• The Committee shall consist of up to 5 members, consisting of one (1) member of the Recreation Commission, one (1) member of the Economic Development Commission, one (1) member of the Southborough Housing Opportunity Partnership Committee (SHOPC), one (1) member of the Historical Commission, and one (1) at-large representative of the community, preferably a resident of the Fayville neighborhood;
• Ex-officio members [who shall not count towards a quorum] will include the Town Administrator, and the Facilities Director;
• Members will be appointed by the Board of Selectmen at a duly posted public meeting following the advertisement for interest in serving on the committee;
• Appointed committee members must be sworn in by the Town Clerk’s Office according to pertinent town by-laws.
Term and Organization
• The term of office shall be for 90 days from the date of appointment;
• The Committee shall report to the Board of Selectmen as required;
• The Committee shall elect its own Chair, and shall establish a regular meeting schedule. All records of the Committee shall be filed with the Town Clerk and open to public inspection in accordance with applicable Open Meeting Law and Public Record statutes;
• The Committee shall operate in accordance with the State Conflict of Interest Laws;
• Members shall serve without financial compensation.
• The Committee shall review a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the disposition of surplus property at 40 and 42 Central Street within the parameters of the article as approved by Town Meeting in April 2017, and the necessary steps to achieve this purpose;
• The Committee shall review the existing appraisals for 40 and 42 Central Street, conducted by Thomas J. Mulhern and Associates in February 2016;
• The Committee shall meet with the Health Agent to understand the septic needs of the building at 42 Central Street, and determine the viability of the property with and without the land at 40 Central Street to upgrade those needs;
• The Committee shall consider existing uses of the land at 40 Central Street by the Town, and develop alternatives for how those needs can otherwise be met with the disposition of the properties;
• The Committee shall prepare and present a report of their recommendations to the Board of Selectmen at a public meeting within the term of their appointment;
• The Committee shall communicate with town departments, officials, and other resources as needed [i.e. Inspectional Departments, Town Administrator, permitting boards, etc.].