Town of Wales

Capital Improvement Planning Committee

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Chair:Howard Whyte
Address:3 Hollow Road, Wales, MA 01081
General:(413) 245-7571 x100
Fax:(413) 245-3261
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4th Wed. of month, 7:00pm

at the Town Hall


CIP Committee Members


Members are appointed by town bylaws as representatives of the various boards and committees in Wales. Additionally, the committee must include one member-at-large and the town's Executive secretary. 


Ed Boyce - representing the School Committee

Mike Milanese - representing the Board of Selectmen

Howard Whyte - representing the Finance Committee

Dave McKlain - representing the Planning Board

Kaye Worth - as town Executive secretary

vacant - Member-at-large


Other Information


Anyone wishing to comment on items pertaining to expenditures from the Capital Stabilization fund may attend any of the scheduled meetings, send a letter to the above address or send an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All comments are welcome.




The Planning Committee has been meeting regularly with various department heads and has drafted the below Capital Planning Schedule, which was presented to the Board of Selectmen on 01/29/2013. Future revisions may be required if contribution goals are modified in the FY14 budget preparation process. All updates will be posted.

FY14 Planning Schedule (Revised: 02/26/13)


All Capital Project Request Forms sent to the committee, which meet the guidelines set within the CIPC by-law, will be posted online. The CIPC will review and prioritze the requests and make recommendations for a final presentation to the Board of Selectman.


NOTE: The below items may or may not be approved. These items were submitted to raise awareness of future needs within the next 1-5 years.


Capital Request Forms (as received)

Library - Building Repairs                
FireDept - Tanker

Town Clerk - Vault

PoliceDept - Cruiser
FireDept - Rescue recondition
Hwy - Loader


* Additional items have been received however some were less than the $25,000 minimum and therefore were not within the purview of the CIPC. Others forms were returned with hopes of receiving additional information. 

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