January 23, 2012
The Wellfleet Community Forum hosted Town Administrator Paul Sieloff’s annual “State of the Town” presentation at 7PM on Monday, January 23 at the Wellfleet Council on Aging, 715 Old Kings Highway, in Wellfleet, MA.
Mr. Sieloff introduced Timothy King, Wellfleet’s new Assistant Town Administrator.
Mr. Sieloff’s presentation included a review of the 2012 fiscal year budget and a preview of the 2013 budget, which is currently being drafted; a summary of 2011 Annual and Special Town Meeting results; updates on the Main Street sidewalk renovation and Commercial Street storm water mitigation projects; and status reports on energy conservation, recycling, and inter-municipal cooperation initiatives.
It was followed by a lively question and answer period.
December 5, 2011
The Wellfleet Community Forum sponsored a panel discussion “Are Wellfleet’s Human Service Needs Being Met?” at 7 pm, Monday, December 5, 2011 at the at the Wellfleet Council on Aging, 715 Old Kings Highway, in Wellfleet, MA.
Featured Speakers: Suzanne Grout Thomas, Wellfleet Council on Aging; Gary Sorkin, Wellfleet Housing Authority; Elizabeth Bridgewater, Community Development Partnership; Bette Maier, Wellfleet Food Pantry; Chris Austin, Homeless Prevention Council; Georgia Neill, Gosnold , Inc.
Speakers discussed the realities of poverty, hunger, homelessness, substance abuse, and affordable housing in today’s challenging economy, and highlighted a number of assistance programs available to Wellfleet residents in need or at risk. An audience question and answer session followed the presentations.
Maddy Entel (Moderator), Abigail Chapman, Jan Morrissey, coordinators.
October 18, 2011 “Pre-Town Meeting” at the Wellfleet Public Library, 7pm – Bruce Bierhans, moderator — Jan Morrissey, coordinator.
September 19, 2011 “Cape Cod National Seashore: Celebrating 50 Years and Preparing for the Challenges of the Next 50 Years” at the Wellfleet Council on Aging, 7pm —
Featured Speakers: George E. Price, Jr., CCNS Superintendent; Bill Burke, CCNS Branch Chief for Cultural Resources; Shelley Hall, CCNS Chief of Natural Resource Management
Find out how the Cape Cod National Seashore was established, the current status of the park, future goals and long-term challenges, and what role Wellfleet as a town–and you as an individual–can play in helping to ensure that the Cape Cod National Seashore’s “natural and historic values” remain protected and preserved.
Members of town boards and committees that interact with the National Seashore as well as representatives of local stakeholder organizations will be in attendance and may participate in the talk back portion of the program.
September 6, 2011 “Wellfleet Community Forum Pot Luck Dinner & Annual Meeting” — Dale Donovan, Moderator; John Morrissey, coordinator with Barbara Gray — at Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street, Wellfleet; 6:30pm
An evening of celebrating and socializing at the annual Wellfleet Community Forum Potluck Dinner!
In addition to new Officers, Directors, and our first Honorary Director, we will be honoring and celebrating the founders of Wellfleet Preservation Hall, those dedicated, hardworking, and inspiring folks who made an “Impossible Dream” come true for our community.