Planning Board Actions Taken 1/27/20

Planning Board Actions Taken 1/27/20


  1. Administrative Items
    1. Proposed Town Meeting Articles
      1. Residential Fire Sprinklers – this is not a zoning article, no action taken
      2. Downtown Corridor Project – Assistance to Businesses – Voted to put on the warrant
      3. Expiration of Permits – this is not a zoning article, no action taken
      4. Legacy Farms Road North Street Acceptance – Plans have been submitted to the town on 1/27/20
    2. Draft Annual Report 2019 – Approved with minor edits
    3. Minutes 12/16/19, 1/13/20 – Approved with minor edits
  2. Continued Public Hearings – Bucklin St. & Leonard St. – Discussed and continued to 3/23/20
  3. Continued Public Hearing – Maspenock Woods – to allow demolition and replacement of the existing dwelling at 5 West Elm Street. – No Discussion, continued to 2/24/20
  4. Continued Public Hearing – Amendment to Approved NMU Site Plan – 27 Lumber Street/Hopkinton Tennis Club – No Discussion, continued to 2/24/20
  5. New Public Hearing – Solar Special Permit and Stormwater Management Permit – 71 Frankland Road – Discussed and continued to 3/9/20. Site walk scheduled for 2/8/20 at 9am. 

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

  • Legacy Farms Road/East Main Street Traffic Light Status – continued progress is being made
  • Lumber Street/West Main Street improvements – no update
  • Legacy Farms North (Section formerly known as Rafferty Road) – Discussion about disrepair – no update
  • Main Street Downtown Corridor discussion – no update
  • Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness and Climate Change discussion – no update
  • Future agenda items, correspondence
    • East Main Street sidewalk plans now on hold until after the Marathon.