Our annual members’ meeting is always held on the first Saturday in July – this year, July 2, 2016. Please come for an informative meeting to hear and discuss with Planning Board Members some key zoning issues facing us, to learn about the upcoming Mass DOT plans to construct Bike Lanes along Route 6 in …View full post
At a Board of Health meeting on June 7, 2016, the Board voted 4-0-1 to increase sticker fees for residential, commercial and visitor use of the Transfer Station. These changes were effective immediately (that is, on June 8, 2016). Residential stickers for Truro property owners are now $100, with stickers for second and third cars …View full post
Truro has amended its Policy Memorandum #17 to reflect a modified policy on emergency snow plowing of private roads in winter. Going froward, if a true winter emergency exists, the Town will plow private roads on an as-needed basis to ensure safety and access of emergency vehicles, but in all other cases, property owners on …View full post
In the coming fiscal year, at least two issues related to zoning will be under review by the Planning Board: an updated and workable new definition of “street” and “street adequacy” that will preserve rural character, protect property owners’ rights, and work with current conditions on the ground; and a bylaw being drafted to [generously] …View full post
A Draft Housing Needs Assessment report was submitted to the Truro Housing Authority in mid-August. After making oral comments at the THA meeting on August 18th, the Committee requested TNRTA’s comments in writing, found here. The Draft recommends an ambitious and far reaching 15-20 year program of housing development in Truro, including 30+ units on an immediate …View full post
TNRTA Members’ Forum Thursday, August 20, 2015
5:00 P.M. at the Truro Library
Join Rae Ann Palmer, Town Administrator
Private Roads/Public Maintenance in Winter Weather Emergencies
Non-residents (and snow birds) living on private roads face special challenges during winter weather emergencies: To plow or not to plow. Should the Town have a role in ensuring safe access for emergency vehicles and utilities to private roads? What triggers Town action? Who pays and how? These are important questions that affect both people and property.
Come! Join the discussion. Inform the action.
See You There!
If you cannot attend, please send questions and observations to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
Our annual members’ meeting is always held on the first Saturday in July – this year, the Fourth of July. Come and join us for an informative meeting to hear and discuss the BoS’s and our perspectives on the State of the Town and some key issues facing us, meet and talk with our new Town Administrator, and learn about the near-final proposals for the extension of the Bike Trails into and out of Truro, and other matters of interest and concern to you. Bonus round is to see the improvements and final renovations to this historic structure.
Please join us! See you there!
Truro Holds Town-Wide Meeting on goals & priorities for FY 2016 – Join the Discussion on June 30, 2015
Truro yesterday asked TNRTA to pass on the date and time of an important discussion on town goals and priorities, so that we can join in having input. The BoS will hold a town-wide meeting on:
Topic: Town of Truro FY16 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES MEETING
Date: Tuesday June 30, 2015
Place: Truro Town Hall-Selectmen’s Meeting Room
Here is a draft document prepared by the BoS that will be the basis of their presentation and Q&A. If you cannot make this meeting, please feel free to send your comments and questions to us at email@example.com. We will be there!
The blizzard of 2015, just winding down at the time of this post, has left Truro with much snow, high drifts, but little permanent damage EXCEPT to the Ballston Beach area.
We will keep you apprised if conditions change or new information comes to our attention.