Category Archives: General Information

DPW: Town-wide Construction Projects Update

Sidewalk and Pedestrian Crossing Improvements

Work at Summer Street near Glendale Street and work at Summer/Main/Waltham Streets will be starting the week of 10/21/19, and continuing through mid-November 2019.

Glenwood Cemetery Paving Program

Work will be starting the week of 10/21/19, and was completed in mid-November 2019.

2019 Fall Paving Program (various streets)

Work will be starting the week of 10/21/19, and continuing through mid-November 2019.  Click here for details and updates.

Great Road Sidewalk Work

Work is partially complete and will continue into mid-November 2019 until complete. Please note that the area of Great Road in front of the Town schools is an active construction zone. Residents should do their best to stay out of the work areas as trip and fall hazards could exist within the work areas.

RFQ: Green Meadow School Building Envelope

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to perform a two phase envelope assessment at the Green Meadow Elementary School (GMES),  5 Tiger Drive, Maynard MA 01754.

Phase 1: Roofing system assessment.
Phase 2: Complete the envelope study for the remainder of the building.

Qualifications due October 31, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to Town Administrator’s Office, Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754.

To Access the proposal:

  1. Pick up a paper copy at the Town Administrator’s Office at Maynard Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA.
  2. Download the digital packet (updated 28-Oct-2019, including addendum 1)

The paper RFQ packet may be obtained between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday), 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Thursday) and 8:00 a.m. to noon (Friday).

The names and contact information of those who pick up the RFQ packet at Maynard Town Hall will be recorded, so they may be contacted and provided information with regard to any and all questions, changes, modifications, etc. prior to the submission date.

NOTE: If you access the RFQ packet via the Town’s municipal website, you must contact Becky Mosca, Administrative Assistant, at bmosca@townofmaynard.net so that your name and contact information can be recorded. Include email, phone number, address, contact name and name of business/firm.

Legal Notice: Planning Board Public Hearing – 86A Powdermill Rd – Nov 26th

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the Maynard Town Building, 195 Main Street (Soup Campbell Room), to hear all persons interested in the Petition filed by Stamsky and McNary, 1000 Main Street, Action Ma. 01720 of behalf of Victory Center LLC, of 6 Proctor St., Acton MA, 01720. Consistent with Sections 3.0, 10.4, and 10.5 of the Zoning by-laws and the Planning Board Rules and Regulations, the request is to amend the approved Site Plan and Special Permits for the property located at 86A Powdermill Road, Maynard, MA.

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Legal Notice: Planning Board Hearing – 129 Parker – Nov 12

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5 and s.9, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday November 12, 2019 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 (Dunkin Donuts) 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: Planning Board Hearing – Tower Road – Nov 12

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Soup Campbell Room, Maynard Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA to hear all persons interested in the petition filed by InSite Wireless, 1199 North Fairfax Street, #700, Alexandria, VA 22314.

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 100 Tower Road, Maynard, MA 01754.

A copy of the application package is on file with the Office of Municipal Services Office, Planning Division during normal business hours.

Legal Notice: Liquor License Transfer – Nov 5th

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Mass. General Law Chapter 138, as amended, that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. in Room 201 of Maynard Town Building on the application for transfer of all Alcohol as a Package Store License from Maynard Spirits, LLC, d/b/a Merai Liquors, 129 Main Street, Maynard, MA. 01754. To Maynard Wine and Spirits, Inc. d/b/a Maynard Wine and Spirits 4 Digital Way, Suite 3 Maynard, MA. 01754. Copy of application is on file in the Office of the Selectmen.

DPW: Glenwood Cemetery Paving Program

The Town of Maynard has contracted with P.J. Keating Company to repave the majority of the roadways in the upper section of the Glenwood Cemetery (the section adjacent to Parker Street) in the fall of 2019. The work will consist of reclamation of the existing pavement surfaces, regrading and applying new pavement to the surfaces of the roadways.

Roadway reconstruction efforts will begin mid to late October 2019 and will continue for about 4 weeks.  Construction activities will include pavement reclamation and paving of the existing roadways.  Access to this section of the cemetery may be limited during certain times of the day while construction operations are occurring.

We will make every effort to notify residents of any substantial schedule changes.  If you have any questions please contact the Maynard DPW at 978-897-1317 or dpw@townofmaynard.net.

Get Ready for Town Hall Jack O’Lantern Nights – Oct 24-26th

RESIDENTS!

Drop off a carved Jack o’ Lantern on Thursday, October 24th from 3:00 to 8:00 and we’ll add it to our display on the front lawn of Town Hall through Saturday night!

Flameless candles and plant markers will be provided for each Jack o’ Lantern (1 per person)

Participation ribbons will be distributed—come back on Saturday to see if you’ve won a special Selectmen’s Ribbon or the Staff Award Ribbon.

DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES!

Display a carved Jack o’ Lantern in front of your place of business from Thursday, October 24th through Saturday the 26th! (flameless lighting preferred)

We are attempting to fill the Town Hall lawn this year, and hope you can help us extend the display into the downtown business area!

Help us provide a spectacular display of spooky creativity for everyone to enjoy!

Town Seeks Volunteers for Capital Planning Committee

The Town Administrator’s Office is seeking volunteers to be considered for an appointment by the Board of Selectmen to the town’s official Capital Planning Committee.

The committee is meant to help the town assess its needs and fiscal capabilities regarding capital planning. Per Town By-Laws, the committee is composed of five (5) members. They would work closely with the Town Administrator’s Office, the Finance Director, and all town departments, and meet regularly to develop a capital improvement plan to submit as part of the overall town budget.

For more information on the tasks of the committee, please see the Town Charter’s Section 6-7.

For questions, please contact the Town Administrator’s Office: gjohnson@townofmaynard.net

Request for Proposal: Audit Services

The Maynard Contributory Retirement Board is seeking proposals for Audit Services. Responses to this Request for Proposal will be accepted until Tuesday, November 5, 2019 before 4:00 p.m. EST. Complete packets of the conditions of the request for proposals are available from the Maynard Retirement Board, 195 Main Street, Maynard, MA 01754. A contract will be awarded and stated in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 32 Section 23B and Chapter 176 of the Acts of 2011. Any questions related to this proposal, please call the Retirement Office at 978-897-1820 or email at maynard.retirement@gmail.com.