Proposition 2½ Override ballot question question will allow the city to renew its fiscal stability plan after 7 years and preserve its vital city services and excellent schools.
- Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 7 - 9 p.m. at Northampton High School (in the Little Theater), 380 Elm St., Northampton (Ward 2)
- Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 7 - 9 p.m. at Jackson Street Elementary School (in the Cafeteria), 120 Jackson St., Northampton (Ward 1)
- Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 7 - 9 p.m. at Florence Civic Center (in the Main Room), 90 Park St., Northampton (Ward 5)
- Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 1 - 3 p.m. at Forbes Library (in the Coolidge Museum), 20 West St., Northampton (Ward 4)
- Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7 - 9 p.m. at Forbes Library (in the Coolidge Museum), 20 West St., Northampton (Ward 4)
- Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 7 - 9 p.m. at Ryan Road Elementary School (in the Gymnasium), 498 Ryan Rd., Florence (Ward 6)
- Monday, February 24, 2020, 7 - 9 p.m. at Leeds Elementary School (in the Cafeteria), 20 Florence St., Leeds (Ward 7)
- The $2.5 million question: Northampton residents weigh in on proposed override - January 17, 2020
- What is a Proposition 2½ override? A primer - January 17, 2020
- Northampton Mayor makes his case for $2.5M override - January 17, 2020
- Northampton plans town hall meetings on override vote - January 13, 2020
- Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz to kickoff series of town halls convincing residents of Proposition ½ as vote on $2.5 million tax override looms in March - January 10, 2020
- Northampton voters to consider Proposition 2½ override - December 10, 2019
- Northampton City Council backs $2.5M override for March vote - December 6, 2019
- Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz delays call for override to March 2020 - September 18, 2019
- Northampton mayor seeks override vote on November ballot - May 16, 2019 @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
- Property tax exemptions for low income seniors
- Proposition 2½ Override Calculator. The proposed March 3, 2020, $2.5 million tax override would add $0.67 to the property tax rate. Click on the image below to access the calculator and search an address or parcel ID number to see the estimated impact of that increase on your individual property tax bill.
Radio InterviewsPlease take a moment to listen to the following Bill Newman Show interviews where Mayor Narkewicz discusses the impending Proposition 2½ override question and why he believes it is critical for protecting our vital city services and excellent public schools.
December 30, 2019
CORRECTION: Mayor Narkewicz misspoke during the December 30 interview as there have been three General Overrides that have passed in the 38 years since the adoption of Proposition 2½.