Royalston, MA

Open Meetings as of Tuesday May 21, 2024 7:09 AM EDT

All meetings before Thursday May 23, 2024 7:09 AM EDT must already be posted.

BoardDateTimeLocation
Select Board Tue May 21, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Planning Board Tue May 21, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor Rescheduled from 5/8/24 - Select Board Office
Sewer Commission Tue May 21, 2024 8:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee Wed May 22, 2024 5:30 PM EDT VIRTUAL MEETING
Energy Committee Fri May 24, 2024 11:00 AM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Voter Registration Session Wed May 29, 2024 9:00 AM EDT Town Clerk's Office
MRPC (Montachusett Regional Planning Commission) Thu May 30, 2024 6:30 PM EDT Fitchburg State University
ARRSD - Policy Subcommittee Mon Jun 03, 2024 5:00 PM EDT VIRTUAL MEETING Virtual/ Remote
Select Board Tue Jun 04, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Health Bd Wed Jun 05, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Whitney Hall Board of Health Office
Building Committee Thu Jun 06, 2024 10:00 AM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor 1st floor Meeting room
Event Committee Thu Jun 06, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Conservation Commission Tue Jun 11, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
ARRSD - Budget Subcommitte Wed Jun 12, 2024 5:30 PM EDT Athol-Royalston Middle School
Planning Board Wed Jun 12, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Select Board Tue Jun 18, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Historic District Commission Thu Jun 20, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Historic District Commission Thu Jun 20, 2024 7:30 PM EDT Town Hall 1st Floor
Phinehas S Newton Library Mon Jun 24, 2024 7:00 PM EDT Phinehas S. Newton Library Reference room
Assessors Bd Wed Jul 17, 2024 2:00 PM EDT Assessors Office

Stay tuned for details on these meetings...

Select Board
Tuesday May 21, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD.
3. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S) 
•  5-7-2024
4. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE
•  Review the Public Safety Protection Plus Program, underwritten by Chubb.
5. DEPT. HEAD REPORTS
6. NEW BUSINESS
A. Review Final Budget and ATM Warrant
B. Review Town and State Flag Policy
C. Review Master Plan Process
D. Review the South Royalston Park Conservation restriction
E. Review Town facilities Use for Private Event
F. Review FY25 Vacant Seat List
G. Cemetery Commission Review
H. Building Committee Appointments
7. OLD BUSINESS
8.  ANY OTHER ITEM/ISSUE NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THIS MEETING.
A. Tentative approval of ARPA funds for:
   1. Mobile data terminal purchase - PD
   2. Bullock Park restoration - DPW
B. Acceptance of a memorial bench for placement On the Common. 
9.  ADJOURNMENT.

Meeting 1 of 20

Planning Board
Tuesday May 21, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Rescheduled from 5/8/24 - Select Board Office
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Rescheduled from Wed, May 8, 2024
Convene
Old Business:
7pm: Housing Starts discussion-
Info requested-Pending from Bldg Inspector
7:30pm: Master Plan-Joint Mtg w/Select Board and MRPC;
New Business: Discussion about the discontinued roads in town.
Adjourn

Meeting 2 of 20

Sewer Commission
Tuesday May 21, 2024 8:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Open Meeting
New Business
A. Review Rules and Bylaws of Sewer Commission.
Adjourn

Meeting 3 of 20

Athol-Royalston Regional School Committee
Wednesday May 22, 2024 5:30 PM EDT

VIRTUAL MEETING
see agenda for details

Agenda:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81931598212?pwd=yBiK8uWHbaK5rEDZXrOYCu9af0CN2Y.1

Discuss the business manager’s position and a possible contract offering.

Meeting 4 of 20

Energy Committee
Friday May 24, 2024 11:00 AM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Approve Old Minutes
Review Old Business
Discuss Solar at the Transfer Station
Discuss Appointments
Other New Business

Meeting 5 of 20

Voter Registration Session
Wednesday May 29, 2024 9:00 AM EDT

Town Clerk's Office
Whitney Hall, 5 School St, South Royalston, MA 01368

Agenda:
Voter Registration Session
to be held-

9-11am & 3-5pm

this will be the last day to register to vote in the Annual Town Meeting to be held June 8, 2024.

Meeting 6 of 20

MRPC (Montachusett Regional Planning Commission)
Thursday May 30, 2024 6:30 PM EDT

Fitchburg State University
Ellis White Lecture Room, Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Agenda:
The Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) in collaboration with the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority (MART) and the agencies’ consultant WSP are partnering with the region’s communities to undertake a safety action plan to improve roadway safety outcomes in North-Central Massachusetts.

To help the community become fully acquainted with the safety action plan the agencies will host a live, hybrid public information meeting. All are invited to attend in person or by web. Questions and comments are welcomed.

When:  Thursday, May 30th; 6:30pm

Where: Fitchburg State University
        Ellis White Lecture Room, Hammond Hall
        160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420

zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1I7BjGiTR6WfL2ggsiuyHg

MRPC does not discriminate. For more information please see:
mrpc.org/home/pages/title-vi-policy-and-procedures

Meeting 7 of 20

ARRSD - Policy Subcommittee
Monday June 03, 2024 5:00 PM EDT

VIRTUAL MEETING
Virtual/ Remote
see agenda for details

Agenda:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88574831836?pwd=ME9UNlYrVkhXcGxlNnBJczloNWlNUT09

Meeting 8 of 20

Select Board
Tuesday June 04, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD.
3. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S)
4. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE
5. DEPT. HEAD REPORTS
6. NEW BUSINESS
7. OLD BUSINESS
8. ANY OTHER ITEM/ISSUE NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED 48 HOURS PRIOR
TO THIS MEETING.

Meeting 9 of 20

Health Bd
Wednesday June 05, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Whitney Hall
Board of Health Office
5 School St., Royalston, MA 01368

Agenda:
RBOH MEETING AGENDA

Review/accept minutes:
Transfer Station Report:
Chair Report:
Clerk Report:
Member Report:
Region 2 Update:
MPHN Update:
Old Business:
New Business:
Any other item/issue not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to this meeting.

Meeting 10 of 20

Building Committee
Thursday June 06, 2024 10:00 AM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
1st floor Meeting room
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Call to Order
Announcements and Correspondence
Approval of minutes
Continuing discussions to define the needs
Visiting presentations, if any
Individual member Issues
Items unforeseen by the Chairman 48 hours prior to this meeting
Adjourn

Meeting 11 of 20

Event Committee
Thursday June 06, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Discussion/planning of upcoming town events

Meeting 12 of 20

Conservation Commission
Tuesday June 11, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Convene
Old Business
New Business
Adjourn

Meeting 13 of 20

ARRSD - Budget Subcommitte
Wednesday June 12, 2024 5:30 PM EDT

Athol-Royalston Middle School
1062 Pleasant Street, Athol MA 01331

Agenda:  not yet available

Meeting 14 of 20

Planning Board
Wednesday June 12, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Convene
Old Business
New Business
Adjourn

Meeting 15 of 20

Select Board
Tuesday June 18, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD.
3. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S)
4. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE
5. DEPT. HEAD REPORTS
6. NEW BUSINESS
7. OLD BUSINESS
8. ANY OTHER ITEM/ISSUE NOT REASONABLY ANTICIPATED 48 HOURS PRIOR
TO THIS MEETING.

Meeting 16 of 20

Historic District Commission
Thursday June 20, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
-Reading and approval of minutes
-Old Applications:
-New Applications: As they may be filed at the meeting.
-Internal HDC Matters: Correspondence, Financial items, other internal matters
-Other Commission Matters:
-Other non-anticipated issues that may come before the commission

Meeting 17 of 20

Historic District Commission
Thursday June 20, 2024 7:30 PM EDT

Town Hall 1st Floor
Town Hall, 13 On the Common Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
-Reading and approval of minutes
-Old Applications: 
-New Applications: As they may be filed at the meeting.
-Internal HDC Matters: Correspondence, Financial items, other internal matters
-Other Commission Matters: 
-Other non-anticipated issues that may come before the commission

Meeting 18 of 20

Phinehas S Newton Library
Monday June 24, 2024 7:00 PM EDT

Phinehas S. Newton Library
Reference room
19 On The Common, Royalston MA 01368

Agenda:
Budget recap 
Upcoming repairs to the building
Carpet update
End of year recap of operations
Air conditioning
Upcoming programs
Building discussion

Meeting 19 of 20

Assessors Bd
Wednesday July 17, 2024 2:00 PM EDT

Assessors Office
Whitney Hall, 5 School St, South Royalston, MA 01368

Agenda:
Call To Order

Minutes of previous meeting

Acknowledgements, Announcements, Correspondence

Review Accounts Payables

Review and sign documents

Review Motor Vehicle Abatements

Review Real Estate Abatement & Exemption Applications, if any**

Review Personal Property Abatement Applications, if any**

Review Income & Expense Statements, if any**

Review Chapter Land Applications/Renewals, if any

Discuss vendor contract

Any other item/issue not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to this meeting.

Adjournment 

**Executive Session under M.G.L. Ch. 39 23C (7) "to comply with the provisions of any general or special laws or federal grant-in-aid requirements".  To discuss exemption & abatement applications and income & expense statements which are not open to public inspection under M.G.L. Ch. 59, Section 60.

Meeting 20 of 20

Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Meeting 

To be held June 8th 2024

10 A.M. At the Town Hall, 13 On the Common

To vote at this meeting you must be registered to vote in the Town of Royalston.

The last day to register to vote for the Annual Town Meeting will be 

May 29, 2024, special registration session will take place from 9-11 and 3-5 at the town clerks office, 5 School Street, Whitney Hall.

All mail in registrations must be post marked no later than 5/29/2024

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