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Agricultural Commission  Members                                                     Term Exp.

(Two Year Term-3 Regular Members, 2 alternates)
David Petrovich, Chair         ....................2014
James Person                      ....................2014
Sandra Evangelista             .....................2015
Rickey Evangelista, Alternate ...................2015

Henry Woods Building - First Floor 
40 West Street 
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-2504  ext. 103 & 104

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 
10:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

Meetings held:
Henry Woods Bldg
1st & 3rd Tuesday
3:00pm.

 


Public Services
Assessments (real estate & personal property)
Abatements (real estate, personal property, motorvehicle)
Tax Exemption Forms
Tax Maps
Deeds
Elderly & Veteran Exemptions
Certified Abutters List

 

2017-20178Massachusetts Healthcare Guide  - click here

Rodent prevention/extermination tips click here: Center for Disease Control

 

Massachusetts Healthcare Guide 2016-2017

Lead in Drinking water Click here for info

Information and monthly reports regarding the Zika Virus can be found here

 

A collection container is now available at the Transfer Station to recycle mattresses and box springs. There is no fee to the residents of Barre who hold a valid Transfer Station sticker.

For information on what type and condition of mattress/boxspring are allowed please click here.

 

Food and Product Recalls

 

 

Deer Ticks carry Lyme Disease  

DO A TICK CHECK 

Here’s where to look:

¤ Inside and behind the ears

¤Along your hairline

¤Back of your neck

¤Armpits

¤Groin (where your legs join your body)

¤Legs

¤Behind the knees

¤Between your toes

¤Between the toes

 

Ticks are tiny, so look for new “freckles.”

 

 

Substance Abuse Information and Helpline information

For printed phone and online contact information click here

 

CDC has a recent article for parents about measles Click here for more information.

DPH has established one central web page at mass.gov/dph/ready to provide information, tips and links for the public. The web page also provides resources for you, our partnering organizations, to support local, regional and state preparedness initiatives with resources available for you to use with your community or organization.

Public Health Awareness this website has some useful information.

FACT SHEETS: For more information click the link below;

Bed Bugs

Enterovirus

Influenza

Lyme Disease

Measles

Preventing Mold

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Brochure

 

Henry Woods Building
Second Floor
40 West Street Box  431
Barre, MA 01005

Phone: (978) 355-2504 ext.117 
Fax: (978) 355-5009
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Alternate Health Agent: Phil Leger
Administrative Assistant: Andrea Mastrototoro

Office hours: Monday 2pm - 6pm
                    Tuesday 9am - 5pm
                    Wednesday 2pm - 6pm

 

Members: 

Dana Mascroft, Chairman 2019
Joseph Stymiest Vice-chair 2020
Kurt Wells Clerk 2018

Meetings: Henry Woods Building 2nd Monday of the month 5:00 pm, Selectmens Meeting Room

 

Public Services (fees may apply) Perc Test Application, Submit Plans for Septic Systems, Well Permit

Applications ,Food and Milk Permits,Tobacco Permits, Recreational Camp Permits, Septic Installer's Permits,

Septage Collection Permit, Disposal Works, Respond to Housing and Nuisance Complaints,

Transfer Station Stickers, Rubbish Hauler Application.

 

Henry Woods Building - Second Floor 
40 West Street, Suite 697 
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-2504 ext 135
Fax: (978)355- 5023

Office Hours (Or by appointment):
 
Monday through Thursday 9am - 4pm
Closed Fridays

Town Administrator: Andrew Golas

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Administrative Assistant: Faye Zukowski
Notary Public 
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Selectboard:
Chairman Charles Chase Term Expiration 2019
Vice Chairman Matt Urban This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Term Expiration 2018
Clerk Greg O'Sullivan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Expiration 2020
 
 

Meetings:
1st & 3rd Mondays @ 5:30 p.m. in the Henry Woods Building, 40 West Street, First floor in the Selectmen's Meeting Room. If 1st or 3rd Monday is a holiday, then the meeting is held on Tuesday of that same week. Please see www.mytowngovernment.org to view all posted meetings and agendas.

Public Services 
-Licenses (Liquor, Motor vehicle, Automatic Amusement, Common Victualler, Innholder, Entertainment, Lunch Cart, Sunday Entertainment, Auctioneer's License, Hawker-Peddler's License) 
-Preparing town meeting warrant and articles to be voted upon
-Annual Town Report
-Notary Public 

Henry Woods Building - Second Floor
40 West St - Box 370
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-2504 Ext 105

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Office Hours:
Monday 7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 2
Thursday 7:30am - 3:30

 ICC eNews - Massachusetts updating to the 2015 I-Codes Click here  for info

The Town of Barre has adopted the Stretch Code "Appendix 120 AA" at the Annual Town Meeting June 20, 2011.

The Stretch Code goes into effect Jan. 1, 2012.

Information can be viewed at the Department of Public Safety website.

 

The Board of Building Regulations and Standards approves the Eigth Edition of the Building Code

 

FYI from The Mass. Federation of Building Officials regarding Homeowners pulling permits

 

NOTICE FOR INSULATION CONTRACTORS: New licensing requirements

 

SHED GUIDELINES

No Building Permit is necessary to construct a shed if it is less than 200 square feet. However, you  are still expected to observe the setback requirements outlined in theZoning By-laws of the Town of Barre.

Setback is: minimum of 5' from the side & rear property lines.



Building Commissioner - Brianna Skowyra

 

Administrative Assistant - Andrea Mastrototoro

Phone: 978-355-2504 ext 105  
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Electrical Inspector - Darrell Sweeney

Phone: 978-355-2504 ext 105 
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Inspection days & times Mon. & Th. evenings after 4:30pm


Plumbing & Gas Inspector - Byron Carpenter

Phone: 508-882-3308 


 

 

Important links:

Construction Supervisor License check

Home Improvement Contractor's Registration

Plumbing, Gas & Electrician license look up

Department of Industrial Accidents

Building Code/BBRS

Henry Woods Building
40 West St. Suite 697
Barre, MA 01005

Phone: (978) 355-2504  
Fax: (978) 355-5023

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Hours: By appointment only

Meetings: 4th Thursday of each month at the Henry Woods Building 7:00pm

 

Committee Members:

David Richard, Chairman

Diane Cook, Vice Chair

Timothy Woodward, Clerk

Cemetery Clerk: Paula M. Bartkus

 

 

At the Cemetery Commission meeting held on February 23, 2012, the following guidelines and rates were updated and approved:

  •   A minimum of a five-day notice for burials in Town Cemeteries is required

  •   No burials allowed on Sundays unless approved by the Commission (additional charge

    may apply)

  •   No burials from November 1 to April 1

  •   No grave openings unless permitted by weather conditions and approved by the Cemetery Commission

  •   Headstones will not be allowed to be installed until the family has checked with the Cemetery Commission or one of the Commissioners


Rates:

Lot 3.5 X 10 (A Lot) 1/2 Lot $400

Lot 7 X 10 (A/B Lot) Dual Lot $800

Open/Close Grave Full Burial $600-$800

(Depending if fully dug by machine or labor needed to hand dig)

Cremation Open/Close Grave $125

Marking and installing of 4 corner lot markers $40

 

Henry Woods Building
40 West St. Suite 5 - Third Floor
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-3418 Fax: (978) 355-3418

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Hours are by appointment only

Meetings
2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
Henry Woods Building
7:00pm

Committee Members
Ronald Rich, Chairman  2018

Floyd Kelley, Vice Chair  2017

John O'Leary  2016

Patricia McInnis 2017

Frank Larange 2016

441 Wheelwright Rd.
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-5013  Fax: (978) 355-3425
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Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 6:30am-3:00pm

Superintendent: Jason Pimental

Administrative Assistant:
 Shannon O'Connor

Working Foreman: William Ward
Truck Driver/Laborer(s):  Christopher Chabot, Odin Forgues, George Hyland & Mark Robbins
Master Mechanic: James Desrosiers

 

DPW Commission Meetings: 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00PM
Location: DPW Building- 441 Wheelwright Rd.

Wastewater Treatment Facility
411 Wheelwright Rd.
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-5020  Fax: (978) 355-5034
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DPW Superintendent:
 Jason Pimental

Chief Operator:
 Thomas George  5C
Assistant Chief Operator: Scott Churchill
Assistant Operator: Dana Stoddard

Administrative Assistant: Shannon O'Connor

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday
6:30am to 3:00pm

Sewer Commission Meetings

3rd Thursday of each month @ 4:30pm
Location: D.P.W. Building-441 Wheelwright Rd

441 Wheelwright Rd.
Barre, MA 01005
Phone: (978) 355-5013  Fax: (978) 355-3425
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Superintendent: Jason Pimental

Chief Water Operator:
 Michael Stelmach

Assistant Chief Operator: Eric Qualters

Administrative Assistant: Shannon O'Connor

Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday
6:30am to 3:00pm 

Water Commission Meetings
1st Wednesday of each month @ 7:00pm 
Location: DPW Building- 441 Wheelwright Rd

40 West St.
Barre, MA 01005

 

Finance Clerk:  Faye Zukowski

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Meetings
Henry Woods Building
1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month

Members:

Chair Theodore Twarog

Vice Chair Claire Adomaitis 

Brian Inman

Mark Staiti 

Susan Collett

Vacant position

49 Grandview Terrace
Barre, MA 01005
P: (978) 355-6643


Meetings

First Friday of the month at Grandview Terrace at 12:30pm 

The Barre Housing Authority administers subsidized public housing for Elderly/Handicapped and Family residents.

  • Located at 146 Ruggles Lane, Barre (Grandview Terrace), are fifty-two (52) units of Elderly/Handicapped Housing.
  • Located at 39 Main St. South Barre (Bradford Apartments) Four (4) units of Elderly/Handicapped Housing and ten (10) units of Family Housing.

Residents of both developments must meet income and asset eligibility guidelines set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development. Elderly residents must be at least sixty (60) years of age. Handicapped persons have no age limit however; they must meet the state regulatory definition of handicapped persons.

Applications for housing may be obtained by phone (978)355-6643; by mail or in person at the housing office located at 49 Granview Terrace. Universal applications for state housing may be obtained via the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development website; www.mass.gov/dhcd

 

 

Board Members

The Board is composed of four (4) elected members and one (1) state appointee.

Frank Q. Jones, 20 Dana Road - 44 Edward Lane -   term to expire 2013    
Bernice Clark - 218 Walnut Hill Rd- (to replace Charles N. Gouin original term to expire 2010) - term to expire  2009
Grace M. Yaglou  -   728 Walnut Hill Rd -  (to replace James H. Bowren's term to expire 2011)   term to expire 2009
Marion B. Dwight - 146 Bldg 3-Ruggles Ln #36 (to replace Raymond T. Howard's term to expire 2012)  term to expire  2009

State Appt.   VACANT DUE TO RESIGNATION OF R. Pellegrino, 109 Bentley Rd  2009

 

" The Town of Barre is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information"

 

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