FM #899 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 899 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares the audio recording of the Economic Development Subcommittee & Steering Committee meeting held on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 in the Council Chambers with all 7 members participating in person in the Council Chambers.
“Franklin For All” Steering Committee (or EDC Plus)
Chair Melanie Hamblen, Glenn Jones, Cobi Frongillo, Pat Sheridan (Town Council)
Greg Rondeau, Beth Wierling (Planning Board)
Bruce Hunchard (Zoning Board of Appeals)
As best summarized by member (& ZBA Chair) Bruce Hunchard, basically you (the Town) is better off waiting for a developer to come forward and work together on a 40R than to create a 40R district or overlay zone. Or do like Shrewsbury did, solicit proposals for 40R and pick a developer to work with on a specific proposal. This effectively restates what Mark Bobrowski discussed during his presentation.
The recording of the meeting runs 58 minutes.
Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-899-economic-development-plus-cmte-mtg-12-14-22
The agenda doc includes remote connection info ->
The presentation was made Mark Bobrowski.
a. Chapter 40R - Smart Growth Zoning & Housing Production
i. 40R Article -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Nsr3AZscWA6m61C941Z7dHJBtzNjOVJ6/view?usp=share_link
ii. 40R PowerPoint -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NmZArDb0LoUWh0aW5MTuIjliZNqGkrai/view?usp=share_link
Franklin TV YouTube video -> https://youtu.be/qEYNosLvD8U
My notes captured via Twitter during the meeting (in 1 PDF file)
We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.
This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.
How can you help?
If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors
If you don't like something here, please let me know
Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.
For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/ or www.franklin.news/
If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com
The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
I hope you enjoy!
You can also subscribe and listen to Franklin Matters audio on iTunes or your favorite podcast app; search in "podcasts" for "Franklin Matters"
|Economic Development Plus Cmte Mtg hears the ins and outs of 40R (audio)|