Planning Board Actions Taken 10/28/19

Planning Board Actions Taken 10/28/19

Agenda Items & Actions Taken (unofficial):

  1. Administrative Items
    1. a. Sidewalk Survey – discussed and gave feedback to Gary Trendel, survey will be forthcoming.
    2. b. Growth Study Committee Update – Discussed the aims of the committee and reminded about the Growth Study Committee Public Forum 11/20/19 at Hopkinton High School
    3. c. Legacy Farms Student Count Report – It was noted that there are now 441 HPS students living in Legacy Farms as of 10/1/19. The numbers are reported to the Planning Board every 6 months.
    4. d. Minutes of September 9, 2019 Approved; September 23, 2019 Not Ready Yet
    5. e. Endorsement of Whisper Way Subdivision Plans Voted to Endorse 6 Yes, 0 No, 1 Abstain
    6. Mary Larson-Marlowe reminded the group that the Zoning Advisory Committee Public Forum would be 11/7/19
  2. Continued Public Hearing – Elmwood Farms III – APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED CONTINUATION – Not discussed, continued to 11/25/19
  3. Continued Public Hearings – Hopkinton-Ashland Transfer Line Replacement (Eversource Energy) – Approved
  4. Continued Public Hearings – Commercial Photovoltaic Solar Facility (0 Wood Street) – Discussed, and continued to 11/25/19
  5. Continued Public Hearing – Amendment to Approved Site Plan – 27 Lumber Street/Hopkinton Tennis Club – Discussed, and continued to 11/25/19

Business to be considered by the Board at any time during the meeting:

  • Legacy Farms Road/East Main Street Traffic Light Status – Not discussed
  • Legacy Farms North Bus Stop Safety Issue – Not discussed
  • Lumber Street/West Main Street improvements – Not discussed
  • Legacy Farms North (Section formerly known as Rafferty Road) – Discussion about disrepair – Not discussed
  • Main Street Downtown Corridor discussion – Not discussed
  • Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness and Climate Change discussion – Not discussed
  • Affordable housing/payments-in-lieu/off-site units discussion – Not discussed
  • Future agenda items, correspondence – Not discussed

Meeting Adjourned at 10:01 PM

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