Notice of May 5, 2023 Public Hearing on Proposed Schedule Changes and Related Documents

Posted: April 26, 2023

Notice is hereby given that the Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority (SSA) will conduct a public hearing on its proposed 2024 Operating Schedules for the period from May 15, 2024, through October 20, 2024. The public hearing will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023, via Zoom videoconferencing pursuant to Section 20 of Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, as amended, and in line with social distancing guidelines followed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The public may participate in the meeting, including offering testimony, by going to and using meeting ID 820 0864 3418, or by clicking here.

Participants can also use the same meeting ID and join telephonically by calling one of the following numbers: (669) 900-6833, (346) 248-7799, (929) 436-2866, (253) 215-8782, (301) 715-8592, or (312) 626-6799.

This public hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 15A of chapter 701 of the Acts of 1960, as amended, because after the SSA advertised the proposed changes in several local newspapers in March 2023, it received a petition signed by not less than 50 persons who are residents of the Town of Falmouth requesting a public hearing on the proposed changes.

The Authority will consider the testimony given at the public hearing when deciding whether to maintain the original proposed schedule changes or to make modifications thereto. It will also consider written testimony that is submitted regarding the proposed schedule changes, which testimony can be submitted electronically to or in writing addressed to General Manager Robert B. Davis, Steamship Authority, 228 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540.

Advance Schedule Notice - 2024 Operating Schedules

Staff Summary SO-2023-01 Draft Operating Schedules for 2024