Upcoming Events

  1. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments: MBI
    3. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 25 03:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
         A.  Announcement on recording devices
    2.  REVIEW MINUTES, WARRANTS
    3.  APPOINTMENTS WITH BOARD OF SELECTMEN
         A.  Information Technology Committee - MBI
    4.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Special Town Meeting Warrant
    5.  INTERIM TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
    6.  MAIL
    7.  LIAISON
    8.  PUBLIC COMMENT
    9.  * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    10. UPCOMING MEETINGS
    11. 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, May 25 03:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments - Joe Markarian, FRCOG, and Kayce Warren to discuss financial polices as part of Community Compact Project
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Review and vote recommendations re: warrant articles for 6/13/16 STM
    5. Review for approval of any fund transfers among departmental accounts
    6. Review for approval of any fund transfers from Reserve Account
    7. Review any additional fiscal year-end transfer/accounting issues
    8. Broadband update
    9. Pipeline update
    10. Open Meeting Law/Conflict of Interest/Public Info Request policy review
    11. Committee organization and agenda for FY2017
    12. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    13. Upcoming Meetings
    14. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 25 07:00 pm
  4. Library MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Review submitted bids for roof project
    4. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    5. Upcoming Meetings
    6. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 25 07:00 pm
  5. Conservation Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Sign off on Ground-mounted Solar Array on Corens Property
    4. Sign off on decision from RDA Meeting on Witanen Project on home foundation repairs
    5. Discussion with Albert Rimbach regarding Riverfront options
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 25 07:30 pm
  6. Select Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Special Town Meeting Warrant
    5. By-Law discussion and approach-large-scale, industrial construction projects
    6. Interim Town Administrators Report 
    7. Mail
    8. Liaison Reports
    9. Public Comment
    10. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    11. Upcoming Meetings
    12. Adjourn the Meeting
    Fri, May 27 05:00 pm
  7. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments -  Town Counsel at 6 p.m.
    3. Executive Session:  Appellate Tax Board Cases    X306391 Luce/Glover vs. Board of Assessors  F327639 Ashfield House LLC. (2015) vs. Board of  Assessors             F328909 (2016) vs. Board of Assessors                        The Board of Assessors will enter into executive session, per M.G.L. c.30A, Section21 (a) (3), to discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining or litigation if an open meeting will have detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating position of the public body, as declared by the chair.
    4. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings - May 16, 2016
    5. Property Values after inspection - if time allows
    6. Meet with the Selectboard at 7 p.m. regaring the TAP enrollment program.
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings -  June 13 @ 8:30 a.m. 
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, May 31 06:00 pm
  8. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)

    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings

    3. Treasurer Report

    4. Discuss senior housing in Ashfield

    5. Discuss upcoming monthly dinner meetings for 2016 -  1. June: Steve & Tom                                                2. July: Annual Picnic Upper Town Park                         (Lui Collins)                            

    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting

    7. Public Comment

    8. Upcoming Meetings

    9. Adjourn the Meeting

    Wed, Jun 1 02:00 pm
Ashfield Fire Station - fire conditions

Visit fire station for current conditions

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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.