Fairbank Community Center Town Forum

Published August 26, 2020 | Select Board | Updated September 8, 2020 | Automatically Archived on 12/30/2020

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The Fairbank Community Center Virtual Town Forum was held on Wednesday, August 26. The Forum was broadcast on SudburyTV and attendees were invited to participate via Zoom or send in questions via email.


Click below to watch the Fairbank Town Forum.


UPDATED 9/8/20 Residents were given an opportunity to ask questions before and during the Forum. Click below for the Fairbank Forum Q&A.


The Forum began with a presentation on the proposed Fairbank Community Center. Click below for the Fairbank Forum Presentation Slides.



Wednesday, August 26, 2020
7:00 PM
Zoom Meeting – Capacity 100 (Watch Live on SudburyTV if Webinar full)

  • Join On-line: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82560021627 
  • Join by Phone: 978-639-3366 or 470-250-9358
  • MeetingID: 825 6002 1627

A new proposal for the Fairbank Community Center will be presented at Town Meeting. This Forum will provide residents with an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the proposed Fairbank Community Center project.

This forum will be televised and viewable on-line on SudburyTV as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19.



Live tours of the Fairbank Community Center facility were not possible prior to the Town Forum due to COVID-19. However, Town Manager Henry L. Hayes, Jr., Combined Facilities Director Bill Barletta, Park, Recreation and Aquatics Director Dennis Mannone, Superintendent of Schools Brad CrozierSenior Center Director Debra Galloway, Fire Chief John Whalen and Assistant Town Clerk Rose Miranda recorded a Fairbank Community Center Virtual Tour with the help of SudburyTV. Click below to watch.


Hear from the town officials, staff and consultants who helped to shape the updated Fairbank Community Center proposal. The forum will feature presentations from:

  • Henry L. Hayes, Jr., Town Manager
  • Jennifer Roberts, Board of Selectmen
  • Ned Collier AIA, LEED AP, Principal, ICON Architecture
  • Mark McKevitz, LEED AP, Project Designer, ICON Architecture
  • William Barletta, Facilities Director
  • Dennis Keohane, Finance Director
  • John Whalen, Fire Chief
  • Representatives of Senior Center, Park & Recreation and Sudbury Public Schools



Click below to submit questions for the Fairbank Town Forum in advance:

Questions for the forum may also be submitted in advance via email. Please send questions to [email protected] prior to Monday, August 24, at 5 PM. Please put “Fairbank Town Forum” in the subject line and include your name and address for the record.

Live Q&A to follow presentation.


The forum will be broadcast live on SudburyTV and will be made available to view On-Demand.

Comcast: Channel 8
Verizon: Channel 31
SudburyTV Live Stream: http://sudbury.vod.castus.tv/vod/index.php/@live:ch1#castusvod_autoplay=1


Learn about the Fairbank Community Center history and future plans on the Fairbank Project Page:

  • Updates
  • The Building
  • The Problems
  • Working Towards a Solution
  • The Initial Proposal – 2017
  • Moving Forward – 2020

Visit the Fairbank Project page at https://sudbury.ma.us/fairbank_project


Event Details

Event Start: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (7:00 pm)
Event End: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (10:00 pm) (Expected)
Location: Virtual Meeting
Committee: Select Board
Notes: Fairbank Community Center Virtual Town Forum was held on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.
Broadcast: SudburyTV: Live BroadcastVideo on Demand

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