Public Works Superintendent wants to take advantage of a state grant to fund making the downtown Main Street area more walkable. Read the full article → from Selectmen to consider applying for state grant for downtown area sidewalks
The driveway for the Public Safety Building has been converted to meet drivers’ traditional expectations. I also got an update on two requests from the public the Public Safety Building Committee discussed at their meeting last week. Read the full article → from Public Safety Building Update: Driveway change implemented; Addressing requests for sidewalk and noise buffering (Updated)
An update by the Public Works one week ago covered a whole lot of ground. Read the full article → from Public Works Updates: Main St, Paving, Guardrails, Rec fields, Town road projects, sidewalks, and more
Selectmen approved $1.2M in spending to extend the Main St Reconstruction project to the Downtown Business Village and make other connected improvements.
That’s part of five project updates I’m rounding up on what’s happening on Main Street and intersecting roads near downtown. Read the full article → from Main Street area updates: Reconstruction of Downtown Business Village; Night Work; state project delay, beautifying a corner, and more
Earlier this week, the Board of Selectmen heard a presentation on safety issues and solutions for Deerfoot and Flagg Roads. Read the full article → from BOS to work with state on safety issues at Flagg and Rte 9; Deerfoot sidewalk and Flagg speed humps to be considered by Town
The Town has posted results of a study on Deerfoot and Flagg Road safety issues. Engineers confirmed safety issues for pedestrians, especially school aged children, along the streets. Read the full article → from Flagg and Deerfoot Road study highlights dangers to pedestrians, pushes for sidewalks
There are a few news items worth sharing related to Southborough Public Works. The most notable is a scheduled update on the Main Street project, asking selectmen to address sidewalk parking. Read the full article → from Public Works: Fate of Main St & illegal sidewalk parking to be adressed; updates on paving & Rte 9
Last night, the Board of Selectmen heard the final report from the Sidewalk Construction Priorities Committee.
While there was no vote by the board, the committee’s priority list appears to have been adopted as the official priorities of the Town. Read the full article → from Town Sidewalk priorities determined
A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas. Read the full article → from The week in government: BOS to hear recommendations on sidewalk priorities and use/disposition of Town-owned buildings (Updated)
A list of board and committee meetings for the week with my selected highlights from the agendas. Read the full article → from The week in government: Sidewalk committee begins implementing “scoring plan”, ZBA hears appeal re Stonebrook Village
Last night’s Board of Selectmen meeting was heavily focused on town infrastructure.
Selectmen filled out committees for a potential new public safety complex and prioritizing sidewalk projects in town.They also awarded close to $90,000 in design and construction contracts.
Much of that cost was acknowledged as possibly redundant, but also deemed necessary. Read the full article → from BOS votes on Fire Station, public safety complex, and sidewalk commitee
Is Flagg Road where we need a sidwalk the most? Or is there another street you think should top the list. Residents will get a chance to weigh in this fall. Read the full article → from Two resident openings on new committee to prioritize building sidewalks in our “unwalkable” town