NICHEWAUG - FOURTH & FINAL REPORT MEETING Posted 9/28/2016 The next Nichewaug meeting with Ted Carman of Concord Square Planning & Development, who will present the Final Report/Recommendations on Nichewaug Inn redevelopment, will be held on October 6, 2016 in the upper Town Hall at 7:00PM. For more meeting information click here PRESS RELEASE
NICHEWAUG - UPDATE FROM 6/6/16 ANNUAL TOWN MEETING Posted 6-07-2016 An update on the current status of the Nichewaug Inn and Academy Property was presented at the Annual Town Meeting on June 6, 2016. To view the update click on link below. Update from ATM - June 6, 2016
NICHEWAUG - SECOND PUBLIC INPUT MEETING Posted 5-17-2016 The Town of Petersham will hold the second public information and input meeting with the town’s planning consultant, Ted Carman from Concord Square Planning & Development, regarding the Nichewaug Inn property on Monday, May 23rd, at 7 pm. The agenda for this second meeting, to be held at the lower level of the Petersham Town Hall, will be for Mr. Carman to present a progress report on the information gathered so far and to solicit input on a number of possible options to be evaluated in more depth. These options will differ on how to address the possible redevelopment of the Nichewaug Inn and Academy property. The schedule calls for two additional public information and input meetings at various stages of the planning process over the next four months. Notes from meetings held by the consultant on May 6 th with various town committees, abutters and other interested residents are posted on the ‘Nichewaug Property’ page under the ‘Town Business’ tab of the Town’s website, http://www.townofpetersham.org/. Also posted there are the notes and the presentation from the first public input meeting held on April 13 th . Concord Square Planning & Development is working on developing several options for the town-owned Nichewaug Inn property for town residents to consider and evaluate. For more information, please contact Henry Woolsey at 978-724-6607 or Ted Carman at 617-482-1997 or Carman@ConcordSqDev.com. To view complete meeting notification click on the link below. Second Nichewaug Public Meeting
NICHEWAUG MEETINGS WITH PETERSHAM BOARDS & COMMITTEES Posted 4-22-2016 (updated 5-17-2016) The Nichewaug consultant (Concord Square) would like to conduct focus group interviews and discussions with various Petersham Boards and Committees on April 29th and May 6th. For additional information click on memo below. Meeting request memo - April 21, 2016 Meeting Notes - May 6, 2016
THE FUTURE OF THE NICHEWAUG PROPERTY The Town of Petersham has hired a consultant to help the town develop a plan for the future of the Nichewaug property. The residents of Petersham are a very important part of the information gathering process. Your opinions, suggestions and concerns can help to set the direction for the next steps of the Nichewaug property. Please feel free to use the link below to submit your concerns and ideas directly to the consultant (Concord Square). Submit Nichewaug Input/Comment
PUBLIC INPUT MEETING - APRIL 13, 2016 Posted 3-29-2016 The Petersham will hold a public information meeting on Wednesday, April 13th, at 6 pm at the Petersham Town Hall, lower level, 1 South Main Street, with the newly-hired planning consultant Ted Carman from Concord Square Planning & Development Inc. (http://www.concordsqdev.com/) and other members of the consulting team. The agenda for this initial meeting will be for Mr. Carman to introduce the team and to hear from town residents about the history of past efforts to redevelop the long-vacant Nichewaug Inn and Academy property and to understand their concerns, thoughts, and hopes for the property. A schedule for the planning process over the next six months will be proposed and discussed.
The town’s original RFP seeking a planning consultant and Concord Square’s proposal in response can be found below. Concord Square will be developing viable options for the town-owned Nichewaug Inn property for the town to consider and evaluate. All interested Petersham residents are strongly encouraged to attend and actively participate in the planning process.
For more information, please contact Henry Woolsey at 978-724-6607 or Ted Carman at 617-482-1997.
PRIOR NICHEWAUG RELATED POSTINGS
PROPOSALS FOR CONSULTANTS RECEIVED Posted 12-21-2015 The Town of Petersham is has received the follow submissions for review:
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Posted 11-03-2015 The Town of Petersham is seeking a Consultant for the Nichewaug Inn and Academy Property. Applications are due by December 11, 2015. Select the link below to view the RFP. Nichewaug Consultant RFP 11-02-2015
INVITATION TO BID - NICHEWAUG INN ASBESTOS ABATEMENT AND DEMOLITION The Town of Petersham requested bids for Asbestos Abatement and Demolition of the Nichewaug Inn which were opened on August 12, 2015. The Invitation to Bid and the Summary of Bids Opened can be viewed below. Click here for Invitation to Bid Click her for Summary of Opened Bids
NICHEWAUG RESPONSE - MICHAEL TAVARES The current response from the potential Nichewaug developer Michael Tavares is available by selecting the link below. Please note that copies of all related Nichewaug Inn Redevelopment Matter Correspondence is available for review by the public Monday - Thursday 8am - 4pm and Friday 8am - 12noon with Administrative Coordinator. Click here to view document