Board of Selectmen Meeting

Town Hall, Veteran's Hall, 308 Main Street Sturbridge, MA 01566
Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 6:15pm


6:15 p.m.





6:30 p.m.

  1. Executive Session: To consider the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property, if the chair declares than an open session may have a detrimental effect on the negotiating position of the public body



  1. Open Session
  1. Call to Order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Public Service Announcements



  1. Permits and Applications


  1. Transfer of liquor license, Lee Palmer, Hemlock Ridge Golf Course


  1. Department Reports


  1. Water and Sewer Department
  2. Building Department
  3. Town Administrator


  1. Action Items


  1. Accept resignation of Thomas Ford as Chief of Police of the Sturbridge Police Department effective May 12, 2020
  2. Concur with the appointment of James Kodzis as a police officer for the Sturbridge Police Department
  3. Concur with the appointment of Dane LaBonte to the Planning Board effective February 26, 2020 ending June 30, 2022
  4. Concur with the appointment of Walter Hersee to the Housing Partnership for a term lasting from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022
  5. Concur with the appointment of Leslie Wong to the Tax Assistance for Low Income Senior and Disabled Citizens committee for a life term
  6. Accept resignation of Tyler Bresse as a dispatcher of the Sturbridge Police Department
  7. Accept resignation of James Cunniff from the Planning Board and the Betterment Committee effective February 26, 2020
  8. (Additional Item) Concur with the appointment of Sara Terwilliger to the personnel committee for a term from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022
  9. Approval of a tax increment finance, Economic development incentive agreement with New England Cold Inc.
  10. Accept Cornerstone Bank’s donation for the costs of the Sturbridge Business Breakfast on March 3, 2020
  11. Vote to sign the 2020 seasonal population increase estimation form
  12. Approval of 2020 observed holidays
  13. Sturbridge Conservation Commission request to use wetland protection funds for Cedar Lake
  14. Vote to pass the proposed zoning amendments to the Planning Board to begin the Public Hearing process
  15. Adoption of Town Administrators goals for 2020



  1. Old Business





  1. New Business




  1. Correspondence




  1. Approval of Minutes
    1. February 3, 2020






  1. Citizen’s Forum


  1. Adjourn



The list matters are those reasonably anticipated by the Chair to be discussed at the meeting. Not all items may in fact be discussed, and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.