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by bobkat
Nov Tue 21, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Factoid - Little mundane bits of information, usually remotely related to, or surrounding, the topic at hand. Factoids are often true, or have elements of truth, but are also often used to distract from the real topic. Those using the bait and switch tactic in an argument will often come back using...
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Bobkat, I meant that I know that there is a property tax for residents and one for business that in some if not most cities/towns can be higher. To answer how you put it you would be correct I could not answer it, but I did go down to assessors office and the two workers who were very helpful told ...
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW

Bobkat, Do you pick and choose what you read or how you want to read it? I know who who oversees the school dept. and the D.P.W. I was talking about funding of those depts. I don't try to sound like I am the smartest guy in the room, but if I do then there is nothing I can do about it. I just offer...
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: The City of Marshfield Jetport
Replies: 2489
Views: 141902

Re: The City of Marshfield Jetport

Saw the newly created monument to bobkat. The committee decided on this design over an empty barrel. Symbolizing his achievements as a candidate for the DPW Board, talk show co-host, his outstanding contributions to public debate and participation in town government. Enjoy the status and your allow...
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Where is Rocco Longo?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Where is Rocco Longo?

Lifetime Rocco Longo is retired .Mike is now the TA
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: The City of Marshfield Jetport
Replies: 2489
Views: 141902

Re: The City of Marshfield Jetport

bobkat- Why do you twist what others say and thus mislead the readers about what is being said? "Trying to understand WHY anybody would need to fly a jet from Marshfield to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania so often and, WHO would pay for that? That's gotta be thousands of dollars for EACH round trip. If yo...
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Bobkat, I know how the current tax rate is set up in town so I do know how it works. Those are things that can be be adjusted. I believe you do not know how the tax rate of $13.72 comes to life and how they come to that number for 2017. It can be explained easily .I waiting for it. Please explain h...
by bobkat
Nov Mon 20, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW

It is to my understanding that the fund for the school depts. circuit breaker account is held in the general fund and not by the school dept. That being said I do believe the B.O.S. does control the funding of the school dept. as well as D.P.W. Eric K again you are wrong .The school dept and the DP...
by bobkat
Nov Sun 19, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: The City of Marshfield Jetport
Replies: 2489
Views: 141902

Re: The City of Marshfield Jetport

Trying to understand WHY anybody would need to fly a jet from Marshfield to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania so often and, WHO would pay for that? That's gotta be thousands of dollars for EACH round trip. SO, this morning a network news show covered the topic of 'EAS" - a federal program that subsidizes an...
by bobkat
Nov Sun 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW

Bobkat, What would be the role of the commission be? For example: set rates, overseeing the accounts, decision makers of how money is spent. In regards to two of the depts. relying on property taxes to operate. What would be your reason for those two depts. to fall under the board of selectmen? Wou...
by bobkat
Nov Sun 19, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Eric K really you are talking about apples and oranges. First in Quincy they have two tax rates and Second in Marshfield we only have one tax rate. You really have no idea how taxing property works.
by bobkat
Nov Sun 19, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW

Not everyone is paying into trash and not everyone is paying into sewer. So, you would have to have separate boards with restricted voting as to those living in town who are paying into those funds. Eric K I said we need an elected Commission water, sewer and solid waste. That would be one commissi...
by bobkat
Nov Sat 18, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW

Isn't the paid professional in the building all the time the D.P.W. superintendent. A strong town manager would just make things worse like the town administrator has under the leadership of then selectmen Steve Robbins and others. Elimination of the D.P.W. board eliminates checks and balances. Eli...
by bobkat
Nov Sat 18, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Vlad_Rap please explain how towns are compelled to accept contaminated drinking water. No. I already did. Trying to explain anything to you is like trying to explain something to, say, a small front end loader. Your not here for explanations, Bobkat, any more than town government wants to hear inpu...
by bobkat
Nov Sat 18, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW
Replies: 16
Views: 312

Re: Robbins supports dissolution of BPW

If the Charter Review Committee is going full steam ahead with this. I have no problem getting rid of the Public Works board . But the problem I have is mixing tax payers money with rate payers money under the selectmen. I have been told that the proposal can be amended at town meeting . I suggest t...
by bobkat
Nov Sat 18, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

What kind of state government would demand its' towns to enter into a condition where its' residents would be compelled to accept contaminated drinking water? One of the biggest selling points to living in Marshfield is the quality of our drinking water. Our water comes from aquifers - the most vul...
by bobkat
Nov Sat 11, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Remember Joe I know how to hold on to a job. Yes, you are quite an attraction...at the fair. https://youtu.be/VRcC2nqHh4g Joseph is that the best you can come up with. Lets take a walk down memory lane http://boston.cbslocal.com/2016/11/02/donald-trump-supporter-knife-arrested-pembroke-dressed-terr...
by bobkat
Nov Fri 10, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

"Don't go up a tree that you don't know how to climb." -bobkat Brilliant Joseph well we know that the town over all think you are so brilliant. How many times have you run for offices in town government and what success rate have you had. Now you can take Eric K under your wing and lead him down to...
by bobkat
Nov Fri 10, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

They also have ground and surface water for their drinking water. [/quote] Most of the other town's who have met their 40B quota get their water from resevoirs or rivers which is a far different thing than relying 100% on aquifers for their water as we do here in Marshfield[/b]. Vlad_Rap you just p...
by bobkat
Nov Thu 09, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

"Amesbury, Bedford, Burlington, Canton, Danvers, Franklin, Georgetown, Hadley, Holbrook, Hudson, Mansfield, Marlborough, Peabody, Pembroke, Raynham, Stockbridge and Ware." Four of these towns are on MWRA water along with South Hadley. Most of the other town's who have met their 40B quota get their ...
by bobkat
Nov Thu 09, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

First the whole town sits on an aquifer. Can we assume most, if not all, of those cities/towns who have managed to attain their 40B quota are... 1) Built out 2) Very densely populated 3) Do not sit on their own water supply Can we assume a large 40B apartment/condominium project would adversely aff...
by bobkat
Nov Thu 09, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Eric K wrote:
Nov Thu 09, 2017 3:09 am
Let's just wait and see how the perc test goes. That's the info that is needed.
Eric K you have no idea what you are talking about.
by bobkat
Nov Thu 09, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

There are three such treatment systems each serving commercial/retail buildings in the area. The odors coming from those systems on A REGULAR BASIS are disgusting and would 'gag a maggot.' Those systems seem to require very intensive monitoring and maintenance. Joseph you just made a statement with...
by bobkat
Nov Wed 08, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

bobkat- you should know that having a wastewater treatment facility connected to the project doesn't simply make the wastewater disappear like Hillary's 33,000 emails. Joseph you are full of crap. The WWTP doesn't run by itself. I will tell that the water leaving the WWTP .You will be able to drink...
by bobkat
Nov Wed 08, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

bobcat - ok. looked. can u point out where the wastewater treatment plant is on this plan? and, are u sure this can handle all of the wastewater that will be generated by all of these apartments? Seahag ok let me help you out. The link I lead you too. We will call it a blue print . It is what you c...
by bobkat
Nov Wed 08, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Of course I don't know all about septic systems. but I do know about nitrogen loading and not using lawn fertilizer. One of the main reasons folks didn't like the Modera project is the wastewater issue. That's a lot of toilets flushing within 248 apartments! and showers and baths! this town hasn't ...
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Gun Ban
Replies: 334
Views: 12047

Re: Gun Ban

BTW, it didn't take long to figure this out. The last mass shooting in MA was in 2000 as you mentioned. December. Earlier in the year, MA started the most stringent gun control laws in the nation. Did you understand that? Where's the correlation? You could just as easily make the case that thanks t...
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

I actually think Joseph is right on this. But, I know, he likes to cry wolf. So, go figure..... Seahag do you have any idea how a leaching field works. If you follow the guide lines of TiTle V effluent water leaving a leaching field can become potable within 20 feet .That means you can drink the wa...
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Gun Ban
Replies: 334
Views: 12047

Re: Gun Ban

HokieAl wrote:
Nov Tue 07, 2017 3:27 pm
bobkat wrote:
Nov Tue 07, 2017 3:06 pm
Another thing our gun laws must be working because it has been 17 years since a mass shooting in Massachusetts.
Flawed logic. Obviously an inability to process information.

HokieAl it is a fact the last mass shooting in Massachusetts took place in 2000. That is 17 years ago.
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Gun Ban
Replies: 334
Views: 12047

Re: Gun Ban

JIMD please tell me what conservatives have done to address the problem. Every time there has been a mass shooting. The Republicans in congress state this is not the time to talk about this problem. So when is the time to talk about it. Another thing our gun laws must be working because it has been ...
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Gun Ban
Replies: 334
Views: 12047

Re: Gun Ban

There is no doubt that the United States is truly the Wild West. The link below is a shooting tracker . It is interactive site.


https://massshootingtracker.org/data/2017
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Gun Ban
Replies: 334
Views: 12047

Re: Gun Ban

How is that possible? MA has stringent gun laws. If a person could not pass a back ground check he would never attempt to obtain a firearm, being in MA and knowing the law Jimd so are you for a national background check? also Jimd talks about the laws that concern a weapon . The link below shows th...
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Joseph you love to compare apples to oranges . you bring up perchloroethylene but you forget to bring up this liquid is man made. There is nothing else to say. You are the man that cried wolf too many times.
by bobkat
Nov Tue 07, 2017 2:19 am
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

You do understand that with septic systems for homes .The benefit is that they recharge the aquifer. Where are these 'septic system recharge zones' in relation to Marshfields' Water Supply aquifers? So, if the amount of water injected into the ground at a house location is say, 100,000 gallons per ...
by bobkat
Oct Tue 31, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Two Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 260

Re: Two Questions

We are just about heading back that way with single rule in this town. Eliminate elected boards, have a powerful town manager with so called selectmen as his bosses and no checks and balances. The power brokers in this town ( charter review committee ) are in the process of making sure the resident...
by bobkat
Oct Tue 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

For starters Bobkat can you tone it down on the name calling. It's sounds your an angry old man all the time. Funny how you say that about pumps for homes if they were tied into sewer line as I just saw a financial statement for a place and had to pay almost $6000.00 for a new one with installation...
by bobkat
Oct Mon 30, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Vlad_Rap you prove your an idiot . I said the sewer project that was brought to town meeting was for a pressurized line from the High school to the center of town. The water flow was greater than allowed for the High school septic system. So the state said it need to be resolved . The School Committ...
by bobkat
Oct Mon 30, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Two Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 260

Re: Two Questions

Not that I am a supporter of term limits, but why don't you start in the area you live in? Propose it to the charter committee in town. Then push for term limits on those in our state legislators. Eric K I never said I support them limits . Don't you remember stating to me I should start a topic on...
by bobkat
Oct Mon 30, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Beyond the South Shore
Topic: Two Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 260

Re: Two Questions

We had term limits in 2016 and will have in 2020... Getting nervous?? https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DK77zs7VwAAmy32.jpg specialties I don't know how many topics that you have hijacked and never answer a question that has been asked. Oh a question for you .Is the picture of you smoking a cuban but whe...
by bobkat
Oct Mon 30, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Marshfield General Discussion
Topic: Zoning board approves Modera
Replies: 111
Views: 1884

Re: Zoning board approves Modera

Vlad_Rap the vote about expanding the sewer line was to bring it to the high school not run it up 139 to Pembroke . More false information by you. Wrong. The decision to stop the sewer at the high school was made by officials because they knew they would get their clock cleaned at TM if they tried ...