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April 11 Recycle Center Drop Off Day Cancelled

Due to the Governors recent extension of social distancing for public health and safety, the department has decided to cancel the April 11th’s recycle center drop off day. All other dates are subject to change as the department deems necessary. Public works is an essential function to the day-to-day operations of the town, we do not want to put our residents or our staff at risk of infection which could compromise the necessary work that needs to continue to function through these unprecedented times. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Town of Maynard Encourages Residents to do their Civic “Doody” by Scooping the Poop

Maynard officials are reminding residents of their civic “doody” to scoop the poop in public areas and in their yards.

“Pet waste is more than a smelly nuisance. It can make people sick and pollute our local waterways,” says Kaitlin Young, Maynard’s Conservation Agent and Assistant Town Planner. “That’s why we’re asking dog owners to not only pick up after their pets, but to place their pet waste bags in a trash can.”

Scooping up pet waste in public areas is important for keeping Maynard clean and inviting to both residents and visitors. But it’s just as important to properly dispose of your pet waste too. When you walk your dog, make sure to carry a plastic bag with you. That way, you can pick up pet waste and dispose of it properly by throwing it in a trash can.

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Finance Committee Meeting – Mar 30th

The Finance Committee will be meeting on Monday, March 30 at 7pm via Conference Call.

Click here for the agenda, past minutes,  and additional information related to using the Zoom teleconference system.

Questions for the Finance Committee may be emailed prior to or during the meeting to: kestabrook@townofmaynard.net.  There are two ways to join the meeting:

Legal Notice: Planning Board Hearing – April 14th

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m to hear all persons interested in the petition filed by SBA Monarch Towers I, LLC, 8051 Congress Avenue, Boca Raton, Florida 33487. As a Covid-19/Coronavirus prevention measure, this hearing will be conducted as a remote meeting.

  • To participate, call the meeting conference line: 712-432-3447. Conference ID: 342211.
  • All meeting materials can be accessed at: go.boarddocs.com/ma/tom/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=BMSSHY72D6CB
  • Materials can be emailed by contacting: bnemser@townofmaynard.net
  • Questions for the Board during the meeting can be emailed to: bnemser@townofmaynard.net

The petitioner is requesting a two year renewal for the current Telecommunications Special Permit per Section 7.5 of the Zoning By-Laws, for the existing tower located at 129 Acton Street, Maynard, MA 01754.

A copy of the application package is on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office, Planning Division, and can be accessed as detailed above or by contacting bnemser@townofmaynard.net.

Legal Notice – Planning Board – Mar 24th

18-MAR-2020: THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA CONFERENCE CALL

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5 and s.9, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday March 24, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street, Maynard, Soup Campbell Room, to hear all persons interested in the application filed by the owner and petitioner Maynard Crossings JV, LLC – Capital Group Properties, 259 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 01772.

The Petitioner is requesting Special Permit approval for a Drive-Thru use (Bank) at the Maynard Crossings (129 Parker Street) mixed-use development.

This request is pursuant to Sections 3.0, 9.3 and 10.4 of the Zoning By-laws and the Concept Plan approved by Town Meeting on October 5, 2016.

A copy of the application packages, the approved Concept Plan , and related materials are on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office, and can be viewed during normal business hours.

Legal Notice: Zoning Board – Mar 23rd

18-MAR-2020: THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD VIA CONFERENCE CALL

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street, Maynard, Room 101 to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by Civico Development, 199 Main Street, Milford, MA 01757, to grant three (3) Variances for the Coolidge School located 12 Bancroft Street.

The subject property is currently owned by the Town of Maynard, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA. 01754. This request is to facilitate private development of the Coolidge School. If granted, the requested Variances would:

  1. Allow an “Approval not Required” (ANR) lot division that will create a non-conforming structure. The ANR will create two parcels and must be granted by the Planning Board.
  2. Allow increased density on an undersized lot for the GR (General Residence) zoning district (12-units).
  3. Allow a reduced rear setback of less than 15 feet.

View the full legal notice for background information.

Legal Notice: Planning Board Public Hearing on Master Plan – Mar 10th

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 41 s.81 D, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street, Soup Campbell Room, to review and adopt the 2020 Master Plan as prepared by VHB and the Master Plan Steering Committee

A copy of the draft 2020 Master Plan is on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office, Planning Division, and the Town Clerk’s Office, and can be viewed during regular business hours .