Planning Board Meeting

Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 6:00 pm until 11:45 pm
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A meeting of the Planning Board

Planning Board Meeting
July 12, 2023, 6:00pm – July 13, 2023, 12:30am
Time zone: America/New_York
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Meeting of Planning Board

Members: (Quorum)

  • Absent: Sara Wik, Member
  • Absent: David Greenberg, Member
  • 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

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 6:03 PM

Meeting closed: 7:05 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. Old Business

    • 6:05 PM: Master Plan - Next Steps

      General Discussion...
      We discussed the lack of willing volunteers to help lead the steering committee, with the exception of the School Committee volunteer, Kate Barrows.

      Gregory suggested requesting that the Select Board assist directly in populating the steering committee.

      Marybeth suggested a second/third attempt to request volunteers from the other town boards.

    • 6:20 PM: Planning Board Procedural Rules and Regulations - Continued Discussion

      General Discussion...
      The board reviewed a preliminary draft of a new rules and regulations governing planning board procedures. Some adjustments and additions will be made and brought to the next PB meeting for review.

    • 7:00: Solar Committee Update

      General Discussion...
      Marybeth provided a brief summary update on the progress of the UMass Solar Project. It has been delayed but continues to progress.

  3. 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 PB Sect

Minutes approved on Wednesday, Sep 13, 2023