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

Town AdministratorKayce Warren
HoursMonday through Thursday
Fridays by Appointment
Phone413-628-4441 x7
FAX413-628-0228
Emailtownadmin@ashfield.org
Address412 Main Street, P.O. Box 560

Ashfield Beach

Town Office

Duties

General Summary:

Provides support services to the Select Board in managing town affairs, and assists the boards/committees under the jurisdiction of the Select Board, other related work as required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Carry out the directives of the Select Board, prepare reports and written communications as part of these activities.
  • Attend meetings of the Select Board; preparing and providing supporting documents and agenda items; take minutes of the meeting.
  • Serve as the liaison between the Select Board and town committees/departments and regional government.
  • Serve as liaison between the Select Board and various public and private agencies and the businesses and the citizens of the Town.
  • Work closely with the Select Board, Finance Committee, and department heads in the annual consolidation of a proposed budget, and the administration of the budget once adopted.
  • Assist with preparations for annual Town Meetings and Special Town Meetings.
  • Advise the Board and general public on the current status of affairs of the Town and responsible for preparing an annual report of the previous year’s activities.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of sound positive public relations between the Town and its citizens; between the Town and other governmental agencies and between the various boards and committees that make up Town Government. Attend Board meetings and or Committee meetings as deemed necessary.
  • Responsible for implementing all Select Board policy decisions and providing staff in all departments with the clear and efficient operating procedures necessary to carry out Board policy mandates.
  • Serve as the purchasing agent for the Town.
  • Apply and look for grants
  • Preparation of bills for the Accountant pertaining to a range of town departments and budgets; also will assist in the maintenance and monitoring of budget balances.
  • The Assistant Administrator performs such other duties as may be directed by the Board of Selectmen.