Neighbors, On Monday October 27th, 2014, a member of the Groveland Open Space and Trails Committee (OSTC) offered the Community Preservation Committee (CPC) and those watching at home, early details for OSTC's likely request for a CPA warrant to be voted on at April's 2015 Town Meeting. Based on estimates by the Town's engineering partner, Fay Spofford and Thorndike (FST), OSTC projects it will seek a 2015 warrant article in the amount of $150,000. OSTC's proposal, along with
The following announcement about the Town's partnership with Fay Spofford and Thorndike was also posted in the October 31st copy of the Eagle Tribune: The Groveland Open Space and Trails Committee (OSTC), in coordination with the Town's Finance Director, is pleased to announce a partnership with Fay Spofford and Thorndike (FST) for the project’s initial engineering design phase, which will be completed in the first quarter of 2015. This first phase is being funded by CPA-fund
Many thanks to those who attended last night's public information session -- your contributions were invaluable. Three words summarize the conversation from an Open Space & Trails Committee perspective: Productive (everyone appeared to walk out with a clearer understanding of others' opinions than when they walked in) Constructive (new & varying perspectives, like those contributed last night, will be important to ensure all interests have a voice in the ongoing public dialo
The Groveland Open Space and Trails Committee will host residents to share an update on the project's current status, review the proposed benefits to our community, answer questions about funding & next steps, and intake your ideas/suggestions leading up to April 28th's Annual Town Meeting vote to commit CPA funds to advance the project. Monday March 24th, 7 PM at Bagnall Elementary School Wednesday April 2nd, 10 AM at Town Hall (with Council On Aging) Thursady April 17th, 7
Last night, on February 25th 2014, the Groveland Open Space and Trails Committee hosted its first public information session. Below is the recap sent to the project's Facebook Page following: Many thanks to those who attended tonight's information session. Without a doubt, it was a productive beginning to a public dialogue that we are excited to see evolve leading up to the April 28th Annual Town Meeting and beyond. Two key takeaways: 1) Awareness: Every "like", every "share"
Neighbors -- please join us to share your ideas and ask questions about the Groveland Community Trail project on Tuesday February 25th at 7:00 PM at Town Hall. Members of the Groveland Open Space & Trails Committee will host this information session in hopes to 1) raise awareness with residents on the project in general, and 2) begin capturing residents' ideas & suggestions. Our committee is fully committed to fostering a transparent and iterative dialogue to make sure any fi