Open Forum - Consent Agreement - Fieldstone Farm Horse Shows
The Halifax Board of Selectmen will hold an open forum on the proposed changes to the consent agreement between the Town of Halifax and Scott M. Clawson, operating horse shows at Fieldstone Farm at 21 Plymouth Street. The open forum will on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 8pm in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room.
Mr. Clawson has proposed the following changes:
a) Increasing the maximum number of days for horse shows from 30 to 38;
b) Increasing the number of multi-day horse shows from 7 to 8;
c) Allowing these limits to be increased above the 38 horse show days and 8 multi-day horse shows by approval of the Board of Selectmen and without further amendment to the consent agreement.
A copy of the proposed consent agreement can be found on the Town’s web site:
For more information, please contact the Halifax Board of Selectmen's Office at 781-294-1316
Duties & Responsibilities
The Halifax Board of Selectmen has three members, each elected by the voters of Halifax for three-year, staggered, terms. The duties and responsibilities of the Board include (and are not limited to):
a) deciding whether to approve, for payment, of all bills (expenses and payroll) for the Town;
b) appointing members to many of the Town's boards, committees and commissions;
c) hiring professional help including the Town Administrator, Town Accountant, Police Chief, Fire Chief, Building Inspector, and Town Counsel;
d) preparing the warrants for Annual and Special Town Meetings;
e) issuing various licenses and permits including the sale of alcohol;
f) approving of contracts of over $5,000 (excluding those relating to the Elementary School);
g) negotiating with labor unions (excluding those representing school employees);
h) holding hearings on reported violations of the Town's by-laws relating to dogs.