Monday, February 25, 2013
The Board of Selectmen met with the police chief and fire chief last week to discuss their proposed FY14 budgets.
The Board of Selectmen met on Tuesday to discuss the Blizzard of 2013, the closing of Lord's Department Store, and the following agenda items: To watch the meeting on Medfield TV, click here.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A discussion with Gil Rodgers will start at 7 p.m. regarding the proposed expansion of use at the former Medfield State Hospital (now vacant) to include equestrians.
The Board of Selectmen will meet tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room at the Town House. The brief agenda (which is subject to change) includes: For more information, call 508-359-8505.
Monday, January 14, 2013
The Medfield School Committee will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m.
On tonight's School Committee agenda is the topic of School Choice, a program where students from other school districts could opt to attend Medfield Public Schools, if such a policy were adopted by the school committee. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, The school choice program allows parents to send their children to schools in communities other than the city or town in which they reside. Tuition is paid by the sending district to the receiving district. Districts may elect not to enroll school choice students if no space is available. For more information, click here. Other agenda items include:
Monday, December 3, 2012
Here is a look at the agenda for Tuesday's meeting of the Board of Selectmen.
The following was taken from Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson's personal blog, Medfield02052. This is the agenda for this week's meeting of the Medfield Board of Selectmen. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room of the Town House. AGENDA (subject to change) 7: 15 PM Tax Classification Hearing, Board of Assessors 7 :25 PM Board of Assessors, FY14 Budget ACTION Vote to authorize Chairman Thompson to execute the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Building Official Certification Committee New Employee Report Form for Building Commissioner John G. Naff Discuss budget targets for water Vote to grant 2013 alcohol licenses to Medfield establishments Discuss amending Zoning Bylaw to regulate location of medical …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Here's is some good information to start your day in Medfield.
1. Lost cat. Have you seen Boo Boo? She was last seen in the North Street area. She has white fur, blue eyes, no collar. 2. Beware: Today you could be "ghosted" or "boo-ed" for Halloween. 3. The deadline for pre-registration for this year's Angel Run is Nov. 2. 4. Did you catch Uniquely Medfield on Friday regarding St. Edwards Church? Find out who the "Green Girls" were, and when town meeting voted to allow Catholics to be buried in Vine Lake Cemetery. 5. Government Meetings:
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
The Medfield Board of Selectmen met Tuesday to discuss the following town business.
Chapter 40B continues to dominate discussion at public meetings as the Medfield Board of Selectmen spent over an hour discussing the legislation and town options regarding the development of affordable housing with residents in attendance at Tuesday's meeting. The selectmen revisited selectmen chair Osler "Pete" Peterson's suggestion to create an affordable housing study committee for the town that was made at its Feb. 21 meeting. Selectman Ann Thompson said the town already has an Affordable Housing Committee and the members of that committee should be contacted and asked if they would still like to be active members. Thompson, who sits on the committee, said it has not met in "about a year" and suggested that some members may opt to …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Work to clean the salvage yard and other areas of the Medfield State Hospital site are complete with public comments still accepted.
Efforts to clean the salvage yard at Medfield State Hospital were a success as workers were able to remove 17,500 tons of asbestos from the site since the beginning of the year, according to officials. As cleanup continues, a public involvement plan (PIP) meeting was held Thursday at Town Hall to give an update on development. Recent news from the site gives perspective into the project that visible progress is being made. The hospital salvage yard site — which once contained a run-down shed and layers of debris — now is “a very nice, natural meadow” after seeding, said Frank Ricciardi, engineer at the Weston & Sampson engineering firm. The firm is working to clean up the site while hearing concerns and opinions of Medfield officials and …
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Medfield Board of Selectmen discussed the proposed sports facility development at Tuesday's meeting and said discussions will likely be ongoing for months.
The Medfield Board of Selectmen discussed a proposed sports facility development on a 2.8 acre site owned by the town on Ice House Road at its meeting Tuesday night. Attorney Neil Roche, representing Medfield resident Robert Borrelli, spoke to the selectmen about their proposal and what they plan to do with the site. Although the proposal is in its early stages of development, it was met with some opposition. In a memorandum received by town officials on June 2 and obtained on Selectmen Osler Peterson's personal blog, Borrelli plans to develop a 120,000 square foot building on the site. Cost of construction is estimated between $5 to 6 million. A concept plan of the proposed site also was shown during the meeting. It shows plans moving …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
The Medfield Board of Selectmen met Tuesday at 7 p.m. on the second floor of Town Hall.
The Medfield Board of Selectmen met Tuesday evening and took action on numerous items on its agenda but the main topic of discussion revolved around use of 2.8 acres of town land on Ice House Road. Selectmen brought attention to a proposed sports facility development on a 2.8 acre site owned by the town at Ice House road. Attorney Neil Roche, representing Medfield resident Robert Borrelli, spoke to the board about their proposal. In a memorandum received by town officials June 2 and obtained on Selectmen Osler Peterson's personal blog, Borrelli plans to develop a 120,000 square foot building on the site. Cost of construction is estimated between $5-6 million. A concept plan of the proposed site also was shown during the meeting. "More …
Monday, February 7, 2011
A presentation on technology is also expected at tonight's meeting.
The Medfield School Committee meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the High School TV Production classroom to go over and discuss issues on the agenda. The bulk of the discussion is expected to be focused on a technology presentation as Superintendent of Schools Bob Maguire explores ways to upgrade the technological equipment for Medfield schools. After the presentation, an update of the FY12 budget is expected to be discussed by the committee followed by talks of the High School principal search and the proposed China trip for Medfield High School students next fall. The meeting is open to the public and there will be a portion of the meeting open for public participation shortly after 9 p.m.