Town of Wendell, Massachusetts

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The Wendell Broadband Committee Mission

To facilitate the acquisition or installation of high-speed Internet to Wendell, Shutesbury and Leverett.

  1. Researching technologies with an emphasis on Internet and technology access for the schools, libraries, town halls, police and fire departments, homebound residents, disabled residents, and seniors.
  2. Analyze costs and financing options by gathering information from prospective providers.
  3. Work closely with Wendell's Select Board, making recommendations to the Board regarding providers or technologies.
  4. Find the solutions that will best protect the rural character and pristine natural resources of our community.
  5. Find solutions that afford the most local control, affordable, options and financially self-supporting solutions.
  6. Consulting with, advising, and working closely with Shutesbury / Leverett broadband committees.


Wendell Broadband Committee Agenda for July 23, 2015 at 6:30pm

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The Wendell Broadband Committee will meet at the Town Offices on Thursday July 23, 2015 at 6:30pm. This is a special meeting to hear presentations from two possible vendors, Axia and Crocker. The Agenda for this meeting is as follows:

6:30pm

Meet and greet. We expect members of the neighboring towns' Broadband Committee might come by.

7:00pm

Axia will make their presentation, with questions from the committee to follow.

8:00pm

Crocker will make their presentation, with questions from the committee to follow.

 

Wendell Broadband Committee Agenda for July 16, 2015 at 7pm

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The Wendell Broadband Committee will meet at the Town Offices on Thursday July 16, 2015 at 7pm. The Agenda for this meeting is as follows:

  1. Approve minutes from July 2, 2015 meeting.
  2. Recap of Wired West delegates’ meeting–impressions, etc.
  3. July 27th Debt Exclusion vote.
  4. Discussion of other options (e.g. Axia, HG&E, Crocker, etc.) and scheduling of interviews
  5. Axia and Crocker reps scheduled to speak with committee on Thursday, July 23rd at 7:00 and 8:00 PM, respectively

  6. HG&E rep to meet with committee at 8:30 on Thursday, July 30th (meeting in Leverett at 7:00, will get here as fast as he can)

  7. To transact any other legal business.
 
 


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Broadband Committee

Members

Broadband Construction Committee

Christine Heard, chair
Jeoff Pooser
Doug Tanner
Alistair MacMartin
Nan Riebschlaeger
Wanita Sears

Broadband Operations Committee

Alistair MacMartin, chair
Nan Riebschlaeger
Wanita Sears
Kai Carol Jud
Al MacIntyre
Dan Keller

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Meetings


Broadband Events

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