Upcoming Events

  1. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Treasurers Report
    4. FY2018 Budget
    5. Friends
    6. Discuss Upcoming Monthly Meetings (March - Nancy Hoff (Greenfield Savings), April - Lake House Lunch, May)
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Public Comments
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Mar 1 02:00 pm
  2. Police Chief Search Committee MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
    2.  MINUTES
    3.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Revised Interview Questions
         B.  Preliminary Candidate Consideration
    The Police Chief Search Committee may enter into Executive Session as allowed by M.G.L. c30A §21(a) 8 to consider or interview applicants for employment or appointment by a preliminary screening committee if the chair declares that an open meeting will have a detrimental effect in obtaining qualified applicants.
    4.  PUBLIC COMMENT
    5.  * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    6.  UPCOMING MEETINGS
    7.  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, Mar 1 04:00 pm
  3. Library MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Executive Director's Report
    4. Staff Evaluations
    5. Treasurer's Report
    6. Building & Maintenance - HV/AC discussion
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Mar 1 07:00 pm
  4. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Abbatiello Special Permit
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Discussion of Form 1 submittal for Telecommunications and Associate Member Bylaws
    5. Discussion on proposed Senior Citizens Housing Bylaw
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Mar 1 07:30 pm
  5. MLP Advisory Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Review MBI, Baker Admin, Legislators and Regional Activity
    4. Recommendation to Select Board
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Mar 7 07:00 pm
Town Hall

Town Hall image by Charlie Heath

Technology Committee


 

Broadband Information

The technology committee maintains a separate page on the current campaign to bring fiber-to-the-home for all Ashfielders.


 

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: Technology Committee, 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
George Stephan

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.

Historical Minutes

Municipal Light Plant Minutes

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