Upcoming Events

  1. Select Board and Finance Committee FY16 Budget MeetingAgenda
    1. Open (Chairs)
    2. Appointments: Diane Wilder, Chief, APD, Police Department budget request
    3. Minutes: 3/16/15, 3/23/15, 3/25/15
    4. FY16 Budget: Final discussions, schedule, ATM Warrant and ballot
    5. Special Town Meeting, Monday, April 6, 7p.m.: discussion, warrant, motions
    6. Select Board only: a. Designate Vice-Chair Ron Coler to sign ongoing Tighe and Bond paperwork regarding lake dam and retaining wall projects; b. Liaison Reports; c. Mail
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by chair(s) 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings: Set meeting schedule through May 2 Annual Town Meeting
    9. Close
    Mon, Mar 30 07:00 pm
  2. Historical Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Topic: Ashfield 250 Celebration
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Mar 31 07:00 pm
  3. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review Mail
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Discussion of Associate Member Bylaw
    5. Discussion of changes to Telecommunications Bylaw
    6. Discussion on Senior Citizen 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, Apr 1 07:30 pm
  4. Parks Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. upper park, preparing for furniture placement.
    5. lower park, preparing for cleanup, hiring new lifeguard. Reviewing opening of beach.
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Apr 9 07:00 pm
  5. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. PUBLIC HEARING
    2. Open the Meeting (Chair) 
    3. Review Minutes
    4. Review Mail
    5. Ashfield Senior Housing Bylaw:  Set standards for multi-unit senior housing within a new zoning district in the town center of Ashfield
    6. Changes to the Telecommunications Facilities Bylaw including exemptions for small antennae and co-location, restrictions on setback, camouflage, impact statements
    7. Change Bylaw to allow Associate Member to serve on the Planning Board
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 15 07:30 pm
  6. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda

    Broadband Informational Town Meeting

     

    Thu, Apr 16 07:00 pm
  7. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda

    Broadband Information Town Meeting

    Sun, Apr 26 01:00 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

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