Wellfleet Selectboard ~ Hybrid

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 - 7:00pm

Wellfleet Selectboard 

Note: Start Time of 7pm

The Wellfleet Selectboard will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. The Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023, this meeting will be conducted in person and as a courtesy via remote means, per 940 MCR 29.10 and the Town's Remote Participation Policy. While an option for remote attendance and/or participation is provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting/hearing may not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast unless otherwise required by law.

Joining the Meeting:
In-person at the Wellfleet ACC, 715 Old King's Highway, Wellfleet, MA, 02667

Join the meeting hosted in Zoom by using the following link:

By Phone: phone +1 929 205 6099 and enter Meeting ID: 856 8960 4806 | Passcode: 611877 Landline callers can participate by dialing *9 to raise their hand.

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• Zoom: Raise hand to be called on to speak.
• Phone: dial *9 to raise your hand.

It is at the Chair's discretion to call on members of the public. All speakers must to recognized to speak. If attending a meeting in person, please find the closest available microphone and confine any personal conversations to the outside of the meeting room. Anyone may record the session but must notify the Chair and may not interfere with the meeting to record it.

Additionally, the meeting will be broadcast live, in real time, via live broadcast on Comcast cable (Wellfleet Government TV Channel 18), also available via livestream or Video on Demand (VOD) recordings at wellfleet-ma.gov


     I.  Announcements, Open Session and Public Comments 

  • Note: Public comments are limited to no more than two minutes per speaker.  The Board will not deliberate or vote on any matter raised solely during Announcements & Public Comments

      II.  Consent Agenda.

  • Appointment of Peter Simon as an alternate member to the Board of Water Commissioners.
  • Appointment of Bradford Morse to the Shellfish Advisory Board ~ NO VACANCIES WILL KEEP APPLICATION ON FILE
  • Appointments of Annual and Reserve Police Officers ~ Chief Michael Hurley

     III.  Police Officer Promotions

  • Promotion of Sergeant Michel Turner to Lieutenant ~ Chief Michael Hurley
  • Promotion of Detective Nick Daley to Sergeant ~ Chief Michael Hurley
  • Promotion of Officer Mark Braun to Sergeant ~ Chief Michael Hurley

     IV.  Community Updates

  • Presentation from the District Attorney to review new initiatives ~ District Attorney Galibois

     V.  Friends of Herring River

  • Approval of the draft technical assistance contract for the Friends of the Herring River

     VI.  Public Hearings

  • Amendment of fees and set guidelines for the use of Baker’s Field Pavilion for commercial and private events ~ Beach and Recreation Department
  • Petition for Underground Cable and Conduit Locations for work along Lawrence Road, Wellfleet ~ Eversource Energy ~ Marissa Jackson, Right of Way Agent.

     VII.  Use of Town Property

  • Richard Cohen ~ Indian Neck Beach, Thursday August 3, 2023, 4:30pm – 8:30pm for small adult Birthday party.

     VIII.  Board/Committee Appointments and Updates

  • Approval of draft NRAB letter to MA Division of Marine Fisheries regarding their support for a survey of the life and health of Wellfleet Harbor.

     IX.  Business

  • Town Meeting Update ~ Town Moderator ~ Dan Silverman
  • Jason Robicheau, The Grateful Mind ~ discussion on Community Host Agreement and the progress of his current licensing and final steps that need to be taken.

     X.  Selectboard Reports

     XI.  Topics for Future Discussion

     XII.  Vacancy Reports

     XIII.  Minutes

  • June 23, 2022 
  • May 2, 2023

     XIV.  Adjournment







In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 138, notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. both virtually and at the Wellfleet Community Center (715 Old King’s Highway) to consider the following:

  • To amend the fees and set guidelines for the use of Bakers Field Pavilion for Commercial/private events. (Documents of the changes can be found in the administration office at town hall)
  • Eversource to Install 40’ of 2-4” pipes in concrete under Lawrence Road from pole 4/19 to 2ft within the private property line as shown and 10’ of 2-4” pipes in concrete under Long Pond Road from pole 5/13 to 2ft within private property line as shown on sketch.

  • Sketches will be available in the Selectboard packet for the May 16th meeting.

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