Selectmen To Decide Locations Of Potential Future Senior Center & Town Hall At January 10 Meeting

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets this Monday, January 10, 2022 at 7pm in the Town Hall Auditorium.

There are some noteworthy items on the agenda, including:

  • Selectmen will hear a presentation from the OPM and Architects of the Senior Center and Town Hall/School Administration building projections on site selection for both projects. Selectmen will also receive written updates from George Hooper — Chair of both Building Committees — and Selectman Kevin Caira, the board’s representative to the Town Hall/School Administration Building Committee. Selectmen will consider endorsing the site selections for both projects.
  • Selectmen will hear from Police Chief Joe Desmond, Sergeant Matt Stavro, and Department Historian Paul Chalifour on plans to celebrate the Police Department’s 150th Anniversary.
  • Selectmen will hear a presentation from Town Clerk Elizabeth Lawrenson and Bylaw Study Committee Chair Rob Peterson on recommended changes to the inhabitant bylaws.
  • Town Manager Jeff Hull will thank Lowell Five Bank for a recent donation to Wilmington’s public safety departments.
  • DPW Director Mike Woods will provide a written update on PFAs removal at the town’s Water Treatment Plant.
  • Town Clerk Elizabeth Lawrenson will provide a written update on the 2022 Town Election, and Town Manager Hull will provide an update on the FY23 budget and upcoming Finance Committee meetings.
  • Selectmen will consider appointing a special counsel to prepare a legal opinion on the RMLD Electric Vehicle Charging Station license.
  • Selectmen will consider authorizing taking property at 64 Wildwood Street.
  • Selectmen will consider calling a Special Town Meeting on March 8, 2022 at 7pm at the Shriners for the purpose of authorizing funds for a feasibility study to consider the replacement of the Wildwood Early Childhood Center. Selectmen will also consider formally opening the warrant for Special Town Meeting and consider setting a date to close the warrant.
  •  Selectmen will consider ratifying the Town Manager’s appointment of Joseph Jackson as a member of the Wilmington Historical Commission for a term to expire on April 30, 2022.
  • Selectmen will consider the request of the Wilmington Farmers Market to use the Swain Green on Sundays, from June 12 to October 2, 10am to 1pm, and to use the Yentile Recreational Facility on July 3.
  • Selectmen will consider the request of the Wilmington Community Fund to use the municipal parking lot on Saturday, September 24, from 9am to 12pm, for the purpose of a Community Shredding Event.

The meeting will be televised live on WCTV and

Wilmington Apple intends to report on many of the items above – and any other news that comes from the meeting — over the next two weeks.

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