Upcoming Events

  1. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda

    Broadband Information Town Meeting

    Sun, Apr 26 01:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open
    2. Review Annual Town Meeting (ATM) warrant motions with Finance Committee and Moderator
    3. Regional Pipeline Advisory Committee: Report from committee representative Jim Cutler
    4. Minutes
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Next Meeting: Monday, May 4, 2015
    7. Close
    Mon, Apr 27 07:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open
    2. Review Annual Town Meeting (ATM) warrant motions with Select Board and Moderator
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Close
    Mon, Apr 27 07:00 pm
  4. Library 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
    Mon, Apr 27 07:30 pm
  5. Town Administrator Search Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Executive Session to interview candidates
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Apr 28 02:30 pm
  6. Historical Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Topic: 250th Anniversary
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Apr 28 07:00 pm
  7. Town Administrator Search Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Executive Session to interview candidates
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 29 02:30 pm
  8. Town Administrator Search Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Executive Session to review interviews
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Apr 30 08:00 am
  9. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review Mail
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meeting and April 15th Special Meeting
    4. Discuss Associate Member Bylaw
    5. Discuss changes to Telecommunications Bylaw
    6. Discuss Senior Housing Draft Bylaw
    7. Possible update and discussion on wind power
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 6 07:30 pm
Town Hall

Town Hall image by Charlie Heath

Technology Committee

Mission

  • Advocate for telecommunication services for all town residents, including broadband internet, cellular and copper-line telephone service.
  • Provide support in cooperation with town consultants or employees, if any, for management, maintenance, development, procurement, deployment and use of information technology and telecommunication services as needed by the town and town-related organizations and events. Such support would specifically include the town website and computers, telephone and internet systems in town municipal buildings.
  • Advise and support the operational needs of the Ashfield Municipal Light Plant.
  • Serve as liaison with regional technology entities such as Western Mass Connect, Massachusetts Broadband Institute, and WiredWest.

Contact: Telecommunication Department, c/o Town Hall 412 Main St Ashfield MA 01330

Our Current Projects:

Members

NameTitleContactTerm
David KulpChair
Juliet Jacobson
Charlie HeathAdvisory role (service provider)webmaster
Andy Smith
Brian Clark
Thomas Henry

Meetings

As needed

Related Links

WiredWest Communications is an organization representing almost 50 rural western Massachusetts towns, including Ashfield.

Its goal is to design, finance, build, and operate a municipally owned fiber optic network to provide high speed internet, digital television and telephone services to all residents, businesses, and institutions.

Technology Committee Minutes

  1. Microsoft Word document Aug 25, 2014
  2. Microsoft Word document Aug 12, 2014
  3. Microsoft Word document Jun 18, 2014
  4. Microsoft Word document Jun 5, 2014
  5. Microsoft Word document Apr 14, 2014
  6. Adobe PDF document Mar 19, 2014
  7. Adobe PDF document Feb 27, 2014
  8. 2013
  9. Adobe PDF document Dec 12, 2013
  10. Adobe PDF document Aug 29, 2013
  11. Adobe PDF document Jun 27, 2013
  12. Adobe PDF document Jun 11, 2013
  13. Adobe PDF document Apr 13, 2013
  14. Adobe PDF document Mar 13, 2013
  15. Adobe PDF document Mar 4, 2013
  16. Adobe PDF document Feb 21, 2013

Historical Minutes

Municipal Light Plant Minutes

  1. Adobe PDF document Feb 16,2012
  2. 2011
  3. Adobe PDF document Aug 17,2011
  4. Microsoft Word document Feb 4,2011

Website Committee Minutes

  1. Microsoft Word document Sep 16,2011
  2. 2010
  3. Adobe PDF document Nov 16 2010 2010-11-16
  4. Adobe PDF document Sept 20 2010
  5. Adobe PDF document Aug 5 2010
  6. Adobe PDF document May 18 2010
  7. Microsoft Word document June 14 2010
  8. Microsoft Word document April 5 2010
  9. Adobe PDF document March 8 2010
  10. Adobe PDF document Jan 12 2010