Selectmen Selections

July 2022 - Edition 48

Introduction

This monthly newsletter highlights actions of the Board and its meetings to inform residents and employees of Town business.


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Strategic Plan Community Feedback Requested!


The Town has entered into its next phase of the Strategic Planning project. After the first round of community feedback, the Board of Selectmen have drafted Strategic Outcome Areas and are looking for feedback from the community on each area! These areas can be viewed below and feedback can be provided at GetInvolvedShrewsbury.com!


More information on the project and related documents can be found at https://shrewsburyma.gov/1051/Strategic-Plan-Project


Mr. Mizikar provided an update at their July 12, 2022 meeting which can be viewed HERE

Board of Selectmen July 2022 Meeting Highlights

DEI Update

The Board of Selectmen has continued having workshops with their DEI Consultant, VISIONS Inc, and continued their training and work on matters of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Town.


Ms. Flynn provided an update on the Board's progress with the DEI training and work which can be viewed HERE

Summer Hours Operating Schedule for Town Hall

On May 31, 2022 Town Hall implemented 2022 Summer Hours. The only changes for the members of the public are to Tuesday's and Friday’s hours. Town Hall will now be open from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM on Tuesdays to better accommodate the public with expanded hours. Town Hall will also be open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Noon) on Fridays. There are no other changes to Town Hall’s operating hours (listed below).


Monday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Tuesday: 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM

Wednesday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Thursday: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

*Building Inspector, DPW, & SELCO Open at 7:30 AM


Town employees will still be working a full work week with these changes and will be available throughout the designated operating hours.


Please note that these operating hour changes do not affect the School Department, the Library, or the Council on Aging.

Board of Selectmen - July 12, 2022
Board of Selectmen - July 26, 2022

Board of Selectmen Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 9th, 7pm

100 Maple Avenue

Shrewsbury, MA

Selectmen's Meeting Room

Board of Selectmen Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 23rd, 7pm

100 Maple Avenue

Shrewsbury, MA

Selectmen's Meeting Room

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

On May 20, 2022 the Shrewsbury Board of Health issued a mask advisory due to a surge in positive COVID-19 cases. The full advisory can be found here. For information regarding masks and face coverings, please refer to CDC guidance linked here. The Shrewsbury Board of Health order to require employers to report COVID-19 cases in the workplace will remain in place until further notice.


The Town of Shrewsbury urges residents, taxpayers and others to continue utilizing our online services including paying bills, applying for permits and licenses. If you wish to get in contact with a specific department, please see our staff directory at https://shrewsburyma.gov/Directory.aspx.

About Us

The Board of Selectmen acts as the Town's Chief Executive Body responsible for the community's general welfare following guidelines set forth in Operational Policies for the Board of Selectmen. Specific powers and responsibilities of the Board of Selectmen are set forth in Chapter 559 of the Acts of 1953 which is better known as the Town Manager Act and the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.