To help prepare for this discussion, an overview of the 2103 Master Plan is provided as well as links to the full document itself.
"What is a Master Plan?
According to Chapter 41 Section 81D of the General Laws of Massachusetts a Master Plan is:
“A statement through text, maps, illustrations or other forms of communication, that is designed to provide a basis for decision making regarding the long-term physical development of the municipality…”A Master Plan consists of the following elements as defined by the M.G.L. Chapter 41 Section 81D.
- Land Use
- Economic Development
- Open Space and Recreation
- Natural, Cultural and Historic Resources
- Community Services and Facilities
- Goals and Policies
The Planning and Community Development Master Plan page
The 2013 Master Plan doc and sections
The abridged version of the 2013 Master Plan
In a document dated Dec 2016, Bryan Taberner provided an updated to the Town Council on recent accomplishments for the Master Plan for the Jan 4, 2017 meeting
|2013 Master Plan - time to review|