May 3, 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: May 3, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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6:00 PM Call to Order


Public Input


Committee Vacancies


Public Hearings

  • Verizon New England Underground Conduit Petition: Cushing Place

Reports and Presentations

  • Paul McKinlay, Weston & Sampson Engineers: Update on 54 Richardson Road Immediate Response Action Plan & Proposal for 54 Richardson Road Geophysical Survey (including under the Building Foundations)
  • Weston & Sampson Engineers: Progress Report on Wastewater Capacity Alternatives & Feasibility Analysis
  • Town Meeting Warrant Article Presentations
    • David Foley: Article 32 - Sewer Grinder Pump Bylaw Amendment
    • David McLachlan & Karl Bischoff: Article 27 - Warren-Pohl Property Parking Lot & Article 33 – Freeman Lake Conservation Parcels
    • Town Engineer Christina Papadopoulos: Article 31 - Stormwater Management Bylaw
    • Continued Discussion Regarding Articles 39, 40 & 41 Recreational Marijuana Accessory Uses
  • Town Engineer Christina Papadopoulos: Letter of Support for Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant Application for the Janet/Donna/Temi Roads Area
  • Town Accountant Darlene Lussier – Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Update
  • Traffic Safety Committee Monthly Report
  • Preliminary Plan for Parking Regulations in the Town Center
  • Police Chief James Spinney: Police Department Directed Towing Services Contract
  • Finance Director John Sousa: Update on Land Donation Request Parcel 23/99/1


Town Manager Reports

  • Thank You to Mill Town Plumbing for Work at Varney Playground
  • Aggregate Industries Consent Judgement

Meeting Minutes

  • Select Board Regular Session Minutes 03-29-2021

Select Board Member Liaison Reports & Referrals


Press Questions


Executive Session

  • To Discuss Strategy with Respect to Negotiations with Non-Union Personnel, i.e. the Town Manager, Pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, Section 21(a)(2)