Upcoming Events

  1. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Discussion of new members
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Schedule a hearing for case 2014-2 Variance for MAP 4-1, Lot #13 on Buckland Rd.
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Fri, Oct 31 03:30 pm
  2. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings -  October 20, 2014
    4. Signatures -   Monthly List
    5. Chapter Land Applications
    6. Finance Committee- Financial Policies Manual
    7. Buckland
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings- November 17
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Nov 3 06:00 pm
  3. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    As Lower Hall will be set up for Election Day on Tuesday, November 4, the Select Board Meeting will be held in the Committee Room at the back of Lower Hall

    1. Open
    2. Warrants: Payroll and vendor (sign)
    3. Minutes: October 20, 2014
    4. Appointments: a. Dan Buttrick, Tighe & Bond: Ashfield Lake Dam report; b. Brian Clark, Technology Committee: MBI November 6 meeting
    5. Old Business: a. Executive Administrator vs. Town Administrator discussion; b. Central Franklin Country District Veteran's Services merger request (sign)
    6. New Business: a. Massachusetts Cultural Council contract for Ashfield Cultural Council (sign); b. Western Massachusetts Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Agreement (sign); c. The Mediation & Training Collaborative Letter of Agreement (sign)
    7. Liaison Reports
    8. Mail
    9. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    10. Public Comment
    11. Next Select Board Meetings: Monday, November 17, 2014; Monday, December 1, 2014
    12. Close
    Mon, Nov 3 07:00 pm
  4. Board of Health MeetingAgenda
    1. Health Agents Reports
    2. Inspection Reports
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Flu Clinic
    5. Bed Bug Presentation Update
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Public comments if time allows
    Wed, Nov 5 05:30 pm
  5. Sewer HearingAgenda

    The Ashfield Sewer Commission will conduct a public hearing concerning proposed changes to Sewer Regulations.  You can find proposed changes on the Sewer Commission page on the website, at town hall, or at the Treatment Plant.

    The hearing will be held at 5pm on Thursday, November 20th at the Ashfield Wastewater Treatment Plant, 705 Conway Road, Ashfield MA.

    Thu, Nov 20 05:00 pm

Welcome

Welcome to the website for the Town of Ashfield.  This site primarily includes news and information about town government and related municipal operations locally and regionally.  Use the menu navigation above to locate a town service, department, committee, commission or board.

At this site you can also find information describing the town including its businesses, organizations, products, and attractions.

Town News

Ashfield Annual Flu Clinic

There will be a flu clinic on Saturday November 1st 12-2pm at Sanderson Academy, sponsored by the Ashfield Board of Health.  Flu and Pneuomia shots are free, and reservations are recommended, please read the flyer for details.

Ashfield History Project

The Ashfield History Project board of editors will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Project Headquarters, Belding Park.  Click Read More to view the regular meeting agenda for June 4 2014 through May 20 2015.

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Tighe & Bond Study

The Tighe & Bond report on the Ashfield Pond Dam and the Sanderson Academy Retaining Wall, presented on Janary 15th, may be viewed by clicking the link in this article.

Housing Rehabilitation Grants

The Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is applying for a Community Development Block Grant.

Income eligible homeowners may qualify to bring their homes into code compliance. Please read the flyer to see if you may qualify, or contact Lynn Cournoyer of the Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority at (413) 863-9781 ext 156 or email lcournoyer@fcrhra.org.

Ashfield History Project

Please participate in the Ashfield History Project by filling out this brief biographical information form.

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Website Updates

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