November 2018 Town Meeting Denies 2nd Water Meter

Hidden in a November 16, 2018 (-g 14) Enterprise article entitled “Town Meeting Reconsiders Accessory Apartment Petition Article on Night Three” is one paragraph concerning Article 27: “Town Meeting rejected a petition article from Marc P. Finneran, Precinct Six, asking Town Meeting to authorize the use of a second water meter at properties in sewer …

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2018 End-of-Summer Beach Review

On Monday, Oct. 30, 2018, Bruce Mogardo, Beach Superintendent, submitted his 2018 End-Of-Summer report to the Board of Selectmen (see text below). Two articles in the Enterprise say it all:  10/19/18, page 10, “Beach Superintendent Pleased With End-of-summer Conditions”  , and 11/2/18, page 15, “Dogs, Trash A Challenge At Beaches”. A number of people have …

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Selectmen Approve More Great Bay Street Sections to be Closed

On Monday, 10/29/18, the Board of Selectmen approved additional section closings on Great Bay Street requested by Peter McConarty, Deputy Director of Public Works. The meeting can be watched on FCTV Video On Demand (scroll to hour:minute 2:55 through 3:13).  Mr. McConarty used 5 slides (see links below) to describe the history and current requests for …

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Helmis Circle Project On Hold; Neighbors Appeal ZBA Decision

Two neighbors who live in a home abutting Helmis Circle have appealed the Zoning Board’s decision to approve the Helmis Circle Little Pond Village 40B project. Court (See FHMNA website article on 9/20/18.)   The appeal has been recorded at the Barnstable Superior Court and will delay any building on the site until the case is …

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Helmis Circle 40B Approved by ZBA & ConCom

Helmis Circle 40B project update from member and Helmis Circle neighbor Ed Jaloweic: Both the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and Conservation Commission (ConCom) have approved the Helmis Circle 40B project. The developer has appealed the ConCom decision to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on several points and that appeal is still pending. The major issues …

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LPSSA: Garbage Disposals allowed – note from Amy Lowell

We received the following information from Amy Lowell about garbage disposals in the LPSSA: “Garbage disposals are not prohibited for sewer connections in Falmouth, whether gravity or low pressure or grinder pump. “However, property owners should be aware that garbage disposals increase water use and can cause plumbing or sewer problems if not used properly.  …

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Annual Meeting Minutes & Answers (Golf Carts, Neighborhood Watch); Bylaws; Route 28 Plans.

2018 FHMNA Annual Meeting DRAFT Minutes are now available on our website. Answers to questions posed at the Annual Meeting 8/4/18, provided by Sargent Jim Cummings, Police Liaison to the Heights and Maravista (jcummings@falmouthpolice.us or 774-255-4527 x4561):           Golf Carts.  Golf carts and other “Low Speed Vehicles” can now be registered and are assigned special LV plates by …

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Water Kiosk Installed at Heights Ball Field

If you’ve walked past the southeast corner of the ball field lately, you might have noticed the new water “kiosk” just installed by the Town with funds raised by the Falmouth Water Stewards (FWS) as part of the FWS’s “REfill REuse Falmouth initiative”.  These stations will have filtered water taps for refilling water bottles, a …

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Selectmen Finalize Beach Rules & Regulations

Beach Rules & Regulations 2018 On Monday, June 4, 2018, the Selectmen held an Open Hearing regarding beach rules.  Because Acting Beach Superintendent Bruce Mogardo and Beach Committee Chairman Jason Chorches gave a presentation at a prior meeting, the Selectmen chose to have members of the public speak first and then have Mr. Mogardo respond. …

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