Thursday, April 11, 2013
The Permanent Building Committee will hold a public information meeting tonight, Thursday, April 11, to discuss a new or renovated public safety complex.
The following press release was received from the Permanent Building Committee. Police Chief Robert Meaney, Fire Chief William Kingsbury, and the members of the Medfield Permanent Building Committee would like to invite all interested Medfield residents to a public presentation on the development of the new Police /Fire facility and associated master plan. The meeting will be held TONIGHT, Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at the Medfield Fire Station. The primary purpose of this public presentation is to update residents on the status of both the design process relating to the proposed police/fire facilities and master planning study. Upon completion of the presentation the public will be encouraged to engage with the Committee in an …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Selectmen will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
The Board of Selectmen will meet with the Permanent Building Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 26., to discuss the proposed town garage, public safety building, and Dale Street Masterplan. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Chenery Room at the Town House. There is an article on the spring town meeting warrant to approve plans for the new highway garage. The public safety building has just started collecting data regarding the current police/fire station and the future possibilities of the building and the site. The Dale Street Masterplan continues to look at the section of Dale Street between North Street and Adams Street, and the town buildings included in that area (including the Pfaff Center), to consider and make recommendations on …
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, February 5, 2013
Very preliminary estimates suggest the public safety complex could cost $15 million.
The Permanent Building Committee held the first of a series of public information sessions on Monday night to discuss the town's need for updated public safety facilities.The fire station was built in 1960 and the police department was built in 1977. Discussions are part of an overall long-range permanent building plan that would address town buildings in the North/Dale/Adams Streets area, including the town recreation center (at the Pfaff Center) and the Dale Street School (and the possibility of a new elementary school). "We're in the data collection mode where we're just trying to learn what the needs are," said Bill Hammer of HKT Architects, noting the current police and fire stations are "old, they're inadequate, and they're not …