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Select Board Meeting Notice and Agenda – June 12, 2023

Select Board Meeting Notice and Agenda
7:00 pm, Monday June 12, 2023 at Town Hall and Zoom

Please click the link below to join the webinar

passcode: 952575 Or telephone: US +1 312 626 6799
or +1 646 558 8656 Webinar ID: 825 3617 7203, passcode 970100


Review of Select Board meeting procedures
Approval of Minutes from May 30 Meeting
Approve and sign vendor and payroll warrants
Vacancies: Board of Health, Transfer Station Attendant, Animal Control Officer,
Planning Board Associate, Fire Chief, Etc.
Waste Management Matters
Broadband Network Matters
Inter-municipal Emergency Coverage Agreement
Highway Department Matters including gravel road phase II bid
Review draft proposal for 2022-23 select board responsibilities and initiatives
Follow-up: current state of record keeping by departments and boards
Update on Schoolhouse Next Steps
Citizen Speak Time

Planning Board Associate Vacancy

The Mount Washington Planning Board has a vacancy for an Associate Member.

Any town resident who is a registered voter and who has an interest in this position should send an email to Keith Torrico, Chairman of the Planning Board:, as well as to the two additional members of the Select Board:

Brian Tobin
Eric Mendelsohn

The Planning Board meets roughly once a month. The Associate Member would be expected to attend all meetings either in person or remotely.

“The Planning Board is authorized to have one (1) associate member. The Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board appoint the associate member for a three (3) year term. The Chairman of the Planning Board may designate the associate member to sit on the Planning Board for the purposes of acting on a special permit or site plan review application, or any other matter for which a quorum is required, in case of absence, inability to act or conflict of interest on the part of any member of the Board or in the event of a vacancy on the Board.”

Vacancy – Transfer Station Attendant/Solid Waste Manager

The Town of Mount Washington is seeking applicants for a part-time position as Transfer Station Attendant/Solid Waste Manager. The position averages 16 hours per week; applicants must be available to work Wednesdays from 7:00am-12:00pm, Saturdays from 11:00am-5:00pm, and Sundays from 12:00pm-5:00pm. (Flexibility possible)

Pay ranges from $19.00 – $24.00 an hour depending on experience.

Positive interaction with the public is required. The work can be physical, requiring lifting and is subject to exposure to all variations of weather.

For further information and/or to apply, please send an email to all three select board members:
Eric Mendelsohn –
Brian Tobin –
Keith Torrico –

Job Description

This is manual work involving the operation of equipment to process refuse and debris at the Town Transfer Station; coordinating the disposal and transfer of refuse and debris; overseeing the recycling operation; and dealing with the public, and involves the following duties:

  • Opens and closes transfer station gates according to schedule.
  • Directs incoming vehicles to proper dumping areas.
  • Checks that trash and recycling is coming from a home that has paid the proper fees.
  • Performs routine maintenance of equipment used at site.
  • Supervises separation of trash and recyclables by users of the site.
  • Keeps transfer station clean, picks up debris, keeps the transfer station shed clean.
  • Explains Transfer Station procedures to the general public; monitors cargo to prohibit disposal of prohibited materials.
  • Ensures safety procedures are followed; uses appropriate safety equipment during Transfer Station operations.
  • Performs related work as may be required.

Other Requirements

  • Ability to maintain Transfer Station in accordance with rules and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of mechanical equipment together with the ability to make minor repairs and adjustments and to do necessary servicing work.
  • Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety rules and regulations in equipment operation.
  • Ability to operate equipment skillfully and safely.
  • Ability to detect the need for mechanical servicing of equipment.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral instructions and to work independently in the performance of routine duties.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and other Town employees.
  • An understanding and the ability to follow the Town of Mount Washington’s Personnel Policy and Code of Conduct
  • Schedule for and be present at the annual Transfer Station inspection as required by the State.
  • Schedule bi-annual “Bulky Waste” event during regular Transfer Station hours – arrange for ordering and removal of dumpster(s), inform the public, be present to make sure only allowable materials are dumped.

Board of Assessors Meetings – Jun. 8 & 15

The Board will be meeting with Mayflower Valuations on:
June 8, 2023
June 15, 2023
at the Mt. Washington Town Hall from 8:30AM – 4:30PM
to begin the FY 24 property inspections and valuation review.

Mt. Washington Board of Assessors
Tom Furcht
Cory Hines
Vicki Torrico

Select Board Meeting – May 30, 2023

Select Board Meeting Notice and Agenda
7:00 pm, Tuesday May 30, 2023 at Town Hall and Zoom

Please click the link below to join the webinar

passcode: 952575
Or telephone: US +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656
Webinar ID: 831 2961 4554, passcode 889607


  • Review of Select Board meeting procedures
  • Approval of Minutes from May 1 Meeting
  • Approve and sign vendor and payroll warrants
  • Joint Selectboard – Planning Board Interview of candidates for Planning Board Vacancy
  • Transfer Station Coverage and Planning
  • Waste Management Fee Waiver Request
  • Highway Department Matters, including:
    gravel delivery requests, paving project, gravel road project, status/other projects
  • Broadband Network Matters
  • Vacancies: Board of Health, Conservation Commission, ACO, others
  • Animal Matters
  • Records Access Officer Update
  • Proposal for standing agenda topics
    Proposals for 2023-24 select board initiatives
  • Status of Fire Services Agreement Payments
  • Inter-municipal Agreement for Transportation Program
  • Mass Cultural Council Schoolhouse Grant
  • Citizen Speak Time

Board of Health Meeting – May 25, 2023

Meeting Notice and Agenda for Mount Washington Board of Health

Invitation to scheduled Zoom meeting:

Topic: Mt. Washington Board of Health Meeting
Time: May 25, 2023 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 856 8009 7481
Passcode: HWrd75


  1. Meet with representatives from Southern Berkshire Regional Health Collaborative.
  2. Board of Health resignations, current vacancies, and board member responsibilities.
  3. 213 West St.
  4. Discuss unfinished meeting minutes.
  5. Citizen speak time.