Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair) in Small Meeting Room
    2. Appointments - None
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings- April 4, 2017
    4. Signatures -  MV Monthly Lists, RE/PP Monthly List, Revised MV Warrant to Collector, Levitre Forest Management Plan
    5. Annual Town Meeting Warrant 
    6. Office Closure- Week of May 15th 
    7. Overlay Account Spreadsheet 
    8. Patriot Properties - Fiscal Year 18-20 Contract
    9. Review FAQ's for Assessors page of the website
    10. MLP Advisory Board Updates
    11. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    12. Upcoming Meetings:  May 9th 
    13. Adjourn the Meeting
    14. Executive Session:  Reason Abatements

    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, May 1 08:00 am
  2. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
         A.  Announcement on recording devices
    2.  CONSENT AGENDA
         Minutes     4/10/17, 4/18/17  • As Submitted  • As Amended
         Warrants   W17-23 Payroll & Vendor       
    3.  APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD
         A.  Superintendent Poissant – Bridge update, culvert grant, Transfer Station improvements
         B.  Chief Bezio – Department Update
         C.  Moderator – ATM Warrant, Motions, Talking Points
    4.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant
         B.  Salary Study Update
         C.  Mold Remediation Update
         D.  Broadband Project Status Update
             i.  Matrix Proposal
             ii. W G & E Contract
    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, May 1 07:00 pm
  3. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Treasurer's Report
    4. Budget FY2018
    5. Annual Town Meeting
    6. Discuss Upcoming Meetings - May (Spring Planting( & June (Elmers?)
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Public Comments
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 3 02:00 pm
  4. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Review ATM warrant and vote any additional recommendations
    5. Review and vote any actions re: Police Department's request for transfer of funds
    6. Review, as time permits, any updates re: broadband, MTRSD, Voc Ed, etc.
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Sat, May 6 09:30 am
  5. Annual Town MeetingAgenda

    In the name of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are hereby directed to notify and warn the inhabitants of said Town, qualified to vote in elections and in Town affairs, to meet at the Town Hall in said Ashfield on Saturday the sixth of May 2017, at Ten O'Clock in the morning. 

    Copies of the Annual Town Meeting Warrant are available at the Post Office, Town Hall,and on our website as an attachment under the Town Meeting and Election news article. 

    Sat, May 6 10:00 am

Planning Board

The Ashfield Planning Board is a five-member, elected board having three main responsibilities:

  1. Administration of the Sub-Division Regulations, reviewing applications for sub-divisions, reviewing ANRs (Approval Not Required)
  2. Reviewing applications for Special Permits. Uses requiring a special permit are listed in the Zoning By-laws, section VII.
  3. Drafting new by-laws or modifications to existing by-laws and bringing these to a Town Meeting for a vote.

Meetings

Regular meeting times - 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month,
7:30 - 9:00pm,  Town Hall main floor office meeting room

Each member is elected to a 5-year term

Members

NameTitleContactTerm
Michael FitzgeraldChairplanning_brd@ashfield.org2019
Alan RiceClerk2020
Ken Miller2021
Lauren Preston-Wells2017
Meghan BowenAdministrative assistant
Jim Cutler2018

List of Fees

  • ANR (Approval Not Required), $75
  • Special Permit, $150 or 0.005 of construction value (whichever is more)
  • Sub-Division Application, $300

Planning Board Minutes

  1. Adobe PDF document Nov 16, 2016
  2. Adobe PDF document Nov 2, 2016
  3. Adobe PDF document Oct 19, 2016
  4. Adobe PDF document Oct 5, 2016
  5. Adobe PDF document Sep 21, 2016
  6. Adobe PDF document Sep 7, 2016
  7. Adobe PDF document Aug 17, 2016
  8. Adobe PDF document Aug 3, 2016
  9. Adobe PDF document Jul 6, 2016
  10. Adobe PDF document Jun 15, 2016
  11. Adobe PDF document Jun 1, 2016
  12. Adobe PDF document May 18, 2016
  13. Microsoft Word document May 4, 2016
  14. Adobe PDF document May 4, 2016
  15. Adobe PDF document Apr 20, 2016
  16. Adobe PDF document Apr 6, 2016
  17. Adobe PDF document Mar 16, 2016
  18. Adobe PDF document Mar 2, 2016
  19. Adobe PDF document Feb 17, 2016
  20. Adobe PDF document Feb 3, 2016
  21. Adobe PDF document Jan 20, 2016
  22. Adobe PDF document Jan 6, 2016
2015
  1. Adobe PDF document Dec 30, 2015
  2. Adobe PDF document Dec 16, 2015
  3. Adobe PDF document Dec 2, 2015
  4. Adobe PDF document Oct 27, 2015
  5. Adobe PDF document Oct 7, 2015
  6. Adobe PDF document Sep 16, 2015
  7. Adobe PDF document Sep 2, 2015
  8. Adobe PDF document Aug 26, 2015
  9. Adobe PDF document Aug 19, 2015
  10. Adobe PDF document May 6, 2015
  11. Adobe PDF document Apr 15, 2015
  12. Adobe PDF document Apr 1, 2015
  13. Adobe PDF document Mar 18, 2015
  14. Adobe PDF document Mar 4, 2015
  15. Adobe PDF document Feb 18, 2015
  16. Adobe PDF document Feb 4, 2015
  17. Adobe PDF document Jan 28, 2015
  18. Adobe PDF document Jan 7, 2015
  19. Adobe PDF document Jan 7, 2015
2014
  1. Adobe PDF document Dec 17, 2014
  2. Adobe PDF document Dec 3, 2014
  3. Adobe PDF document Nov 19, 2014
  4. Adobe PDF document Nov 5, 2014
  5. Adobe PDF document Oct 29, 2014
  6. Adobe PDF document Oct 1, 2014
  7. Adobe PDF document Sep 17, 2014
  8. Adobe PDF document Sep 17, 2014
  9. Adobe PDF document Aug 7, 2014
  10. Adobe PDF document Jul 16, 2014
  11. Adobe PDF document Jul 2, 2014
  12. Adobe PDF document Jun 24, 2014
  13. Adobe PDF document Jun 12, 2014 (amended)
  14. Adobe PDF document Jun 4, 2014
  15. Adobe PDF document May 21, 2014
  16. Adobe PDF document May 7, 2014
  17. Adobe PDF document Apr 16, 2014
  18. Adobe PDF document Apr 2, 2014
  19. Adobe PDF document Mar 19, 2014
  20. Adobe PDF document Mar 8, 2014
  21. Adobe PDF document Mar 5, 2014
  22. Adobe PDF document Feb 19, 2014
  23. Adobe PDF document Feb 5, 2014
  24. Adobe PDF document Jan 29, 2014
  25. Adobe PDF document Jan 15, 2014
2013
  1. Adobe PDF document Dec 18, 2013
  2. Adobe PDF document Dec 4, 2013
  3. Adobe PDF document Nov 20, 2013
  4. Adobe PDF document Nov 6, 2013
  5. Adobe PDF document Oct 16, 2013
  6. Adobe PDF document Oct 2, 2013
  7. Adobe PDF document Sep 18, 2013
  8. Adobe PDF document Sep 4, 2013
  9. Adobe PDF document Aug 21, 2013
  10. Adobe PDF document Aug 7, 2013
  11. Adobe PDF document Jul 17, 2013
  12. Adobe PDF document Jul 3, 2013
  13. Adobe PDF document Jun 19, 2013
  14. Adobe PDF document Jun 5, 2013
  15. Adobe PDF document May 15, 2013
  16. Adobe PDF document May 1, 2013
  17. Adobe PDF document Apr 3, 2013
  18. Adobe PDF document Mar 20, 2013
  19. Adobe PDF document Mar 6, 2013
  20. Adobe PDF document Feb 20, 2013
  21. Adobe PDF document Feb 6, 2013
  22. Adobe PDF document Jan 30, 2013
  23. Adobe PDF document Jan 2,2013
2012
  1. Adobe PDF document Dec 19,2012
  2. Adobe PDF document Dec 5,2012
  3. Adobe PDF document Nov 27,2012
  4. Adobe PDF document Nov 7,2012
  5. Adobe PDF document Oct 17,2012
  6. Adobe PDF document Oct 3,2012
  7. Adobe PDF document Sep 19,2012
  8. Adobe PDF document Sep 5,2012
  9. Adobe PDF document Aug 15,2012
  10. Adobe PDF document Jul 18,2012
  11. Adobe PDF document Jul 9,2012
  12. Adobe PDF document Jun 20,2012
  13. Adobe PDF document Jun 6,2012
  14. Adobe PDF document May 10, 2012
  15. Adobe PDF document May 3,2012
  16. Adobe PDF document Apr 19,2012
  17. Adobe PDF document Apr 11,2012
  18. Adobe PDF document Mar 21,2012
  19. Adobe PDF document Mar 7, 2012
2011
  1. Adobe PDF document Oct 12,2011
  2. Microsoft Word document Oct 5,2011
  3. Adobe PDF document Sep 22,2011
  4. Microsoft Word document Sep 21,2011
  5. Adobe PDF document Sep 7,2011
  6. Adobe PDF document Aug 17,2011
  7. Adobe PDF document Jul 6,2011
  8. Adobe PDF document Jul 5,2011
  9. Adobe PDF document May 18,2011
  10. Adobe PDF document Apr 6,2011
  11. Microsoft Word document Mar 16,2011
  12. Adobe PDF document March 2, 2011
  13. Adobe PDF document Jan 19, 2011
  14. Adobe PDF document Jan 5, 2011
2010
  1. Adobe PDF document Dec 1 2010
  2. Adobe PDF document 2010-01-20
  3. Adobe PDF document 2010-01-06
2009
  1. Adobe PDF document 2009-12-02
  2. Adobe PDF document 2009-11-18
  3. Adobe PDF document 2009-11-04
  4. Adobe PDF document 2009-10-07
  5. Adobe PDF document 2009-09-16
  6. Adobe PDF document 2009-09-03
  7. Adobe PDF document 2009-08-20
  8. Adobe PDF document 2009-08-06
  9. Adobe PDF document 2009-07-02