BOS Updates – September 18, 2020
Town Common Update: The Town Common has reopened to the public. The stairs to the Police Department will be temporarily blocked until permanent railings are installed. Residents can now access Town Hall via the front door. Work on the new Honor Roll Memorial is slated to start next week and should be completed by early November.
Election day: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at the Manchester Essex Regional High School from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Early voting begins at Town Hall on Saturday, October 17th. The last day to register to vote is Saturday, October 24, 2020. Voting by mail is also an option – send in your request to the Town Clerk’s Office if you did not do so prior to the primary election.
Board of Selectmen Meeting: Monday, September 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. via the Town’s new Zoom platform. Meeting log-in information is listed on the Town Website.
Public Forum on Manchester’s Limited Commercial District (40R): Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 6 p.m. Register on the Town Website. This public visioning session will begin with an overview of Manchester’s Limited Commercial District and the potential for a 40R zoning district. Afterwards, participants will be asked to complete a survey to share their priorities for the area, including what types of uses should be supported, how the new neighborhood should look and feel, and how it could connect to and interact with the greater community.
Community Preservation Committee: The Manchester Community Preservation Committee (CPC) will begin accepting proposals for CPA funding. CPC applications will be accepted until December 1, 2020.
MBTS Parks and Beaches Update: MBTS Beaches will remain open 7 days a week to RESIDENTS ONLY through October 15th. Staffing hours will vary by Parks and Recreation and/or Manchester Police Department. Walk-on passes must be visible on every resident between 12 and 65 years old for admittance. Parking lot is open to residents only with 2020 Beach Stickers. Please see the Town website to read the complete rules and guidelines.
Town Hall Payment Drop Box: Installed at the rear of Town Hall by the Police Station Blue Door and monitored by a security camera. Please use this convenient box to drop payments off for any Town Bills. Please No Cash!
Trash, Recycling, Compost: Regular schedule
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