Planning Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 6:00 pm until 11:45 pm
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A meeting of the Planning Board

Planning Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 4 · 6:00 – 11:30pm
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Meeting of Planning Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Remote: Sara Wik, Member, at 6:00 PM
  • Remote: Robert Slowinski, Chair, at 6:00 PM
  • Remote: Loren Feinstein, Secretary, at 6:00 PM
  • Remote: Gregory Olchowski, Member, at 6:00 PM
  • Remote: Marybeth Chichester, Member, at 6:00 PM
  • Remote: David Greenberg, Member, at 6:00 PM
  • Remote: Ben Eastman, Member, at 6:00 PM

Also Present:

  • Drudys Ledbetter of Flower Express
  • Huggins Lafond of Flower Express
  • Maggie Smith
  • Matt Shearer
  • Brady Mcelaney
  • Bao Tran of Flower Express
  • Agnieszka Grosso
  • Karen Herzig

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:01 PM

Meeting closed: 6:56 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. New Business

    • 6:05PM: Flower Xpress - Looking for Information on a Special Permit for a Marijuana growing facility.

      General Discussion...
      Information was exchanged regarding the Flower Express business model and the permitting process.

    • 6:40: Future Project Discussion

      General Discussion...
      The board discussed possible future projects and next meeting's agenda items. Some possibilities mentioned were: addressing a new Master Plan to update the expired Master Plan, discussion on updating the town flood plain bylaw, looking at the existing solar bylaws to see if they need updating, discussing possible setup of a CPA for potential funding of town projects.

  3. Old Business

    • 6:15PM: Short Term Rentals/Bed and Breakfast Continued Discussion

      General Discussion...
      The board agreed that we are set with the current draft proposed bylaw, and we are awaiting feedback from the Building Inspector. A final draft (ideally incorporating the Building Inspector's comments) will be distributed to the board for discussion at the next monthly meeting, in hopes that we can move at that meeting to send the final draft to Town Counsel for comment.

  4. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Minutes prepared by Planning Board Secretary

Minutes approved on Wednesday, Jun 8, 2022

Posted to: Planning Board.