Wellfleet transfer station temporarily closed; Recreational shellfishing in Barnstable; Mashpee seeks proposal for affordable housing project; Provincetown accepting proposals for 2011 annual traffic hearing

Wellfleet transfer station closed--without power

According to a release from the Town of Wellfleet, the Wellfleet Transfer Station on Coles Neck Road will be closed without power until further notice as of 12 p.m., Monday, December 20, 2010.

UPDATE: The transfer station will open at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.

Courtesy of the Town of Wellfleet.

Mashpee seeks proposal for affordable housing project

The Town of Mashpee, acting by and through its Board of Selectmen is issuing this request for proposals for the development of one single family affordable housing unit on each of three parcels of Town-owned land, for a total of three housing units, in accordance with the specifications which are available in the Office of the Selectmen Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by phone request 508-539-1400, ext. 510, or by email request   until the deadline for the submission of proposals.

Proposals must be submitted no later than Friday, January 28, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. to Mashpee Town Hall, Attn: Town Manager, 16 Great Neck Road North, Mashpee, MA 02649.

Proposals or amendments received after the deadline will be returned unopened. For mailed proposals, time of receipt will determine acceptability regardless of postmark.

All contracts under this procurement shall be awarded by the Mashpee Board of Selectmen. The Selectmen reserve the right to reject any or all proposals.

Courtesy of the Town of Mashpee.

Bay Street Relay Area open for recreational shellfishing

The Town of Barnstable announced last week that the Bay Street Relay Area opened to recreational shellfishing on Saturday. The recreational harvesting of shellfish and seaworms is open except as other rules and regulations apply.

The Bay Street Relay Area (DMF/SC23.20) is defined as: the waters, flats and tributaries of that portion of North Bay from the Town landing at Bay Street to the sign at the tip of the salt marsh at 237 Seapuit Road and extending to the offshore sign/buoys.

Commercial shellfishing is prohibited in the area through Monday, January 3, 2011. Sign/posts and buoys are deployed for the commercial shellfishing closure.  Click here for more information.

Courtesy of the Town of Barnstable.

Provincetown accepting proposals for 2011 annual traffic hearing

The Provincetown Board of Selectmen is accepting traffic proposals through Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 12 p.m. for the 2011 Annual Spring Traffic Hearing. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 6 p.m. in the Judge Welsh Room,
Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657.

Such proposals must be submitted in writing on the traffic proposal form which is available in the Office of the Board of Selectmen, Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 and at the Town’s website.

Courtesy of the Town of Provincetown.

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