Special Town Council Meeting – Thursday, February 29, 2024

The February 29, 2024 Special Meeting of the Barnstable Town Council was conducted in person. The meeting was physically closed to the public.


Due to the limited capacity of the Hearing Room, public access was remote only, as follows:

The meeting will be televised live via Xfinity Channel 8 or 1070 or High-Definition Channel 1072 or may be accessed via the Government Access Channel live stream on the Town of Barnstable’s website:



The Public was asked to submit written questions in advance until 12:00pm (noon) on February 28, 2024 to:

https://tobweb.town.barnstable.ma.us/boardscommittees/towncouncil/Town Council/Agenda-Comment.asp                                                                    


This is the first of several workshops on water resources. This workshop will focus on drinking water resources: each District’s public water supply system, including infrastructure, capacity, future needs, planning and protection efforts.  Future workshops will focus on wastewater, surface and coastal resources, and PFAS contamination.  The next workshop will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024.


Town Council President Felicia Penn called the meeting to order and Town Clerk Ann Quirk took the Roll Call. Vice President Craig Tamash introduced Town Councilor Betty Ludtke, a Veteran, to lead the Pledge of Allegiance.  Next was the Moment of Silence.


Commissioner The handout may be viewed here.

Councilors asked questions following each presentation.


The next regularly scheduled Town Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2024. The public is able to view through Xfinity High Definition Channel 1072 (or Xfinity Channel 8 or 1070) or Live Streaming on the Town of Barnstable’s website.  Real-time public comment may be addressed to the Barnstable Town Council utilizing the Zoom video link or telephone number and access meeting code which will be included on the Agenda.  Written Comments may be submitted to:  https://tobweb.town.barnstable.ma.us/boardscommittees/towncouncil/Town_Council/Agenda-Comment.asp.  The meeting Agenda will be available on the Town of Barnstable’s website (www.townofbarnstable.us).