Special Voter Registration Deadline – Aug 15th

Is the deadline to register to vote for the

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open on AUGUST 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. to register voters.

Voter registration forms must be received by the Board of Registrars or postmarked on or before the registration deadline for the election or town meeting.

If you have any questions regarding voter registration or changing party enrollment, please call the Town Clerk at 978-897-1300

Fincom Seeks New Member

Are you interested in how the Town operates and if it is spending it money wisely?  If so, here is your opportunity to better understand our Maynard community.  The Moderator is looking to fill an open position on the town’s Finance Committee.

No special education or experience is necessary other than being a resident of Maynard.  If you can handle a budget at home where you balance income with expenditures, then you can be effective on the finance committee.

The committee meets once or twice a month year round and an additional meeting per month in the spring before town meeting.  Here is your opportunity to have input on which priorities the town wishes to spend it money on by recommendations to the Town Meeting voters.

If you are interested, please contact Dick Downey, the town moderator, at ddowney@townofmaynard.net or Town Moderator, Municipal Building, 195 Main St, Maynard, MA 01754.

Legal Notice: Planning Board Public Hearing re: 31 Main Street, Aug 14th

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street (Soup Campbell Room) Maynard, to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by Greg Adams requesting approval of a Site Plan and a Special Permit for the property located at 31 Main Street, Maynard, MA. (Map 14, Parcel 171). The property is located within the Downtown Overlay District (DOD) and is owned by 31 Main Street LLC. P.O.Box 504, Maynard, Ma. 01754.

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ADA Transition Plan Seeking Public Comments

In 2017, the Town received a grant from the Massachusetts Office of Disabilities to update its ADA Transition Plan. The rewrite has been drafted and it includes new provisions for enable citizens to ask for accommodations, appoints an employee as a point of contact, and outlines new physical and electronic access improvements to be implemented in the coming years.

Before submitting the plan to the Commonwealth for acceptance, public input is required.  In addition, a committee must be re-established which will inform capital planning, make budget recommendations, and assist citizens and the town in determining and establishing proper accommodations in the future. The current committee is dormant.

The draft plan is available for download on the ADA Committee page or by request at the Town Administrator’s Office.  Anyone interested in serving on the ADA Committee should also contact the Town Administrator’s Office for details.

Summer Events in Town

Continuing a 72 year tradition of providing Maynard with free music performances the Maynard Community Band will be performing in Memorial Park on the following Wednesdays: June 20, 27; July 11, 18, 25; and August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29. The concerts start around 7pm and finish up around 8:30pm.  Please take a break and enjoy an evening in the park with your friends and neighbors.

Mandatory Outdoor Water Use Ban In Effect

Public Works Director Aaron Miklosko announces that the Town of Maynard will have a mandatory outdoor water use restriction beginning Monday June 11th, 2018, and will remain in effect until further notice.

The water restriction is the result of an effort to preserve the town’s water supply following a recent mechanical failure in one of its water production wells.

Under this Water Conservation Restriction, all nonessential outdoor use of water is prohibited at all times. The conservation order will be strictly enforced by local officials.

The elevated conservation restriction will help ensure the town can provide an adequate supply of water for drinking and fire protection.

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Master Plan Idea Session – June 21st

The Town of Maynard is preparing its Comprehensive Master Plan update! Join us for the first Public Meeting on June 21st at the Golf Course during which participants will discuss issues, opportunities, and a 15-20-year vision for Maynard.

Please join us to review and discuss:

  • What is a Master Plan?
  • What Community Planning trends are impacting Maynard?
  • Maynard Snapshot: A brief look at our community’s demographics and baseline conditions
  • Issues and Opportunities: An interactive discussion about the issues and opportunities the Master Plan should address
  • Maynard’s Vision: What is our Community’s Vision for the next 15-20 years?

We’ve compiled some great demographic information about Maynard.  Take a look.

For more information about the Master Plan, please contact Bill Nemser at the Town’s Planning Office (bnemser@TownofMaynard.net) or at 978-897-1302

Refreshments will be provided!

Help Spread the Word about this meeting: download meeting flyer

Maynard Downtown Parking Changes

The Town of Maynard is announcing a temporary change to downtown parking enforcement effective Monday, May 14.

A pilot program to help assess the need and style of the future of downtown parking will begin Monday, May 14 and end Friday, July 20th.  Parking meters in the pilot area of downtown will be covered so they no longer accept coins.  Parking will be managed through a two-hour limit at spaces with covered meters.  Enforcement hours will be 8 AM to 5 PM.

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