Want to learn more about the Transfer Station & Health Department?

The Abbot Public Library, in collaboration with the Marblehead League of Women Voters, presents the next event in its lecture series focused on Marblehead town government. This series offers town residents insights into the inner workings of municipal departments. Public Health Dir. Andrew Petty will speak on Monday, Sept. 18, 6:30-8 p.m.

The lecture will happen at the Abbot Library, 3 Brook Rd., and is also available on Zoom. Register in advance at tinyurl.com/APL-HealthDepartment-2023.

Marblehead’s Public Health Director Andrew Petty COURTESY PHOTO

Petty’s presentation will delve into the landfill closure and Transfer Station projects, with information on planning, regulatory compliance and collaborative efforts with other departments and agencies. Attendees will also gain an overview of the Health Department’s responsibilities. A Q&A session and interactive discussion will follow Petty’s talk.

Petty is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and has a degree in environmental science. He is a registered sanitarian and oversees not only the Health Department but also the trash and recycling operations.

For those who missed the previous installment in this lecture series featuring Amy McHigh, superintendent of the Water and Sewer Commision and public works director, a recording can be accessed at HERE.

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan grassroots organization, is actively involved in safeguarding voting rights, promoting democracy and providing education and advocacy on critical issues.

For more information about this lecture series or to register for the event, please visit abbotlibrary.org, contact via email at mar@noblenet.org or call 781-631-1481.

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