Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Signatures -  Monthly Lists, Payment Vouchers
    5. CAI - Online Query Update
    6. Discussion regarding Property Card changes
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Tue, Aug 5 06:00 pm
  2. Board of Health MeetingAgenda
    1. Health Agents Reports
    2. Inspection Reports
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Jim Cutler-Gas compressor station information
    5. Maven update
    6. Mail and correspondence 
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    10. Public comments if time allows
    Tue, Aug 5 06:00 pm
  3. Select Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open
    2. Warrants: Payroll and vendor (sign)
    3. Minutes: July 28, 2014; July 29, 2014
    4. Appointments: a. Maryellen Abbatiello, Park Commission: Use of Park Restoration Fund
    5. New Business: a. HCOG Electric Contract; b. Letter to MTRSD Superintendent regarding FY15 regional transportation costs reimbursement; c. HCOG Regional Legislative Agenda, invitation to participate; d. Accept Wayne Gardner's letter of resignation from the Building Committee and as Town Hall Steward; e. Town Clerk letter regarding New England City & Town Clerks Institute & Academy
    6. Old Business: a. Appoint Arthur Pantermehl, Thayer Road, as the FRCOG Mohawk Trail Woodlands Partnership Advisory Committee community representative; b. CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Program letter
    7. Liaison Reports
    8. Mail
    9. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    10. Public Comment
    11. Next Select Board Meetings: Monday, August 25, 2014; Monday, September 8, 2014
    12. Close
    Mon, Aug 11 07:00 pm
  4. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda

    Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be conducted at the Town Hall on the petition of Gordon L. Howes for special permit to demolish and rebuild a non-conforming dwelling on a non-conforming lot at 162 Buckland Road (Map 7-2, Lot 58). The hearing may include a site visit and the Board of Appeals may reconvene at the close of the hearing for a meeting of the Board.

    Tue, Aug 12 07:00 pm
Town Hall

Town Hall image by Charlie Heath

Technology Committee


  • 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


David KulpChair
Juliet Jacobson
Charlie HeathAdvisory role (service provider)This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Andy Smith
Brian Clark
Thomas Henry


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. Adobe PDF document Mar 19, 2014
  2. Adobe PDF document Feb 27, 2014
  3. 2013
  4. Adobe PDF document Dec 12, 2013
  5. Adobe PDF document Aug 29, 2013
  6. Adobe PDF document Jun 27, 2013
  7. Adobe PDF document Jun 11, 2013
  8. Adobe PDF document Apr 13, 2013
  9. Adobe PDF document Mar 13, 2013
  10. Adobe PDF document Mar 4, 2013
  11. 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