Upcoming Events

  1. Open Space & Recreation Plan Update Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Final Review of Section 5/Open Space Mapping
    4. Discussion of Sections 6 (Community Goals), 7 (Analysis of Needs), and 8 (Goals and Objectives)
    5. Review of Section 9. 7-Year Action Plan including Status Updates and Proposed New Action Items
    6. Update on ADA Requirements Section
    7. Upcoming Meeting(s)/timeline, including planning Public Forum
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Oct 19 07:00 pm
  2. Historical Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review Municipal Historical Commission Responsibilities
    3. Proposed Projects
    4. Additional Members
    5. Upcoming Meetings - 4th Monday of the Month
    6. Review Maps
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Oct 23 07:00 pm
  3. Personnel Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Topic Review work from recent work session including social media policy and attachments
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Set date for future meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Oct 24 09:00 am
  4. Agricultural Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Topic
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Oct 24 07:00 pm
  5. Ashfield Large Scale Industrial & Commercial Facilities Bylaw Working Group MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting 
    2. Introductions
    3. Purpose of the Large Scale Industrial & Commercial Facilities Bylaw
    4. Timeline
    5. Review of Preliminary Draft
    6. Next Steps/Meeting Date
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Oct 25 03:30 pm
  6. Conservation Commission MeetingAgenda

     

    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments

    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings

    4. Capra/Maddocks OoC

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

    6. Upcoming Meetings

    7. Adjourn the Meeting

     

    Wed, Oct 25 07:30 pm
  7. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda

    Town of Ashfield

    Zoning Board of Appeals 

    Notice of Public Hearing

     

    Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Zoning Board of Appeals at 7:00 pm on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Ashfield Town Hall, 412 Main Street, on the petition for a Special Permit or Variance by Peter Wiitanen to create two non-conforming lots from one lawfully non-conforming lot at 1591 Conway Road (Assessors’ Map 8-4, Lot 25), and recorded in Franklin Registry of Deeds in Book 1768, Page 33.  

     

    Thu, Oct 26 07:00 pm
  8. Municipal Light Plant MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Design & Engineering
    4. Project Scheduling
    5. Operations Overview
    6. Make Ready
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Nov 2 06:00 pm
  9. Public Hearing - Ashfield Lake Invasive Weeds MeetingAgenda

    The Ashfield Select Board would like to invite town residents to a public hearing on Monday, November 13, 2017 to discuss the invasive weeds situation at Ashfield Lake. 

    Despite significant efforts, the fanwort and milfoil continue to grow in quantity and extent. Our environmental consultant, Angela Panaccione will be present to provide expertise on the subject matter. Control methods will be discussed, including the use of chemical treatment. 

    The hearing will take place during the first half of the Select Board meeting and will start at 7 pm. It is anticipated to last one hour. 

    Mon, Nov 13 07:00 pm

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 Sep 20, 2017
  2. Adobe PDF document Aug 16, 2017
  3. Adobe PDF document Jul 7, 2017
  4. Adobe PDF document Jun 21, 2017
  5. Adobe PDF document Jun 7, 2017
  6. Adobe PDF document May 17, 2017
  7. Adobe PDF document Apr 19, 2017
  8. Adobe PDF document Apr 5, 2017
  9. Adobe PDF document Mar 15, 2017
  10. Adobe PDF document Mar 1, 2017
  11. Adobe PDF document Feb 15, 2017
  12. Adobe PDF document Feb 1, 2017
  13. Adobe PDF document Jan 18, 2017
2016
  1. Adobe PDF document Dec 7, 2016
  2. Adobe PDF document Nov 16, 2016
  3. Adobe PDF document Nov 2, 2016
  4. Adobe PDF document Oct 19, 2016
  5. Adobe PDF document Oct 5, 2016
  6. Adobe PDF document Sep 21, 2016
  7. Adobe PDF document Sep 7, 2016
  8. Adobe PDF document Aug 17, 2016
  9. Adobe PDF document Aug 3, 2016
  10. Adobe PDF document Jul 6, 2016
  11. Adobe PDF document Jun 15, 2016
  12. Adobe PDF document Jun 1, 2016
  13. Adobe PDF document May 18, 2016
  14. Microsoft Word document May 4, 2016
  15. Adobe PDF document May 4, 2016
  16. Adobe PDF document Apr 20, 2016
  17. Adobe PDF document Apr 6, 2016
  18. Adobe PDF document Mar 16, 2016
  19. Adobe PDF document Mar 2, 2016
  20. Adobe PDF document Feb 17, 2016
  21. Adobe PDF document Feb 3, 2016
  22. Adobe PDF document Jan 20, 2016
  23. 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
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