Eastham pile burning on February 22nd; Provincetown sewer system improvements to begin February 22; Sandy Neck bathhouse meeting; Town of Orleans seeks committee volunteers; Brewster seeks FT fire chief; Chatham water flushing to begin March 1st

Eastham, National Seashore and DCR to conduct pile burning February 22nd

The Town of Eastham Department of National Resources, in conjunction with the Cape Cod National Seashore and the State Department of Conservation and Recreation, will be conducting pile burning on Monday February 22nd in the vicinity of Wiley Park.

Courtesy of the Town of Eastham.

Water system flushing and chlorination to begin in Chatham March 1st

The Chatham Water Department will begin its annual water system flushing program on March 1, 2010, weather permitting.   The flushing of the distribution system will continue through the end of May.  During this time the Water Department will be adding a small amount of chlorine as a precautionary measure.  Signs will be posted along the side of the roads in the areas where the flushing is being performed.

You may experience some discolored water during the flushing process and the water should clear after running the water for a short time. 

If the problem persists, please feel free to call the Water Department at (508) 945-5150.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.  The Water Department and Weston & Sampson operations staff thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this important maintenance process.

Courtesy of the Town of Chatham.


Provincetown "downtown" sewer system improvements to begin on Monday, February 22, 2010

The first of the planned sewer improvements funded by the large federal stimulus grant that the Town received in January is going to begin on February 22. The initial work will involve installation of gate valves and pump out connections at 7 locations on the downtown vacuum sewer system.

The work will be done over a six-day period from Monday, February 22, through Thursday, March 4, and will average about one day of construction per location. Work hours for this project will be from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Construction work will occur first in the parking lots on Ryder and School Streets. Once the work in these locations is completed, street construction work will occur in the following order: Webster Place, Masonic Place, Winthrop Street, Alden Street, and Daggett Lane.

More information is available on the town's website here.  A complete construction schedule is available here.

Courtesy of the town of Provincetown.


Sandy Neck bathhouse meeting to be held February 24th

The Town of Barnstable Sandy Neck Program will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, February 24th at 5 pm at the West Barnstable Community Building on Route 149 in West Barnstable.

The purpose of the meeting is to inform interested citizens about our plans for a new Sandy Neck Bathhouse and Garage. We are in the preliminary stages and looking for feedback from the community as we move forward in the process. The meeting will give us an opportunity to present our plans to raze and rebuild the bathhouse in its existing location and to construct a new garage and sidewalks. This project will be financed entirely from fees paid by the users of Sandy Neck.

For more information, contact Nina Z. Coleman, Sandy Neck Park Manager at 508-790-6272.

Courtesy of the Town of Barnstable.


Town of Orleans seeks committee volunteers

Citizens are needed to fill several vacancies on several committees, commissions and boards for the Town of Orleans. Vacancies are available on the following committees:

  • Affordable Housing Committee
  • Cape Light Compact Orleans Rep.
  • Commission on Disabilities
  • Conservation Commission
  • Cultural Council
  • Fourth of July Committee
  • Orleans Housing Authority
  • Planning Board – Associate
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Zoning Bylaw Task Force

If you are interested in serving on a committee, commission or board, the Town asks that you submit a Citizens’ Interest Form, available at the Town Hall and online.  Or you may speak to Margie Astles at the Town Administrator’s office at 508-240-3700 Ext. 311.

Courtesy of the Town of Orleans.


Town of Brewster seeks full-time fire chief

The Town of Brewster has extended the deadline for its search for a full-time fire chief to manage the town's fire and emergency services division.  Click here for a complete list of requirements. 

A letter and resume along with compensation requirements should be sent to the attention of Charles Sumner, Town Administrator, 2198 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631.

The deadline for candidates is March 5, 2010.

Courtesy of the Town of Brewster.


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