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Posted on November 29, 2017 at 2:48 PM by Elizabeth Dukes
BOS WEEKLY UPDATE – November 30, 2017
Take the new Master Plan Survey: The development of our new master plan is entering a critical phase as we work to develop specific action steps that will advance the Shared Community Vision developed earlier. Tell us how you think we should manage new development going forward by completing our online survey. What are the lasting legacies we should be creating today for future generations?
Master Plan Community Forum: Come to the high school cafeteria on Tuesday, December 5th from 6-8pm to hear the preliminary results of the survey and provide additional input on the big ideas that we should be pursuing and the action steps to advance these ideas. Your continued participation is needed!
Recreational Marijuana Facilities in MBTS: At our October town meeting, Manchester by the Sea voters enacted a limited moratorium on local recreational marijuana establishments. This gives our town time to ensure the new law will be implemented in manner that protects public interests and does not negatively impact residents, businesses, neighborhoods or economic development. We’d like to hear from you regarding recreational marijuana establishments in Manchester by the Sea. Representatives of the Board of Selectman, the Board of Health, and the Planning Board will be hosting two listening sessions for townspeople to raise their concerns. These sessions will be on Monday, December 4th, 5:00-6:15 pm in Town Hall, Room 5 and Saturday January 27th, 9:00-10:30 am at Seaside One. Resident participation is essential in developing future policy. Please join us. Your opinion is needed. We’ll be there to listen and discuss future options.
New Smart 911 Program: The Police Department and the Council on Aging have teamed up to offer a new, free Safety Profile that can include any information you want 911 and first responders to have in the event of an emergency. The information you provide is immediately displayed to 911 call takers who can relay the information to responders. Sign up at the Police Department, the COA Office, or online at www. smart911.com.
Regular Schedule for Trash, Recycling and Compost. Take advantage of the new used clothing curbside pick-up service.
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