Mashpee seeks proposals for fire department management study; Truro seeks resident input during search for new chief of police; Town of Sandwich seeks snow plow contractors; Wellfleet marina regulations public hearing; Ptown sewer parking notice

Mashpee seeks proposals for fire department management study

The Town of Mashpee is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to conduct a management study of the Mashpee Fire & Rescue Department. The purpose of the study is to provide an overview and outside perspective regarding operations, practices and culture of the Mashpee Fire Department.

Complete specifications may be obtained at the Selectmen’s Office, Mashpee Town Hall, 16 Great Neck Road North, Mashpee, MA 02649, Monday through Friday except Holidays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., by calling 508-539-1400, extension 510, or via e-mail: [email protected] starting January 3, 2011.    

Proposals must be received by 2 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011 in a manner and format as required in the request for proposal, and should be addressed to the Board of Selectmen’s Office, Town of Mashpee, 16 Great Neck Road North, Mashpee, MA 02649.

The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities in the proposal procedure, to cancel this Request of Proposal or to reject any and all proposals received deemed not in the best interest of the Town.  Contracts shall be awarded under this procurement by the Board of Selectmen.

The Town encourages women and minority-owned businesses to submit proposals.

Courtesy of the Town of Mashpee.

Town of Truro seeks resident input during search for new chief of police

The Town of Truro's Police Chief Search Committee is currently in the process of finding and selecting a new police chief. The committee is soliciting the input of residents via an online questionnaire. 

The questionnaire contains the following three questions:

  • What qualities should we be looking for in a new police chief?
  • Are there any issues or topics you would like us to raise with candidates for this position during the review process?
  • What can the new chief of police do to make the Truro Police Department more effective and responsive to the needs of the community?

The committee is asking that residents complete the questionnaire before Friday, January 14, 2011.

Click here to access the questionnaire.

Town of Sandwich seeks snow plow contractors

The Town of Sandwich is seeking snow plow contractors for available routes this season. Rates are $48 to $75 per hour for contractors with Bobcats, pickups or one ton trucks with plows or 6-wheelers with plows.

Applications are available at the Sandwich DPW Office at 500 Route 130. Call the Sandwich DPW at 508-833-8002 for more information.

Courtesy of the Town of Sandwich.

Wellfleet public hearing on proposed marina rules & regulations January 11th

The Town of Wellfleet will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wellfleet Public Library. Proposed marina rules and regulations will be open for discussion at the hearing. Those who will be using the Wellfleet Marina's facilities and services are welcomed to attend.

The proposed rules and regulations are available for review on the town's website here.

The Wellfleet Public Library is at 44 West Main Street.

Courtesy of the Town of Wellfleet.

Provincetown sewer construction parking notice

Provincetown sewer construction began on Monday, January 3, 2011 and will continue for the next four weeks. The work is being done on Bradford Street from Pleasant Street to Province Lands Road.

There will be no 0n-street parking in the immediate area of construction. That town is asking that those affected make other parking arrangements during the work period.

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