Upcoming Events

  1. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments -  Kayce Warren-  RFP's for Assessing Services FY18- FY20
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Signatures -  MV Commitment #5 Warrant, Chapter 61 Tax Liens
    5. Chapter Land Applications
    6. Status of Appraisal for Ashfield House
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Sep 26 05:00 pm
  2. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments - Todd Corcoran MBI re Pole Survey
    3. Broadband Public Information Session at 7pm
    4. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Sep 26 06:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Hear and discuss presentation about broadband
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Sep 26 07:00 pm
  4. Select Board MeetingAgenda

    1.  MEETING CONVENES
        A.  Announcement on recording devices
    2.  REVIEW MINUTES, WARRANTS
    3.  APPOINTMENTS WITH SELECT BOARD
        A.  Broadband Public Information Session
    4.  DISCUSSION/DECISION ITEMS
    5.  INTERIM 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, Sep 26 07:00 pm
  5. Conservation Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Continuation of Eversource discussion
    4. Ford Pond Dam discussion
    5. Jack Shea RDA for raising his sugarhouse
    6. On-line building permits
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Sep 28 07:30 pm
  6. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and discuss Candidates Night
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Sep 29 02:00 pm
  7. Personnel Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. New Business - Job Description for highway position - review and make recommendation to Select Board
    5. Old Business - Personnel Policy - discuss/develop plan for addressing counsel's advice 
    6. Any items not reasonably known within 48 hours of meeting
    7. Upcoming Meetings
    8. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Sep 29 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