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  1. Household Hazardous Waste Day - FCSWMDAgenda
    FRANKLIN COUNTY 
    HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY
    Next collection: September 20, 2014
    
    Collection sites at GCC and Orange Transfer Station
    
    Pre-registration required! 
    
    
    For residents and businesses in the following towns: 
    Athol, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Erving, Gill*, Hawley, Heath, Leverett, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange*, Petersham, Phillipston, Rowe, Royalston, Shelburne, Sunderland*, Warwick, Wendell, Whately
    *Residents of Gill, Orange, and Sunderland must pay to participate. 
    You must PRE-REGISTER to participate. Pre-registration is not yet open for the 2014 collection. After registering, you will receive a postcard in the mail assigning you a time and giving you directions to the collection site. Please call our office if you haven't received a card within five business days of submitting your information. 
    
    Businesses will be charged for disposal cost. 
    Call 413-772-2438 for business registration information.
     
    WHAT TO BRING 
    Any substance labeled: 
    CAUSTIC, TOXIC, CORROSIVE,  
    POISON, FLAMMABLE, WARNING, DANGER, CAUTION
    ANTIFREEZE 
    ARTS & CRAFTS SUPPLIES 
    ASPHALT SEALER 
    AUTOMOBILE BATTERIES 
    BATTERIES: BUTTON or RECHARGEABLE
    BRAKE FLUID 
    CARBURETOR CLEANER 
    CHEMISTRY KITS 
    CREOSOTE 
    DEGREASERS 
    DRAIN CLEANERS 
    ENGINE DEGREASER 
    FLEA POWDER 
    FLUORESCENT LIGHTS 
    FUNGICIDES
    FURNITURE POLISH
    GASOLINE
    GAS TREATMENTS 
    HERBICIDES 
    INSECT SPRAYS 
    KEROSENE
    LIGHTER FLUID 
    MERCURY THERMOMETERS 
    MERCURY THERMOSTATS
    METAL POLISH 
    MOTHBALLS 
    MURIATIC ACID 
    NO-PEST STRIPS 
    OVEN CLEANERS
    
    PAINT: OIL-BASED or LEAD ONLY (NO 
         LATEX)
    PAINT THINNERS 
    PESTICIDES 
    PHOTO CHEMICALS 
    POOL CHEMICALS 
    RADIATOR FLUSHER 
    RODENT KILLERS 
    ROOFING TAR 
    ROOT KILLERS
    RUST PROOFERS 
    SEALANTS 
    SOLVENTS 
    SPOT REMOVER
    STAINS
    TOILET CLEANERS 
    TRANSMISSION FLUID
    UPHOLSTERY CLEANER
    USED MOTOR OIL
    VARNISH 
    WOOD STRIPPERS  
    WOOD PRESERVATIVES
    
     
    WHAT NOT TO BRING
    
    LATEX PAINT, ASBESTOS, GAS CYLINDERS, RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL, EMPTY CONTAINERS FROM HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS, EXPLOSIVES INCLUDING AMMUNITION AND FIREWORKS
    Sat, Sep 20
  2. Council on Aging MeetingAgenda
    Agenda
    
        Secretary's report
       Treasurer's report
       Approve payment of bills
       October 8th, 2014 dinner
       Foot Clinic
       Old Business
       New Business
       Anything the Chair did not reasonably anticipate.
    
    Next Meeting October 27, 2014
    Mon, Sep 22 03:00 pm
  3. Selectmen's MeetingAgenda
                                Agenda Topics
    Appointments 
          Mary Jane Bacon - Sen. Rosenberg Aide - Proposed Sewer System Discussion
    
          Colrain Board of Assessor's - Tax Classification Hearing
    
    New Business
          At-Large Appointment to FRPB (Joan Rockwell)
          MOU with FCSWMD - Third Party Inspection of Transfer Station
          E-mail from Tracey Baronas RE Participation in Community Software Consortium
              Advisory Group
          Letter from ale Johnson RE Potential Zoning Bylaw Violation at 6 Greenfield Rd
          Letter of Support for Veterans District CIC Grant Application
    
    Executive Session
          "To consider the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property if the chair declares that an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the negotiation position of the public body"
    
    Other Items Not Anticipated By the Chair 48 Hours Prior to Meeting May Be Added
    Mon, Sep 22 07:00 pm
  4. Accountant's/Assessor's and Treasurer's Office ClosedAgenda
    The Assessor's office will be closed today.  Will be attending Department of Revenue Information update meeting.
    Thu, Sep 25
  5. COA Foot ClinicAgenda
    Foot Clinic begins at 9 AM by appointment only
    Wed, Oct 1 09:00 am
  6. Selectmen's MeetingMon, Oct 6 07:00 pm
  7. Assessor's MeetingTue, Oct 7 06:30 pm
  8. Conservation Commission MeetingTue, Oct 7 07:00 pm
  9. COA DinnerAgenda
    10 AM - Coffee, cider and donuts
    12 PM - Dinner - Roast Pork
    Wed, Oct 8 10:00 am
  10. Town Office ClosedMon, Oct 13
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