J.V. FLETCHER LIBRARY
50 MAIN STREET
WESTFORD, MA 01886
Main Meeting Room
Litigation Strategy; Tresca v. Town of Westford
1. 7:30 PM
Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance
a) Joint Appointment/Vacancy Library Trustees
3. 7:35 PM
BoS to review Open Space and Recreation Technical Paper re: Comprehensive Plan
Marian McCurley will be present to review the draft Open Space and Recreation Technical paper and solicit BoS comments. This review is part of the Comprehensive Master Plan process.
4. 8:05 PM
Special Meeting Items
a) Review of STM Draft Motions
b) Selectmen to continue taking positions on warrant articles
The BoS will continue to take positions on articles for the Special Town meeting. The BoS has recommended Articles 8, 9,14,15,16. Article sponsors have been invited. The BoS will also consider taking a position on the article of the STM within the Special Town Meeting.
5. 8:45 PM
Trash Collection Request, Sherburne Lane
Residents of Sherburne Lane have requested curbside collection along Sherburne Lane as opposed toplacing their trash receptacles on the opposite side of Russell’s Way .The Town’s traffic safety officer has reviewed the situation and has recommended that the receptacles be placed on the Sherburne Lane side of Russell’s Way. The Town Manager concurs with thatrecommendation.
Request from Nashoba Valley Technical School District(NVTSD) to secure one cable station for broadcasting.
The Town has received a request to dedicate one of the three access channels to NVTSD. EricaDavidson of WCAT has been invited to speak to this issue.
Board of Selectmen to Comment on Proposed Graniteville Woods Comprehensive Permit
The Zoning Board of Appeals has requested comments on the proposed Graniteville Woods 40B byOctober 11, 2007.
8. 9:30 PM
Appointment to Zoning Board of Appeals
The BoS will consider making an appointment to fill the unexpired term of Sam Frank. (4year term.)
a) Banner Requests
(i) Boy Scout Troop 159 Winter Sporting Goods Sale; October 27-November 3, 2007
(ii) Westford Academy Holiday Bazaar; November 26-December 1, 2007
b) One Day License, ENSR, 2 Technology Drive; Oktoberfest, October 26, 2007; 4:00PM-8:00PM
c) Minutes for Review, June 12 and July 27, 2007
Minutes for Approval, April 24, May 15, May 29, 2007.
Board Reports / Updates
Old / New Business
a) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Old Town Garage
Town Counsel had recommended that a MOU between the Town and School Department be executed in regard to the use of the Old Town Garage. The Town Manager and School Superintendent have negotiated the agreement, Both BoS and School Committee are now requested to ratify and sign the agreement.
b) BoS to sign Timberlee Gift of Land
c) BoS Communication Policy
d) East Boston Camp Update
(i) RFP Working Group
e) Perchlorate Update
The Town and Comprehensive Environmental Inc. (CEI) the Town’s consultants on perchlorate, have been verbally notified that the MASS Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be issuing a Notice of Responsibility (NOR) by the end of the week of October 1st.
g) Appointment to Negotiating Committee for Group A School Negotiations.
BOARD OF SELECTMEN CORRESPONDENCE
OCTOBER 9, 2007
Notice from MASS DEP –WPA Form 2 re: Draft Study Design re: Design Testing (Soil Sampling at East Boston Camps)
Letter from Verizon Communications re: Change in Management
Letter of Recognition re: Suzanne Marchand Certification as Municipal Treasurer
Letter from Town engineer re: Storm Drain Markers
Letter from Mass Highway re: Route 110 Littleton and Powers Road
Adult Supportive Day Program Report-August 2007
Westford Van Vehicle Report –September 2007
Brackett & Lucas Letter re: Deerskin Estates
Letter of Resignation from Elaine Nickerson from AFHC and AHTFC
Friend of Parkerville School House Open House Invitation