This session of the radio show shares the audio recording of the Economic Development Subcommittee & Steering Committee meeting held on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 in the Council Chambers with all 7 members participating in person in the Council Chambers.
“Franklin For All” Steering Committee (or EDC Plus)
- Chair Melanie Hamblen, Glenn Jones, Cobi Frongillo, Pat Sheridan (Town Council)
- Greg Rondeau, Beth Wierling (Planning Board)
- Bruce Hunchard (Zoning Board of Appeals)
As best summarized by member (& ZBA Chair) Bruce Hunchard, basically you (the Town) is better off waiting for a developer to come forward and work together on a 40R than to create a 40R district or overlay zone. Or do like Shrewsbury did, solicit proposals for 40R and pick a developer to work with on a specific proposal. This effectively restates what Mark Bobrowski discussed during his presentation.
The recording of the meeting runs 58 minutes.
The agenda doc includes remote connection info ->
The presentation was made Mark Bobrowski.
a. Chapter 40R - Smart Growth Zoning & Housing Production
i. 40R Article -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Nsr3AZscWA6m61C941Z7dHJBtzNjOVJ6/view?usp=share_link
ii. 40R PowerPoint -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NmZArDb0LoUWh0aW5MTuIjliZNqGkrai/view?usp=share_link
Franklin TV YouTube video -> https://youtu.be/qEYNosLvD8U
My notes captured via Twitter during the meeting (in 1 PDF file)
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