Town Government at Work for the Week of July 22, 2019

By Meredith McCulloch

With topics as diverse as swapping liquor licenses, to hearing about a Girl Scout troop’s Silver Award project, and the installation of a new ATM, there is a lot of business to conduct this week.

Monday, August 22
The Selectmen will meet at 6:00 pm in Executive Session and move on to the rest of their agenda at 7:00 pm.
The open agenda includes a consideration to transfer all liquor licenses from Doubletree to Crescent Hotel Resorts, a Springs Brook Park midsummer update and Charter Review discussion.

Tuesday, July 23
Cultural Council meets at 7:00 pm.
On their agenda is a review of priorities for local grants, a discussion on publicity by the Council or grantee, and planning for sharing results from the community survey.

Planning Board meets at 7:30.
On their agenda includes in part a minor change to a Special Permit that would allow Chase Bank for installation of an ATM. There will also be a discussion of a draft RFP for zoning bylaw consultant

Arbor Resources Committee meets at 7:30
The Girl Scouts will present the results of their methane project. DPW will report on tree planting at Lane and Davis Schools plus other relevant projects

Wednesday, July 24
Conservation Commission will meet at 7:00 pm
They will hold two public Notice of Intent hearings for one at 106 Old Billerica Road on behalf of Carleton Willard Homes, and another at Hanscom Drive on behalf of the Massachusetts Port Authority.

Looking ahead to future Selectmen’s meetings, these items are on the draft agenda:

  • August 5 the Selectmen will have a retreat at the MCC Meetinghouse, 4:00 pm.
  • August 12 the draft agenda includes updates on the Old Billerica Road changes, the Historical Society Museum and proposed Charter Changes.
  • September 9 The draft agenda will include a Net Zero Committee Update, Narrow Gauge Trail Update, and the Final Charter Proposed Changes.
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