The Annual and Special Town Meeting Warrants for the May 21st meetings, along with supplementary materials, are available on the Town Meeting page.
The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (“Commission”) will hold five (5) public hearings for the purpose of comment and testimony concerning the Commission’s study on whether the “Happy Hour Regulation” (204 CMR 4.00, et seq.) should be updated or amended in order to protect on-premises alcoholic beverages licensees from unfair competition with proposed gaming establishments. These hearings are being held pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 10, §70, §71 and §72, Chapter 138, §1 and §24, Chapter 30A, and §106 of Chapter 194 of the Acts of 2011
[Public Hearing Notice] (with locations, dates and additional information)
For the past three and a half years, the Assabet Valley High School district has been working with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) to secure state funding to repair our school. After the Feasibility Study Phase, the Building Committee and MSBA agreed that an “infrastructure-only” repair project was the most cost-effective solution to serve the next generation of Assabet students.
On November 16, 2011 the MSBA Board of Directors unanimously voted $33.1M in grant funds towards our repair project. However, the grant is “time-limited” and contingent upon all seven member communities (Berlin, Hudson, Marlboro, Maynard, Northboro, Southboro, Westboro) voting to approve the project by June 30, 2012. Maynard’s share of this project is 11.31%
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council is undertaking a survey of Maynard residents to better understand the public transportation needs of the community. This survey is part of a larger effort to address the lack of public transportation options across thirteen towns between Routes 128 and 495. In light of recent proposals made by the MBTA it is essential to identify the transportation needs of our community. The results of this survey will help us better understand who is currently using public transportation, what they are using it for, where they are going, and if they aren’t using it what are their reasons for not doing so. The goal of this larger effort is to find more efficient and cost-effective solutions to providing public transportation to residents, businesses and organizations within and across all thirteen towns.
The Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth has issued a notice on Warrant Article 4 (general) and Articles 2, 3, and 6 (zoning) that were voted at the Maynard Special Town Meeting on October 26, 2011. [Read the Notice, 8 pages, 3MB pdf]
The Town Administrator and Board of Selectmen have posted several documents on the Board’s page related to the FY2013 Budget Planning Process including an expanded budget, revenue comparison report, and slides presented at the Feb 11th Joint Budget Review Meeting.
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to become more involved with your community? Now’s your chance! Head on over to the Board/Committees Openings page and sign up for a local town committee.
The Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee will be holding a joint budget meeting on Saturday, February 11, 8:30am-12noon in the Maynard Public Library. This meeting begins the three month discussion about the FY2013 Proposed Budget. All boards and committees are invited to attend. This is a public meeting. [Agenda]
NOTE: Attendees of this meeting are asked to park in the lot across the street from the Fine Arts Theater so the Library parking lot is available to the library patrons.
The Town of Maynard is soliciting proposals for the operation of the Maynard Country Club by a private operator under a three year contract, beginning March 30, 2012 through December 31, 2014. The major components of the desired services include management, maintenance, and operation of the Golf Course as a public course in accordance with a formal management agreement. The submission deadline is March 6, 2012 (see the RFP for complete details and deadline information).
Download the RFP Document (45 pp, pdf, updated 7-Feb)