Hardwick, MA

Open Meetings as of Tuesday August 14, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

All meetings before Thursday August 16, 2018 3:42 PM EDT must already be posted.

BoardDateTimeLocation
Planning Board Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:30 PM EDT Municipal Building Planning Board Room
Agricultural Commission Tue Aug 14, 2018 7 PM EDT Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room
TOWN CLERK Wed Aug 15, 2018 9 AM EDT Municipal Building
Council On Aging Wed Aug 15, 2018 10 AM EDT Barre Senior Center, 557 South Barre Rd. Barre, MA 01005
Assessors Wed Aug 15, 2018 5 PM EDT Municipal Building
Conservation Commission Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:30 PM EDT Municipal Building
WRTA Advisory Board Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:30 AM EDT WRTA Office 3rd floor
Gilbertville Water District Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:30 PM EDT Gilbertville Public Library Conference room
Board of Selectmen Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:30 PM EDT
Recycling Commission Tue Sep 4, 2018 6:30 PM EDT Cancelled
Board Of Health Thu Sep 6, 2018 6 PM EDT Municipal Building Board of Health Room
Paige Library Trustees Thu Sep 6, 2018 7 PM EDT Paige Library
Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:30 PM EDT Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room
Gilbertville Public Library Wed Sep 12, 2018 6 PM EDT Gilbertville Public Library
Cemetery Commissioners Wed Sep 19, 2018 7 PM EDT Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room
Cemetery Commissioners Wed Dec 19, 2018 7 PM EST Municipal Building Selectmen's Meeting Room

Stay tuned for details on these meetings...

Planning Board
Tuesday August 14, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

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 1 of 16

Agricultural Commission
Tuesday August 14, 2018 7 PM EDT

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

Agenda:
* Acceptance of Minutes
* Discussion of Hardwick Fair
*Old Business

Meeting 2 of 16

TOWN CLERK
Wednesday August 15, 2018 9 AM EDT

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
The office of the Town Clerk will be open on this date from 9am to 8 pm to register voters who wish to vote in the State Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, September 4, 2028. Mail in voter registration forms can be found on the table in the lobby in front of the town clerk office in the Municipal Building, also at most local post offices and on line at www.ma.gov/secretaryofstate. Mail in voter registration forms will be accepted after the deadline to register to vote if they have a postmark with the last day to register to vote of August 15, 2018. Please call 413-477-6700 if you have any questions.

Meeting 3 of 16

Council On Aging
Wednesday August 15, 2018 10 AM EDT

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 4 of 16

Assessors
Wednesday August 15, 2018 5 PM EDT

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 5 of 16

Conservation Commission
Wednesday August 15, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission                                                                            REVISED AGENDA 
August 15, 2018

Approval of Minutes of July 18, 2018

Public Hearings (NOIs):  
1. Hardwick Pond Preservation Association, continued from previous meeting
2. DFW – Greenwich, Gaudet, and Muddy Brook Roads

Public Meetings (RDAs):  
East Quabbin Land Trust – Rail Trail

Site Visit Report: EQLT Rail Trail, 7/24

Inquiries:  

Forest Cutting Plans:  

Building permits: none received

Planning Board:  Received copy of approved sub-division plan for a common driveway to service the property of Kenan and Gail Young, 1163 Petersham Road, and the adjacent lot, Parcel A.  Planning Board is asking for comments, if any, from various departments, including the Conservation Commission.
Financial Report:  
Letterhead envelopes, $114.52, legal ad fees, $153.27; and mileage reimbursement, $16.13 from WPA Fund account = WPA Fund Acct. balance:  $7,158.14

Commission Office Report: (Peggy) 
Envelopes picked up in Palmer
Public Records request from Blue Wave Solar, Boston, MA
Early filing deadline for Ware River News due to Labor Day holiday

Old Business:
Repairs at Old Furnace Boat Launch area (Nick)

New Business: 
Ratification of Enforcement Order:  Mimi’s Coffee House of Hardwick, issued 7/19/2018

Correspondence:

Announcements: 

Date and time of next meeting:  September 19, 2108, 6:30 PM
This meeting is posted in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.  The agenda may change to reflect unforeseen business.

Meeting 6 of 16

WRTA Advisory Board
Thursday August 16, 2018 8:30 AM EDT

WRTA Office
3rd floor
60 Foster St, Worcester, MA 01608

Agenda:
Finance: Update on WRTA FY 19 Budget, Update on the MOU negotiations with MassDOT, Discussion of Audit Report prepared for the WRTA by the Auditor for the Commonwealth. ADVISORY BOARD ACTION ITEM: Vote to adopt Service Reductions delayed at the July 26, 2018 Advisory Board meeting. ADVISORY BOARD ACTION ITEM: Vote to adopt cost neutral Service Changes.

Meeting 7 of 16

Gilbertville Water District
Tuesday August 21, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

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 8 of 16

Board of Selectmen
Monday August 27, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

Agenda:
SELECTMEN’S MEETING
Monday, August 27, 2018
AGENDA 
6:30 PM

6:30 PM	Pole Hearing- Barre Road, Wheelwright, MA
		Petition No. 26081200

6:45 PM 	Dan Harty – Proposal for Marijuana Establishment at 94 Main Street, Gilbertville, 		MA


APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS:


DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

NEW BUSINESS: 


OLD BUSINESS:

Hardwick/New Braintree Intermunicipal Agreement - Town Administrator

SIGNATURES/APPROVALS:


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

Meeting 9 of 16

Recycling Commission
Tuesday September 4, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

Cancelled

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 16

Board Of Health
Thursday September 6, 2018 6 PM EDT

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

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 11 of 16

Paige Library Trustees
Thursday September 6, 2018 7 PM EDT

Paige Library
87 Petersham Rd., Hardwick 01037

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

Meeting 12 of 16

Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners
Monday September 10, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

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

Agenda:
1 Open meeting
2 Field questions from any users who are present or in writing.
3 Abatement Updates
4 Superintendants Reports
          A Leachate update
          B Plants reports
          C Projects Reports
5 Old/New Business
6 Bills  Examine and take action
7 Adjourn

Meeting 13 of 16

Gilbertville Public Library
Wednesday September 12, 2018 6 PM EDT

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

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 14 of 16

Cemetery Commissioners
Wednesday September 19, 2018 7 PM EDT

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

Agenda:
Cemetery Commissioners Meeting
September 19, 2018
AGENDA

Open Meeting
Acceptance of Minutes
New Bussiness

Meeting 15 of 16

Cemetery Commissioners
Wednesday December 19, 2018 7 PM EST

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

Agenda:
Cemetery Commissioners Meeting
December 19, 2018
AGENDA

Open Meeting
Acceptance of Minutes
New Bussiness

Meeting 16 of 16

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - HIGHWAY DEPT. TRUCK DRIVER/LABORER

TOWN OF HARDWICK 
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
TRUCK DRIVER/LABORER

The purpose of this position is to provide maintenance on Highway Department vehicles and equipment, and to operate heavy and light motor equipment and perform manual work on construction, maintenance or repair projects of the Highway Department; all other related work as required. 
Applicants must have experience in highway/roadway maintenance and construction, including heavy equipment operation.  Applicants must possess a valid C.D.L. Class B License with airbrake endorsement and a valid Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer License Class 2A.
The employment application and a detailed job description are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA or online at www.townofhardwick.com. Interested candidates are requested to forward their resumes and employment application to:  Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, Gilbertville, MA  01031-0575. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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