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Question: Who should I contact if I notice a safety issue with an existing walkway in town (ex: overgrown vegetation, pot holes, cracks, low-hanging tree branches)?

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If you notice any overgrown vegetation, pot holes, cracked asphalt, or low-hanging tree branches on or around walkways, contact the Department of Public Works via e-mail, webmaster@sudbury.ma.us, or by calling 978-440-5421. If you call after … More

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Question: My neighborhood wants a walkway installed on our street, but an easement will be necessary to accommodate a walkway on my property. What is an easement and what are my rights as a property owner?

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An easement is basically the right to use property that the town does not own. Easements are typically needed for walkways where the road right of way is not wide enough to accommodate both a … More

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Question: What is the procedure for having a new walkway constructed in my neighborhood?

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Residents should first read the Town’s Walkway Planning Initiative to see the process that goes into walkway consideration. Much study about pedestrian safety, road width, environmental impact, and availability of funding goes into determining walkway … More

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Question: How does the town ensure that walkways are fully accessible for persons with disabilities?

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The Department of Public Works routinely monitors the condition of the town’s walkways to ensure for safe passage. Please keep in mind that many of the TownΓÇÖs walkways were built years ago, prior to laws … More

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Question: What will the Planning Board do with the Master Plan? Will it be another study that collects dust on the office shelves?

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The Planning Board expects to hit the floor running upon completion of the Master Plan by bringing several initiatives to Town Meeting in the spring of 2000. The Board is currently working on the rewrite … More

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Question: How often does the Planning Board meet? Is it easy to get on an agenda?

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The Planning Board meets every 2 weeks. We have recently changed our meeting night from Tuesdays to Wednesdays. Agendas are finalized on the Friday prior to the meeting, and it is usually possible to get … More

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