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Acton 2020 Committee - Phase III

Posted June 19, 2012 | Open Until Filled

To facilitate the process of implementing the recommendations in the Acton 2020 Comprehensive Community Plan. The Acton 2020 Comprehensive Community Plan is the primary... Full Description

Cable Advisory Committee

Posted December 2, 2011 | Open Until Filled

The Cable Advisory Committee serves to advise the Board of Selectmen in matters pertaining to Cable Television in the Town of Acton. The CAC also accepts complaints from... Full Description

Cemetery Commission

Posted July 20, 2015 | Open Until Filled

The Commissioners are responsible for expenditures from the various cemetery trust funds and oversee the operation and care of the three Town-owned cemeteries. They assist in... Full Description

Commission on Disability

Posted July 20, 2015 | Open Until Filled

The Commission on Disability’s mission is to make Acton a better place to live by: advocating for the rights and interests of citizens with disabilities and their... Full Description

Community Preservation Committee

Posted July 24, 2015 | Open Until Filled

Community Preservation Act - The CPC is charged with studying the needs, possibilities, and resources of Acton regarding community preservation. Its members are... Full Description

Conservation Commission

Posted December 2, 2011 | Open Until Filled

This Commission promotes and develops the natural resources and seeks to protect the watershed resources of the Town. Its primary work consists of review of the site plans... Full Description

Council on Aging Board

Posted April 1, 2014 | Open Until Filled

The mission of the Council on Aging Board is to serve as an advocate for seniors, aiding them to maximize their independence and quality-of-life, and support programs and... Full Description

Design Review Board

Posted August 15, 2014 | Open Until Filled

The mission of the Design Review Board is to promote attractive, pedestrian-friendly development that enhances Town character and overall quality of life. Its intention is... Full Description

Green Advisory Board

Posted August 15, 2014 | Open Until Filled

The Green Advisory Board serves as an advisory committee reporting to the Board of Selectmen and the local and regional school committees. The Green Advisory Board... Full Description

Historic District Commission

Posted July 20, 2015 | Open Until Filled

The Historic District Commission (HDC) is responsible for preserving the heritage of Acton by protecting the architecture and integrity of our three designated Historic... Full Description

Historical Commission

Posted July 20, 2015 | Open Until Filled

The objective of the Historical Commission is to protect and preserve the Town's cultural character and assets, be they archaeological sites, historic buildings, open spaces,... Full Description

Planning Board

Posted December 2, 2011 | Open Until Filled

The Planning Board studies the resources and needs of the Town, particularly conditions affecting public welfare and safety related to land use and development. It uses the... Full Description

Recreation Commission

Posted December 2, 2011 | Open Until Filled

An advisory committee of the Board of Selectmen to oversee long range planning for recreational facilities and site acquisition, as well as development and maintenance of... Full Description

Transportation Advisory Committee

Posted December 2, 2011 | Open Until Filled

The Transportation Advisory Committee coordinates local transportation planning efforts and makes recommendations to the Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board on: ... Full Description

Volunteer Coordinating Committee

Posted December 2, 2011 | Open Until Filled

The Volunteer Coordinating Committee (VCC) works for the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager and Town Moderator to help find volunteers for more than 30 town boards. The VCC also... Full Description

Water Resources Advisory Committee

Posted July 20, 2015 | Open Until Filled

The mission of the Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC) is to focus on the protection of Acton's water resources by monitoring the management of Wastewater and Stormwater... Full Description


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