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Buckland Town Meeting – May 8, 2019

The recording of the Buckland Town meeting is incomplete. It shows about 2 hours and 57 minutes of the meeting. It includes 95% of the discussion on the Planning Board’s Bylaw warrant article. It does not show the actual paper ballot voting process. It also does not show the announcement of the paper ballot results (111-36). It does not show any discussion or voting on articles that came after Article 18. We apologize for any inconvenience. You can view the meeting by choosing the Buckland section of the Town Government pull-down menu above.

Town Election and Town Meeting

The Annual Town Election will be held on Monday May 6 upstairs in the Buckland Town Hall, 17 State St., from 10 AM – 8 PM.

The Election warrant can be viewed at – https://www.town.buckland.ma.us/sites/bucklandma/files/uploads/ate_warrant_5-6-19.pdf

The Annual Town Meeting will be held Wed. May 8 in the Mohawk Trail School auditorium at 7 PM.

A copy of the Annual Town Meeting warrant is available at the Town Hall or online on the Town of Buckland web site

https://www.town.buckland.ma.us/sites/bucklandma/files/uploads/atm_warrant_5-8-19.pdf

 

More info about the Town Budget to be voted on at Town Meeting is available at – https://www.town.buckland.ma.us/home/news/annual-town-meeting

More info about ARTICLE 19: BAN ON SINGLE USE PLASTICS  is available at – https://www.town.buckland.ma.us/sites/bucklandma/files/uploads/article_19_ban_on_single_use_plastics_0.pdf

 

Celebrate Shelburne Falls

Recently, The American Planning Association named The Village of Shelburne Falls in Buckland and Shelburne one of Five Great Neighborhoods on APA’s 2018 Great Places in America List.

An event was held in the Community Center on Oct. 18 to celebrate the award.

The keynote was by John Mullin, Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Massachusetts – Shelburne Falls: Uniqueness, Specialization and Cachet

The event was moderated by Stephen Kulik, Representative 1st District Franklin County Massachusetts and was hosted by the Shelburne Falls Area Partnership.

A video of the event can be found by clicking on the Shows pull-down menu above and selecting Other.