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4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
4:15 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Assembly of Delegates Public Hea...
Jul 17 @ 4:15 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Hearing for Charter Review @ East Wing Conference Room
Public Hearing will take place during the regular Assembly public meeting on 7-17-19.  Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
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4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]
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4:00 pm Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Assembly of Delegates Public Mee...
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm
Assembly of Delegates Public Meeting @ East Wing Conference Center, Barnstable County Complex | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
Assembly of Delegates Public Meetings *Meeting dates & times are approximate. Please visit our Meeting Documents page to view official agendas posted with meeting dates & start times.  Can’t make it to the meeting? You[...]

Recent News

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use

Barnstable County Officials Build ‘Employer Toolkit’ to Combat Substance Use – Initiative to initially target businesses in the trade, service and construction sector BARNSTABLE, Ma. (June 17, 2019) – The Barnstable County Regional Substance Use Council has unveiled a new online ‘Employer Toolkit’ to help Cape businesses combat substance use disorders in the workforce. Vaira […]

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week | June 23 – 29, 2019

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week | June 23 – 29, 2019

Cape Cod Smart Transportation Week  June 23 – 29, 2019. Cape Codders! The Barnstable County Commissioners have declared this week of June as Smart Transportation Week. Join us tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – Commuter Rally held here at the County Complex (behind the Cape Cod Commission) from 12 noon to 1:00 P.M. Come stop […]

Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm?

Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm?

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 – Today in the Harbor View conference room, the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment and the Cape Cod Cooperative Extension presented: Are We Prepared for the Next Big Storm? Regional Efforts and Lessons from Puerto Rico. The Harbor View conference room at Barnstable County was full of coastal managers, environmental […]

Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

Assembly of Delegates Will Hold Public Hearing to Solicit Comments for Charter Review

On July 17, 2019, at 4:15 p.m., the Assembly of Delegates will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the public and interested parties on suggested topics for consideration of a Charter Review.  Future meetings and open discussions by the Assembly of Delegates will take into consideration comments expressed by the public. Please see […]

Barnstable County Welcomes New Finance Director Elizabeth Braccia

Barnstable County Welcomes New Finance Director Elizabeth Braccia

Monday, June 24, 2019 – Barnstable County is pleased to announce the swearing in of Elizabeth Braccia to the role of Director of Finance. Elizabeth brings years of finance experience from both the public and private sector.  Her most recent positions include Finance Manager at the City of Punta Gorda, Florida and Finance Director at […]

Barnstable County at 24th Annual Southeastern Massachusetts Drinking Water Fair

Barnstable County at 24th Annual Southeastern Massachusetts Drinking Water Fair

June 21, 2019 – Yesterday employees representing two departments at Barnstable County gathered to share their expertise at the 24th Annual Southeastern Massachusetts Drinking Water Fair held at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Shannon Jarbeau, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension’s Floodplain Specialist and Community Rating Systems Coordinator, gave an overview on the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program, discussed what […]

Public Health Notices

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

Attention Towns: Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

If you need help with answering questions from your public audiences, please use CDC’s Measles FAQ Get the tool kit at https://www.cdc.gov/measles/toolkit/state-health-departments.html You can also direct individuals to contact the CDC directly at cdc.gov/cdc-info/.    

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

PSA from Public Health Nurses: Measles Travel Notices

  The Barnstable County Public Health Nurses would like to you to know that measles is a concern for several popular travel destinations. Countries with current measles travel notices include: England, Italy, France, Greece, Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, Columbia, Brazil, Congo, Madagascar, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Japan. What can you do? Everyone 6 […]

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