Barre, MA

Open Meetings as of Sunday July 14, 2024 1:00 PM EDT

All meetings before Wednesday July 17, 2024 12:00 AM EDT must already be posted.

BoardDateTimeLocation
Select Board Mon Jul 15, 2024 2:00 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 1st Floor Select Board Meeting Room
Select Board Mon Jul 15, 2024 6:00 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 1st Floor Selectmen Meeting Room, 1st Floor
Board of Assessors Tue Jul 16, 2024 6:00 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 1st Floor Assessor's Office
Planning Board Tue Jul 16, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 3rd Floor
Worcester County Conservation District Wed Jul 17, 2024 9:30 AM EDT USDA Service Center Conference Room, 52 Boyden Road, Holden, MA 01520
Council on Aging Wed Jul 17, 2024 12:30 PM EDT Barre Senior Center Conference Room
Board of Registrars Wed Jul 17, 2024 5:30 PM EDT Henry Woods Building - Town Clerk's Office
Sewer Commission Thu Jul 18, 2024 7:00 PM EDT DPW Building
Conservation Committee Tue Jul 23, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 3rd Floor
250th Anniversary Committee Wed Jul 24, 2024 6:30 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 1st Floor Select Board Meeting Room
Cemetery Commission Thu Jul 25, 2024 11:00 AM EDT Cancelled
Felton Field Commission Tue Aug 06, 2024 6:30 PM EDT Pitisci Building, Felton Field, 120 Old Coldbrook Road
Council on Aging Wed Aug 07, 2024 12:30 PM EDT Barre Senior Center Conference Room
250th Anniversary Committee Wed Aug 07, 2024 6:30 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 1st Floor Select Board Meeting Room
Barre Housing Authority Thu Aug 08, 2024 1:00 PM EDT Cancelled
Board of Health Mon Aug 12, 2024 5:00 PM EDT Cancelled
Water Commission Mon Aug 12, 2024 6:30 PM EDT DPW Building
DPW Commission Mon Aug 12, 2024 7:00 PM EDT DPW Building
Cable Advisory Committee Tue Aug 13, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Henry Woods Building 1st Floor Selectmen Meeting Room
Library Trustees Wed Aug 14, 2024 6:30 PM EDT Woods Memorial Library Conference Room

Stay tuned for details on these meetings...

Select Board
Monday July 15, 2024 2:00 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 1st Floor
Select Board Meeting Room
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Barre Select Board
Meeting Agenda
Monday, July 15, 2024
Select Board Meeting Room
1:00 PM

Open Meeting
Executive Session
MGL 30A § 21(A) - “To conduct strategy in preparation for negotiations with non-union personnel…” Administrative Assistant
Adjourn

The items listed which may be discussed at the meeting are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Meeting 1 of 20

Select Board
Monday July 15, 2024 6:00 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 1st Floor
Selectmen Meeting Room, 1st Floor
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Barre Select Board
Meeting Agenda
Monday, July 15, 2024
Select Board Meeting Room
6:00 PM
This meeting is being broadcast live and digitally recorded. 
Henry Woods Building, Select Board Meeting Room 

Open Meeting
Public Comment (15 Minutes)
Comment period for items not on the agenda.  Each participant is asked to limit new items to two minutes. 
Approval of Meeting Minutes (Requires Vote)
June 17, 2024
Reports 
Town Administrator Report
Selectboard Reports
Correspondence  
New Business
Approve/sign September 3rd State Primary Election Warrants
Executive Administrative Assistant MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) (VOTE)
Traffic Calming Measures - Peach Street, Schools Street South, and High Street South
Roadway Crack Sealing
Personnel
Wage Authorizations (VOTE)
FY25 COLA
250th Committee
Melha Shriners Parade Participation Agreement
The Great American Marching Band Agreement
One Day Special Liquor License - Hardwick Vineyard & Winery - Summer Fest Saturday July 27 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
One Day Special Liquor License - Agronomy Farm Vineyard LLC - Summer Fest Saturday July 27 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Annual Traffic Control Re-Appointment		
Hogan Pollier
Michael Parker
Randy Horne
David Morin
Jason Austin
Jennifer Walker
Christina Gustafson
Thomas George
Emily Walker
Jesse Klayman
Old Business 
ARPA Funding Discussion and Approval
  i.  	Transfer Station - Patch Paving, Crack Sealing
 ii.	LaserFiche
Caregiver-Patient Connection Host Community Agreement (HCA) Review (Vote) 
Adjourn
The items listed which may be discussed at the meeting are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair.  Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Meeting 2 of 20

Board of Assessors
Tuesday July 16, 2024 6:00 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 1st Floor
Assessor's Office
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
*Executive Session for any of the following:
**Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement Applications, if any
***Real Estate Abatement Applications, if any
***Real Estate Exemption Applications, if any
***Personal Property Abatement Applications, if any
****Form of Lists/Form 3ABC, if any
*****Income and Expense forms, if any

*Executive Session under M.G.L. Chapter 30A, Section 21A (7) "To comply with, or act under the authority of, any general or special law or federal grant-in-aid requirements”. 
**To discuss motor vehicle excise applications, which are not open to public inspection under the Driver Privacy Protection Act ("DPPA"), 18 U.S.C. Section 2725. 
***To discuss exemptions and abatement applications, which are not open to public inspection under Chapter 59, Section 60.
****To discuss Form of Lists or Form 3ABC’s, which are not open to public inspection under Chapter 59, Section 32.
*****To discuss Income and Expense forms, which are confidential and protected from public disclosure under Chapter 59, Section 52B.

Meeting 3 of 20

Planning Board
Tuesday July 16, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 3rd Floor
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
To be placed on the Planning Board agenda, you will need to contact the Planning Board's Assistant by the Thursday before their Tuesday meeting 
by 2 p.m.

Meeting Called to Order
ANR Plan(s): None
New Business:
Old Business: Historic District, continued discussion
Correspondence
Public Comment
Approve Minutes
Adjourn

The items listed which may be discussed at the meeting are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair. Not
all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion
to the extent permitted by law.

Meeting 4 of 20

Worcester County Conservation District
Wednesday July 17, 2024 9:30 AM EDT

USDA Service Center Conference Room, 52 Boyden Road, Holden, MA 01520

Agenda:
The monthly agenda can be found online at:
http://worcesterconservation.org/activities-12.html

Meeting 5 of 20

Council on Aging
Wednesday July 17, 2024 12:30 PM EDT

Barre Senior Center
Conference Room
557 South Barre Road, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Determine Quorum
4. Approve June 12, 2024 Minutes
5. Review Facility Usage Policy
6. Work on Regulations for COA Board
OLD BUSINESS
1. Senior Center Usage Survey (update)
2. New Member Packets
NEW BUSINESS
1. Robert's Rules of Order (RONR Small Board Rules)
2. Discuss Elder Services of Worcester Area (ESWA) Request for Variance Under the State Sanitary Code for Food Establishments
3. Discuss Ethics & Conflict of Interest Mandatory Training
7. Director's Report
8. Outreach Report
9. Comment/Discussion
10. Next Meeting August 7 2024
11. Adjourn

Meeting 6 of 20

Board of Registrars
Wednesday July 17, 2024 5:30 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building - Town Clerk's Office
40 West Street - Basement, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
WORK MEETING
Review/discuss upcoming Sept. 3rd State Primary Election and November 5th Presidential Election Cycles, Calendars and filing deadlines.
Discuss Voter Registration Dates/Sessions.
Vote to authorize the Town Clerk's Admin. Assistant Town Clerk's, Wendy Gryszowka and Catherine Flick to assist in certification of all Registrar duties under the discretion of the Town Clerk.  
Discuss and vote on recommended Early Voting Options, location, dates and times for Sept. 3rd Primary Election and Nov. 5th Presidential Election.
Discuss census & confirmation mailings and street list.
Discuss any Old business.
Review Vote to accept any outstanding minutes.
Discuss any New business.
Next meeting date.
Adjourn.

Meeting 7 of 20

Sewer Commission
Thursday July 18, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

DPW Building
441 Wheelwright Road, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Meeting Called to Order
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Public Input
Chief Operators Report- Thomas George
Next Meeting Date
Adjournment

Meeting 8 of 20

Conservation Committee
Tuesday July 23, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 3rd Floor
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Open Meeting

(1) Con't Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Massachusetts General Law, Chapter 131, Section 40, The Wetlands Protection Act, that a public hearing will be held on a Notice of Intent to for the decommissioning of groundwater monitoring wells, removal of culverts at a stream crossing, and removal of iron flocculation from a groundwater-fed pond at property located at 99 Depot Road, Assessors Map H, Lots 1, 2, 3, 9A, 10, 11, 348, 370, 479 and recorded with the Worcester District Registry of Deeds Books 4180, 8070, 12989, Pages 75, 20, 20 consecutively. @ 7:00 p.m.

(2) Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Massachusetts General Law, 
Chapter 131, Section 40, The Wetlands Protection Act, that a public hearing will be held on a Notice of Intent requested by Jesse Thorpe for a proposed addition to an existing commercial building. The addition will be entirely within an existing parking area for property located at 7 Worcester Road, Assessors Map E, Lot 9. Recorded with the Worcester District Registry of Deeds Books 55592, Page 39 @ 7:30 p.m.

Public Comment
Correspondence
Forest Cutting Plans
Old Business
Approve Minutes
Adjournment

The items listed which may be discussed at the meeting are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair. Not
all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion
to the extent permitted by law.

Meeting 9 of 20

250th Anniversary Committee
Wednesday July 24, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 1st Floor
Select Board Meeting Room
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Open Meeting

Review Minutes (Vote)

Committee Treasurer Report (Vote)

Old Business:

Trees Town Commons -

Youth Shoot Barre Sportsman Club - Update

Grand Parade / Fireworks -

Fall Fair -

Summer Fest -

New Business:

Bike Rodeo - (Barre PD)

Pumpkin Plants / Great Weigh In - (Update)

Back To School Coloring Contest -

Banners for light posts - depicting Barre 250th

Parade Divisions -


New Business:

To be determined?

The items which may be discussed at this meeting are reasonably anticipated by the chairman, not all items listed may be discussed and others not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent of the law

Meeting 10 of 20

Cemetery Commission
Thursday July 25, 2024 11:00 AM EDT

Cancelled

Agenda:
Meeting Called to Order.
Approve Minutes:
New Business:
Correspondence/Bills:
Public Input:
Old Business:
Adjournment.

Meeting 11 of 20

Felton Field Commission
Tuesday August 06, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

Pitisci Building, Felton Field, 120 Old Coldbrook Road

Agenda:
OPEN MEETING
APPROVE MINUTES
NEW BUSINESS
OLD BUSINESS
CORRESPONDENCE
PUBLIC INPUT
ADJOURN

Meeting 12 of 20

Council on Aging
Wednesday August 07, 2024 12:30 PM EDT

Barre Senior Center
Conference Room
557 South Barre Road, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 13 of 20

250th Anniversary Committee
Wednesday August 07, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 1st Floor
Select Board Meeting Room
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Open Meeting:

Review Minutes (Vote)

Committee Treasurer Report (Vote)

Old Business:

Trees Town Commons - 

Youth Shoot Barre Sportsman Club - 

Grand Parade / Fireworks -

Fall Fair - 

New Business

Bike Rodeo - 

Pumpkin Plants weigh in - 

Back to School Coloring Contest - 

Banners / Town hall Bunting - 

Bleachers - 

Plaque Nornay Park - 

New Year's Eve Ball - 

Adjournment

The items that may be discussed at this meeting are reasonably anticipated by the chairman, not all items listed may be discussed and others not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent of the law.

Meeting 14 of 20

Barre Housing Authority
Thursday August 08, 2024 1:00 PM EDT

Cancelled

Agenda:
The following items are reasonably anticipated to be discussed at this meeting:
1.  Call to Order
2.  Tenant Organization 
3.  Approval of Minutes
4.  Review & Approval of Financial Statements 
5.  Directors Report
7.  Maintenance Work Orders
	8. Bradford Family Preservation Update- 
9.  Adjournment 
If you need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the meeting, contact Tammy Bibeau @ (978) 355-6643 or tbibeau@barreha.org in advance of the meeting.  While the authority will do its best to accommodate you, certain accommodations require hiring of outside contractors who may not be available if requested immediately before the meeting.

Meeting 15 of 20

Board of Health
Monday August 12, 2024 5:00 PM EDT

Cancelled

Agenda:
Minutes	
New Business	
Follow-up: Mark Popham, Consultant
Violations
Correspondence 	
Misc.

Meeting 16 of 20

Water Commission
Monday August 12, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

DPW Building
441 Wheelwright Road, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Meeting Called to Order
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Public Input
Chief Operators Report- Eric Qualters
Next Meeting Date
Adjournment

Meeting 17 of 20

DPW Commission
Monday August 12, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

DPW Building
441 Wheelwright Road, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
Meeting Called to Order
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Public Input
DPW Monthly Report- Jason Pimental (Superintendent) & Kyle Noel (Highway Foreman)
Next Meeting Date
Adjournment

Meeting 18 of 20

Cable Advisory Committee
Tuesday August 13, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Henry Woods Building 1st Floor
Selectmen Meeting Room
40 West Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:
- Correspondence

If you have an issue with Charter you would like to discuss with the CAC please contact the chair, so we can schedule a meeting.

Meeting 19 of 20

Library Trustees
Wednesday August 14, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

Woods Memorial Library
Conference Room
19 Pleasant Street, Barre, MA 01005

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 20 of 20

DOG LICENSES ARE BY DUE APRIL 1ST EVERY YEAR - more info and applications are available at www.townofbarre.com

ALL DOGS 6 MONTHS AND OLDER MUST BE LICENSED WITH THE TOWN APRIL 1ST OF EACH YEAR.   A $20 LATE FEE PER DOG WILL BE CHARGED IN ADDITION TO THE COST OF THE LICENSE FOR ALL DOGS LICENSED ON OR AFTER JUNE 1ST.  ALL UNPAID BALANCES WILL BE CARRIED FORWARD.  FAILURE TO LICENSE OR VACCINATE A DOG CAN RESULT IN ADDITIONAL FINES OR PENALTIES.  CALL TOWN CLERK OFFICE WITH ANY QUESTIONS 978-355-2504 EXT 5

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CENSUS FORMS DUE BACK TO TOWN CLERK BY FEBRUARY 1ST visit www.townofbarre.com for more information.

2024 CENSUS FORMS HAVE BEEN MAILED TO ALL HOUSEHOLDS.   SIGNED FORMS ARE DUE BACK FEBRUARY 1ST.  BLANK FORMS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE TOWN'S WEBSITE AT WWW.TOWNOFBARRE.COM 
QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO ELLEN GLIDDEN, TOWN CLERK AT 978-355-2504 EXT 5 OR CLERK@TOWNOFBARRE.COM

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2024 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING 6:30 PM, TUESDAY, JUNE 25TH, TO BE HELD AT RUGGLES LANE SCHOOL. The last day and time to register to vote for this meeting will be 5pm on June 14th. Online voter registration is available at https://www.sec.state.ma.us/ovr/ The Town Clerk's Office will be open for in person voter registration at 40 West St., on Friday, June 14th from 9am to 5pm.

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING TO VOTE ON THE 2025 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET AND ALL ARTICLES TO BE PRESENTED ON THE WARRANT

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2024 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING WARRANT AND FY25 PROPOSED BUDGET DOCUMENTS ARE ATTACHED BELOW UNDER UPCOMING MEETINGS "TOWN MEETINGS" JUNE 25


          

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