April 12, 2021
Hybrid Virtual Meeting

Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and subsequent orders imposing strict limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible.  Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the Town’s website, at  For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch the meeting may do so by accessing the Chelmsford Telemedia website

No in-person attendance of members of the public will be permitted, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means.   In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the Town’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

Topic: Select Board

Time: Apr 12, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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6:00 PM Call to Order


Public Service Announcements

  • Kate Crawford, Chelmsford Garden Club: Arbor Day Proclamation April 30, 2021
  • Earth Day Proclamation – April 22, 2021
  • Town-Wide Cleanup

Public Input


Committee Vacancies


Public Hearings

  • (Continuation) National Grid and Verizon Pole Petition: Gorham Street & Columbus Avenue


  • Common Victualer License: Summer Street Grocers, LLC, 7 Summer Street, Unit 7-8

Reports and Presentations

  •  Finance Director John Sousa:
    • Standard & Poor’s Credit Rating Report
    • Select Board Approval of Bond Sale
    • Auction of Tax Foreclosure Parcel 73-326-10 on Billerica Road
  • DPW Director Gary Persichetti & Assistant DPW Director Stephen Jahnle:
    • Report on 54 Richardson Road Immediate Response Action Plan & North Fire Station Relocation
    • Ledge Road & Dunstable Road Intersection Reconstruction
    • Ledge Road Bus Turnaround Construction

Town Manager Reports

  • Access Agreement for North Chelmsford Water District Property Monitoring Wells
  • Senior Center Building Rooftop Solar Array – Town Meeting Vote Required to Lease Roof
  • Steadman/Stedman Street Name Change – Town Meeting Vote Requested
  • Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Award
  • Planning Board Approval of 330 Billerica Road – Future Home of Pressed Café
  • Sale of 199 & 201 Riverneck Road Commercial Property
  • Redevelopment of 255 Princeton Street/former UMass Lowell West Campus
  • Double Pole Report
  • Removal of Fire Alarm Call Boxes
  • Hotel Room Excise and Meal Tax Quarterly Report
  • Sewer Flow Report

Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting Minutes Approval Process
  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 01-25-2021
  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 02-22-2021

Select Board Member Liaison Reports & Referrals


Press Questions