Planning Board Meeting

Wednesday, August 3, 2022, 6:00 pm until 11:45 pm
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A meeting of the Planning Board

Planning Board Meeting
Wednesday, August 3 · 6:00 – 11:30pm
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Meeting of Planning Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Absent: Ben Eastman, Member
  • 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

Also Present:

  • Susan Worgaftic of Greenfield CPA Committee
  • Megan McDonough of Colrain and as a representative of Habitat for Humanity

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:05 PM

Meeting closed: 7:14 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. New Business

    • 6:00PM: CPA Discussion

      General Discussion...
      There was very helpful presentation and discussion illuminating the possible benefits and challenges of implementing CPA in town.

      There is motion for David and Marybeth to begin putting feelers out to the general town public to determine if there is interest or support for this project.

      We also intend to seek the opinion of the select board to see if there is interest and support amongst them.

  3. Old Business

    • 6:15PM: New Projects Discussion

      General Discussion...
      Continued discussion and recommendation from the town coordinator were presented regarding the FEMA floodplain bylaw update. Marybeth is going to obtain more info about what the new required Floodplain Administrator position requirements are.

      There was some discussion about best ways to prepare for the beginning of the town master plan update. Bobby is going to check with the town coordinator about the availability of resources from the town or FRCOG for the development of a new master plan.

  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, Sep 14, 2022

Posted to: Planning Board.