Wellfleet selectmen to host summer public hearings series

Five public hearings to cover a variety of key issues
Wellfleet selectmen will hold several public hearings to discuss key topics including the dredging of Wellfleet Harbor. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas.

The Wellfleet Board of Selectmen will kick off a series of public hearings beginning on Tuesday, July 14.  Each of the public hearings will be held on a Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. at the Wellfleet Council of Aging at 715 Old Kings Highway.

The schedule of hearings is subject to change. Additional hearings may also be added, according to a notice from selectmen.

The topics are as follows: 

  • Tuesday, July 14: Snow and ice removal and maintenance on private paved and unpaved roads. According to a memorandum from earlier this year, the Town of Wellfleet has 140 private paved roads (50.25 lane miles) and 192 private unpaved roads (60.58 lane miles). Additional information is available here.
  • Tuesday, July 21: Route 6 and Main Street Intersection Improvement Project: Public input on design choices will be solicited. Four design altermatives created by FST (Fay, Spofford and Thorndike, LLC of Burlington) are available for review on the Town's website here.
  • Tuesday, July 28: Dredging. The Board will present information about the current status of dredging Wellfleet Harbor and future plans.
  • Tuesday, August 4: Amendments to the shellfish regulations. Selectmen will discuss proposed amendments to the current regulations governing shellfishing.
  • Tuesday, August 11: Marina and mooring regulations: Selectmen will discuss proposed amendments to the current regulations governing the marina and moorings.

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