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Jan 25

BOS Weekly Update - January 24, 2017

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 8:58 AM by Elizabeth Dukes

 

"Blue Light” season is here. Please monitor the weather and adhere to the on-street parking ban when the blue lights are turned on. Snow emergencies are also noted on the Town’s website and through the police dept. Facebook page.

Water conservation measures are still needed! Despite recent precipitation, totals are still significantly below normal and the Commonwealth has not changed the drought warning for our area. Please be mindful of your water consumption and conserve as much as possible.

The MERSD holds its final public hearing on the proposed FY18 school budget at the Essex Elementary School on Tuesday, January 31 at 7PM.  Information on the proposed budget can be found on the District's web site.

The deadline for citizen petition articles for this year's Annual Town Meeting is Thursday, February 2nd.  Petitions need a minimum of 10 signatures of registered voters.

With approval by the Planning Board on January 9, the Master Plan Visioning Report is final.  Master Plan Visioning Report is available on line, with hard copies available at the Library and Town Hall.   In Phase II of the master planning process, kicking off soon, community members will be asked to  help identify preferred land use options that will help the town move towards its vision.

For the month of January, Christmas tree pickup will be "as seen" on the curb.  The trees will be composted, please make sure they are free of any décor and not in plastic.

Trash/compost/recycling pick up will resume its normal schedule, please have everything on the curb by 7 am.

Have a great week!

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