Boards & Commissions

Meeting Notices

Official meeting notices are posted outside Town Hall (171 Rt. 71, No, Egremont), the Old Egremont Country Store Postal Drop (Rt. 71 & Prospect Lake Rd), and South Egremont Post Office, Main St., So. Egremont.

Conduct of Meetings

Meetings of public bodies are conducted in accordance with Massachusetts Open Meeting Law. Consult the Open Meeting Law Guide and Educational Materials January 2018 (PDF)

Vacancies on Town Boards, Commissions & Committees

Learn about current vacancies, paid and volunteer, under Positions Available

If you are interested in serving the Town in another capacity aside from posted vacancies, please get in touch with Town Hall, 413-528-0182 ext 10.

Virtual Public Meetings Allowed Until March 31. 2025

The MA Legislature has passed Governor Healey's supplemental budget with pandemic-era extensions included. With the Governor's signature, the extensions will take effect immediately. The bill allows remote and hybrid meeting options for public bodies through March 31, 2025, and permits reduced quorums for open town meetings through March 31, 2025.

All public meetings of Egremont's boards, commissions, and committees are video recorded. The links to Zoom recordings of held meetings are posted to a dedicated page on the Town's website and are usually available within 24 hours. The currently posted links go back to June 2022. Links are listed in chronological order.

For more information, the guidance issued in 2022 remains in effect: Updated Guidance on Holding Remote and Hybrid Meetings

Agricultural Commission

Encourages the pursuit of agriculture as a business and community resource. Egremont is a by-right farming community. Find the phone number for Farm/Livestock Inspector.

Alford/Egremont Cultural Council

Information on what constitutes eligibility for a grant award.

Board of Health

Guidance on town policies governing COVID (vaccine updates included) and what you need to know about Monkeypox and regulations on refuse and recycling collection, wells, and tobacco. Find the phone number and click-to-email for the Director plus hours at Town Hall. Also, the phone number and hours of the Town's Transfer Station.

Bylaw Review Committee

Review of Egremont's General Bylaws. Find the link to download the current Egremont General Bylaws.

Cemetery Commission

Information regarding burials in Egremont's three cemeteries. Find the phone numbers of the three Commissioners and the Burial Agent.

Conservation Commission

Guidance and permitting for the protection of wetlands and waterways within Egremont. Find the click-to-email and phone number for the Commission.

Council on Aging

Activities, services, and helpful information for senior residents of Egremont. Find the click-to-email and phone number of the Administrative Assistant and Council on Aging office hours at Town Hall.

Egremont Historical Commission

Activities directed toward identifying, evaluating, and protecting important historic properties.

Finance Committee

Reports on Town's budgeting and capital expenditures

Green Committee

They are keeping Egremont a designated Green Community with guidance on best practices in recycling, Egremont's Community Choice Power Supply Program, and more.

Housing Committee

Activities and updates on securing affordable and workforce housing for low and moderate-income households within Egremont.

Planning Board

Board functions, the progress of Egremont Vision 2035 (Master Plan), and zoning-related resources such as Egremont's Zoning Bylaws and maps. Find the click-to-email and mailing address for the Board.

Select Board

Directives on Town operations, requests for public records, and documents about policies and regulations (General and Zoning Bylaws), the 2022 Annual Town Meeting, the May 2, 2023, Annual Town Meeting Warrant and certified minutes, and ARPA. Find the click-to-email, mailing address, and phone number for the Board.

School Committee

Information about the Egremont Village School and Southern Berkshire Regional School District

Technology Committee

Access documents regarding the Town's and MBI's agreements with Fiber Connect of the Berkshires.

Water Commission

The commissioners and how to contact them. Find the mailing address for the Commission.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Recent rulings by the ZBA and Egremont's Zoning Bylaws and maps.