531WVN ALERT: What's Happening
- Aug 25, 2011TOWN CENTER DRAFT DOCUMENT POSTED FOR PUBLIC COMMENT.
Vertex Environmental Services has scheduled a public meeting for Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Large Hearing Room in Town Building to present and discuss a Draft Release Abatement Measure (RAM) Plan prepared for Twenty Wayland, LLC, developer of the mixed-use project. The document summarizes activities associated with construction (demolition and redevelopment) planned by the Town Center developer at the former Raytheon facility on Route 20. Planning to protect public health and the environment is required under state law because of the history of the property.
There is a 30-day public comment period for the proposed RAM Plan. The document can be reviewed at the Wayland Public Library, the Wayland Board of Health, or electronically at the Raytheon Extranet website
(username: raytheon, password: wayland all lower case). Click on "New Documents" to find the link to the Vertex RAM Plan. Deadline for submitting written public comment is September 8, 2011 at 5 p.m. to: Vertex Environmental Services, Inc., Attention: Jessica Fox, P.E., 400 Libbey Parkway, Weymouth, MA 02189.
BOARD OF HEALTH INFORMATION ABOUT MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESSES
Wayland's Board of Health has posted additional information about protecting against viruses carried by mosquitoes. In addition to recommended precautions to avoid exposure to mosquitoes and ticks, the Board has posted links to official info sources regarding the use of insect repellents and how to stay informed as the state Department of Public Health continues to evaluate conditions during this season.
The map shows that the present risk is remote or low in most MetroWest towns.
GETTING READY FOR ELECTRONIC VOTING FOR 2012
At their Aug. 1 meeting, selectmen discussed using their Fiscal 2012 Town Meeting budget for electronic voting. The town administrator and the moderator indicated they would begin to plan accordingly. Moderator Dennis Berry is forming the sequel to the ELVIS committee that successfully implemented electronic voting last spring. More info about serving on this new committee:
DUDLEY AREA ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING: TUESDAY, AUG. 30 to discuss its first public discussion and plan for the second one for Sept. 27. Information about the June 27 discussion:
CONSERVATION COMMISSION, THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 7:30 p.m.
7:35 p.m. Continued hearing for DPW's water main replacement at Route 27/30 intersection.
8:30 p.m. Hearing for redeveloping the former Lee's Farm property along Route 20.
WASTEWATER COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING: WEDNESDAY SEPT. 7, 7:30 p.m.
The Wastewater Management District Commission will hold a public hearing on a new one-time surcharge. The commission seeks to raise $120,504. Impacts of the new surcharge and Fiscal 2012 fees (July 20 public hearing) can be found on the WWMDC website in the "documents" folder:
DUDLEY POND ANNUAL FUN RUN: SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, times vary beginning at 10:30 a.m. Info:
RECREATION COMMISSION'S ANNUAL "TOUCH A TRUCK": SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 10 a.m., Wayland Middle School