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Voter Registration Deadline - August 15th

posted Aug 1, 2018, 9:33 AM by Goshen Webmaster

Town Clerk Kristen Estelle would like to remind residents that Wednesday, August 15th is the last day to register to vote for the state primary. She will be in the office that day from 11am-4pm and 7-8pm, as well as her usual Monday hours of 9am-3pm and 6pm-8pm. Additionally, absentee voting is now available for residents who will not be in town on the day of the state primary (September 4th), or cannot vote in person due to physical disability or religious belief. Absentee voting applications are in the town clerk’s office, as well as online at www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/eleabsentee/absidx.htm. Kristen can be reached at 413-268-8236 x107 or clerk@goshen-ma.us.

Special Town Election - Saturday, June 23, 2018

posted Jun 11, 2018, 3:34 PM by Goshen Webmaster   [ updated Jun 21, 2018, 11:31 AM ]

There will be a Special Town Election on Saturday, June 23 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Goshen Town Hall located at 42 Main Street.

The purpose of the election is to see if the Town of Goshen can exempt the amounts required to pay for the repair of the landfill cap from Proposition 2 1/2.

Click on the file below to see the actual warrant.

2017 Annual Report

posted May 19, 2018, 9:08 AM by Goshen Webmaster   [ updated May 19, 2018, 9:17 AM ]

Goshen's 2017 Annual Report is available by clicking on the file below.

Printed copies are also available free of charge at the Goshen Town Offices while supplies last.

2018 Annual Town Meeting Warrant

posted May 17, 2018, 9:30 AM by Goshen Webmaster

Click on the file below to access the 2018 Annual Town Meeting warrant.

Board of Health Member Search

posted May 15, 2018, 6:40 PM by Goshen Webmaster   [ updated Jun 19, 2018, 10:45 AM ]

Interested Goshen resident needed to fill Board of Health member vacancy.

The Goshen Board of Health usually meets monthly on the first Monday at 7:00 pm. A typical agenda includes such tasks as septic system inspection and approval, private well permits, transfer station operations, housing issues, animal control and larger public health items such as bird flu threats and emergency preparation.  No specific prior public health experience needed but an interest in serving your community helps. 

Please contact the chair: Elizabeth Bell-Perkins (413) 548-5566 or healthboard@goshen-ma.us

Town Election Results Announced

posted May 11, 2018, 3:06 AM by Goshen Webmaster   [ updated May 11, 2018, 3:07 AM ]

Here are the results of the Town elections that were held on Saturday, May 5th:

Almoner - Kristine Bissell (3 years)

Assessor - Gina Papineau (3 years)

Board of Health - Michael Kurland (3 years)

Board of Library Trustee - Rosemarie Clark (3 years)

Board of Library Trustees - Miriam Kurland (3 years)

Finance Committee - Angela Otis (3 years)

Hampshire County Councilor - Diane Bushee (1 year)

Chesterfield / Goshen School Committee - Jessica Judd - write-in – (3 years)

Moderator - Keith Wright (2 years)

Planning Board - Roger Culver (5 years)

Planning Board - James Barrett (4 years)

Board of Selectmen - Angela Otis (3 years)

Town Clerk - Kristen Estelle (3 years)

Tilton Fruit Farm Supervisor - Roger Culver (1 year)

Tilton Fruit Farm Supervisor - Robert Goss (1 year)

Tilton Fruit Farm Supervisor - Richard Polwrek (1 year)

3/8/2018 Special Town Meeting - Postponed - New Meeting on 3/10 at 11AM

posted Mar 7, 2018, 3:49 PM by Goshen Webmaster   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 3:57 PM ]

Due to the inclement weather forecast, tomorrow night’s Special Town Meeting has been postponed.  The meeting is now scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 10th at 11AM in the Goshen Town Hall.

As a reminder, the primary purpose of the meeting is to see if the Town will vote to amend the Zoning By-laws by adding a section that will put a temporary moratorium on the sale and distribution of recreational marijuana.

Special Town Meeting - Thursday, March 8th, 2018

posted Feb 27, 2018, 12:32 PM by Goshen Webmaster   [ updated Feb 27, 2018, 12:41 PM ]

There will be a Special Town Meeting held at the Goshen Town Hall on Thursday, March 8th at 7 p.m.

Click on the file below to see the warrant.

2018 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

posted Feb 23, 2018, 1:26 PM by Goshen Webmaster

HRMC announces regional HHW Events including the annual HRMC HHW Collection on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Once a year, the HRMC holds a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event for residents of the HRMC member communities. The 2018 event will take place on November 3 in Westhampton. Pre-registration is required for this event and will
take place from October 1-October 28.
Residents are asked to email the HRMC with their name, address (Street and Town), and phone number. HRMC confirmation of your reservation (done via email) is required to participate.

If you are unable to attend the HRMC HHW event, we have reciprocal arrangements with a ten other regional Towns that are offering HHW events. In 2018, the HRMC has agreements with the following communities to allow HRMC member Town
residents to participate in their events. In all cases, pre-registration is required. If you are an HRMC resident, please contact Kathleen Casey at 413-685-5498 or hrmc@hrmc-ma.org to inquire about attending one of the following regional events:

Regional Reciprocal HHW Collection Events – 2018

DATE         TIME            COMMUNITY
04/28/18    9 am-noon    Chicopee
05/05/18    8 am-noon    South Hadley/Granby
05/19/18    9 am-noon    Northampton
09/08/18    9 am-noon    Agawam
09/15/18    9 am-1pm     Wilbraham (E. Longmeadow, Hampden, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Palmer and Wilbraham)
09/22/18    9 am-noon    Greenfield (FCSWMD Towns)
09/22/18    9 am-noon    Orange (FCSWMD Towns)
09/23/18    9 am-noon    Amherst
10/06/18    9 am-noon    Chicopee
11/03/18    9 am-noon    West Springfield
11/03/18    9 am-noon    Westhampton (HRMC Towns)

The Hilltown Resource Management Cooperative is composed of these member Towns: Ashfield, Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Huntington, Middlefield, Plainfield, Westhampton, Williamsburg, and Worthington.

HRMC
PO Box 630
Williamsburg, MA 01096
Phone: 413- 685-5498
Email: hrmc@hrmc-ma.org
Website: www.hrmc-ma.org

Dog Licenses Are In

posted Feb 12, 2018, 7:28 AM by Goshen Webmaster

Dog licenses are in and can now be picked up in the Town Clerks office.

The Town Clerk is available on Mondays from 8AM to 2PM and again on Monday evenings from 6-8 PM.

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