BOS on Thursday: Golf Course name change, Washington Street/Coslin Way, and updated Budget

Yesterday, the board posted an agenda for a meeting tomorrow night – Thursday, February 22nd. On the agenda are a hearing on accepting Washington St and Coslin Way, and updates on the FY19 Budget and Town Warrant.

Also on the agenda is the name change for the St. Mark’s Golf Course. Read the full article → from BOS on Thursday: Golf Course name change, Washington Street/Coslin Way, and updated Budget

Town Meeting: Potential articles on Town Manager, Zoning bylaw changes, Golf Course and more

Last week, the Board of Selectmen discussed and closed the Warrant for Annual Town Meeting. Consider it a heads up on items you may want to stay tuned for more information on. Read the full article → from Town Meeting: Potential articles on Town Manager, Zoning bylaw changes, Golf Course and more

Golf Course: Discord over control of Conservation Restriction; pursuing a potential name change

According to Southborough Wicked Local, Town Counsel will pursue a Conservation Restriction for the St. Mark’s Golf Course co-held between a Town committee and outside non-profit. The decision was over objections of some concerned residents and the ad-hoc committee appointed to work on the CR.

Later in the same Tuesday night meeting, the board discussed starting a process to rename the course. Read the full article → from Golf Course: Discord over control of Conservation Restriction; pursuing a potential name change

Officials debate whether Golf Course clubhouse costs can/should be covered by Public Safety Building budget

This week, the Public Safety Building Committee presented updated project costs to the Board of Selectmen. The Chair made clear that while there are cost overages “on paper” members are still striving to stay within their original budget presented to voters. He clarified that figure is $2 million below the “contingency” they included in the voter approved budget allowance.

During the discussion that followed, it became clear that some members disagreed with a decision not to include costs for a related project in their budget. At issue is relocation of the clubhouse for the adjacent St. Mark’s Golf Course. Read the full article → from Officials debate whether Golf Course clubhouse costs can/should be covered by Public Safety Building budget

Golf Course: Seeking qualified members for committee; draft CR posted for review

Selectmen are taking the next steps for ensuring preservation of the St. Mark’s Golf Course. One of those is recruiting volunteers for an ad hoc Golf Course Committee. Another is signing off on the Conservation Restriction. Read the full article → from Golf Course: Seeking qualified members for committee; draft CR posted for review

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