Orleans announces town landing construction through May 21st; Ptown State of the Town address March 24th; Brewster seeks Town Clerk; Mashpee Public Library dedication & open house April 2nd

Orleans announces town landing construction through May 21st

The Harbormaster Department would like to advise the public that construction will be taking place at three town landings from now through May 21, 2010. 

The work includes River Road landing (pier reconstruction), Meetinghouse Pond landing (pier reconstruction) and the Cove Road landing (boat launch ramp reconstruction). 

For further information please call the Harbormaster Department at 507 240-3755 or check the town’s website at www.town.orleans.ma.us.

Courtesy of the Town of Orleans.


Mitchell River Bridge Replacement public hearing March 18th

A public hearing on the Mitchell River Bridge replacement is scheduled for Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the Chatham Community Center, 702 Main Street.

Click here for information from the MA DOT on the state's Accelerated Bridge Program.

Courtesy of the Town of Chatham.


Provincetown State of the Town address scheduled for March 24th

The Board of Selectmen will hold a public forum on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 6 p.m. in the VMES Multi-Purpose Room on Mayflower Street. The Town Manager will address the citizens regarding the State of the Town.

The address will be followed by a public forum. Members of the public are encouraged to attend to ask questions and to comment on the April 5, 2010, Annual and Special Town Meeting articles.

Courtesy of the Town of Provincetown.


Mashpee Public Library dedication and open house April 2nd

The Town of Mashpee is pleased to announce the dedication and open house to celebrate the completion of the new public library at 64 Steeple Street.  The dedication will be held on Friday, April 2, 2010 at 10 a.m.  The open house will immediately follow and continue until 2 p.m.

Construction of the new two-story, 20,880 square foot building was funded by the taxpayers of Mashpee and through a grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  Included within the building are a 5,000 square foot Children’s Room, a new Young Adult room, 25 public access computers, and a 100-person meeting room as well as expanded space for the library’s existing collections. 

The building is anticipated to achieve “Gold” certification from the US Green Building Council through the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program.  Among the “green” initiatives included in the library to improve energy efficiency and sustainability are a 20.4 kW photovoltaic solar array, a high efficiency mechanical system, exterior LED lighting, interior daylighting and lighting controls, low water use fixtures, and low water, low maintenance landscaping.  Additional funding for these initiatives was provided by the MA Board of Library Commissioners, the MA Technology Collaborative, and the Friends of the Mashpee Public Library.

Visit the Mashpee Public Library website here. Visit the Friends of the Mashpee Public Library website here.

Courtesy of the Town of Mashpee.


Brewster seeks applicants for Town Clerk position

The Town of Brewster seeks applicants for a full-time (35 hr/wk), year-round Town Clerk, Grade 8B under the Town’s Personnel Bylaw.

Pay range for FY’11 is $26.46 - $34.41/hr w/benefits. The Town Clerk is responsible for retaining, organizing, managing and preserving all of the Town’s records, including vital statistics, record of public meetings, board and committee decisions and deliberations; Oversees all Town, County, State and Federal elections; Working knowledge of State laws; Prepares and records all Town Meeting actions; Coordinates consistency and compliance with local, state and federal laws. Minimum Associates’ degree in business, records retention, or related field, with 3-5 years progressively responsible municipal supervisory experience; proficiency w/ Microsoft Office and data base maintenance; Applicants must be attentive to details and possess excellent demonstrated organizational and communication skills; able to assist and deal with people politely and effectively; able to independently manage day to day departmental and periodic town-wide operations.

Local candidates strongly encouraged.

Please send letter and resume to Town Administrator’s Office, 2198 Main St, Brewster, MA 02631. Deadline 4 p.m. on Monday, March 29, 2010. AA/EOE.

Courtesy of the Town of Brewster.

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