Planning Board

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Members

  • Donald Cleary, Chairperson
    Term Expires: December, 31, 2023
  • Beth Ashman Collins
    Term Expires: December 31, 2019
  • Michael Feck
    Term Expires: December 31, 2020
  • H. Thomas French
    December 31, 2020
  • Michael McClanahan, Jr.
    December 31, 2021
  • Ralph Penney
    December, 31, 2022
  • Richard LeBlanc, Clerk
    December 31, 2022
  • Joseph Cerretani, Alternative
    December 31, 2019
  • Sharon Friedman, Alternative
    December 31, 2023

About the Board

Appointments shall be made by the Select Board for terms of five-years such that no more than two terms shall expire in any one year.

The Planning Board shall act as the Town’s review clearinghouse for municipal project plans for all public ways, utilities, lands, buildings, and other public structures. The Planning Board shall consider a such plans, and report in writing to the referring agency, the Select Board, and the Town Manager. In addition, the Planning Board shall keep itself informed of and investigate and report upon any matter pertaining to the Comprehensive Plan. 

Capital Improvement Program

The Planning Board shall annually appoint two of its members to serve on the Capital Improvement Program Committee and shall annually appoint one of its members to serve on the Southeastern Regional Planning and Economic Development District Commission. The Planning Board shall exercise all of the powers and duties of planning boards under Chapter 40A and Chapter 41 Section 81 of the General Laws, except the powers and duties of Park Commissioners. View Chapter 41-70, Planning board, creation, duties.