Hardwick, MA

Open Meetings as of Tuesday July 17, 2018 11:20 AM EDT

All meetings before Thursday July 19, 2018 11:20 AM EDT
must already be posted.

www.mytowngovernment.org

BoardDateTime
Gilbertville Water District Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:30 PM EDT
Council On Aging Wed Jul 18, 2018 10 AM EDT
Assessors Wed Jul 18, 2018 5 PM EDT
Conservation Commission Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:30 PM EDT
Board of Selectmen Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:30 PM EDT
Planning Board Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:30 PM EDT
WRTA Advisory Board Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:15 AM EDT
Personnel Committee Fri Jul 27, 2018 10 AM EDT
Board Of Health Thu Aug 2, 2018 6 PM EDT
Paige Library Trustees Thu Aug 2, 2018 7 PM EDT
Recycling Commission Tue Aug 7, 2018 6:30 PM EDT
Gilbertville Public Library Wed Aug 8, 2018 6 PM EDT
Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:30 PM EDT
Cemetery Commissioners Wed Sep 19, 2018 7 PM EDT
Cemetery Commissioners Wed Dec 19, 2018 7 PM EST

Gilbertville Water District
Tuesday July 17, 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 1 of 15

Council On Aging
Wednesday July 18, 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 2 of 15

Assessors
Wednesday July 18, 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 3 of 15

Conservation Commission
Wednesday July 18, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

Municipal Building
307 Main St., Gilbertville, MA 01031

Agenda:
Town of Hardwick Conservation Commission                                                                            AGENDA 
July 18, 2018

Approval of Minutes of June 20, 2018

Public Hearings (NOIs):  
1.  Hardwick Pond Preservation Association, continued from previous meeting
2.  Highway Department re:  Culvert Replacement, Greenwich Road

Public Meetings (RDAs):  

Site Visit Report: Lot 20, Charity Hill road

Inquiries:  

Forest Cutting Plans:  NHESP response received re:  New England Forestry, Inc., FCP 

Building permits:  none received

Financial Report:
Clerk Salary Shortfall

Commission Office Report: (Peggy) 
Explanation of Warrant Article

Old Business:
 Repairs at Old Furnace Boat Launch area

New Business: 
Verbiage for website re:  Seeking New Member

Correspondence:


Announcements: 


Date and time of next meeting:  August 15, 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 4 of 15

Board of Selectmen
Monday July 23, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

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

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 5 of 15

Planning Board
Tuesday July 24, 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 6 of 15

WRTA Advisory Board
Thursday July 26, 2018 8:15 AM EDT

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

Agenda:
WRTA AB Personnel Committee to	Discuss the details and approve the Interim’s employment contract.

Meeting 7 of 15

Personnel Committee
Friday July 27, 2018 10 AM EDT

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

Agenda:
* Review & Discuss Current Hourly Wages for Highway Department and Waste Water Pollution Control Department

Meeting 8 of 15

Board Of Health
Thursday August 2, 2018 6 PM EDT

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

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 9 of 15

Paige Library Trustees
Thursday August 2, 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 10 of 15

Recycling Commission
Tuesday August 7, 2018 6:30 PM EDT

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 11 of 15

Gilbertville Public Library
Wednesday August 8, 2018 6 PM EDT

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

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 12 of 15

Gilbertville-Wheelwright Sewer Commissioners
Monday August 13, 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 15

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 14 of 15

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 15 of 15

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.

Notice 1 of 5

Invitation to Bid - FY19 Road Materials

LEGAL NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID


The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is accepting sealed bids on materials to be used in State Aid Road Construction Work and General Town Road Maintenance Work for Fiscal Year 2019. Sealed Bids appropriately marked will be received at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, Massachusetts, until Monday, July 23, 2018 at 5:00 PM. The bids will be opened and publicly read at 6:00 PM at the July 23, 2018 Board of Selectmen’s Meeting:

HWY IFB – FY19 ROAD MATERIALS:  
		
Specifications and bid forms may be obtained at the office of the Town Administrator, Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, Massachusetts beginning Monday, June 25th, 2018 or may be downloaded at www.townofhardwick.com.
	
Wage rates shall be in accordance with Labor and Industries of M.G.L. Ch. 149 Section 26-27H, inclusive. 

All bidders are subject to prequalification by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

The Town of Hardwick reserves the right to waive any informality in or reject any or all bids if it is deemed in the public interest to do so.


Kenan P. Young, Chairman
Board of Selectmen
Town of Hardwick

Notice 2 of 5

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - TOWN TREASURER

Town of Hardwick
Employment Opportunity  
Town Treasurer


The Town of Hardwick seeks a qualified candidate for the full-time position of Town Treasurer. The Town Treasurer performs highly responsible administrative functions involving the receipt, expenditure, recording and custody of municipal funds, the timely investment of funds and the borrowing of money, and maintains the custody of tax title properties, within guidelines established by statute and professional standards.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration and additional specialized training in municipal finance. A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a municipal or public sector financial management office or five (5) years of experience in an accounting office or a combination thereof is required. Experience using VADAR or other mainframe-based public financial software system and a working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) standards and Massachusetts General Laws including Chapter 32 is preferred. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references by July 16, 2018. All correspondence should be sent in confidence to Theresa A. Cofske, Town Administrator at the Municipal Office Building, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031 or emailed to admin@townofhardwick.com. For a full job description and job application, please visit www.townofhardwick.com or you may obtain a copy at the Municipal Office Building.

The Town of Hardwick is an equal opportunity employer.

Notice 3 of 5

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - WPCF OPERATOR

TOWN OF HARDWICK - WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR
 
The Town of Hardwick, MA is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This Operator will participate in the operation of all plant treatment processes. Responsibilities include operating pumps, motors, blowers, chemical feed systems, preventative and corrective maintenance and performing basic laboratory analysis, sample collection and process control for an extended aeration and SBR facility. The Operator works under the general direction of the Superintendent of Wastewater Pollution Control.  Requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, a valid MA driver’s license, a valid MA grade 4M Wastewater Operators license or the ability to secure this license within 6 months. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions; read operations manuals and good verbal skills. Experience with the operation and maintenance of extended aeration and SBR treatment processes a plus. Position is 40 hours/week with rotational weekend, holiday and on call coverage required.  For consideration, send cover letter and resume to Theresa Cofske, Town Administrator, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031.

Notice 4 of 5

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - PART-TIME DRIVER

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
TOWN OF HARDWICK
PART-TIME DRIVER
The Hardwick Board of Selectmen is seeking qualified applicants to fill a part-time driver position for the MART Transportation Program. Position requires a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License. Applications are available at the Municipal Office Building, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA. Please submit applications attention to: Board of Selectmen, P.O. Box 575, 307 Main Street, Gilbertville, MA 01031. The Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Notice 5 of 5