Sandwich City Buildings and Departments

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Sandwich Town Buildings and Departments

The Barnstable Patriot

TOWN BUILDINGS

Town Departments are located in eight separate locations, including the Main Town Hall, Town Hall Annex, Human Services Building, the Jan Sebastian Drive Building, and Highway Barn – as follows:

Main Town Hall, 130 Main St.: Board of Selectmen, Town Manager, Accounting, Treasurer and Human Resources

Town Hall Annex, 145 Main St.: Tax Collector, Town Clerk, Transfer Station Sticker/Beach Sticker Sales

Human Services Building, 270 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.: Council on Aging, Public Health Nurse

Recreation Building, 34 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.

Town of Sandwich Offices

16 Jan Sebastian Dr.

Sandwich Industrial Park

Houses the Building Department, Engineering, Planning and Development, Zoning Board of Appeals, Historic District Committee, Board of Health, Department of Natural Resources, Conservation Commission, Animal Control, and Assessing.

Highway Department/Transfer Station

500 Route 130; houses Highway Dept., Transfer Station, Parks Dept., and Tree Warden.

Police Department: 117 Route 6A

Fire Department: 115 Route 6A

Sandwich Public Library: 142 Main St., Town Archives

TOWN DEPARTMENTS

ASSESSING

16 Jan Sebastian Dr.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Edward L. Childs, Director

Ben Styche,

Assistant Director

508-888-0157

fax: 508-833-8098

assessing@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Responsible for valuation of all real and personal property and new building activity in Sandwich; assists with property information; coordinates activity between public and other departments (state and local) for abutters lists, mapping, etc.; handles abatements and changes for motor vehicle and boat excise tax; and maintains all legal information on properties.

E. Childs

BOARD OF HEALTH

16 Jan Sebastian Dr.

Sandwich, MA 02563

David Mason, RS, CHO, Health Agent

Darren Meyer, Assistant Health Agent

508-888-4200;

fax: 508-833-0018

health@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Responsible for inspection of food establishments/food protection and sanitation; rental housing/sanitary housing code; swimming pools. Investigates health/environmental complaints; monitors recreational water quality; oversees siting of private wells, water quality analysis, Title 5 and site review; conducts environmental health assessment, communicable disease investigation reporting and control; oversees Mass Estuaries Program and Ponds Stewardship Program; coordinates Emergency Dispensing Site Program; and administers liquor and tobacco control and licensing.

D. Mason

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

130 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

508-888-4910; fax: 508-833-8045

selectmen@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Mark Forest, Chair

Erik Tolley, Vice-Chairman

Tracy Post

Michael Stone

Daniel Horgan

Kathleen Coggeshall, office manager

email: kcoggeshall@townofsandwich.net

Meetings every other Thurs, 7 p.m. normally at Sandwich Town Hall are being held via Zoom, with live and video-taped coverage on Ch. 18.

The Board of Selectmen is the chief policy-making body and executive board of the town, responsible for local licensing authority and appointing standing committees.

M. Forest

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

16 Jan Sebastian Dr.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Brendan Brides, Building

Commissioner

David Morris, Assistant

Building Inspector

508-888-4200; fax:

508-833-0018

building@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Liaisons with Historic District Committee; issues building and sign permits, and conducts inspections; and arbitrates zoning issues.

B. Brides

COUNCIL ON AGING

270 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.

East Sandwich, MA 02537

Susan Marancik, Director

508-888-4737

fax: 508-833-9154

jtimmons@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichcoa.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Plans, coordinates and provides services to residents age 60+, along with limited services to residents under age 60; educates the community and public of the needs of Sandwich seniors, including health, legal, and financial aid and health insurance; provides social programs and activities, with volunteer opportunities for all ages; furnishes transportation via the COA vans and volunteers; conducts outreach (social work), some case management, and assistance programs; and develops programs in response to community needs, operating a fuel assistance intake site for all ages and financial entitlement program assistance.

S. Marancik

PUBLIC WORKS

500 Route 130

Sandwich, MA 02563

Paul Tilton, Director and

Town Engineer

Stephan Masse,

Assistant Director

508-833-8002

fax: 508-833-8011

dpw@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Responsible for repair and maintenance of town roads; design, construction, repair, maintenance of drainage facilities; operation of residential solid waste transfer station; maintenance of town-owned parks and cemeteries; plowing and sanding of roads; running the town’s fuel depot; and serving as Planning Board liaison.

P. Tilton

ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

16 Jan Sebastian Dr.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Paul Tilton, Town

Engineer & DPW Director

Brendan Brides, Building Commissioner

508-833-8000

fax: 508-833-8005

engineering@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30-9:30 a.m.

and 3-4 p.m.

Performs regulatory reviews; inspects development sites; provides engineering design; procures and oversees engineering construction; monitors town infrastructure, including roadways and drainage; provides technical reports.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

115 Route 6A

P.O. Box 1340

Sandwich, MA 02563

John Burke, Chief

508-888-0525

fax: 508-833-8010

wcarrico@townofsandwich.net

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

24-hour Services include emergency medical services, fire suppression, emergency water evacuation, and tracing gas leaks. Also investigates arson, origins/causes of fires, explosions; provides disaster contingency planning; investigates state code and regulation violations; and conducts fire prevention and community education.

J. Burke

GOLF DEPARTMENT

Sandwich Hollows

Golf Course

Round Hill Road

E. Sandwich, MA 02537

John Johnson, Director

508-888-3384

golf shop/tee-times, ext. 0

jjohnson@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichhollows.com

Pro Shop hours in-season:

6 a.m.-7 p.m.; off-season:

8 a.m.-5 p.m., daily, 7 days,

year-round.

This 18-hole championship golf course is open to the public. Includes practice driving range, two putting greens, a full-service golf shop and club rentals; a bar and grille function facility for meetings, weddings, parties and golf outings; and resident and non-resident fee programs for both daily and annual play.

J. Johnson

HUMAN RESOURCES

130 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Marie Buckner, Director

Janice L. Hagberg,

Assistant Director

508-833-8061

fax:508-833-8045

HR@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Directs recruitment and hiring activities for position openings within the town, with the exception of the School Department and town library; oversees the administration of compensation and classification policies and practices in accordance with collective bargaining agreements, Town bylaws and federal and state statutes; assists Town Manager’s Office in preparing and negotiating union contracts and in addressing and resolving labor relations issues, grievances, arbitrations and disputes. Also handles all workers compensation claims for the town, including for public safety departments as well as the School Department. Assists with arranging various employee safety-related trainings designed to prevent injuries and keep claims down.

M. Buckner

LIBRARY

142 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Joanne Lamothe,

Town Librarian

508-888-0625

fax: 508-833-1076

jlamothe@ocln.org

www.BucknerLamotheJohnson

@sandwichpubliclibrary.com

Hours: Tue, Wed, Thurs

9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.;

Fri and Sat, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.;

Sun, 1-5 p.m. (October-April).

Closed Mondays.

Offers access to 27 libraries via OCLN (Old Colony Library Network), with computers for public use; museum passes; children’s computers, story times, reading programs, and video programming; free downloadable e-books, audiobooks and music; and maintains the Sandwich Town Archives.

J. Lamothe

NATURAL RESOURCES

16 Jan Sebastian Dr.

Sandwich, MA 02563

David J. DeConto, Director

Joshua Wrigley,

Assistant Director

508-833-8054

fax: 508-833-0018

naturalresources@

townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

D. DeConto

Animal Control Division

508-833-8004

animalcontrol@townofsandwich.net

Animal Control Hours:

Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

This department management of Town’s Natural Resources, including conservation lands; shellfish; anadromous fish (herring); public facilities; wildlife; coastal areas; waterways; fish and game. Enforces local and state natural resource related laws, including local and state Wetlands Laws; and provides animal control (dogs, cats, domestic animals).

POLICE DEPARTMENT

117 Route 6A

Sandwich, MA 02563

Peter N. Wack, Chief

Michael Nurse,

Deputy Chief

508-833-8024

fax: 508-888-4163

sandwichpd@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichpd.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dedicated to serving, protecting and enforcing all state law and town bylaws. Upholds community policing throughout the town.

P. Wack

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE

270 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.

East Sandwich, MA 02537

Joanne Geake, Public

Health Nurse

508-833-8020

fax: 508-833-8398

jgeake@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Conducts flu clinics (adult and pediatric) and administers immunizations for adults and school-age children; holds blood pressure clinics; conducts communicable disease follow-up; provides elderly home assessment visits and maternal/child visits; conducts emergency dispensing site planning, walk in assessments, and scheduled dressing changes; and stocks medical equipment shed.

J. Geake

RECREATION DEPARTMENT

34 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd.

P.O. Box 1336

Forestdale, MA 02644

Guy Boucher, Director

Tricia MacDonald,

Assistant Director

508-888-4361

fax: 508-888-5884

recreation@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sponsors youth sports leagues, adult programs and summer activities; organizes and sponsors 4th of July activities, Scarecrow Contest and Seasonal Story Hikes; oversee the daily operation of the Hoxie House and Dexter Grist Mill.

G. Boucher

SANDWICH MARINA

12 Freezer Rd.

P.O. Box 1393

Sandwich, MA 02563

Michael Dunning,

Harbor Master

Dave Condon,

Deputy Harbor Master

508-833-0808

fax: 508-833-8026

ebbasin@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmarina.com

Hours: Winter Mon-Sun,

7 a.m.-3 p.m.;

Summer: 24 hours/7 days

Leases recreational and commercial slips and rents transient slips; sells gasoline and diesel; operates boat launching ramp; provides winter storage for boats and charter fishing excursions.

M. Dunning

FINANCE DIRECTOR

130 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Mimi Spahr, Director

Carrie Mazerolle,

Assistant Town

Accountant

508-888-0352

fax: 508-888-8655

accounting@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Produces and processes payroll and vendor warrants payable; keeps detailed records of all receipts and town expenditures; prepares all financial, statistical and operational reports for town, state and federal purposes; and sells cemetery lots in the new town cemetery.

M. Spahr

TOWN CLERK

145 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

Taylor D. White,

Town Clerk

508-888-0340

fax: 508-888-2497

twhite@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;

Tues, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Administers voter registration; issues birth, death and marriage certificates and other vital records; dog licenses, shellfishing licenses, raffle permits; maintains town meeting records, street listings, business certificates, town bylaws; acts are parking clerk; provides election and census information.

T. White

DeConto

Geake

Spahr

Boucher

Wack

Dunning

TOWN COLLECTOR

145 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

William Jennings,

Town Collector

Carol Peterson,

Assistant Town Collector

508-833-8012

fax: 508-888-2497

taxcollector@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.;

Tues 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Mails and collects all real estate, personal property and excise tax bills; collects all fees for beach and transfer station stickers; issues municipal lien certificates and betterment releases to be filed at the Registry of Deeds; and issues shellfishing permits.

W. Jennings

TOWN MANAGER/SELECTMEN

130 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

George H. “Bud” Dunham,

Town Manager

Douglas Lapp, Assistant

Town Manager

508-888-5144

fax: 508-833-8045

townhall@townofsandwich.net

dlapp@townofsandwich.net

OFFICE PERSONNEL:

Kathleen Coggeshall,

Diane Hanelt

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri,

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Serves as the town’s chief administration officer, handling day-to-day operations; implements policies of the Board of Selectmen; responsible for administration and supervision of all town departments and appointed personnel. Prepares operating budget and capital improvement budget for all town departments and accounts; serves as chief procurement officer; handles all general liability insurance and insurance claims.

B. Dunham

TOWN MODERATOR

449 Route 130

Sandwich, MA 02563

Garry N. Blank, Esq.

508-888-5900

fax: 508-888-5925

garryblank@comcast.net

Runs town meeting; appoints members of the Finance Committee and the Capital Improvement Planning Committee.

G. Blank

TREASURER

130 Main St.

Sandwich, MA 02563

William Jennings,

Treasurer

Robin Cherry, Assistant

Town Treasurer

508-888-6508

fax: 508-888-8655

treasurer@townofsandwich.net

www.sandwichmass.org

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Administers the investment of town funds and payroll; maintains personnel records, insurance, tax titles, and all scholarships and trust funds.

Dunham

Jennings

Blank