The week in government: Selectmen on Town Meetings, ZBA on Park Central Appeal, Regional School Committee on Calendar policy

by beth on January 16, 2017

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Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas. All these meetings are open to the public, so you’re welcome to stop on by.

Be aware that changes to the meeting schedule are known to happen throughout the week. For an updated list of meetings, visit the town website.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

  • Board of Trustees Southborough Library, 6:00 pm @ Southborough Library, Eaton Room (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Operational budget
  • Board of Selectmen, 6:30 pm @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room (agenda with packet) Agenda Highlights: Recommendation for Appointment of Police Officer, Joint meeting with Public Safety Committee to discuss costs of public safety complex; Closing of Annual Town Meeting Warrant; Open and Close Warrant for March 8th Special Town Meeting
    Broadcast live and replayed by SAM*
  • Public Safety Study Committee, 6:30 pm @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Joint with Board of Selectmen meeting to discuss current cost estimates for Public Safety Building

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

  • Health & Wellness Advisory Council, 8:00 AM @ Algonquin Regional High School, Room D110i (agenda)
  • Northborough – Southborough Regional School Committee – Policy Development Subcommittee, 5:30 pm @ Algonquin Regional High School, Room D110g (agenda)
  • Southborough Housing Authority, 6:30 pm @ Colonial Gardens, 49 Boston Road (agenda)
  • St. Mark’s Golf Course Master Plan Committee, 7:00 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Rooms A & B 9 Cordaville Road (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Feedback from Historical Commission, Historical Preservation Subcommittee, and Open Space Preservation Commission on use of St. Mark’s Golf Course – possibly recorded for delayed broadcast by SAM*
  • Northborough – Southborough Regional School Committee, 7:00 pm @ Algonquin Regional High School, Library (agenda) Agenda Highlights: FY18 Preliminary budget presentation, Update on appointment of District Treasurer, second reading of new policy on School Calendar (removing language requiring no school on Good Friday, Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashannah, replacing with “Schools may close on other days as voted and approved by the School Committee”.) – Broadcast live by NCAT**
  • Public Safety Study Committee, 7:00 pm @ Southborough Fire Department, Conference Room (agenda)
  • Zoning Board of Appeals, 7:00 pm @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room 17 Common Street (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Appeal by Park Central developer of Planning Board’s rejection of Site plan – Broadcast live and replayed by SAM*
  • Open Space Preservation Commission, 8:00 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Rooms A and B 9 Cordaville Road (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Joint Meeting with St. Mark’s Golf Course Master Plan Committee

Thursday, January 19, 2017

  • Economic Development Committee, 7:45 AM @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room 17 Common Street (agenda)

Saturday, January 21, 2017

  • Public Safety Study Committee, 9:00 AM @ Southborough Fire Department, Conference Room 21 Main Street (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Public info session, tours of stations

*Southborough Access Media will broadcast the BOS & ZBA meetings live on Verizon-37 and Charter-192. (The SMGCPC meeting may also be recorded for later broadcast if they can find a volunteer to cover the meeting.) Click here to see this week’s schedule with rebroadcast times. (Live meeting videos are also usually made available through their YouTube channel by sometime the following day. Delayed broadcasts can take a few days.)

**Northborough Cable Access Television will live broadcast the meeting on Verizon-29 and Charter-194. (Note: The meeting will eventually be rebroadcast. But expect to wait several days before a time and link are posted to NCAT’s schedule.)

 

(Photo by Susan Fitzgerald)

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