Hardwick, MA

Open Meetings as of Friday January 18, 2019 4:55 PM EST

All meetings before Tuesday January 22, 2019 4:55 PM EST must already be posted.

BoardDateTimeLocation
Board of Selectmen Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:30 PM EST Cancelled
Planning Board Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST Municipal Building Planning Board Room
Board of Selectmen Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST Municipal Building
WRTA Advisory Board Wed Jan 23, 2019 8 AM EST Board Room
Montachusett Regional Transit Authority Finance Committee Wed Jan 23, 2019 2 PM EST 1427R Water Street Fitchburg, MA 01420
Assessors Wed Jan 23, 2019 5 PM EST Municipal Building
Board of Selectmen Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:30 PM EST New Braintree Town Hall Meeting Hall
Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners Mon Feb 4, 2019 5:30 PM EST Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room
Board of Selectmen Mon Feb 4, 2019 6:30 PM EST Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room
Recycling Commission Tue Feb 5, 2019 6:30 PM EST Recycling Center, 2011 Barre Road, Wheelwright
Historical Commission Wed Feb 6, 2019 7 PM EST Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room
Board Of Health Thu Feb 7, 2019 6 PM EST Municipal Building Board of Health Room
Paige Library Trustees Thu Feb 7, 2019 7 PM EST Paige Library
Gilbertville Public Library Wed Feb 13, 2019 6 PM EST Gilbertville Public Library
Gilbertville Water District Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:30 PM EST Gilbertville Public Library Conference room
Council On Aging Wed Feb 20, 2019 10 AM EST Barre Senior Center, 557 South Barre Rd. Barre, MA 01005
Conservation Commission Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:30 PM EST Municipal Building

Stay tuned for details on these meetings...

Board of Selectmen
Monday January 21, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Cancelled

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 1 of 17

Planning Board
Tuesday January 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Municipal Building
Planning Board Room
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Review prior meeting minutes
Review mail file
Discuss any business that may come before the Board

Meeting 2 of 17

Board of Selectmen
Tuesday January 22, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
SELECTMEN’S MEETING
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
AGENDA 
6:30 PM


6:30 PM 	Public Hearing Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 138, section 15 – South Barre Rod and Gun Club for Change of Manager Application

6:45 PM	Paige Memorial Library Board of Trustees, Jenna Garvey, Chairperson - 
Requesting approval of a Contract between the Town of Hardwick and Phillip Warbasse Associates, LLC to conduct an official Historic Building Preservation Assessment for the Paige Library 

7:00 PM	Hardwick Conservation Commission – FY2019 Budget Request

7:15 PM	Hardwick Police Department – Union Contract Discussion

APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS:

NEW BUSINESS:

	Class II Second-Hand Motor Vehicles Annual License – Anderson Restorations
	Discuss Regional Building Inspection Services Agreement & Intermunicipal Senior Center Agreement in Preparation for Renewals and FY2019 Budgeting
	Discuss Counsel on Aging – Gift Account/Donations and Revolving Accounts

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

	MART Report for December 2018
	Building Inspection Services Reports 

SIGNATURES/APPROVALS:

	Mayflower Building Permit Measure & List and Interim Valuation Adjustments Service Quotes as recommended by the Board of Assessors.
	Board of Selectmen Meeting Minutes December 28, 2018 and January 7, 2019




This meeting has been posted to meet the Open Meeting Law. The agenda may change due to unforeseen items.

Meeting 3 of 17

WRTA Advisory Board
Wednesday January 23, 2019 8 AM EST

Board Room

Agenda:
The Worcester Regional Transit Authority has scheduled the
Negotiation Committee meeting for Wednesday, January 23, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. to be held at the WRTA Hub located at 60 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608. AGENDA: The sole purpose of this meeting is to go into executive session to negotiate a contract.
Executive Session for the purpose of negotiating a contract with the candidate for the Administrator's
position, pursuant, to G.L. c.30A, sec 21 (8). Prepare a recommendation for the WRTA Advisory Board. ACTION ITEM: consideration to vote to recommend contract to the Advisory Board.
Business from Advisory Board's appointed Negotiation Committee Members.

Meeting 4 of 17

Montachusett Regional Transit Authority Finance Committee
Wednesday January 23, 2019 2 PM EST

1427R Water Street Fitchburg, MA 01420

Agenda:
Montachusett Regional Transit Authority
MEETING OF THE MART FINANCE COMMITTEE
Wednesday January 23, 2019
2:00 pm   
   Agenda

•	Approval of Minutes 
•	FY2019 Financial Update 
•	Adjusted Transit Services
•	Revised FY2019 Budget
•	Draft Budget FY2020
•	Recommendation of Cost of Living Increase for Staff effective January 1, 2019
•	Executive Compensation Committee Review
•	Open Items
•	      Adjournment

C:	City and Town Clerks: Please post this notice pursuant to MA General Laws Chapter 30A, 
Sections 18-25.

Meeting 5 of 17

Assessors
Wednesday January 23, 2019 5 PM EST

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
* Open meeting & read and accept minutes of last meeting.
* Signatures of the Board, if any.
* Review mail and e-mail file.
* Full-time Assessor to report to Board.
* Address any public business which may come before the Board.
* Executive Session, if needed for any of the following:
1) Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement Applications, if any
2) Real Estate Abatement Applications, if any
3) Real Estate Exemption Applications, if any
4) Personal Property Abatements Applications, if any
5) Form of Lists/Form 3ABC, if any
6) Income & Expense forms, if any
* Executive Session under M.G.L. Chapter 30A, Section 21A (7) “to comply with the provisions of any general or special laws or federal grant-in-aid requirements.”
**To discuss motor vehicle excise applications, which are not open to public inspection under the Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA), 18 U.S.C. Section 2725.
*** To discuss exemptions and abatement applications, which are not open to public inspection under Chapter 59, Section 60.
**** To discuss Form of Lists or Form 3ABC’s, which are not open to public inspection under Chapter 59, Section 32.
***** To discuss Income and Expense forms, if any, which are confidential and protected from public disclosure under Chapter 59, Section 52B.

And any other business topics not reasonably anticipated by the chair.
Lucinda Childs, Chair, Board of Assessors

Meeting 6 of 17

Board of Selectmen
Thursday January 24, 2019 6:30 PM EST

New Braintree Town Hall
Meeting Hall
20 Memorial Dr

Agenda:
Presentation on Commercial Solar Development in Central Massachusetts

*Discussion around how commercial solar development proposals impact communities
*Conversations with area communities, public officials, interested citizens to share experiences, insights 
*Questions about commercial solar development in our region

THIS FORUM IS SPONSORED BY THE EAST QUABBIN LAND TRUST
Please contact Cythia Henshaw at (413) 477-8229 or chenshaw@EQLT.org with any questions.

Meeting 7 of 17

Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners
Monday February 4, 2019 5:30 PM EST

Municipal Building
Selectmen's Meeting Room
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Sewer Commission Meeting
Monday, February 4, 2019
AGENDA 5:30 PM




I.	Call to Order

II.	Superintendent’s Reports

III.	Update on Gilbertville WPCF Facility Upgrade

IV.	Sewer Abatements:

i.	1811 Barre Road – James M. Regin
ii.	441 Main Street – Dale Ann Lagrant

V.	Approvals:

i.	January 7, 2019 Sewer Commissioner’s Meeting Minutes

VI.	Adjournment












This meeting agenda is posted in compliance with Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.  The agenda may change to reflect unforeseen business.

Meeting 8 of 17

Board of Selectmen
Monday February 4, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Municipal Building
Selectmen's Meeting Room
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
SELECTMEN’S MEETING
Monday February 4, 2019
AGENDA 
6:30 PM




7:45 PM 	Joint Meeting to Review and Discuss the FY2019 Intermunicipal Agreement for Regional Building Inspection Services – Meeting with the Select Boards of all Member Communities:
	Barre
	Petersham
	New Braintree
	Hardwick
8: 15 PM	Joint Meeting to Review and Discuss the FY2019 Intermunicipal Agreement for Senior Center Services – Meeting with the Select Boards of Member Communities:
	Barre
	Hardwick
NOTE: The above Joint Meetings will be held at the Barre Town Hall, Henry Woods Building, 
40 West Street, Barre, MA. All other Hardwick Board of Selectmen business will be addressed at the Hardwick Selectmen’s Meeting Room, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA beginning at 6:30 PM.

APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS:

NEW BUSINESS:

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

SIGNATURES/APPROVALS:










This meeting has been posted to meet the Open Meeting Law. The agenda may change due to unforeseen items.

Meeting 9 of 17

Recycling Commission
Tuesday February 5, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Recycling Center, 2011 Barre Road, Wheelwright

Agenda:
1. Review and approval of minutes from previous meeting
2. Recycling Coordinator’s report 
3. Scheduling next meeting
AND ANY OTHER BUSINESS TOPICS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR
THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Meeting 10 of 17

Historical Commission
Wednesday February 6, 2019 7 PM EST

Municipal Building
Selectmen's Meeting Room
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Discuss the Future of the Old School House Building on Petersham Road, Hardwick

Meeting 11 of 17

Board Of Health
Thursday February 7, 2019 6 PM EST

Municipal Building
Board of Health Room
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 12 of 17

Paige Library Trustees
Thursday February 7, 2019 7 PM EST

Paige Library
87 Petersham Rd., Hardwick 01037

Agenda:
Approve previous meeting's minutes
Director's report
Old business
New business

Meeting 13 of 17

Gilbertville Public Library
Wednesday February 13, 2019 6 PM EST

Gilbertville Public Library
259 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 14 of 17

Gilbertville Water District
Tuesday February 19, 2019 5:30 PM EST

Gilbertville Public Library
Conference room
259 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Clerk's report
Treasurer's report
Signing of bills
Discussion of ongoing projects
Discusssion of work needing attention
Open forum
Adjounment

Meeting 15 of 17

Council On Aging
Wednesday February 20, 2019 10 AM EST

Barre Senior Center, 557 South Barre Rd. Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Hardwick Council on Aging
AGENDA

*Acceptance of Meeting Minutes
*Discuss Ideas of Sr. Center Activities
*Adjournment

This agenda is subject to change due to unforseen items brought before the Council during this scheduled open meeting.

Meeting 16 of 17

Conservation Commission
Wednesday February 20, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 17 of 17

BOARD OF HEALTH VACANCIES

THE HARDWICK BOARD OF SELECTMEN ARE SEEKING CANDIDATES INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE HARDWICK BOARD OF HEALTH.
THERE ARE CURRENTLY TWO VACANCIES THAT NEED TO BE FILLED.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, PLEASE SUBMIT A WRITTEN REQUEST TO BE APPOINTED TO:

HARDWICK BOARD OF SELECTMEN
MUNICIPAL OFFICE BUILDING
P.O. BOX 575
GILBERTVILLE, MA 01031

YOU MAY ALSO SEND A  WRITTEN REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT VIA EMAIL: admin@townofhardwick.com

Notice 1 of 5

Pole Hearing- Fisk Road, Hardwick

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 166, section, 22, of the General Laws, you are hereby notified that a Public Hearing will be held at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, on Monday, December 10th, 2018, at 6:30 PM on the position of National Grid to erect and maintain poles and wires together with such sustaining and protecting fixtures as it may find necessary, along or across one or more public ways in the Town of Hardwick. 

Petition #23422044

Fisk Road

National Grid is proposing to install pole 38, 2 anchor and ground rod. The location begins at a point approximately 1550 feet SW of the intersection of Short Road. Location approximately as shown on the attached plan dated 10/8/18.

Also for permission to lay and maintain underground laterals, cables and wires in the above or intersecting public ways for the purpose of making connections with such poles and buildings as each of said petitioners may desire for distributing purposes.

Theresa A. Cofske, Town Administrator 



POSTED:  
TIME:

Notice 2 of 5

April 8, 2019- Town Election - offices up for election


          

Additional details (attached documents) are available at http://www.mytowngovernment.org/01031

Notice 3 of 5

April 8, 2019 Town Election Calendar


          

Additional details (attached documents) are available at http://www.mytowngovernment.org/01031

Notice 4 of 5

South Barre Rod & Gun Club - Change of Manager

LEGAL NOTICE
COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
TOWN OF HARDWICK

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING



Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 138, section 15, the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Hardwick will hold a public hearing on January 22, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room, Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, Massachusetts on the Change of Manager Application pertaining to the Club Liquor License for the South Barre Rod and Gun Cub.  Any person wishing to comment may do so at that time.  Written comments, addressed to the Board of Selectmen, will also be accepted if submitted prior to the date and time of the hearing. A copy of the application documents pertaining to this matter is available at the Town Administrators Office, Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, Massachusetts. 

Kenan P. Young, Chairman
BOARD OF SELECTMEN
TOWN OF HARDWICK

Notice 5 of 5