Annual Town Meeting – Rescheduled to June 11

The Maynard Select Board endorsed the proposal by Town Moderator Dick Downey to move the date, time and location of the Annual Town Meeting to Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 9:00am at the Fowler Middle School parking lot.

Due to the recent increase in COVID cases in Middlesex County and Maynard, the Maynard Board Of Health has recommended another outdoor Town Meeting.  As a result, the Town Moderator made the decision to postpone the May 16th Annual Town Meeting

RFP: Lease of 61 Summer Street

The Town of Maynard is requesting proposals for a lease, with a term of 10 years and the option of 2 extensions of 5 year terms, of the Town owned property at the former “Fowler Middle School” building and surrounding land, 61 Summer St, Maynard, MA 01754. Proposals are due by 9:00 am on Monday, June 27, 2022, to the Town Administrator’s Office, 195 Main St, Maynard MA 01754.    Click here for the detailed Request for Proposal.

Parties in receipt of and interested in this RFP must submit contact information, including name, representing firm, mailing address, phone number and email address, to:

Town Administrator’s Office
195 Main Street, Maynard MA 01754
gjohnson@townofmaynard.net

Green Meadow Elementary School Feasibility Study Community Survey

The Green Meadow Elementary School Building Committee would like to hear the community’s
feedback on the 7 design alternatives currently being evaluated for the Green Meadow Elementary School Feasibility Study.

The 7 design alternatives are located on the Project Facebook page.

In the survey we are simply asking for community feedback on each design alternative around Floor Plan Layout, Site Plan Layout, and other aspects.

Click here to take the survey.

Green Meadow School Community Forum #2 – May 17

Join us on May 17th at 7pm on Zoom for a community meeting to learn about and share your thoughts on a new or renovated school project!  Hosted by the Green Meadow School Building Committee.

Topics of Discussion include:

  • Project Schedule
  • Building & Site Design Options
  • Community Feedback

Download the flyer

Join Zoom Meeting on Internet: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82244194197
Passcode: maynard
… or by phone 1-646-558-8656; Meeting ID: 822 4419 4197; Passcode: 8020525

Legal Notice: Select Board Public Hearing – NSTAR – May 17

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Mass. General Law Chapter 166 that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 7:10 PM in the Michael J. Gianotis meeting room The petition and plan is being presented by the NSTAR Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy for the purpose of obtaining a Grant of Location to install one (1) stub pole# 104/13-S, Walnut Street,- Northeasterly side opposite Bancroft Street, Maynard. The Public is welcome to attend. A copy of this petition is filed with Town Clerk and Select Board.

Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 54 Butler Ave – May 23

The Maynard ZBA will hold a remote public hearing on Monday May 23, 2022 at 7:00 PM, to consider the Variance application by Derek & Geraldine Peters-Wiles to allow construction of an addition that will exacerbate the existing non-conformity at their residence located at 54 Butler Ave, Maynard, MA. 01754. The request is to allow further encroachment into the side setback.

Continue reading Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 54 Butler Ave – May 23

DPW: Level 1 Water Restrictions go into effect May 1

Through a vote of the Select Board on April 19, 2022, effective May 1, 2022 through October 1, 2022 the Town of Maynard is issuing a mandatory Level 1 Water Use Restriction: Non Essential Outdoor Water Use Restriction per the towns DEP issued Water Management Act Permit.

As stated in the Special Condition 8 of the Massachusetts Water Management Acts permits (MGL C 21G) the Town of Maynard is required to implement a Non-Essential Outdoor Water Use Restriction to be enforced starting May 1, 2022 through October 1, 2022. Therefore, the Town is implementing Level 1 Water Use Restrictions.

Read more about Water Restrictions in Maynard including acceptable and non-acceptable uses during this restriction period.

Hometown Heroes Program Accepting Applications

Through the efforts of the Hometown Heroes Committee, the Town of Maynard launched a program in 2019 called “Hometown Heroes.” The objective of the Hometown Heroes is to create banners that will be hung in Maynard honoring Maynard Veterans and Active-Duty military men and women.

The Hometown Heroes banner program has started Phase 2 and is accepting applications for banners. Any Maynard-based Veteran, whether native or new resident, is welcome to be part of the Hometown Heroes Program.   Please click here to visit the Phase 2 Application page to learn more about the program and obtain an application form.

Public Meetings can be in person starting April 1st

Beginning April 1, 2022, public meetings held by town committees, boards and commissions may be held remotely, in-person, or via “hybrid” model (in-person and remote participation). The format for public meetings may be at the choosing by the individual public body, and may be limited by the availability of facilitating resources, such as room availability, audio-visual technical support, and/or capable staff and members. Please visit the town’s website for guidance on public meeting posting criteria and support: https://www.townofmaynard-ma.gov/gov/open-meetings/

This direction is intended to be in accordance with House Bill 4345, “An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2022 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects,” signed by the Governor on February 12, 2022, in which Section 30A extends remote participation in public meetings until July 15, 2022.

Thank you for your cooperation in our efforts towards public health and safety.

Greg Johnson, Town Administrator

For more information regarding the town’s COVID-19 status and related information, please visit the town’s project webpage for COVID-19 Updates