P.O. Box 324
Truro MA, 02666

Author: John Doe

TPRTA Comments on Housing Needs Assessment Report 2015

In August 2015, the Truro Housing Authority issued a Housing Needs Assessement report  and presented it at the Truro Affordable Housing Summit on October  24, 2015. It is found on the Town website currently.  After making oral comments at the Truro Housing Authority (THA) meeting on August 18, 2015,  the THA Committee requested TPRTA’s comments […]

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Important Town Discussion- Private Roads/Public Maintenance in Winter

In the gorgeous August weather in Truro, it is hard to remember the 3 feet+ of snow on the ground this past winter. But many hard lessons were learned by the Town and by property owners on private roads about proper and timely maintenance and plowing. Property owners on private roads are responsible for plowing an […]

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TPRTA Members’ Forum Thursday, August 20, 2015 – 5pm

TPRTA Members’ Forum Thursday, August 20, 2015 5:00 P.M. at the Truro Library Join Rae Ann Palmer, Town Administrator to discuss Private Roads/Public Maintenance in Winter Weather Emergencies Non-residents (and snow birds) living on private roads face special challenges during winter weather emergencies: To plow or not to plow. Should the Town have a role […]

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TPRTA Annual Members’ Meeting – July 4, 10 AM, First Congregational Meetinghouse

Our annual members’ meeting is always held on the first Saturday in July – this year, the Fourth of July. Come and join us for an informative meeting to hear and discuss the BoS’s and our perspectives on the State of the Town and some key issues facing us, meet and talk with our new […]

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Blizzard 2015 Causes Ballston Beach Breach, little other damage in Truro

The blizzard of 2015, just winding down at the time of this post, has left Truro with much snow, high drifts, but little permanent damage EXCEPT to the Ballston Beach area. The Pamet River barrier dune was again swept away in the high tide surge on Jan 27th. Penetration of ocean water into the beach […]

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Truro Fire/Rescue Dept. Searching for New Fire Chief

Anticipating the retirement of current Fire Chief Brian Davis in September 2015, and in light of significant transitions in the department, the Truro BoS voted Tuesday to hire a firm to help it find a new Chief. Based upon previous critical reports of its structure and operations, the Truro F/RD has shifted from all volunteer […]

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NPS Begins Series of Public Hearings in Truro on Bike & Walkways Master Plan for Outer Cape

NPS just announced a series of three public hearings on an Outer Cape Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan. The first hearing is to be held in Truro on Oct 30 at the Truro Community Center from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. The Master Plan will aim to provide an interconnected bicycle and pedestrian trail network for the Outer Cape […]

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Truro Seeks Views on Search for Town Administrator

Truro has begun the search for the new Town Administrator and recently sought taxpayers input into the search process and the qualifications needed for the new TA. A link to this confidential TOWN survey is http://www.truro-ma.gov/home/news/town-administrator-survey-sponsored-by-the-town-administrator-search-committee. Please feel free to offer your views timely.

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Discussion of Pilgrim Nuclear Facility

The Wellfleet Non-Resident Taxpayers’ Association and the DownCape DownWinders is hosting a meeting and discussion for the members of the NRTAs of the four Outer Cape towns on the question: Is the Pilgrim Nuclear Facility the Next Fukushima? The meeting is on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM PM at the Wellfleet Council on […]

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