SELECTMEN NEWS: Big Issues To Be Discussed At Tonight’s Meeting (October 23)

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets this Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7pm in Wilmington Town Hall’s Room 9.

There is a good amount of noteworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • Town Accountant Mike Morris, Principal Assessor Karen Rassias, and Town Manager Jeff Hull will make a presentation on town finances and property taxes.
  • Town Manager Jeff Hull will provide a recommendation to the Board regarding the sale of recreational marijuana in Wilmington.
  • Recreation Director Karen Campbell will make a presentation on fees associated with Town Beach. (Selectman Kevin Caira has asked a change be made regarding the non-resident fee.)
  • Fourth of July Committee Chair Scott Garrant will request use of the Town Common for the Town Tree Lighting on December 2.
  • Town Manager Jeff Hull will announce the town’s new Director of Information Technology.
  • Town Manager Jeff Hull will announce that Yentile Farm recently won a Sustainability in Civil Engineering Award from the Boston Society of Civil Engineering Section.
  • Town Manager Jeff Hull will provide an update on former the xPedx property on Main Street. (Selectman Mike McCoy has been worried that a developer will try to build a large-scale apartment or condo complex on the site, generating lots of traffic. To date, no such project has been brought forward.)
  • Selectmen will consider a request from Veterans Services Director Lou Cimaglia to illuminate the Town Common green in November in support of veterans. Cimaglia will also formally invite Selectmen to the town’s Veterans Day ceremony.
  • Selectmen will discus its next meeting — on Monday, November 13 — when it will ask the public to provide input on the town’s affordable housing efforts.
  • Selectmen will set its December and January meeting schedule.

The meeting will be telecast live by Wilmington Community Television on WCTV-G — Channel 22 on Comcast and Channel 38 on Verizon.  The meeting will also be streamed on WCTV’s website HERE.

Wilmington Apple intends to report on each of the items above – and any other news that comes from the meeting — over the next week. Wilmington Apple typically live-tweets the meeting HERE.

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