Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Selectmen will meet with members of DCAM and the State Hospital Mediation Committee to talk about the cleanup recommendations.
The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss the recommendation from the Medfield State Hospital Mediation Committee regarding the cleanup of a portion of the site. The proposed plan was presented to the public on June 6, and essentially calls for the excavation of materials from the "C&D" (construction and demolition) area which includes removing big pieces of construction waste and taking it offsite, relocating material from the power plant area, and restoring the grades in that area. Other agenda items include: MEETINGS ACTION PENDING
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The Board of Selectmen will meet at 7 p.m. tonight (June 4) in Town Hall.
The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room of the Town House. The agenda includes: Appointments Update Selectmen regarding activities Action Licenses & Permits Medfield State Hospital
Monday, May 20, 2013
Here's a look at the selectmen's agenda for May 21.
Here's a look at the agenda for tonight's meeting of the Board of Selectmen. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room of the Medfield Town House. The agenda includes: The meeting is open to the public and will be televised on MedfieldTV.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Here's a recap of Tuesday's meeting.
The Board of Selectmen met on Tuesday and covered issues from the Boston Marathon Bombings and the former Medfield State Hospital to contracts for the local town garage and veterans' poppies. Here's a recap of their May 7 meeting with Chairman Mark Fisher and fellow members Osler Peterson and Richard DeSorgher. * Selectmen recognized Medfield Police Officers Jim O’Neil and Eric Pellegrini who are part of the Metropolitan Law Enforcement Council and were called into action after the Boston Marathon Bombings. Read the full story HERE. * Selectmen then met with representatives from the Massachusetts Division of Asset Management who outlined a new "sales partnership model" that would allow the town to purchase approximately 90 acres of …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight, Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m.
The Medfield Board of Selectmen will meet TONIGHT at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room of Town Hall. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. with a discussion about the former Medfield State Hospital with the Commonwealth's Commissioner of the Department of Capital Assets and Management, Carole Cornelison, according to Selectman Osler Peterson's personal blog. The board is also expected to award contracts for demolition and construction for the new town garage, construction of which was approved at last week's annual town meeting and special town election. Other items on the agenda include these "action" items: Executive Session at 8:30 PM to conduct strategy sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Board of Selectmen will meet with Medfield state representatives regarding matters that affect the town.
The Board of Selectmen will meet with state officials at its meeting tonight, April 16. On the agenda at 7:20 p.m. is a meeting with Senator James Timilty, Rep. Denise Garlick, and Rep. Daniel Winslow to discuss "financial, Medfield State Hospital and other matters." Click HERE to see what Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson would like to discuss including: Next on the board's agenda is an 8 p.m. meeting with Russ Hallisey regarding the MEMO Summer Concert Series and Medfield Day (Sept. 21). Also to be discussed: The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in Executive Session to discuss Medfield State Hospital mediation. For a full copy of the agenda, visit town.medfield.net
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The volunteer Medfield Garden Club will be working with the town to improve the traffic island at the intersection of Route 27 and Hospital Road.
Spring has sprung and so, too, has the Medfield Garden Club with new Spring projects. Garden Club President Nancy Tella told selectmen last week that her group will continue to maintain the planters at the entrances to Medfield as well as other islands throughout town and they plan to add one more -- the island at the intersection of Route 27 and Hospital Road. The proposed island would be similar to the intersection of Hartford Street and Route 109 but with a wider edging. Tella says there is a wide swath on either side of the current Hospital Road island, similar to the one at High Street and South Street, and said the Club considered dressing up the sides of the road but "with the logistics of that site, no matter what we do on the …
Monday, April 8, 2013
On Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen welcomed new member Richard DeSorgher and voted Mark Fisher as the new chairman.
At its first meeting after the annual town election, the Board of Selectmen welcomed new member Richard DeSorgher who was sworn into office at the beginning of the meeting by Town Clerk Carol Mayer. The Board also voted Mark Fisher as Chairman and Osler Peterson as Clerk. DeSorgher asked that the selectmen now start their meetings with a Moment of Silence for those serving in the military. At its meeting on Tuesday, the Board of Selectmen:
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Ann Thompson did not run for re-election after 30 years as selectman.
Folks are bound to be thinking something was missing at last night's Board of Selectmen's meeting, and they'd be right. This will be the first time in 30 years that Ann Thompson was not sitting at the table as a selectman. Last month, Thompson opted not to run again for the seat she first took in 1983 after serving five years as a library trustee and five years on the warrant committee. Thompson said she plans to continue to serve on the many committees to which she was appointed as a selectman. Click HERE to see the highlights from her 40-year career in community service as noted by friends and family who attended her retirement party. Medfield thanks you, Ann!
Monday, March 25, 2013
A party was held for Thompson on Saturday, March 23.
More than 200 family and friends gathered on Saturday to thank Ann Thompson for 40 years of service to the Town of Medfield, as a member of the Board of Selectmen (30 years), Warrant Committee (5 years) and Board of Library Trustees (5 years). The event was celebrated at The Center at Medfield with a full buffet catered by Basil Restaurant. Highlights of the event included: * Former Police Chief Bill Mann as Master of Ceremonies. * Ann’s daughter Barbara, the driving force behind organizing the event, introduced her siblings and all of Ann’s grandchildren. * Father Leroy Owens of St. Edward Parish gave Ann a special blessing and thanking her for 40 years of service to the town. * Representative Denise Garlick presented a proclamation …