Should Greenfield landlords be required to have vacant rental units inspected?

A significant portion of the Appointments & Ordinance Committee’s November 11 meeting was devoted to a proposed ordinance that would require vacated rental units in Greenfield to be inspected by the Board of Health before they can be rented out to a new tenant. Under the proposed ordinance, if the BOH finds the unit to…

Doug Mayo talks about privatization of town services

I sat down for coffee last week with Precinct 8 Councilor Doug Mayo to discuss his proposed ordinance regarding privatization of municipal services such as garbage and recycling collection and disposal. The proposed ordinance, which is currently still with the Appointments & Ordinances Committee of the City Council, does not aim to prevent the privatization…

DPW public forum, or more than you ever wanted to know about waste removal in Greenfield

DPW public forum, or more than you ever wanted to know about waste removal in Greenfield

Last night at Greenfield High School, Department of Public Works Director Don Ouellette hosted a public forum on waste disposal. There were two topics on the agenda: The proposal to build an anaerobic digester for the disposal of wastewater sludge The future of solid waste removal in Greenfield. There were probably 30-40 people in attendance,…