Zoning Board of Appeals

Conservation Commission Needs Members!

The unexpected departure of the Conservation Commission’s long-time chair has resulted in an urgent need for a new member. The five-member Commission administers conservation restrictions on behalf of the Town and makes formal determinations for land/homeowners as to whether the requirements of either the Wetlands Protection Act or the Rivers Act apply to projects by interpreting state regulations. Conway residents who are interested in serving should contact the Town Administrator, Tom Hutcheson, at the Town Office, 413-369-4235 x3.

Conway Seeking PT Administrative Assistant

The Town of Conway is seeking an Administrative Assistant, reporting to the Town Administrator and serving the Conservation Commission, Planning Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals, with further work possible. The position averages 5 hours per week. Successful candidate will have good written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with other municipal employees and the general public, and demonstrated clerical skills, including familiarity with computers and Office programs. Successful applicant will be able to take minutes and perform bill tracking and record keeping. Compensation rate is $16/hr. Candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume, along with the Town’s general job application (click on the link below, or request from the Town Administrator, 32 Main Street, PO Box 240, Conway, MA 01341 tel. 413-369-4235 x3.) Position open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application for Employment – Conway_10-01-18 

To view the job description, click here: Administrative Assistant (Boards)

Planning Board To Propose Senior Housing Bylaw

The Planning Board, as Conway’s Special Permit Granting Authority, is set to consider a change to the Protective Bylaws of the Town of Conway.  The new rules provide a mechanism to review proposals for Age Restricted Housing Communities. Also being considered is a change in the Zoning Board of Appeals definition of clearances in conjunction with the Special Permitting process. Watch for news of public hearings where the Planning Board will present its proposals to Town residents..

To read more about the Senior Housing Bylaw, click here: Senior-Housing-Proposed-Bylaw-3

The proposed changes to clearances definitions can be viewed here: Zoning-bylaws-proposed-changes-to-clearances-definitions