Board of Selectmen **REVISED**

Houghton Building, 697 Main Street
Event Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm


Houghton Building
697 Main Street
United States




7:00 to 7:05 p.m.

Public hearing on the petition of National Grid and Verizon New England, Inc. to install 2 Jointly Owned Poles on Sawyer Road at a point approximately 1820 feet South of the centerline of the intersection of West Berlin Road and continuing approximately 300 feet in a South direction.  National Grid to install 2 new 40’ poles.  New pole 28 will be 150 feet South of existing Pole 27.  New Pole 29 will be 150 feet South of new pole 28.  Pole 27 is approximately 1820 feet from intersection of Sawyer Road and West Berlin Road.  This work will be done for new customer at 277 Sawyer Road.


7:05 to 7:15 p.m.

Request for permission to mitigate porch wall drainage issue at Persons Park (Martha Remington)


7:15 to 7:25 p.m.

Request to place stone wall on town easement (Dominic Warr)


7:25 to 7:30 p.m.

Request to hold the Stow Gobbler 2017 5K (Eric Lemieux)


7:30 to 7:35 p.m.

Request to place real estate sign at 96 Hudson Road (Leigh Freudenheim)


7:35 to 7:45 p.m.

Town Administrator Report

  • Update on Berlin Road Culvert
  • Update on speed zone signs
  • Update on School safety zone


7:45 to 7:55 p.m5

Special Town Meeting

  • Discussion and vote on calling Special Town Meeting
  • Review the Special Town Meeting Warrant
  • Vote to open and close the Special Town Meeting Warrant


7:55 to 8:05 p.m.

Board of Selectmen Business

  • Recommendation of Police Chief Nelson to appoint Gurpreet Singh, full-time Police Officer, and Kayla Fontaine and Tyler McElman as Reserve Police Officers
  • Request to appoint Patrick Mahoney to the Agricultural Committee
  • Request to appoint Tim Fiehler to the Cultural Council
  • Review image of sign for 727 Main Street (Robin Bonazzoli/Leslie Higley)
  • Request from Bolton Access Television to release funds for the Bolton Access TV operations (Teresa Sauer)
  • Approve Bills/Payroll Warrants:  W18-08 and W18-08A
  • Minutes                                        


8:05 p.m.

Executive session pursuant to MGL c. 30A, §21(a)6 to consider the purchase of Camp Virginia, as the Chair finds that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body. The Board will not reconvene to open session.