Meshacket Way tender is ready
On Monday, the Edgartown board of directors approved a plan to seek bids for an affordable housing project planned for Meshacket Way. According to Mark Hess, chairman of the affordable housing committee, Meshacket will have up to 36 one- to three-bedroom units. It will be built on land owned by the city and Hess is hopeful that work can begin soon.
“We worked on it long and hard,” Hess said. “I think we have a long way to go and a lot of things should be worked out after the RFP. [request for proposal] has been submitted… we’re very excited about it.
Selected board members congratulated Hess on approving the RFP.
“It has been a long time coming and a lot of work,” said Michael Donarama, selected board member.
Hess said the work on Meshacket is “going very well” and the project will be built “as quickly as possible”.
In other cases, Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary has received approval for a one-day liquor license, a one-day auctioneer’s license, and a weekday entertainment license. These permits relate to the sanctuary supper scheduled for July 20. Ethos MV also received the approval of a one-day liquor license for its official opening on July 2.
The Edgartown Chamber of Commerce has received approval for its run / walk application and banner application for the MV Brunch Run which will take place on October 21.
The board has agreed to contract with Edgartown Lt. Chris Dolby – although details are not immediately available – and Terry Donahue, who has 48 years of construction experience, has been appointed to the construction committee. of MVRHS.