Norma MacDonald, Chair
Morgan Jacquemin


2nd and 4th Mondays 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Contact the Board of Health

Office Phone: (413) 354-7781 – Leave a message and someone will get back to you.
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Permit Fees

Effective 5/1/2018

Food Service Permit: $150.00 per year
Temporary Food Service Permit (non-profit): $30.00 per event
Temporary Food Service Permit (for profit): $50.00 per event
Septic Plan Review: $100.00
Disposal Works Construction Permit: $100.00
Certificate of Compliance: $100.00
Percolation Test Witnessing Fee: $75.00 per hour (minimum 2 hours)
Septage Hauler’s Permit: $150.00 per year
Septic Installer’s Permit: $150.00 per year
Well Installation Permit: $125.00
Mobile Home Park Inspection: $50.00 per year
Campground/Food Establishment: $50.00 per year
Housing Inspections: $50.00 each inspection
Trash Haulers Permit: $75.00 per year

Transfer Station Hours

Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Should the Transfer Station be closed due to weather or holiday, it will be open the following day.

Transfer Station Location

Emery Street

Transfer Station Rules

  • A Vehicle Permit is required to use facility to dispose of garbage and recyclables.The permit should be affixed to motor vehicle in clear view. There will be NO sharing of household stickers.
  • Recycling is mandatory. Please ask dump attendant for information. The station accepts a large variety of items.
  • The Dump Attendant has the authorization to deny access for failure to have a household sticker attached to the vehicle in clear view.

Transfer Station Rates

Effective 11/2011 (Rev. 6/10/13)
$65.00 yearly fee plus bag stickers at $2.00 ea.
Payable at the transfer station.

Miscellaneous Large Items

Twin Mattress: $20.00
Full or Queen Mattress: $25.00
King Size Mattress: $30.00
Couches – Broken-up: $15.00
Couches – Unbroken: $25.00
Upholstered Chairs – Unbroken: $10.00
Upholstered Chairs – Broken: $5.00

Construction Debris

Regular Pick-Up – Short Bed: $75.00
Regular Pick-Up – Long Bed: $100.00
NOTE: All construction must be cut to eight feet or shorter. Consult dump attendant for pricing not listed. Prices are figured to top of truck bed height.

Tires (No Rims)

Car 12” TO 16”: $5.00
Light Truck 17”: $10.00
Motorcycle, Go Kart: $5.00

Large Metal Item Recycling Fees

Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners (Freon intact): $25.00
Lawnmowers (riders) – no gas or oil: $20.00
Lawnmowers – no gas or oil: $10.00
Stoves, washers & dryers: $20.00
Toilets, tubs, sinks: $5.00 – $15.00

Electronics (No Smoke Detectors)

Portable TV: $10.00
Large screen TV, Console TV: $20.00
PC Monitors, Printers: $5.00
CPU – Desktops: $10.00
Microwaves: $10.00
Vacuum Cleaners Sm./Lg.: $3.00-$5.00
In the event where prices are not listed, see Dump Attendant.