Boards and Committees

Wendell Town Offices - Photo By Christopher Parker, August 14, 2009Agricultural Commission

Linda Hickman
3rd Tuesday 6:00pm in the Library

Animal Control Officer

Maggie Houghton

Animal Inspectors

Maggie Houghton, 978-544-7773
Linda Hickman, 978-544-8604


Chris Wings, Chair
Town Offices
Every other Wednesday, 6:30pm

Building Inspector

Phil Delorey

Call to schedule an appointment at 978-544-2236
Leave message and your call will be returned

Cemetery Commission

Sylvia Wetherby, Chair
As needed

Conservation Commission

Robin Heubel, Chair
Town Office Building
2nd Tuesdays, 7:00pm

Council on Aging/Golden Agers

Nancy Spittle, Chair
As needed

Cultural Council

Chris Queen, Gillian Budine, Co-Chairs
As needed

Finance Committee

Douglas Tanner, Chair
As needed

Fire Department

Joe Cuneo, Chief
Fire Station
1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30pm
Business: 978-544-3500, to report a fire: 911

Board of Health

Nina Keller Chair
Town Office Building

2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm
978-544-3395 ext. 106

Highway Department

Highway Garage
Jackie Lane

Historical Commission

Joe Coll, Chair


Mondays 12:00-5:00pm (Herrick room only is open for use of Internet. No other library services on Monday), Tuesdays 12:00 to 7:00pm,
Wednesdays 10:00am to 7:00pm, Thursday 3:00 to 7:00pm Sunday 11:30 to 3:30pm (October- May only)

Library Trustees

Sylvia Wetherby, Chair
Board meets as needed every 4 to 6 weeks. Meeting are generally on Mondays starting at 6:30pm in the library.

Open Space Committee

4th Monday @ 3 pm, Town Office Building

Planning Board

Nan Riebschlaeger, Chair
Senior Center
1st and 3rd Mondays, 7:00pm

Police Department

Ed Chase, Chief
As needed
Business: 978-544-7448, to summon police dial 911

Recreation Commission

Johanna Fitzgerald, Char
As needed

Road Commissioners

Michael Gifford, Chair
Town Garage
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:30pm

School Committee

Swift River School
Mahar Committee meets 2nd Tuesdays at 7:00pm and Swift River meets 1st Thursday at 7:00pm
978-544-6926 (Swift River School)


Christine Heard, Chair
Town Office Building
Every other Wednesday, 7:00pm

Town Coordinator

Nancy Aldrich
Town Office Building
Generally Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am to 4:00pm

Tax Collector

Penny Delorey
Town Office Building
Tuesdays 9:00am to 11:00pm
Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:30pm
Saturdays 10:00am to 1:00pm

Town Clerk

Gretchen Smith
Town Office Building
Wednesday 6:30pm to 8:30pm
978-544-3395 ext. 102


Carolyn Manley
Town Office Building
Office 978-544-3395
Cell 413-522-1360 (week days)
Home 978-544-7028 (evenings and weekends)

Veterans' Affairs

Upper Pioneer Valley Veterans' Services

Website Committee

Al MacIntyre
Robert Heller
Sam Hathaway

Wendell Recycling and Transfer Station (WRATS)

New Salem Road
Tuesdays 12:00 to 6:00pm
Saturdays 7:30am to 3:30pm
978-544-7287 (978-544-RATS)

Zoning Board of Appeals

John Craddock, Chair