Sunday, May 3, 2009


Achievements on the Board of Selectmen

-Establishment of Approval of the Minutes on BOS agendas.
-Creation of the BOS/committee liaison program
-Wrote job description of the Board of Selectmen
-Chaired the Lee Property ad-hoc committee
-Created a pie chart of the town's finances which was distributed with tax bills.
-Hosted a seminar on home enrgy savings through the Massachusetts Municipal Association.
-Wrote and delivered the Arbor Day Proclamation
-Advocated with the state legislature, including on the issues of police cameras at red lights and opposition to the gas tax.
-Pushed for improvements to the town website and an increase of available information.

In Progress
-Proposed tri-board for better communicaion and planning on financial issues
-Proposed customer service review
-Proposed membership in the Tree City USA program.

Town of Westborough Arbor Day Proclamation

Whenever feasible, notice shall be given and Planning Board hearings shall
be held in conjunction with those held by the Tree Warden acting under
MGL Ch. 87. The consent of the Planning Board to a proposed action shall
not be regarded as inferring consent by the Tree Warden or vice versa. The
Planning Board decision shall contain a condition that no work may be
undertaken until all applicable provisions of the Public Shade Tree Law,
MGL Ch. 87 and the Town’s General Bylaws, Chapter Six, Section 6.80
through 6.89, Removal of Non-Hazardous Shade Trees, have been
complied with.