Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Several steps will soon be taken for the proposed new police station.
What’s the next step for the proposed new police station? In the wake of Town Meeting voters recently approving $1.2 million in for design of the project, Weston Police Chief Steven Shaw told Weston Patch the next step is to send the project out to bid to an architectural firm. The firm, he said, could take six months or more to draw up design plans. After the plans are received, the town’s Permanent Building Committee would review them, Shaw said. Shaw said the committee wants to make sure the plans make the most efficient use of the space. In total, the building would have 12,687 square feet of usable space. The proposal calls for the aging station to be replaced by a new building at the same time.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Leslie Glynn and Ed Coburn address questions raised in another letter about the proposed new police station for Weston. They say the planned station is needed and appropriate.
Wednesday, May 8
A letter last week raised questions about the work of the Police Station Study Committee that we wanted to address. The statement that “no minutes were kept, no taxpayers were invited, and public opinion was not sought” is completely incorrect. All 23 meetings of the committee were posted and open to the public in accordance with state open meeting laws, and residents including students from the high school on a class assignment attended many of those meetings. Minutes are kept of every meeting of the committee and posted to the town’s website. On two occasions the committee presented the Board of Selectmen with progress reports in meetings that were open and televised. There were also presentations to the Finance Committee and the PBC. …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Selectmen set to appoint members at Tuesday meeting
The Weston Board of Selectmen is set to appoint members to a Police Station Study Committee at its meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28. The meeting begins at 7 p.m., and the study committee item is on the agenda for 8:45 p.m. At its previous two meetings, the selectmen interviewed more than a half dozen residents who put their names forth to join the committee. The selectmen discussed on Aug. 14 the number of members to appoint to the committee, noting they may appoint a committee of five working members with a selectman liason and the police and fire chiefs and Town Manager Donna VanderClock as non-working members. Also on the agenda for tonight's meeting is an anticipated vote on a Fall Town Meeting date, an update on the Weston 300 celebration and…