Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair) Meeting in Assessors Office
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings - February 13
    3. Signatures - Monthly Lists Levy 2010, 2008, 2006 and MV2013, Chadwick Notice of Non Applicable Liens, Chapter Lien
    4. Review 2 1/2 and Levy Limits with discussion on information article for Ashfield News
    5. Budget Prep- Meet with Selectboard/Finance Committee (7 p.m.)
    6. Request for Quotes for Assessing Services FY18-FY20
    7. Rescind Overlay Release Vote of November 21, 2016 and Revote to replace funds - STM in April
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    11. Executive Session:  Abatements and Exemptions

      The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

    Mon, Feb 27 06:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.    MEETING CONVENES
    A.    Announcement on recording devices
    2.    MINUTES
    3.    APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD & FINANCE COMMITTEE
    4.    BUDGET DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
    A.    Public Works (Highway, Transfer Station, Dam, Tree work, etc.) – Poissant
    B.    General Government –
    I.    Assessors
    II.    Building Committee
    III.    Treasurer, Town Clerk, IT, other general government budgets
    C.    FRCOG
    D.    Senior Center Capital request
    E.    Capital requests
    F.    MBI Communications/Broadband Financing
    5.    TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
    6.    MAIL
    A.    Williamsburg request for joint Highland Ambulance budget discussion
    7.    PUBLIC COMMENT
    8.    * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    9.    UPCOMING MEETINGS
    10.    ADJOURN
    The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.


    Mon, Feb 27 07:45 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda

    1.    MEETING CONVENES
    A.    Announcement on recording devices
    2.    MINUTES
    3.    APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD & FINANCE COMMITTEE
    4.    BUDGET DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
    A.    Public Works (Highway, Transfer Station, Dam, Tree work, etc.) – Poissant
    B.    General Government –
    I.    Assessors
    II.    Building Committee
    III.    Treasurer, Town Clerk, IT, other general government budgets
    C.    FRCOG
    D.    Senior Center Capital request
    E.    Capital requests
    F.    MBI Communications/Broadband Financing
    5.    TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
    6.    MAIL
    A.    Williamsburg request for joint Highland Ambulance budget discussion
    7.    PUBLIC COMMENT
    8.    * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    9.    UPCOMING MEETINGS
    10.    ADJOURN
    The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.


    Mon, Feb 27 07:50 pm
  4. Agricultural Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Review of Grievance Procedures
    5. Review of Open Space Maps
    6. Report on regional Ag Commission conference
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Feb 28 07:00 pm
  5. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Treasurers Report
    4. FY2018 Budget
    5. Friends
    6. Discuss Upcoming Monthly Meetings (March - Nancy Hoff (Greenfield Savings), April - Lake House Lunch, May)
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Public Comments
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Mar 1 02:00 pm
  6. Police Chief Search Committee MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
    2.  MINUTES
    3.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Revised Interview Questions
         B.  Preliminary Candidate Consideration
    The Police Chief Search Committee may enter into Executive Session as allowed by M.G.L. c30A §21(a) 8 to consider or interview applicants for employment or appointment by a preliminary screening committee if the chair declares that an open meeting will have a detrimental effect in obtaining qualified applicants.
    4.  PUBLIC COMMENT
    5.  * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    6.  UPCOMING MEETINGS
    7.  ADJOURN
    The listing of matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.


    Wed, Mar 1 04:00 pm
Ashfield Fire Station - fire conditions

Visit fire station for current conditions

Image courtesy of Town Websites

Fire Department

Resources

  • Burn Permit

    Fire Department

    Location

      420 Main Street, P.O. Box 355
    • (413) 628-4441 ext. 2
    • Fax: (413) 628-0184
    • e-mail: afd@ashfield.org

    Meeting Schedule

    Fire Department Monthly Meetings First Wednesday of every month.
    Ashfield is an on-call Fire Department

    Fire Department Personnel

    Chief: Del Haskins
    Assistant Chief: Alan Taylor
    Fire Captains: Matt Haskins, Michael Purcell
    Fire Lieutenants: Kyle Walker, Jacob Niquette 
    EMT: Kyle Walker, Colleen Walker, Michael Purcell, Jacob Niquette, Andre Chaput
    Medical Director: Kyle Walker
    Firefighters Doug Field, Deb Craven, Bill Burnett, Donna Sarro, Tiertz Schwartz, Andre' Chapet, Colleen Walker, Trevor Meservey,  Jared Taylor, David Christenson, Tim Williams,  Luke Henrici
    Auxillary Members Fred Howes, Karen Haskins, Dianne Field, Bill Perlman, Alan Suprenant, Sunil Leue,  Penny Mollison, Doug Mollison, Owen Robertson

    Burning Season January 15th  to May 1st  click here for a Franklin County burn permit.