Planning Board Aug. 29 Meeting and Materials

TOWN OF LENOX
PLANNING BOARD
6 Walker Street│ Lenox │Massachusetts │01240

MEETING AGENDA  [8-29-2017 Agenda Printable PDF]
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6 p.m
Location: Land Use Room, Town Hall

1. Minutes — Review and vote on minutes for Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, 2017 meeting.

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2. Citizen Open Forum — Citizens may request to speak on any topic or as part of the Board’s discussion of a particular agenda item, with approval of the chair.

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3. Review conceptual plan for project at 241 Walker Street — [Rescheduled from 8/22 meeting, which was cancelled; pending confirmation of attendance.] LD Builders is proposing a project 241 Walker Street under the Zoning Bylaw’s Open Space and Flexible Development Overlay District (Section 9.7). The Special Permit Granting Authority for this is the Planning Board. They would like to attend the August 22nd Planning Board meeting to informally present their conceptual plan, as suggested in some of the guidance documents.

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4. Housing Production Plan — Review and possibly vote on acceptance of Housing Production Plan

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5. Discuss findings and annotate recommendations from Aug. 8 walking tour of Lenox Village potential parking plan improvements — Continuing the discussion and review from July 11, July 25 and Aug. 8, discuss and annotate Planning Board recommendations for improvements to Lenox Village parking; decide how to move forward with improvement plan recommendations.  To include: (1) proposed interior walking path, (2) proposed “master lot”, and (3) view and discuss other potential sites for more parking.

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6. Lenox Dale review — Review and discuss memo on findings and recommendations from Lenox Dale research and discuss/decide next steps.

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7. Info on Other Meetings:

  • Update on Meeting with Town Manager – Report on chair’s meeting with Town Manager — Discuss timeline leading up to possible early November Town meeting and review/begin to plan for potential warrant items that Planning Board may complete by that deadline. (PK)
  • BRPC — Update on July 27 meeting (PK)
  • Recreational Marijuana — BRPC has confirmed a countywide information session for 6 p.m. Aug. 31 at Lenox Town Hall.
  • Recreational Marijuana Workshop — Printable PDF Brochure
    Registration required here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/shannon-zaleski-11846803164
  • Short Term Rentals subcommittee — Resumes on Sept. 11, after August break (PK/DR)

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8. Next meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 12

  1. Discuss tentative agenda items