I don’t know how long it will take for the change to register with residents, players, and map apps, but our Town’s golf course has a new name. Read the full article → from SWL: “Southborough Golf Club” to replace “St. Mark’s Golf Club”
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
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
Earlier this week, I wrote that the Board of Selectmen would need to come up with a new plan. Apparently, I was wrong. Read the full article → from BOS overrules ConCom; will pursue co-holding Conservation Restriction with SVT
Tonight, the Board of Selectmen will convene about the Conservation Restriction on the St. Mark’s Golf Course. Based on a vote last Thursday, they will be adjusting their plans for how to proceed. Read the full article → from Selectmen to address golf course CR after Conservation Commission refuses to co-hold
Last Thursday, the Board of Selectmen dealt with multiple issues related to the Town’s new property, St. Mark’s Golf Course. One of those items is the topic of another joint meeting this Thursday. Read the full article → from Golf Course: Town Meeting Article for expenses, continued CR holder dispute, and more
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
The committee charged with helping to protect the land at St. Mark’s Golf Course is holding an open forum on Monday night. Read the full article → from Learn about the Golf Course Conservation Restriction & weigh in – Monday night
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
Last week, the Board of Selectmen discussed the updated status of the Town’s deal with St. Mark’s School. The Purchase and Sale agreement had gone through some changes since the public voted to support it last spring. Read the full article → from SWL: Golf Course deal will cost Town $450K more
Maintaining the golf course landscape may depend on keeping the golf club open when the Town takes it over. But, so far, there aren’t enough volunteers to form the committee needed to plan for that. Read the full article → from Volunteers needed to keep golf course running
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