January 14 2021 Long-Range Vineyard Transportation Task Force Meeting Notice and Agenda

Posted: January 11, 2021

LONG-RANGE VINEYARD TRANSPORTATION TASK FORCE

Thursday, January 14, 2021 – 4:30 p.m.

 

First Floor Meeting Room

Steamship Authority’s Administrative Offices

228 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, MA  02540

 

NOTE: Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Steamship Authority meeting room will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC during this session.

The public may attend the meeting by going to zoom.us and using meeting ID 825-0743-7419. 

Participants can also use the same meeting ID and join telephonically by calling one of the following numbers:

312-626 6799, 929-436 2866, 301-715 8592, 346-248-7799, 669-900 6833, or 253-215 8782.

(For higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)

 

Link to attend meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82507437419

Meeting in Public Session - Agenda

 

1.         Recording announcement.

2.         Remote participation announcement.

3.         Approval of the minutes of the Task Force’s November 19, 2020 meeting in public session.

4.         Discussion with Ralph Packer, Jr. of Tisbury Towing & Transportation Co., Inc. of freight transportation service by barge between the City of New Bedford and the island of Martha’s Vineyard, including:

(a)        Freight transportation service between New Bedford and Martha’s Vineyard that historically has been and is currently being provided by barge;

(b)        Current plans for future barge service between New Bedford and Martha’s Vineyard;

(c)        Impact of the Vineyard Wind project on future barge service between New Bedford and Martha’s Vineyard; and

(d)        Possibilities for expanded barge service between New Bedford and Martha’s Vineyard in the future.

5.         Topics for discussion at the Task Force’s next meeting.

6.         Establishing the date and time for the Task Force’s next meeting.

7.         Public input.

 

 

Posted at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021