Planning Board Actions Taken 06/22/20

Planning Board Actions Taken 06/22/20

Agenda Items & Actions Taken (unofficial):

1. Administrative Items

  • a. Form K Lot Release – Lot A-2-3 and Restricted Land Covenants – Legacy Farms North – Approved
  • b. Approval Not Required Plan – 79 Frankland Road – Hopkinton Area Land Trust – Approved
  • c. Approval Not Required Plan – 47, 49 Stoney Brook Rd – Prime Properties – Approved
  • d. Scenic Road Concerns – Saddle Hill Road (2 properties) – Discussed & Continued
  • e. Pond Street Scenic Road Potential Violation – Discussed, but no documentation
  • f. Private Sidewalk along Saddle Hill Road – Discussed & Continued
  • g. Lumber Street/West Main Street Improvements Discussion – Held until next meeting
  • h. Minutes of April 27, 2020; May 11, 2020 – Not ready for approval

2. Continued Public Hearings – 0, 71 Frankland Road – Seaboard Solar Proposed 5.0 megawatt solar facility at 0 and 71 Frankland Road, the former Liberty Mutual Insurance site.

  • Solar Special Permit – Discussed & Continued to 7-13-20
  • Stormwater Management Permit – Approved – VOTE – 7 Yes – 1 No

3. Continued Public Hearing – Special Permit for Common Driveway – 47, 49 Stoney BrookRd. – Kenneth Marsters, Prime Homes – Motion to Withdraw Approved (it was determined that a Special Permit was not needed)

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

  • Legacy Farms Road/East Main Street Traffic Light Status – Delayed, but footings are in.
  • Legacy Farms Fiscal Analysis – Mr MacDowell stated that the project had generated $12M in revenue and an amendment to the Host Community Agreement had been negotiated with a new payment schedule.
  • Growth Study Committee Update – None
  • Discussion regarding cul-de-sac length in OSLPD developments – No discussion
  • OSLPD regulation change recommendations to ZAC – No discussion
  • Master Plan Action Items – No discussion
  • Legacy Farms North (Section formerly known as Rafferty Road) – Discussion about disrepair – Discussion
  • Main Street Downtown Corridor update – No discussion
  • Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness and Climate Change discussion – No discussion
  • Future agenda items, correspondence – No discussion

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