Public Input Wanted

HYANNIS –The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced a schedule of 12 public meetings in locations across the state to present and discuss the draft MassDOT Five-Year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update.
Public input received at the meetings from May 15-24 will be considered before the CIP is finalized. Barnstable Monday, May 15, 6 p.m., Hyannis Transportation Center
MassDOT’s strategic Capital Investment Plan uses state and federal money to fund transportation investments across Massachusetts.
These include all MassDOT highway and municipal projects, regional airports, rail and transit projects including the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Regional Transit Authorities as well as the MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV).
Updated annually, the CIP uses a combination of public and stakeholder input with both objective and comparative evaluation of projects to select programs that will be funded over the next five fiscal years.
The draft being finalized now concerns Fiscal Years 2018 through 2022.
MassDOT has already received more than 1,100 public comments through its online tool, emails and letters.
Many comments have been incorporated into the CIP draft.
The public meetings will seek to increase public input before the final CIP is presented to the MassDOT Board of Directors in June.

Upcoming Precinct 7 & Town Council Meetings May

Cotuit Prudential Committee Meeting – Monday May 1, 5pm, Freedom Hall 

Town Council Meeting – Thursday May 4, 7pm, Town Hall

Cotuit/Santuit Civic Association Board Annual Meeting & Village Tour with Town Staff, Friday May 5, 8am, Freedom Hall

Cotuit Prudential Committee Meeting – Tuesday May 9,  5pm, Freedom Hall

Precinct 7 Monthly Meeting – Wednesday May 10, 3-5pm, Cotuit Library

Town Council Committee to Assess Homelessness – Monday May 15, 6pm, Town Hall Cancelled

Cotuit Fire Commissioner’s Meeting – Tuesday May 16, 5:30 pm, Freedom Hall

Town Council Appointments Committee – Tuesday May 16, 5:30pm, Town Hall

Cotuit-Santuit Civic Association Meeting & Cotuit Fire District Budget & Candidate’s  Night – Tuesday May 16, 7:30pm, Cotuit Freedom Hall

Cotuit Water Commissioner’s  Meeting – Wednesday May 17, 6pm, Freedom Hall

Town Council Asset Management Advisory Committee – Thursday May 18, 6pm, Town Hall Cancelled

Town Council Meeting – Thursday May 18, 7pm, Town Hall

Cotuit Prudential Committee Meeting – Monday May 22, 4pm, Freedom Hall

Cotuit Fire Commissioner’s Meeting – Thursday May 25, 5:30 pm, Freedom Hall

Cotuit Fire District Elections – Tuesday May 30, 4-8 pm, Freedom Hall

Cotuit Prudential Committee Meeting – Wednesday May 31, 10am, Freedom Hall

Cotuit Fire District Annual Meeting – Wednesday May 31, 7:30pm, Freedom Hall

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF FEES CHANGES

Fee changes will take effect on July 1, 2017 for the following Departments, Department of Public Works Solid Waste Division, Community Services Departments HYCC Program and modified changes to the Regulatory Services Departments Consumer Affairs Division were adopted by the Town Manager on Friday, April 14, 2017.