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2024 Election Info from Town Clerk's Office

Posted on 04/24/24
2024 Elections and Town Meetings - all taking place at the Community House on 33 Main Street
The last day to change your address, change your political party or register to vote is 10 calendar days before ANY election! 
May 3 - Annual Town Meeting 7pm
May 13 - Town
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Annual Town Election Warrant

Posted on 04/24/24

PDF of annual town election warrant. ...

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Open Burning Season (1/15 - 5/1) Info from the Fire Chief

Posted on 03/18/24

Open burning general guidelines for the town of Cummington.  

Safety tips for open burning....

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Cummington BTES Ad Hoc Committee

Member Title Phone Term Start Term End
Eliza Dragon
Eric Driver
Brian Gilman
Mark Hoechstetter
Pat Keith
June Lynds
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Meeting times: As needed (check calendar)
Term: Appointed by the Selectboard for 1 year
Compensation: none

 

The BTES Ad Hoc Building Committee was appointed by the Selectboard at their 9/5/19 meeting and will meet  to discuss/plan/make recommendations to the Selectboard for the building at 2 Main Street.

 

Final Documents for BTES Feasibility Study - 1/24

 #1 - Austin Design - Executive Summary

.#2 - BTES Building Drawings

#3 - Outline Specifications

#4 - Tighe & Bond MEP Report

#5 - Code Narrative

#6 - Cost Estimate

BTES Advocacy Letter - 3/31/23

On February 15, 2023 several residents attended a community forum at the Community House to hear about the existing conditions at the Berkshire Trail Elementary school and Community House buildings. At this meeting Dave Christopolis of the Hilltown CDC and Tom Chalmers, Architect for Austin Designs shared with attendees information on the buildings, the work that the Ad Hoc Committee has done so far, and what plans have been made to rehabilitate the Berkshire Trail Elementary School building.  Cummington residents provided feedback and ideas to the town and the architect as work moves forward to determine the costs associated with getting the school open again as a town facility that can generate some revenue for the town. (More information about this forum, maps of the building layouts and PowerPoint presentations can be found on the Town website on the BTES Project Recent News or BTES Ad Hoc Committee page.

Advocacy for funding was also discussed at the meeting, and it was suggested by some residents that supporters should reach out to their State Legislators for financial investment and requested a template letter. Link to  a template you can use to send to our legislators, Senator Paul Mark and Representative Lindsay Sabadosa.  Their addresses are in the letter, both e-mail and snail mail. Feel free to edit this template as you feel appropriate. Additionally, it is always meaningful to include a personal story in your letter. That is always helpful to legislators when they make their case in Boston on our behalf. Both of our legislators are aware of the town’s efforts to rehabilitate this building and they want to help.

 

BTES Public Forum Held February 15, 2023

Below is information regarding the former Berkshire Trail School on Main Street and the Cummington Community House which was presented at a public forum on February 15, 2023. 

BTES Building Layout

Community House Building Layout

Berkshire Trail Powerpoint Presentation

Community House Powerpoint Presentation