Friday, October 19, 2001
Shorts from the selectmen, October 9
· Metivier honored. At their October 9 meeting the selectmen honored Ralph Metivier, who died last week, for his many years on the fire department. The town flag was flown at half mast in recognition of his service during World War II.
· School septic. Cost estimates for a wastewater treatment plant for the school will be presented at the selectmen's meeting on October 30.
· Bog House lease. Two proposals were received in response to the Request For Proposal for leasing the town-owned Bog House at the Cranberry Bog. Town administrator Madonna McKenzie, acting as procurement officer, determined neither met the requirements. The RFP will be reissued.
· Wild waterfest. Selectman Vivian Chaput presented a plan by the SuAsCo (Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Senic River Stewardship) Council for a "Wild and Scenic Riverfest" on June 1, 2002. Each town along the waterways is being asked to develop events for the fest, including hikes, guided canoe trips, historic tours, and others. Town committees will be asked to contribute, and the public is invited to get involved.
· Forest protection. A discussion of policy regarding land in Chapter 61, forest protection, will be revisited at the next meeting on October 30.
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