Category Archives: General Information

ConsCom Meeting – 104 Acton St – Sep 14

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote Zoom meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 6:30PM, relative to the filing of a Request for Determination of Applicability pursuant to MGL Chapter 131, Sec. 40 Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and Regulations filed by Ivan Singer, 104 Acton Street, Maynard, MA, for the regrading of a driveway within the 100-foot buffer of a vegetated wetland at 104 Acton. 

Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting will be conducted as a remote meeting. The meeting can be joined by computer or by phone. To join by computer, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89123379138?pwd=TkdjaXZCUHVxYTdJZG5HcHA1RjJmQT09 and use the Password “801032”. To call in by phone, dial +1 646 558 8656 and use Meeting ID # 891 2337 9138 and the above password.

For copies of materials or for more information, please call 978-897-1360 or email kyoung@townofmaynard.net.

Maynard Fire Department Announces Precautionary Eversource Inspections in Town

Fire Chief Anthony Stowers and the Maynard Fire Department wish to announce that Eversource is conducting precautionary inspections in town.

Eversource crews are inspecting and testing supply lines throughout the town out of an abundance of caution. Utility and public safety officials do not believe that there is any immediate cause for concern. Testing will take place tonight and continue into next week.

“Residents who see Eversource in their neighborhood should not be alarmed. These inspections are purely a precautionary measure,” said Chief Stowers.

Assabet River Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Norton has issued a Flood Warning for the Assabet River At Maynard  from late Thursday to early Sunday morning.

  • At 7:15 AM EDT Thursday the stage was 3.8 feet.
  • Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
  • Minor flooding is forecast.
  • Forecast... The river is expected to rise above flood stage just after midnight tonight to a crest of 5.6 feet tomorrow evening. It will then fall below flood stage Saturday evening.
  • Impact… At 6.0 feet, Flooding is likely in low lying sections along the river including portions of Maynard, Hudson and Concord. Water may approach homes along the river and may force several localized road closures.

RFP: Maynard Golf Course Operation

The Town of Maynard is soliciting proposals for the operation of the Maynard Golf Course & Country Club by a private operator under a five year contract, beginning January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2026, with the option to renew for two consecutive one-year terms. The major components of the desired services include management, maintenance, and operation of the Golf Course & Country Club as a public course in accordance with a formal management agreement.

Download the complete RFP.

Town Seeks New Member for Board of Assessors

The Town of Maynard is seeking a Maynard resident to serve as a member of the Maynard Board of Assessors.  The Board of Assessors consists of three members, each serving for a three year term.  They are responsible for working with the Town’s Chief Assessor in carrying out the state’s requirements which establishes fair market value of real and personal property for tax purposes and many other assessing requirements.  The Board must follow state laws and guidelines.  Board members must obtain state certification from the Department of Revenue for the purpose of voting authority as a member of the Board.    The Board meets when necessary which is usually six to seven times a year.  This is a volunteer position.   Interested applicants can submit a letter of interest, detailing relevant qualifications and a resume to:  Chief Assessor Angela Marrama 195 Main St, Maynard MA 01754 or email at amarrama@townofmaynard.net.

Seeking volunteers for the MBTA Advisory Board

The town’s Select Board is seeking volunteers interested in appointment as the Select Board’s designee to the MBTA Advisory Board.

If interested, please contact the Select Board’s Office: BMosca@TownofMaynard.net

The MBTA Advisory Board’s mission is to provide public oversight of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) on behalf of the 176 community members of the Advisory Board and the transit riding public. The MBTA Advisory Board provides policy guidance to the MBTA with the shared goal to provide effective and efficient transportation services in the metropolitan Boston area.

More information is available at mbtaadvisoryboard.org

Finance Committee Seeks New Members

Maynard needs YOU! We are looking for new members to our Finance Committee. The Finance Committee meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 7:00pm. Members are appointed to three-year terms (with the option to be re-appointed to additional terms) by the Town Moderator. The Finance Committee is charged with providing a recommendation to Town Meeting on every warrant article, and providing oversight to all town budgets. A background in finance is not required to join; just bring your time, willingness to learn, and best team effort!

For more information on what we do, please email our Chair, Alannah Gustavson at fincom@townofmaynard.net. To send a request to be considered as a candidate, please email our Town Moderator,  Dick Downey, at ddowney@townofmaynard.net

Letter from Select Board / Human Relations Committee on Asian Violence

As many of you know, there has been a recent and dramatic rise in violence and discrimination against Asian and Asian American people in the United States and around the globe. Reports of horrific violence aimed Asian people in this nation continue to emerge. These actions are always devastating – to individuals, to families and whole communities, across ethnic and “racial” lines. This is particularly sad and disturbing at a time when we are seeking to emerge from a deadly pandemic that has left so many grieving and debilitated and when we should be coming together for mutual aid and healing. The Maynard Human Relations Committee and the Maynard Select Board write to you today to express our deep sadness at this targeted violence and we wish to offer our support and care to the Asian members of our community.

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Rep. Trahan Invites Residents to a Redistricting Hearing – July 8th.

The Massachusetts’ Special Joint Committee on Redistricting is holding a virtual hearing for residents in the Third Congressional District on Thursday, July 8th at 6:00 p.m.  Please see the below details.

Massachusetts has begun its redistricting process. This means electoral district boundaries will be redrawn using the most recent Census data to ensure that every person has fair representation at the local, state, and federal levels. 

You know better than anyone that community representation matters. This year’s redistricting process will have a huge impact on the future of cities and towns across the Commonwealth and their access to critical funding for the next decade — and we need your voice in this process!

That’s why, on Thursday, July 8th at 6pm, the Massachusetts’ Special Joint Committee on Redistricting is holding a virtual hearing for residents in the Third District. I’ll be there, and I would love for you to join me! So, please make sure you RSVP today!

WHO: You!
WHAT: MA-3 Virtual Hearing on Redistricting
WHEN: Thursday, July 8th at 6PM ET
WHERE: Virtual — click here to RSVP
WHY: We need your voice in the redistricting process!

It’s important to me that no one is left behind in this process. If you’re unable to join us live for the hearing, the Committee is also accepting written testimony from anyone who would like to participate. 

So, whether you join us live on July 8th or submit your testimony in advance, I hope you’ll add your voice to this conversation.

Sincerely,
   Lori Trahan
   Member of Congress