The town is hoping the state will fund reconstruction of the sidewalks on Summer Street.
On Monday the Board of Selectmen agreed to file an application with the state's Complete Streets program with rebuilding the sidewalks from Route 7 to the school as a top priority. The town can apply for up to $400,000 from the program per year.
The engineers promised to take into consideration all of the feedback as they go through a design process that is still in its early stages; the best-case scenario for putting the Latham-to-Hopper job out to bid is December 2020, MassDOT project manager John Gendall said after the forum.
This is the second Complete Streets project denied to the town. Previously, officials had looked to make improvements to Depot and RailRoad streets but the project did not score high enough in all categories required for the grant.
Adams Ambulance will aid the Cheshire Fire Department and cover the town during week days.
Fire Chief Thomas Francesconi told the Selectmen on Tuesday that Adams Ambulance has agreed to operate an ambulance out of the fire station Monday through Friday.
The Traffic Commission is recommending the removal of two metered parking spots on the north side of the Holiday Inn on American Legion Drive.
The purpose is to develop a bike lane as part of the city's Complete Streets goals.
For just the third time since the new charter went into place, a debate was halted on the City Council floor because of the rarely invoked charter objection. The objection halts debate and pushes a vote off until another meeting. It is included in the new charter the city adopted in 2013.