Maynard selectmen approved a contract with Daedalus Projects, Inc., which will serve as the Owner’s Project Manager for the construction of a new fire station, at the Jan. 5 board meeting.
The town will pay Daedalus $325,000 to oversee the project. The fee is part of the costs for the new fire station, which were approved at the October 2020 special Town Meeting.
Alicia Monks, project manager for Daedalus, said a representative from the office will be on site every day during construction of the fire station “to have eyes and ears on it and provide safeguards.”
Marijuana dispensary getting ready to open
Selectmen approved a retail marijuana package goods store license for Greenstar Herbals, Inc., which will be opening a dispensary at 24 Main St.
The license will not be released until all inspections have been completed.
Manager Thomas Morey said they had already received a temporary occupancy permit, pending fixing an electrical issue. They have scheduled a Board of Health inspection, he said, and are waiting for the Cannabis Control Commission to schedule an inspection.
The fire chief has inspected and approved the building and Michael Noble, Maynard police chief, said the company was in compliance with the security plan.
Morey said they hope to be open by March.
“It’s a beautiful spot. We’re really excited,” he said.
Money for park
Selectmen endorsed an application for Community Preservation Act funds request from David Mark for a project at Marble Farm Park and Historic Site.
Last year the board approved a request for $8,000 to hire a landscape architect to conduct a feasibility study for a park at