*** Holliston 28 *** Scituate 22 ***
Overnight Street Parking Prohibited as of Tonight
VOTE Tues Nov 4, 7am-8pm HHS, Free Flu Clinic, 2pm-6pm HHS
Real Estate Taxes due November 3rd

Kaslow for Finance Committee

by Press Release
May 13, 2013

 

Charles Kaslow asks for your support as a write-in for the two-year term on the Finance Committee.

 

 

"My family (wife Valerie and daughter Danielle) and I moved to Holliston ten years ago when we relocated to MA for profewssionaL opportunity in Walpole where I managed their North American gasturbine defense programs. More recently I transferred to a division of Siemens AG to manage their international service facilities for power generating equipment"

Last year when the Finance Committee and the Board of Selectmen identified a shortage of members on the Finance Committee I offered to serve and was honored by being selected and appointed. When my family and I lived in NH I was also privileged to serve on a number of town boards including the Planning Board, ZBA and the Finance Committee.

My current tenure on the Finance Committee has provided me the opportunity to better understand the MA statutory framework as well as the town’s procedures for budgetary management of our valuable tax dollars. Fundamentally, my approach has been and will continue to be if elected of applying the “golden rule” to the Finance Committee’s reviews and communications to residents. As a resident and taxpayer I will ensure that the Committee’s reviews and deliberations are well documented and available in a timely manner, particularly when the meetings are not televised. This is a work in progress. As a resident and taxpayer, I will treat reviews of budgets and how those funds are spent as if they are coming from my own pocket – because they are. Fundamentally, I will approach the task from the public’s side of the table and questioning why things “have always been done that way.” Two things appear important on any municipal board, frequent / healthy debate and the bright light of public visibility.

I appreciate the opportunity to have served the town this past year and ask the voters for the honor of their write-in vote next week for the currently uncontested two-year seat. Rather than run as the fourth candidate for the three seats on the three-year term, I opted to run for the uncontested two-year seat.

 

 

 

Posted in Politics, Comments.

E-mail This Article

Comments (0)

Advertisement

Advertisement

Recent Articles by Press Release:

Bogastow Brook Viaduct and Highland Tunnel in Holliston listed amongst Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources

The Bogastow Brook Viaduct and the Highland Tunnel were both built in 1846 by the Boston and Worcester Railroad. The viaduct is an 8-arch bridge of granite and rubble fill that crosses the Bogastow Brook and also spans what was the tailrace of the former Darling Woolen Mills. The tunnel is constructed in a unique horseshoe shape with stone exterior and brick interior.

Continue ...

Holliston Trails Committee Awarded Grant

Representative Carolyn Dykema and Senator Karen Spilka are proud to announce the Holliston Trails Committee was awarded a $50,000 grant under the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Recreational Trails Program at a special ceremony Friday morning, October 17, 2014. This funding will be used to improve the Holliston section of the Upper Charles Rail Trail by connecting completed sections of the Holliston Trail to the Milford section.

[Comments:1]

Continue ...

Free Dental Care Day

Harelick Dental Associates of Holliston 2 Smith Row Holliston, MA will host a Free Care Day in conjunction with Impact Health International providing the first 100+ adults with free dental care on Thursday, November 6, 2014.

Continue ...

A Haunted Hayride

Rumors of a school override. The Selectmen authorizing a new traffic study. A chance encounter with a member of the Democratic Town Committee. Yes, Holliston can be a scary place in which to live.

Continue ...

Dancing Art's Nutracker

Dancing Arts Center is thrilled to announce that this year’s production of The Nutcracker will be held at the beautifully restored Norwood Theater in Norwood, Massachusetts. DAC will perform the full-length version of this classic ballet, and will include both Dancing Arts Center Students as well as professional dancers. Special student shows reserved for school groups will be held Friday December 19, and regular performances will be held Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21 This an an opportunity for families to enjoy an affordable production of the full-length Nutcracker story.

Continue ...

Advertisement

Recent Articles in Politics:

True or False?

by Mary Greendale

How are we as voters to have a prayer of knowing what is true and what is false in ads and mailings from candidates?

[Comments:12]

Continue ...

Fall Town Meeting held October 27, 2014

by The Staff

[Comments:3]

Continue ...

Veterans Services Discussed

by Andrea Pessolano

Members of the MetroWest Veterans Consortium, including founding member Representative Carolyn Dykema, Representative John Fernandes, and Representative Jeff Roy, met with Secretary of Veterans’ Services Coleman Nee and Maggie Brothers of Army Survivor Outreach Services to discuss support services available for families of fallen service men and women. Veterans’ advocates from across the MetroWest region gathered to discuss current issues facing our veterans and ways the community can come together to better assist our service members and their families.

Continue ...

Board of Selectmen Meets - October 22

by Nancy Farrell

It was a packed agenda and packed room for the Board of Selectmen's meeting on Wednesday night. The new Department of Public Works Director Sean Reese gave a report on his first six weeks. The Board solicited public comment about traffic lights downtown, and Howard Hager came to talk about saving the Town money, lots of it, by replacing light bulbs.

[Comments:6]

Continue ...

Downtown Traffic Management

by Mary Greendale

The current management design would provide lights for safer crossings for pedestrians and allow people exiting Central and Hollis Streets to have a fair shot. The street widening, four lanes and narrower sidewalk in the design are NOT consistent with the Vision. As seen in the window of Fiske's General Store. There would also be a third traffic light at Hollis.

[Comments:14]

Continue ...

Advertisement