Volunteer for boards, committees, and commissions that are staffed by appointment. Your name will remain on file to be reviewed by the Select Board when an opening comes up.
Volunteer Form for Town Boards and Committees. Descriptions and links below.
Other volunteer opportunities in the community
- Heath Agricultural Society, HeathAgSociety@gmail.com, put Volunteer in the Subject line
- Heath Historical Society
- Friends of the Heath Library
- Volunteer Fire Dept
About Town Boards and Committees:
AgComs represent the farming community, encourage the pursuit of agriculture, promote agricultural economic development and protect farmlands and farm businesses, and preserve, revitalize and sustain agricultural businesses and land. Mass Assoc of Agricultural Commissions
Note: This committee needs a new slate of members to continue the work of the previous committee which established Heath as a Right-To-Farm community.
|Board of Health||Performs many important and crucial duties relative to the protection of public health- the control of disease- the promotion of sanitary living conditions- and the protection of the environment from damage and pollution.|
|Building Facilities Committee||Intended as an ongoing committee to assist the Town in assissing the conditions of buildings, creating a priority list, and providing input on how to implement findings.|
|Building Use Committee||The Building Use Committee has oversight of short-term use of Community Hall and Jacobs Road. Short-term is defined as less than 9 months.|
|Conservation Commission||The primary function of the Conservation Commission is to preserve and protect the local wetland resource areas, as defined in the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.|
|Council on Aging||To meet the needs of the aging by creating an active, healthy, social, and cultural community for Heath.|
|Cultural Council||The Heath Cultural Council provides funding to support artistic and culturally enriching community programs and activities in the Town of Heath and the surrounding area.|
|Energy Advisory Committee|
|Parks & Recreation|
|Veterans Memorial Committee|
|Zoning Board of Appeals||
Mass General Laws: Boards of appeal; powers
Section 14. A board of appeals shall have the following powers:—
In exercising the powers granted by this section, a board of appeals may, in conformity with the provisions of this chapter, make orders or decisions, reverse or affirm in whole or in part, or modify any order or decision, and to that end shall have all the powers of the officer from whom the appeal is taken and may issue or direct the issuance of a permit.