Please be advised that the Maynard Board of Selectmen, acting at their June 18, 2019 meeting voted: “To set the date and time of a Special Town Meeting (STM) as 7:00 PM on Monday, October 28, 2019, and to designate the Fowler School Auditorium at 3 Tiger Drive as the location for this Special Town Meeting.” Accordingly, the deadline for submittal of Citizens Petition Warrant Articles to the Board of Selectmen is 12:00 noon Friday, September 13, 2019.
Citizen’s petition must be submitted with the question presented at the top of each side of the signature page. They must be submitted to the Town Clerks Office and certified by the Town Clerk in order to be included on the warrant.
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.
The Maynard Honeybee Meadow at Artspace has a new queen bee! A naming ceremony be will be held on Sunday, June 9th at 10:00 AM at the Honeybee Meadow, 63 Summer Street, Maynard. If you have a name suggestion, please put it in the comments here.
The meadow was started in 2017 by a local beekeeper and a local artist, and is supported by many pollinator-loving artists and citizens who want to maintain a beautiful and safe space for people to observe and learn about bees while enjoying art.
PLEASE JOIN US KICK OFF THE 150th Anniversary Celebration. We’ll have a “wine pull” raffle, unveil the logo for the event, and we’ll have T-Shirts with the logo too! Plus appetizers, cash bar and photos from the 100th anniversary.
A new committee is forming to manage the Disabled and Elderly Property Tax Relief Fund.
The committee will be made up of the Chairperson of the Board of Assessors, the Town Treasurer, and three residents appointed by the Select Board. The purpose of the Committee is to carry out the provisions of MGL c 60 s 3D to provide aid to elderly and disabled persons of low income to defray real estate taxes.
If you would like to serve on this committee please send a brief email stating your background and why you would be interested to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who said planning and zoning has to be bureaucratic, monochromatic, asthmatic, systematic, autocratic or dull? Well it isn’t…at least for one hour!
Join Maynard Town Planner Bill Nemser as he fills you in on all the latest planning related news, discusses place-making trends in the Metrowest Region and presents an assortment of exciting guests all the while weaving it all into an eclectic musical tapestry of hits, misses and classics from all genres! And best of all, the infamous “Think You Know Maynard?” trivia game!
The Planning Zoning Rock and Rolling Radio Hour was awarded the 2016 Media Award by the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association for excellence in comprehensive coverage of a planning or development issue.
Season Five of “Planning, Zoning, Rock and Rolling” continues Tuesday March 19th at 4PM! Listen live on WAVM 97.1 or online at http://wavm.org/listen-live/
PZRR is talkin’ economics, thinking local and Maynard’s business environment!
Benjamin DeMott – Chair of the “Sesquicentennial Steering Committee”, is today’s guest. Ready for a party? In 2021, Maynard has its 150th birthday, and this Committee is doing the prep work! With the build-up to the big day, there is an awful lot going on! Ben will discuss what’s in store, why this is such an important anniversary for Maynard and how you can get involved!
Another “do not miss” episode for anyone interested in Maynard’s dynamic efforts at sustainable community planning, economic development and environmental stewardship!