SELECTMEN NOTEBOOK 5 Things That Happened At Last Weeks Selectmens Meeting

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below are FIVE things that happened at the Wilmington Board of Selectmen’s Meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019:#1) POLE REQUEST. Selectmen unanimously approved the request of Verizon New England and Reading Municipal Light Department to place a pole on Ballardvale Street, near the Route 125 intersection. The pole will bring utilities to the new strip mall being built there.#2) TERRI MARCIELLO RECOGNIZED. Town Manager Jeff Hull read a letter he recently wrote congratulating Terri Marciello, who was recently named a Massachusetts Unsung Heroine.  “Terri is passionate about finding ways to help others and their caregivers to address the broad range of financial, social and emotional challenges of daily life,” wrote Hull. Hull praised Marciello’s “positive spirit” and “how-can-I-help attitude.” Selectman Chair Greg Bendel referred to Marciello as “the best in the business.”#3) FINANCE COMMITTEE NEWS. Town Manager Jeff Hull announces that Neal Couture  has resigned from the Wilmington Finance Committee effective June 30. He’s moving out-of-state. Hull also told the Selectmen that Finance Committee members Marianne Gallezzo, Leigh Martinson, and Hirak Shah were recently reappointed to 3-year terms set to expire in 2022. Per the town bylaw, Finance Committee members are appointed by the Selectmen Chair, Finance Committee Chair, and Town Moderator.#4) COMMISSION ON DISABILITIES NEWS. Selectmen unanimously approved the Town Manager’s recommendation to appoint Selectman Jonathan Eaton to the Wilmington Commission on Disabilities. Eaton fills the seat that must be held by an elected or public official. Another vacancy on the 7-person committee — which must be filled by a resident with a disability – remains.#5) RMLD ELECTRIC VEHICLE RIDE & DRIVE EVENT. Selectmen unanimously approved the request of Reading Municipal Light Department to hold an Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Event on Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 10am to 3pm, in the municipal parking lot, in conjunction with the Wilmington Farmers Market.Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedSELECTMEN NEWS: Selectmen To Discuss Senior Center, Palmer Park, WHS Gym Floor At September 9 MeetingIn “Government”SELECTMEN NOTEBOOK: 6 Things That Happened At This Month’s Selectmen’s MeetingIn “Government”SELECTMEN NOTEBOOK: 6 MORE Things That Happened At This Month’s Selectmen’s MeetingIn “Government”last_img

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