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 QCBFD Annual Meeting

September 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM 

Quonochontaug Grange Hall

5662 Post Road  Charlestown, RI 02813 

Click on packet contents below:

Annual Meeting Packet 

Moderator's Letter

Proxy Form

Agenda

Finance Committee Report

Public Works Committee Report

Long Range Planning Committee Report

Community Property Committee Report

Nominating Committee Report

Merchandise Sales Report

Special Events Report

Beach and Police Liaison Report

Beach and Dunes Report

Marina Report

Tennis Report

E-Blast Report

Web Master Report


 

Board of Governors Meeting

September 17th 2022

following the Annual Meeting at the Quonochontaug Grange Hall

5662 Post Rd Charlestown RI 02813

Click here for the agenda

 


Attention Please Read--Important message on Annual Meeting Packet Delivery Method!!!!
 
Notice to all eligible voters (as defined by Article 2 of the By-Laws) of the QCBFD.

As per last’s year's Annual Meeting we have voted to amend the By-Laws (Art. 3, Sect.6 and 12) to make the default method of delivery of Annual Meeting materials electronic (via email).
This will save money, paper, and time! The Annual Packet will go out via emails listed in the Directory. Yes, I know there are non-eligible voters' emails in the Directory, but they can receive the packet and attend the meeting (its public) they just can’t vote. 

If you would rather receive a paper Annual Meeting packet by regular USPS mail, you must notify the clerk by email at clerk@quonniecentral.org by August 28th (20 days before the Annual Meeting). Any questions, please contact me.
 

 

Thank you
Maud Bailey
Clerk

Safety Reminders for Golf Carts:

Golf cart speed limit is 15 mph

 Golf carts are not permitted on West Beach Road, Seabreeze Avenue, or Sunset Drive as they are Town-owned roads.

 Pedestrians and cyclists have the right-of-way.

 


Please review garbage and recycling issues

As stated in the previous e-Blast from Community Property, we will not be using the new carts at present as the new garbage truck is waiting for parts that have been delayed due to supply chain issues. So continue to use your current containers until notified.  

Key Points:

  • All garbage must be bagged. 
  • Recycling items cannot be bagged . Each recyclable item must be placed in separately. Recyclables may be mixed and must be placed in recycling bins with contents visible; not in a bag or box.

Click here to read the attached memo carefully and follow these instructions.

 


Important Message from the Long Range Planning Committee  

Last summer the Long Range Planning Committee started a project to develop a Comprehensive Plan for our community. Many of you attended the “visioning” sessions we held and shared your comments and ideas. Since then, a sub-group of the Committee has been meeting weekly, conducting informational interviews with subject matter experts, community leaders, longtime residents, younger residents, and newcomers.

Click here for more details


 

Recuse and Recycling Update - May 27, 2022

We will not be using the new carts until the hauler receives truck parts that have been delayed due to supply chain issues. Please continue using your current containers until notified.

  Click here for more details


 


 

2022 Committee Meeting Schedules

Board of Governors

Finance and Budget Committee

Long Range Planning

Community Property

Public Works

Nominating Committee

 

 

 

Dates are also posted on the Calendar

 


Charlestown Special Notices:

For  local Charlestown, RI COVID 19 information go to the town's website at www.charlestownri.org 


 

Recycling information:

Individuals can also take trash and recycling to the Charlestown Residential Collection Center: Check here for rules and regulations or the Westerly Transfer Station.


Water System Updates:

September 23, 2021  Water System Update- Click here

August 17, 2021 Water System Update- Click here

May 25, 2021 Water System Update- Click here

May 18, 2021 Water System Update- Click here

May 13, 2021 Water System Update- Click here

May 12, 2021 Water System Update- Click here

May 9, 2021- Water System Update- Click here

April 23, 2021- Water System Update- Click here

April 13, 2021- Water System Update- Click Here

January 25, 2021- Water System Update- Click here

January 16, 2021- Water System Update- Click here

September 2020- Annual Meeting Water System Update Report- click here

July 29, 2020 BWA Rescinded-click here

June 2020 Water System Update Slide Presentation- Click here

May1, 2020 Water System Update-Click here

March 25,2020 Water System Update- Click here

February 17, 2020 Water System Update- Click here

February 5, 2020 Water System Update- Click here

January 21, 2020 Water System Update- Click here

Note: Previous email updates can be found under the Email Blasts Tab on the home page. 

 


Please Note:  A bulletin board has been placed on the side of the new shed next to the QCBFD tennis courts.  This bulletin board is only for postings by the Board of Governors and QCBFD Officers, Committees and Managers.  All notices of meetings and agendas will be posted on this bulletin board.  Thanks to Dave Devin for making the bulletin board.


 






 

 
 

 

 

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Email Blasts

If you would like to receive periodic email blasts from the Fire District with information on upcoming events or items of concern to residents please contact emailblasts@quonniecentral.org

Tide Charts 

Weekapaug Point tide chart

To estimate tides in Quonochontaug Pond near the QCBFD Boat Launch, go to specific date in Weekapaug Point  tide chart and calculate:

For high tide - add 20 minutes
For low tide – add 40 minutes

41°20'N 71°45'W

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