Valley to the Spitzer Center in North Adams, where the bags are assembled for distribution by theCOA van. Eligibility for the Brown Bag program involves a simple one page application andstatement of income to verify eligibility. Interested persons can contact the COA office at theHarper Center, 458-8250, for an application and assistance completing the very simple form.
Absentee ballots for the September 6 State Primary are available in the Town Clerk'soffice. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, September 5.Residents should note that while elections are commonly held on Tuesday, this next StatePrimary will take place on Thursday, September 6.The deadline to register to vote for the State Primary is Friday, August 17. The townclerk's office will remain open until 8:00 pm that evening.
Ryan and Michael have been performing progress inspections and plan reviews, andmeeting with design professionals and contractors on various projects;- 20 Williams College periodic inspections (Certificate of Inspection) have been completed- Building permits have been issued for Lickety Split in the Dennison Gate House, HarperCenter, Chandler Gym (basketball court), and several small residential projects- Commercial project inspections have been done at Lansing Chapman Rink alterations,Williams steam line alterations, Jewish Religious Center, Currier Hall, Stetson Library, andClark Art Institute Visitors Exhibition and Educational Center. A number of small residentialprojects have also been inspected.On July 11 there was a workplace accident at 18-20 Meadow Street. Two workmen fellfrom staging. One workman sustained injuries to his chest. The injured worker was transported toBMC, where he was treated and released. DIS inspected the site, and notified the Department of Public Safety, OSHA, and Division of Industrial Accidents. Investigations by OSHA andDivision of Industrial accidents are in progress.Chief Pedercini and Michael Card inspected Williams College Goodrich Hall andcertified it for occupancy as a nightclub. This is a requirement for the Selectmen to issue analcoholic beverage license to WTF.The Health Inspector has been performing swimming pool inspections. The Mass. Dept.of Public Health classifies all public or semi-public pools the same whether they are largemunicipal pools or small bed and breakfast pools. Pools are inspected for water quality, signage,safety equipment, appropriate chemical tests with appropriate chemical testing equipment,appropriate flow rate and turnover, and certification of the pool operator.The Health Inspector has been inspecting recreational camps for children. The campswere administratively inspected prior to receiving a license for written procedures, criminal andsexual offender background checks, and other administrative functions. While in operation thecamps are inspected for adequate medical personnel, adequate first aid equipment, completedmedical evaluations and releases for campers and staff, adequate water and appropriateprocedures to insure the continued health and safety of the campers. All camps in Williamstown,except the Youth Center, use Williams College dining facilities and dormitories, which also areinspected regularly by the Health Department.