Upcoming Events

  1. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review with School Superintendent proposed repairs and capital upgrades 
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 23 07:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Sanderson Academy walkthrough: Review with School Superintendent proposed repairs and capital upgrades
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 23 07:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Acting Chair)
    2. Hear and discuss update/presentation by Long Range School Planning Group
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Apr 24 07:00 pm
  4. Select Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (if a quorum is present)
    2. Hear and discuss update/presentation by Long Range School Planning Group
    3. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    4. Upcoming Meetings
    5. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, Apr 24 07:00 pm
  5. Parks Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. budget
    4. go over clean up day plan
    5. upper park
    6. lower park
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, Apr 28 08:00 pm
  6. Historical Commission MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Topic:Town Hall Steeple, Town Hall Anniversary,  
    5. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    6. Upcoming Meetings
    7. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, Apr 30 07:30 pm
  7. Board of Assessors MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Re-Organize Board
    4. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    5. Maps/Deeds Discussion
    6. CAI Contract
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Mon, May 5 06:00 pm
  8. Planning Board MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Appointments
    3. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    4. Review mail
    5. Discussion and review of Senior Housing Draft Bylaw
    6. Update on wireless internet antenna on Town Hall steeple
    7. Discussion on telecommunications bylaw
    8. Update and discussion on wind power
    9. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    10. Upcoming Meetings
    11. Adjourn the Meeting
    Wed, May 7 07:30 pm
  9. Technology Committee MeetingAgenda
    1. Open the Meeting (Chair)
    2. Review and approval of minutes from previous meetings
    3. Townhall WiFi 
    4. VOIP Progress
    5. Windows Server
    6. Internet Service
    7. Items not reasonably anticipated by the chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting
    8. Upcoming Meetings
    9. Adjourn the Meeting
    Thu, May 8 09:00 am
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)This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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