Hanscom Area Towns Committee


The Hanscom Area Towns Committee (HATS) coordinates the policies and activities of the four towns that contain Hansom Field (Bedford, Concord, Lexington, and Lincoln) and their relationships with the major organizations that operate in the Hanscom Field area. The Committee was established by Memorandum of Agreement in 1988.

HATS seeks to protect and preserve the physical and environmental attributes of the area in the face of expanding institutional and commercial development, traffic, and aircraft noise. The four towns coordinate their efforts in planning, growth management, land use, traffic control, and environmental protection.

View the Committee Charge (PDF).


3rd Thursday each month.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Lexington is represented by:

One Select Board member
One member of the Planning Board
One member of the Conservation Commission
The town's representative to the Hanscom Field Advisory Commission (HFAC)

Members are appointed by their respective boards, except for the HFAC representative who is appointed by the Select Board.

Current Membership