Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings - November 17, 2014
    4. Signatures - Monthly Lists, Payment Vouchers, Tax Documents
    5. Chapter Land Applications
    6. FY16 Budget
    7. Tax Classification Hearing and Revaluation Update
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings
    10. Adjourn the Meeting

    Executive Session -  Exemptions

    Mon, Dec 1 06:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open
    2. Warrants: Payroll and vendor
    3. Minutes: November 17, 2014
    4. Appointments: a. MJ Adams, Dir., Community Development, Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority (FCRHRA); Bruce Hunter, FCRHRA; Mike Petrin, Tighe & Bond; Smith Branch Road project, extension and costs
    5. Old Business: a. Winter Sidewalks; b. Review priority list, accomplishments, new items
    6. New Business: a. Liquor License renewals; b. Franklin Land Trust/Town Common boundaries issue; c. 2015 Local Technical Assistance requests; d. Discussion: Grants, Funds, and upcoming Town projects
    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: Mon., Dec. 15, 2014; Mon., Dec. 29, 2014; Mon., Jan. 12, 2015
    12. Close

     

    Mon, Dec 1 07:00 pm
  3. Board of Health MeetingAgenda
    1. Health Agents Reports
    2. Inspection Reports
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Flu Clinic
    5. Bud Bug Presentation Update
    6. Mail and Correspondence
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Public comments if time allows
    Tue, Dec 2 05:30 pm
  4. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Meet with Buckland Board of Assessors and Franco Rossi from CAI Technologies regarding Town Line Mapping
    3. Adjourn the Meeting

     

    This meeting is being held at the Buckland Town Hall in the Assessors Office.

    Tue, Dec 9 05:30 pm
  5. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Public Hearing on Application for a Variance from Laura Quinn to place a mobile home at 370 Buckland Road, Map 4-1, Lot 13.
    4. Discussion with potential new member of the ZBA
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Dec 11 07:00 pm

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Town News

Family Carol Sing at the Ashfield Community Hall

On Sunday, December 7th at 3 pm there will be a Family Carol Sing at the Ashfield Community Hall.  The Ashfield Community Band and the Ashtones will perform Christmas Carols and the whole audience is invited to sing along.

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Ashfield Election Results - Nov 2014

Unofficial election results for the Nov 4th, 2014 election are now on the Town Clerk's web page.

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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