Upcoming Events

  1. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
         A.  Announcement on recording devices
    2.  REVIEW MINUTES, WARRANTS
    3.  APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD
         A.  Mohawk School Committee & BEST Committee – BEST Recommendations Public Forum
    4.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
         A.  Treasurer Appointment
    5.  TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
    6.  MAIL
    7.  PUBLIC COMMENT
    8.  * ITEMS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING
    9.  UPCOMING MEETINGS
    10.  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.




    Mon, Dec 12 07:00 pm
  2. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Attend pulic meeting to hear presentation by BEST Committee
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings - 6:30 PM Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Town Hall
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Dec 12 07:00 pm
  3. Town Hall Building Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Approval of minutes from October 2016 meeting
    3. Chair repairs
    4. Big door closer, front door hardware
    5. South stair exterior landings
    6. Piano removal
    7. Mold issue
    8. Slate repair
    9. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    10. Upcoming Meetings, January 9, 2017
    11. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Dec 12 07:00 pm
  4. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. 6:30-7:30 Joint meeting with Select Board, Leslie Rule, and David Newell for Q&A about BEST Committee's recommendations re: regional elementary schools
    3. 7:00-7:30 Joint meeting with Select Board to discuss FY2018 budget process and schedule
    4. 7:30-8:00 Joint meeting with Select Board to discuss mold abatement update
    5. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    6. Vocational School updat
    7. Broadband update re: MBI communications and financing
    8. Public Comment
    9. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    10. Upcoming Meetings
    11. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Dec 14 06:30 pm
  5. Conservation Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Russ Evans Snowmobile Bridge Discussion
    4. Apple Valley Road and Baptist Corner Road Bridges 
    5. South Ashfield Fuller Property Septic System
    6. New snowmobile route/trail
    7. On-line building permits
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Dec 14 07:30 pm
  6. Wired West Board of Directors MeetingAgenda
    1. Public meeting - agenda posted at 'http://wiredwest.net'>wiredwest.net
    Sat, Dec 17 09:30 am
  7. Personnel Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Continue review process of personnel policy, as recommended by counsel
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Dec 21 07:00 pm
  8. Parks Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Review Minutes
    2. Upper Park
    3. Lower Park
    4. Dock
    5. Budget
    6. Survey
    7. Other business not anticipated
    8. Adjourn
    Thu, Jan 5 07:30 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