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Cohasset Water RFP further scrutinized 3.09.2012

Note from Site Publisher: Cohasset Water commissioners will hold a public hearing on the Cohasset Water RFP on Monday, March 26 at 7PM at the high school. Thus far, only Cohasset’s Old Goats have heard the Cohasset Water RFP presentation and it is rumored that most of them didn’t care for it.  Tinytown Unleashed’s Water…

TU* takes a look at the Cohasset Water RFP 3.09.2012

*Tinytown Unleashed Tinytown Unleashed’s RFP expert has issued his first report on Cohasset Water’s RFP…with more to come. Our expert says:  I’m just getting into it now, but here are a couple of questions that pop up right away. Funny-looking dates: 1. The description of the Town’s water system includes Neptune water meters with touch-pad…

…a first world water emergency

(This article ran as an editorial in the hard copy edition of the Tinytown Gazette’s, March 7 edition). When I birthed the Tinytown Gazette in 1993 the very first issue we ran into was Cohasset Water. From 1993 through 1994 the Gazette and its writers wrote about water incessantly. Sometimes there were 10 water editorials.…

Peter DeCaprio’s 10-year water RFP

Well, Peter. How do we get a copy of the RFP? I think I’ve asked you three times. Is it published on the central register, if so under what dates. Are you holding on to it until after March 7 – I can understand that. But please stop ignoring the question. Please don’t answer it…

Mike Coughlin arrives – a little history lesson

I was watching the last selectmen’s meeting at home last week when I heard a town official I used to respect tell the selectmen that “Coughlin’s (town budget figures) were bogus.” You’ll hear more and more of that kind of complaint as selectmen near the hearing date (March 13) for Town Manager Mike Coughlin, who…

Milanoski appointed Acting Town Manager

Michael Milanoski, chairman of the Cohasset Governance committee and an associate member of the conservation commission has been appointed Acting Town Manager at no pay for a period of two weeks. The Board of Selectmen voted Milanoski’s appointment on a 4-0 vote with Selectman Chairman Ted Carr abstaining because he and Milanoski are neighbors. Town…

Cohasset Selectmen to meet Today – 4-6

The agenda says Cohasset Selectmen will discuss Cohasset’s operational management and finances from 4-6. Selectmen could do one of a number of things this afternoon. They could appoint an acting town manager, a person such as the town’s director of finance, Mary Gallagher, until assistant town manager Jen Oram comes back from vacation next week.…

Cohasset Selectmen vote to suspend Coughlin with pay

Cohasset Town Counsel read the selectmen’s resolution to a packed meeting room, with some residents from Westport in attendance. The printed resolution stated that Town Manager Mike Coughlin’s communications with the board demonstrate that the board and the town manager do not share in common the same views as to how important matters should be…

Cohasset Town Manager turns in water commission to authorities (2012)

Reports from Yesteryear On Valentine’s Day 2012 Cohasset Town Manager Mike Coughlin filed a complaint with the Massachusetts Inspector General Gregory Sullivan asking him to block the Water Department’s RFP which is scheduled to be released Thursday, February 16. Coughlin is scheduled to be fired Wed., February 15. Accordingly, Coughlin said he would issue local…

Town Manager can’t be in appointed or elective office

Lots of citizens excited by the information we put on our blog regarding the town manager’s act, which is on the town of Cohasset’s website, but we’re going to link you to it here: Town_Manager_Act Selectmen cannot appoint a TM who is currently on a town board, elected or appointed and they have to be…