Upcoming Events

  1. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
         A.  Announcement on recording devices
    2.  CONSENT AGENDA
         Minutes 7/10/17, 7/14/17  • As Submitted  • As Amended
         Warrants  W17-28, 18-03 Payroll & Vendor       
    3.  APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD
         A.  Belding Memorial Library Trustees – Update on Addition roof project, Architect Contract
         B.  Parks Commission - Flag
    4.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Chapter 90 Project Request(s), Apple Valley Bridge Proposal(s)
         B.  Highway Garage site visits – vehicle storage
         C.  Town Common Trees
         D.  Special Liquor License
         E.  Appointments
         F.  Discussion-Vote to authorize pursuit of 2017 MassWorks Grant Application for Ashfield Lake Dam Improvements
         G.  Letter of Support – Buckland Massworks North Street Repair Project
         H.  Letter to Ashfield Community Theater re: use of Town Hall
         I.  Town Hall Use Application – Umbrella insurance follow up
         J.  Large Scale Development & Local Road Preservation Bylaws
         K.  Mold Remediation Update - Climate Heating & Cooling Contract
         L.  Salary Study Update
         M.  Broadband Project Status Update - Broadband Contract Addendum, Purchase Order
    5.  TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
    6.  MAIL
    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, Jul 31 07:00 pm
  2. Town Hall Building Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review Statements of Qualifications for Architects for repairs at Town Hall (Tower roof frame, bell deck, and steeple) with Town Administrator. 
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Aug 3 04:00 pm

Ashfield Premise Survey for Broadband in August

Starting July 25 residents may see survey engineers around town. Vehicles will be marked with "Whip City Fiber". The survey is part of the design phase of the town's municipal broadband fiber-to-the-home network.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call town hall at 628-4441.

 

Ashfield Receives $1,410,000 Broadband Grant Award

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development awarded the Town of Ashfield $1,410,000 as part of the Last Mile Infrastructure Grant Program for Municipally-owned Broadband Network. This grant award is intended to be used by rural communities for the design, engineering, and construction of publicly-owned broadband networks.

 

Read more: Ashfield Receives $1,410,000 Broadband Grant Award

Annual Town Meeting & Election Update

Town Election and Annual Town Meeting Results


Below are the results from the May 6, 2017 Annual Town Meeting and Election.