Friday, February 22, 2013
Town government committee says they will be working on improving organizational structure long and short term.
The Wrentham Town Government Study Committee updated the selectmen on their progress to determine the effectiveness of the town government. The committee had about 70 suggestions from boards and officials within the town and found five overlying themes: communication, collaboration, process and documentation, leadership and resources sharing. “The strategy we decided to pursue after all the data was collected throughout the fall was not to develop specific representations,” said chair of the WTGSC Jerry McGovern. "Our intent is after tonight to start doing the grunt work and turn those [five themes] into actual recommendations." McGovern said that these “game changers” would allow the town to improve its organizational structure both in …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Wrentham Town Government Study Committee will make a public presentation Feb. 11. comm
Friday, February 1
The Wrentham Town Government Study Committee (TGSC) will provide its first In Process Review of its activities in a public presentation to the community on Monday, Feb. 11,, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Media Center at King Philip High School. The purpose of this meeting is to provide citizens, and Town boards, committees and departments an update on the study effort and an initial view of the TGSC’s analysis. The Town Governament Study Committee was established by the selectmen in the spring of 2012 and charged with evaluating the effectiveness of the town’s organizational structures and management systems, and making a report of recommendations back to the selectmen. Over the past several months, the committee has met with …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Be careful on your drive home this afternoon as there is snow in the forecast today.
1. It's going to messy after work commute today, according to WHDH, as clouds thinken and snow develops between between 2-4 p.m. with 1-3 inches of snow by expected by the evening. The highs will be in the lower 30s. Tuesday, the rain will replace the snow with a few patches of dizzle early with temperatures near 40. Wednesday is going to feel like spring, being warm and brezzy with a high of 55-degrees. A few late day showers, which will lead to steadier rain at night, going into Thursday morning. For more on the weather, check out WHDH's Chris Lambert's blog. 2. The Wrentham Town Governament Study Committee will be meeting at town hall in the first floor conference room at 7 p.m. 3. The King Philip School Committee will be meeting …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
At last night's Wrentham selectmen meeting, DPW Superintendent Michael Lavin explained some of the changes in the town's trash pickup, the town legal council made sure there was no conflit with their work for the Mass. Gaming Commission, and the Wrentham
The changes in Wrentham's trash pickup were noticed when they started last month. As chairman Joe Botaish mentioned, he heard plenty of complaints during Wrentham Day. To help explain why there seems to be a difference in quality since Waste Management took over, Michael Lavin was asked to come in front of the board to help clarify the differences. According to Lavin, the main difference between American Waste, the town’s previous trash collector and the current collector, Waste Management is that Waste Management is less lenient on the rules that existed even when the town used American Waste. “The only real change that started with the flyer was the change in the telephone number,” said Lavin who was referring to Waste Management's phone…
Thursday, October 11, 2012
In today's 5 Things you Need to Know, the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets welcome the British Jaguar Enthusiast, find out where you can see last night's Brown/Warren debate on demand, and more!
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Thursday, October 11, 2012
1. Today's Weather From the National Weather Service 2. Re-watch the Brown/Warren Debate Miss last night's debate between Elizabeth Warren and Senator Scott Brown or want to see it again? C-SPAN has the debate for you to watch on demand. Just head over to C-SPAN.org to watch the third debate between Brown and Warren. 3. Today in KP Sports 4. The Jaguars Invade the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets The Wrentham Village Premium Outlets will be welcoming the British Jaguar Enthusiasts Club today from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the parking lot located in front of Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th. The group will be displaying their collection of Jaguars, including vintage cars from the past 50 years. 5. Town Government …