Joint Selectmen & Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting 01/12/2021

Joint Selectmen & Zoning Board of Appeals

Public Information Session

January 12, 2020

6:00 p.m.


*This meeting is being conducted remotely through Zoom. You must check back within 24 hours of the start time for a link to join.

Pursuant to the Governor’s March 12, 2020 order suspending certain provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, Sec 18, this meeting is being held via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Every effort is being made to ensure that any member of the public may access the meeting in real time, via technological means. Agendas will be amended to show the link and participation code to access the meeting no sooner than 48 hours before. Recordings and/or draft proceedings of the meeting will be available on our website as soon as possible.

We are holding a public information session to discuss and answer questions about a possible cell tower location on Town owned property in the location of Balsam Drive/South Line Road. Anyone who is interested is encouraged to attend.

Topic: Joint Selectmen and Zoning Board Meeting

Time: Jan 12, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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The Town of Otis, acting through its Board of Selectmen, requests sealed proposals from qualified companies for a Lease Agreement for certain Town-owned real property situated in Otis, Massachusetts together with a non-exclusive right of reasonable access thereto and to the closest source of electric and telephone facilities for the sole purpose of constructing, installing, operating,  maintaining and repairing one or more  cellular/wireless communication facilities to provide personal communications services, including a telecommunications tower, antennas, an equipment pad or shelter, cables, transmission and utility wires, poles, conduits, pipes, accessories and related equipment and improvements at said Town owned property. Under the proposed Lease Agreement, the Town of Otis would own the land, the Lessee would own the facility, and the Lessee would use the land for the facility.  A Request for Proposals package may be obtained from the Office of the Town Administrator, Town Hall, 1 North Main Rd., Otis, MA during the hours of 9 am – 4 pm, Monday through Thursday or by emailing Sealed proposals are due at the Office of the Board of Selectmen by Thursday January 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm when all proposals will be publicly opened and a Register of Proposals will be prepared. The Board of Selectmen is the awarding authority and reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive minor informalities or irregularities in any proposal and to make any award in any manner consistent with the law and deemed to be in the best interests of the Town of Otis.


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