Hardwick, MA

Open Meetings as of Monday February 18, 2019 6:52 AM EST

All meetings before Wednesday February 20, 2019 6:52 AM EST
must already be posted.

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BoardDateTime
Board of Selectmen Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Gilbertville Water District Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:30 PM EST
Board of Selectmen Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Council On Aging Wed Feb 20, 2019 10 AM EST
Assessors Wed Feb 20, 2019 5 PM EST
Board of Selectmen Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Conservation Commission Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Cemetery Commissioners Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:45 PM EST
WRTA Advisory Board Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:30 AM EST
Planning Board Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Planning Board Tue Feb 26, 2019 7 PM EST
Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners Mon Mar 4, 2019 5:30 PM EST
Board of Selectmen Mon Mar 4, 2019 7 PM EST
Recycling Commission Tue Mar 5, 2019 6:30 PM EST
Board Of Health Thu Mar 7, 2019 6 PM EST

Board of Selectmen
Monday February 18, 2019 6:30 PM EST

This Meeting has been Cancelled

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 1 of 15

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 2 of 15

Board of Selectmen
Tuesday February 19, 2019 6:30 PM EST

This Meeting has been Cancelled

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 3 of 15

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 4 of 15

Assessors
Wednesday February 20, 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 5 of 15

Board of Selectmen
Wednesday February 20, 2019 6:30 PM EST

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
SELECTMEN’S MEETING
		Wednesday February 20, 2019
AGENDA 
6:30 PM

6:30 PM	Joint Meeting with Finance Committee – FY2020 Budget Hearings:
	Police Department
	
APPOINTMENTS:
	Recycling Center Laborer – George Berghour

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

SIGNATURES/APPROVALS:
	Pioneer Valley Planning Commission – Invoice #1, in the Amount of $4,079.34 for Services Rendered to Administer the FY2018 Hardwick Assistance Program-(Paid through the Community Development Block Grant Funds) 
	CAI Technologies Agreement for GIS Services for Fiscal Year 2020 in the Amount of $1,500.00 and an Additional Amount of $15.00 per Building Added or Changed.

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

Meeting 6 of 15

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

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission                                                            
February 20, 2019
AGENDA
Approval of Minutes of January 16, 2019
Public Hearings (NOIs and ANRADs):
Hardwick Pond Preservation Association, NOI, continued from previous meeting

William Van Arsdell:  Lot D, Ruggles Hill Rd. -  Restoration Plan pursuant to Enforcement Order; and NOI for construction of a barn in the BVW Buffer Zone.

Public Meetings (RDAs):

Inquiries:  

Site Visit Reports:

Forest Cutting Plans:  None received

Building permits:  None received

Financial Report:   
	Clerk’s Salary:  balance $3,136.87 
             Office Expense:  balance $249.78
             WPA Fund: balance $10,226.17
	Self Help Grant:  balance $28,548.68

Commission Office Report: (Peggy) 
Office Supplies ordered
MACC Conference, March 2, 2019- Please register for the workshops or Fundamentals Units you wish to attend  

Old Business:
Update:  Additional Hours for Clerk

New Business:  
Two residents expressing interest in serving on the Conservation Commission

Correspondence:  

Announcements:  Planning Board Hearing 2/26/19, 6:45 pm: Special Permit for Earth Removal by Matthew Keddy, corner of Creamery and Lower Roads

Planning Board Hearing 2/26/19, 7:00 pm: 6-month moratorium on solar projects in Town of Hardwick in order to amend Section 3.2, Schedule of Use; and Section 9.0, Solar Energy Facilities

Date and time of next meeting:  March 20, 2019, 6:30 PM
This meeting is posted in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.  The agenda may change to reflect unforeseen business.

Meeting 7 of 15

Cemetery Commissioners
Wednesday February 20, 2019 6:45 PM EST

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Approve meeting minutes of 11/14/18.
Prepare budget for F/Y 2020.
Discuss updating cemetery rules & regulations & deeds.
Discuss felled entrance stone, felled trees & voucher.
Sign AP voucher & Payroll voucher for accountant record.

Meeting 8 of 15

WRTA Advisory Board
Thursday February 21, 2019 8:30 AM EST

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

Agenda:
Reports:  Budget 2020, Update on Legislative Taskforce. CMRPC: Ridership Highlights. Negotiation Committee: Recommendation regarding Administrator’s Contract.   ADVISORY BOARD ACTION ITEM: Vote on committee’s recommendation.  First Transit, PBSTM, and others.

Meeting 9 of 15

Planning Board
Tuesday February 26, 2019 6:30 PM EST

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

Agenda:
Review prior meeting minutes
Review mail file
6:45 Public Hearing - Matt Keddy - Earth Removal on Creamery Road, Map 108 Lot 3
7:00 Public Hearing - Solar Bylaw Moratorium - to amend Section 3.2 Schedule of Use and Section 9.0 Solar Energy  Facilities, specifically regarding projects over 10kW
Discuss any business that may come before the Board

Meeting 10 of 15

Planning Board
Tuesday February 26, 2019 7 PM EST

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

Agenda:
7PM Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Hardwick Planning Board acting as Special Permit Granting Authority for the Town of Hardwick, will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:45PM at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA
Pursuant to Hardwick Zoning Bylaw section 3.2.4.u and GL c.140, sec 136A this Hearing is regarding the application by Frank Moryl, Jr. for a Special Permit for a kennel at 327 Main Street for personal use.  All interested parties are asked to attend.   
Interested parties may also view this Legal Notice at http://masspublicnotices.org

Meeting 11 of 15

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

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 12 of 15

Board of Selectmen
Monday March 4, 2019 7 PM EST

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
6:30 PM Bid Opening - Hardwick Fire Station Roof Replacement IFB #HDWKFD2019

Meeting 13 of 15

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

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
1. Review and approval of minutes from previous meeting
2. Recycling Coordinator’s report 
3. Stickers for FY20
4. Scheduling next meeting
AND ANY OTHER BUSINESS TOPICS NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED BY THE CHAIR
THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Meeting 14 of 15

Board Of Health
Thursday March 7, 2019 6 PM EST

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

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 15 of 15

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 6

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 6

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


          

Notice 3 of 6

April 8, 2019 Town Election Calendar


          

Notice 4 of 6

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 6

Hardwick Fire Station Roof Replacement IFB #HDWKFD2019.

TOWN OF HARDWICK
INVITATION FOR BID #HDWKFD2019
HARDWICK FIRE STATION ROOF REPLACEMENT

To All Interested Bidders: 

You are invited to submit a formal proposal (bid) to replace the roof and gutter at the Town of Hardwick Fire Station in accordance with the attached General Conditions and Specifications. Please submit one original and three copies of your proposal. 

Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Hardwick Fire Station, 165 Petersham Road, Hardwick, MA 01037.
All questions that arise during the pre-bid meeting or questions not addressed at the Pre-Bid Meeting are due to the Town of Hardwick by February 27, 2019 by 4:00 PM. Questions may be submitted to the Town Administrator via email admin@townofhardwick.com or by fax at (413) 477-6703.

All questions that require an addendum will be posted on the Town’s website at www.townofhardwick.com no later than March 1, 2019 by 5:00 PM. All bidders need to check the Town’s website or the Central Register or COMMBUYS by this date to ensure they received all addendums on this project.
 
Sealed proposals will be received until 5:00 PM, on March 4, 2019. All proposals shall be clearly marked with “Hardwick Fire Station Roof Replacement IFB #HDWKFD2019. The bid will be opened publicly by the Board of Selectmen at their regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 PM on March 4, 2019 at the Hardwick Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA

All sealed proposals must be delivered to the following address:
 
Town of Hardwick 
Attn: Theresa A. Cofske, Town Administrator 
Municipal Office Building
307 Main Street
P.O. Box 575
Gilbertville, MA 01031

Proposals will be opened at the time, date, and location indicated above. Faxed or emailed proposals will not be accepted. The proposals shall remain firm for not less than thirty (30) calendar days from the date of receipt of proposals. 

Kenan P. Young, Chairman
Board of Selectmen

Notice 6 of 6