Planning Board Meeting
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A meeting of the Planning Board
Town of Colrain - Planning Board Meeting
May 5, 2021, 6:00pm – May 6, 2021, 12:00am ·
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Meeting of Planning Board
- Absent: Gregory Olchowski, Member
- Remote: Marybeth Chichester, Member, at 6:00 PM
- Remote: Sara Wik, Member, at 6:00 PM
- Remote: Robert Slowinski, Chair, at 6:00 PM
- Remote: Loren Feinstein, Secretary, at 6:00 PM
- Tim Shuipis of Colrain
- Michael Shuipis of Colrain
* * * DRAFT Meeting Minutes * * *
Meeting opened: 6:05 PM
Meeting closed: 6:38 PM
Meeting Opened / Attendance Taken (see above).
Minutes Approved: Wed, Mar 3 - Planning Board Meeting
6:15 PM: Short Term Rentals/Bed and Breakfast Discussion - Continued discussion
The need for an update of the existing B&B bylaw to be clearer and include Short Term Rentals was again acknowledged. There is a Short Term Rental training workshop for planning board members next month presented by the FRPB, and there is interest in attending. In order to have that information on hand for continued discussion, we intend to postpone the June PB meeting to the 2nd week of June (9th).
There is also desire to find a good way to get input from interested townspeople on their thoughts and desires for possible direction. Perhaps a "suggestion box" style input.
In the meantime the board agreed to table this discussion.
6:34 PM: Review of Setbacks per Zoning Board Request - Continued discussion
Bobby will look into what is involved with the possibility of addressing the zoning overlay for the town, as a way to see if that is a possible method for addressing some of these concerns. The PB will continue this discussion at future meetings.
- No meetings planned. Check the Calendar.
- Meeting Closed at 6:38 PM.
Minutes prepared by PB Secretary
Posted to: Planning Board