May 8 — Planning Board meeting — agenda and materials

Approve minutes:

241 Walker Special Permit Application: 
Continue hearing, with potential to close hearing and vote, on the Application of Stone Path Development, Inc. for the property at 241 Walker Street (Map 8, Parcel 1 and Map 8, Parcel 6-1) in the Residential “R-1A’ zoning district. The Application and supporting materials are available for review at the office of Town Clerk in Lenox Town Hall between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on the Town website.

  • Board members, see your email for latest

Update on Master Plan 

Recreational Marijuana

  • Confirm forum basics
    • Time, date
    • Publicity plan
  • Review powerpoint for Community Forum on June 5
    • Board members, see your email
    • Will include zoning scenarios — discuss
    • Also address possible rezoning re Medical Marijuana

Short-Term Rentals discussion among the Board:

  • Discussion topic: Commercial Activities in Residential Zones – Why Limit?

Board reorganization

  • Elect chair
  • Elect vice-chair
  • Conflict of Interest reminder
  • Assign committees:
    • CPC
    • Affordable Housing
    • Land Management
    • BRPC

Committee updates:

  • Affordable Housing (Kate)
  • CPC (Tom)
  • BRPC (Pam)
  • Land Management (Deb)

Discuss agenda items for next meetings:

  • May 22
    • Discuss priorities for 2018-19
    • Prep for June 25 Recreational Marijuana forum
    • STR discussion — “Neighborhoods and STR Use: Zones”
    • master planMaster Plan update — vetting applications; setting up interviews
  • June 5 – Recreational Marijuana Community Forum
  • June 12
    • Master Plan update
    • STR discussion: “Why “Seasonal Rental of Rooms” Seasonality?”
  • June 26
    • Joel Bard here
    • Master Plan update: Award contract