The Swampscott Police Department would like to announce that it is now accepting applications for the Town’s Winter Parking Ban. The Winter Parking Ban requires that motor vehicles must be off of the roadways between the hours of 1 A.M. and 6 A.M. from December 1, 2013 (the evening of November 30th) through 6 A.M. March 30, 2014. The only vehicles that may be left on the road during these hours are vehicles with valid Winter Parking stickers. Vehicles found to be in violation will be issued parking violations based upon the following conditions:
- The absence of a parking waiver sticker ($20.00)
- Vehicle parked on the street despite forecasted snowfall, regardless of being issued a sticker ($25.00).
- Vehicle parked on the street during a snow emergency and/or impeding snow removal ($50.00).
Interested parties may pick up applications and guidelines at the Swampscott Police Department or online at www.swampscottpolice.com. There is a $30.00 non-refundable fee per motor vehicle for the application. Checks or money orders only are to be made payable to the Town of Swampscott. A copy of the registration for each vehicle at the residence must be submitted with the application.
2. Weather Watch:
Wednesday's forecast calls for a chance of showers before 1 p.m. with a high temperature of 61 degrees.
- Sunrise: 6:57 a.m.
- High tide: 9:37 a.m.
- Low tide: 3:43 p.m.
- Sunset: 5:59 p.m.
3. Town Notes:
In observance of the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 14th trash & recycling will be picked up one day late on the following days:
Monday trash & recycling will be collected Tuesday, October 15th
Tuesday trash & recycling will be collected Wednesday, October 16th
Wednesday trash & recycling will be collected Thursday, October 17th
Thursday trash & recycling will be collected Friday, October 18th
Friday trash & recycling will be collected Saturday, October 19th
4. Car Show Day:
5. Selectmen Notes:
Selectmen meet tonight, Wednesday, at 7. Here's the agenda:
DRAFT SELECTMEN’S MEETING
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Swampscott Town Hall, 22 Monument Avenue, Swampscott, Mass 01907
Appointment of Joe Markarian to the MBTA Advisory Board.
Appointment of Sara Ewing, 92 Banks Road, Swampscott, Mass to the Swampscott Cultural Council.
Appointment of Barbara Eldridge, 151 Maple Avenue, Swampscott, Mass to the Swampscott Cultural Council.
Appointment of Rick Jackious, 49 Rockland Street, Swampscott, Mass to the Swampscott Cultural Council.
Finance Committee’s joint meeting with the Selectman on review of quarterly expenses.
Presentation of the Traffic Island Awards from the Beautification Committee-Postponed to November 6, 2013.
School Building Committee update.
Naming Policy-Dave Whalen / Overhill Road & The Greenway –Public Input.
DISCUSSION & POSSIBLE VOTE:
Acceptance of water system at One Salem Street and possible vote.
Temple purchase and possible vote.
NEW & OLD BUSINESS:
VOTES OF THE BOARD:
Approval of meeting minutes from September 11, 2013.
Approval of meeting minutes from October 2, 2013.
Approval of a one day liquor permit for the Friends of the Swampscott Library to host a