Upcoming Events

  1. Town Hall Building Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from October
    3. Updates - humidity levels, lower entry rugs, steeple project, slate repair, meeting room interior door, Town Clerk's floor, Upper Hall chairs, and stage curtain repairs.
    4. Crawl Space Signs
    5. Janitor's Sink
    6. FY2019 Budget, FY2017 Encumbered Amount, FY2018 Expenditures
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings - December 11, 2017
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Nov 20 07:00 pm
  2. Ashfield Large Scale Industrial & Commercial Facilities Bylaw Working Group MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Introductions
    3. Review & Discussion of Draft Zoning Bylaw For Large Scale Industrial & Commercial Facilities
    4. Next Steps/Meeting Date
    5. Adjourn
    Tue, Nov 21 03:30 pm
  3. Sewer Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from October 17, 2017
    3. Approve Warrants
    4. Resign FY2017 4th Quarter Warrant
    5. Draft Letter to Chris Rawlings
    6. Other Old Business
    7. Training Reimbursement
    8. Job Description/Salary Survey
    9. FY2018 Budget
    10. Operator's Report
    11. Other New Business
    12. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    13. Upcoming Meetings
    14. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Nov 21 05:00 pm
  4. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair) -  Small Meeting Room
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings - November 7
    4. Signatures
    5. Exemption Clause 18 - Financial Hardship Policy, possible adoption
    6. MLP Advisory Board Updates
    7. Chapter Land Applications - Chapter Land FY19
    8. FY19 Budget 
    9. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    10. Upcoming Meetings:  December 5
    11. Adjourn the Regular Meeting

    Executive Session:  Exemptions:  applications are not open to the general public,  MGL Chapter 30A Section 21 Reason 7.

     

     


     

    Tue, Nov 21 06:00 pm
  5. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
         A.  Announcement on recording devices
    2.  APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD
    3.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Special Town Meeting - Proposed for 12/11/17, Warrant Review
    4.  MAIL
    5.  PUBLIC COMMENT
    6.  * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    7.  UPCOMING MEETINGS
    8.  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, Nov 22 06:30 pm
  6. Historical Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Inventory Forms and Updates to Historic Property Survey Manual
    3. Historic Property Action Plan
    4. Signs for Ashfield Plain National Register District
    5. Current Fund and Budget Items for FY2018
    6. Review Maps of Native American Occupation Sites
    7. Adjourn
    Mon, Nov 27 07:00 pm
  7. Cultural Council MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Modifications to Existing Awards (Extensions and Substitutions)
    4. Review of Proposals for Funding, Determine Grantees and Amounts to be Funded
    5. Election of Treasurer for 2018
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Dec 6 06:30 pm

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.