The Framingham Conservation Commission office is located in room 211 inside the Memorial Building (Framingham…More Town Hall). Created in 1972, the Conservation Commission protects and manages open space in Framingham. The seven-member commission is appointed by Selectmen.
The Commission meets at 7pm on the first and third Wednesdays monthly at the Memorial Building.
Julian M. Suso has been Framingham's Town Manager since May 2006. The Town Manager position was established in 1996. The Town Manager is appointed by the Board of Selectmen and cannot have longer than a three-year contract.
His duties include appointing the police and fire chief and preparing and submitting an annual operating budget. For more information on the duties read the Town Manager Act of 1996 on the website.
Framingham Town Hall: Memorial Building 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 Framingham Town Hall is known as the Memorial Building. It houses town offices, including those of the town manager,…More town clerk, tax collector, assessors, Board of Health, Planning Board, chief financial officer and more. Inside the Memorial Building is also Nevins Hall. The staircase outside plays host to the town's annual holiday celebration, including a Christmas tree and Santa Claus. The main foyer of the Memorial Building is dedicated to Framingham veterans.
Framingham Planning Board 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 The Framingham Planning Board office is located in room B37 inside the Memorial Building (Framingham Town Hall). The…More Board is comprised of one appointed associate member and five elected members. The Board reviews residential and commercial development proposals. The Board is responsible for reviewing a wide range of residential and commercial development proposals. The Board grants special permits, reviews and approves subdivision, master, and community plans. One of the Board's objectives is to help guide and manage the town's growth. The Planning Board meets weekly at the Memorial Building.
A town meeting created the Department of Finance and the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 1996. Mary…More Ellen Kelley is the current CFO.
The CFO reports directly to the Town Manager. She oversees the departments of accounting, assessing, and treasurer/collector. The department was created to "provide overall management and administration of the town's financial operations and services."
Framingham Public Works 150 Concord St, Framingham, MA01702 The Framingham Public Works Department has several offices in town. One is located in room 213 inside the Memorial…More Building (Framingham Town Hall) in downtown Framingham.The Division of Public Works has several departments, including highway, water, sewer, engineering, solid waste management, wastewater, and recycling. The department is under the direction of Peter Sellers.The Highway Department is responsible for the maintaining and repairing the roads and sidewalks in town. The department is also responsible for plowing and treating, in winter, 550 lane miles of public roads, 38 municipal and school parking facilities, and 115 miles of sidewalks and public pathways.
The Framingham Auxiliary Police is an elite group of approximately 20 volunteers who give of themselves to make…More Framingham a better place to live and work. The mission of the Framingham Auxiliary Police is to be trained and prepared to assist the Framingham Police in the event of a civil or natural disaster. Following a rigorous selection process, the auxiliary officer training begins with a Reserve Police Academy run by the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee.
History: The Framingham Auxiliary Police was originally formed during World War II, as there was a need for air-raid wardens to be trained and available should the country be attacked. Unfortunately, the need to protect our country has renewed focus from terrorist threats and actions. The auxiliary police stand as a ready reserve, part of our Emergency Management infrastructure, to assist in case of natural or civil disaster.
Ongoing Training: As part of its ongoing training the auxiliary officers participate in weekend training patrols, help out at community and civic events year-round as well as assist the Framingham Police Department as requested. The officers are also required to complete annual in-service training.
Volunteer Opportunity: Membership in the Framingham Auxiliary Police provides a means for residents of Framingham to make their town a better and safer place to live and work.
If you are interested in community service, over 21 years old, a US citizen, have no criminal record and have been a resident of Framingham for over six months, you are encouraged apply. All applicants are subject to an entrance examination, interviews and background verification. All new members are required to complete a 250 hour academy training program and commit to between 10 and 15 hours of community service each month.
The Framingham Auxiliary Police meets on the third Monday monthly at the Framingham Police Station at 7:30 p.m.