Government

More “Office Hours”: Rep. Dykema on Monday morning; Selectmen Tuesday night

January 24, 2020 10:33:00 AM
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Next week, officials are inviting you to stop by and chat about issues that concern you. Opportunities include both state and Town officials.

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The week in government: Selectmen on Budget and Accessibility Compliance Committee Article; Conservation on 84 Main St violation

January 21, 2020 09:12:54 AM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Weigh in on Town’s housing needs and strategies to meet 40B thresholds – Quick survey

January 16, 2020 02:49:21 PM
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The Town is again reaching out for feedback from people who live and/or work in town. This time, it’s to inform what strategies the Town should take on affordable housing.

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Youth and Family Services promoting services to those in need and their need for volunteers

January 15, 2020 02:43:50 PM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to help them reach out to the community again. The agency published the 2nd issue of its newsletter to help educate the public on its services and initiatives.

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Apply for Taxation Aid for low income seniors and residents with disabilities

January 15, 2020 10:50:49 AM
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This winter, low income seniors and residents with disabilities are encouraged to ask the Town to give them a break on taxes.

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Downtown Initiative: Zoning efforts update and “Roadshow” at Library

January 14, 2020 04:11:12 PM
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The Economic Development Committee plans to bring zoning changes to Town Meeting in March. Leading up to it, they’re trying to drum up public support.

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Brush burning permits available tomorrow through May 1st

January 14, 2020 07:30:40 AM
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Residents can burn brush (within limits and with permits) on approved days, January 15 through May 1st.

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The week in government: ZBA; Regional School Committee; and Master Plan Committee on transportation

January 13, 2020 02:30:00 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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Town considering adding Deputy Fire Chief position

January 13, 2020 09:43:47 AM
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This week, the Personnel Board will discuss (and possibly vote on) a proposal by the Fire Chief to add a second in command position.

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ZBA proposing zoning amendments for “Nonconforming uses, lots, and structures”

January 10, 2020 01:27:22 PM
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The Zoning Board of Appeals will ask voters to make edits to the zoning code at Town Meeting.

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January 27th hearings on Bylaw changes: Reducing Light Pollution, Updating Site Plan Review, Zoning Amendments, and Downtown Business Village

January 8, 2020 12:53:20 PM
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The Planning Board will hold hearings this month on four proposed Articles for Annual Town Meeting.

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Master Plan Committee and state legislators to discuss transportation issues/opportunities – January 15

January 7, 2020 11:01:30 AM
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A week from Wednesday, the Master Plan Committee will discuss the impact on Southborough of regional and state transportation issues and opportunities.

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The week in government: Planning on St. Mark’s Dorm, BOS on budget and 5G policy, and School Committee

January 6, 2020 09:01:47 AM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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The week in government: Conservation Commission and EDC

December 30, 2019 04:30:38 PM
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A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas.

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