Upcoming Events

  1. Zoning Board of Appeals MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Discussion of new members
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Schedule a hearing for case 2014-2 Variance for MAP 4-1, Lot #13 on Buckland Rd.
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Fri, Oct 31 03:30 pm
  2. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings -  October 20, 2014
    4. Signatures -   Monthly List
    5. Chapter Land Applications
    6. Finance Committee- Financial Policies Manual
    7. Buckland
    8. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    9. Upcoming Meetings- November 17
    10. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Nov 3 06:00 pm
  3. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    As Lower Hall will be set up for Election Day on Tuesday, November 4, the Select Board Meeting will be held in the Committee Room at the back of Lower Hall

    1. Open
    2. Warrants: Payroll and vendor (sign)
    3. Minutes: October 20, 2014
    4. Appointments: a. Dan Buttrick, Tighe & Bond: Ashfield Lake Dam report; b. Brian Clark, Technology Committee: MBI November 6 meeting
    5. Old Business: a. Executive Administrator vs. Town Administrator discussion; b. Central Franklin Country District Veteran's Services merger request (sign)
    6. New Business: a. Massachusetts Cultural Council contract for Ashfield Cultural Council (sign); b. Western Massachusetts Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Agreement (sign); c. The Mediation & Training Collaborative Letter of Agreement (sign)
    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, November 17, 2014; Monday, December 1, 2014
    12. Close
    Mon, Nov 3 07:00 pm
  4. Board of Health MeetingAgenda
    1. Health Agents Reports
    2. Inspection Reports
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Flu Clinic
    5. Bed Bug Presentation Update
    6. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Public comments if time allows
    Wed, Nov 5 05:30 pm
  5. Sewer HearingAgenda

    The Ashfield Sewer Commission will conduct a public hearing concerning proposed changes to Sewer Regulations.  You can find proposed changes on the Sewer Commission page on the website, at town hall, or at the Treatment Plant.

    The hearing will be held at 5pm on Thursday, November 20th at the Ashfield Wastewater Treatment Plant, 705 Conway Road, Ashfield MA.

    Thu, Nov 20 05:00 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. 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