UPDATED 1/17/23 – Fire Chief Job Opening

The Town of Blandford is seeking candidates to fill a part-time Fire Chief position responsible for overseeing the operation of the all-volunteer department, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 48, Section 42. Candidates must have three to five years’ experience, with minimum of two years in supervisory position, in fire/EMS service. The compensation for this 19.5-hour-a-week position is $23.00-25.00 an hour. The Town of Blandford is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Public Hearing – February 8, 2023 – Planning Board

Pursuant to MGL, CH40A Sec. 9, the Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing at the Blandford Town Hall, 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008 at 6:00pm on February 8, 2023. This hearing is scheduled under the following Zoning By-Laws of the Town of Blandford: Section IX – Site Plan Review and Special Permits and XV – Adult Use Marijuana Establishments. of the Zoning By-Laws of the Town of Blandford to consider the application for a Site Plan Review and Special Permit for PUDDING HILL FARM, LLC, Marijuana Cultivation Project, located at 1 Julius Hall Road, Blandford, MA 01008. This application is for a Tier 1 Cannabis Cultivation Facility.

The applicants, Thomas W. Fielding and Michael Scott O’Connor propose to start a small indoor heritage marijuana cultivation facility in an existing, renovated barn, located on 1 Julius Hall Road, Lot No. 414-0-17 which consists of 3.6 acres, that is currently zoned as Agricultural and Undeveloped.

The completed application and plans are available for public inspection here.

Or make an appointment to view a hard copy of these forms at the Town Hall by e-mailing the Planning Board Chair at [email protected].

If unable to attend please submit comments to [email protected] or by writing, to the Blandford Planning Board at 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008.

Paul Martin, Chairman
Blandford Planning Board

UPDATED: Assistant Treasurer-Collector/Treasurer-Collector Job Opening

ASSISTANT TREASURER-COLLECTOR/TREASURER-COLLECTOR
The Town of Blandford is seeking candidates to fill an Assistant Treasurer-Collector position responsible for administrative and supervisory work involving the receipt and the collection of all money due to the Town. Candidates must have a minimum of one to three years’ experience in municipal finance. Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or more than three years’ experience in municipal finance preferred. The compensation range for this 28-hour-a-week benefitted position is $23.00 to $24.00 an hour. The right candidate will have the opportunity for promotion to the position of Treasurer-Collector within one year with a 30-to-40-hour-a-week schedule compensated inside the range of $26.00 to $35.00 an hour. Closing date for all applications is Tuesday, January 24, 2023, by 12:00 noon. The Town of Blandford is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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