PLANNING BOARD - Agendas & Minutes

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / January 14, 2021, at 6:30pm    

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale 

Virtual Public Hearing Pursuant to MGL 40A, Section 5

posted December 29, 2021 at 7:11pm       

 

The purpose of the hearing is to review/consider a special permit application from FFD Enterprises MA, Inc. (f/k/a Ipswich Pharmaceuticals, Assoc.) of Hartford, CT, to develop an outdoor marijuana cultivation/processing facility at Bullard’s Crossing Rd.

In order to comply with Governor Baker’s emergency order related to COVID-19 procedures/restrictions, only Board members and FFD presenters will be allowed into the meeting room.

An on-line copy of the FFD Enterprises MA, Inc., Bullard's Cross Special Permit application and submission is available here.

Persons wishing to access this public meeting via ZOOM conference should follow the instructions below.

1. Register in advance for this meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApf-CtqD4sE9AI0h8RbemT2-3X5jNQ6LcG 

2. Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Requests for further information, hard copies of the FFD proposal, and any comments can be directed to planning@hinsdalema.gov.

Thank you.

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / January 5, 2021 at 6:30pm    

Conference Room, 1st Floor, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 1pm on 12/31/2020

 

Attendance

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations:

The public or those representing clients may bring forth plans and other data pertinent to zoning petitions.

 

New Business/Old Business

BRPC Report

Commissioners Remarks:

-Chairperson/Correspondence

-Other Commissioners

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / December 8, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Conference Room, Upstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 12:30pm on 12/3/2020

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 257021

 

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Old Business:

   Correction of previous submission:

   -ANR presentation—Dennis Drumm—Subdivide Eberhard Property Old Stagecoach/Watson Rds.

Adjournment

 

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect.

 

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / December 8, 2020 at 6:30pm

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 8:45pm on 1/8/2021

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J.Sullivan, and B. Pike

Absent: none

 

Minutes: N/A 

Attendees: Dennis Drumm

                  

                       

Presentation: Dennis Drumm came before the board with a corrected ANR Plan for Debra Wisner that the board denied in the meeting on 12/1/2020. The board approved the corrections and signed the plan.

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Chairman:  No comments at this time.

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

BRPC: No information at this time.

Adjournment 6:36 pm.

Respectfully submitted: Daniel R. Brown     

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / December 1, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 9:30am on 11/27/2020

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 257021

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

New/ Old Business:

   -ANR presentation-Dennis Drumm-Subdivide Eberhard/Wisner Property Old Stagecoach/Watson Rds.

BRPC Report

Commissioner Remarks:

   -Chairman/Correspondence

  -Other Commissioners

 Adjournment

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect.

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / December 1, 2020 at 6:30pm

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 8:45pm on 1/8/2021

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, and B. Pike

Absent: J.Sullivan

 

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the minutes of the November. 

Attendees: Keith Harrison, Scott Rodman (by phone in)

                   Dennis Drumm

                   Debra Wisner

                       

Presentation: Dennis Drumm presented an ANR plan for Debra Wisner on Watson Road and Stagecoach Road. The Wisner family is dividing approximately 185 acres into 6 lots. The plan was denied for one lot did not have the appropriate frontage. Dennis Drumm will redesign that lot and resubmit the new ANR to the board. The board will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30 to review the new ANR plan.

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Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba stated that the new marijuana by-law is still with the lawyers and has not heard any information yet.

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

BRPC: No information at this time.

Adjournment 6:51 pm.

Respectfully submitted: Daniel R. Brown                                                                                                  

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / November 12, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 12:05pm on 11/9/2020

 

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 257021

 

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

New/ Old Business:

      -ANR presentation-0 Bullards Crossing Rd.-Foresight Land Serv.

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

    -Chairman/Correspondence

    -Other Commissioners

Adjournment

 

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / November 12, 2020 at 6:30pm

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 12:05pm on 12/4/2020

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J. Sullivan, and B. Pike

Absent: None

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the minutes of the October 20 meeting. 

          

Attendees: Keith Harrison, Scott Rodman (by phone in)

                   Dan Brown, Foresight Land Service

                       

Presentation: Commissioner Brown excused himself from the meeting to present an ANR of land owned by NOCO Enterprises LLC on Bullards Crossing. NOCO Enterprises LLC has divided 20.04 acres of land off of their 74.91 acre parcel. The new parcel and remaining land has the appropriate frontage, acreage, and is on a public way. The Board has no concerns and signed the plan.

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Chairman:  No information at this time.

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

BRPC: All BRPC meetings are now virtual.

 

Adjournment 6:43 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Daniel R. Brown

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / October 20, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Second Floor-Conference Room, Upstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 9:38am on 10/15/2020

 

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 257021

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

 

PLEASE NOTE: Business meeting only- Public invited to attend/listen. No public comment.

 

New/ Old Business:

         -Marijuana Bylaw—Discussion—finalize adjustments

        

BRPC Report:

 

Commissioner Remarks:

         -Chairman/Correspondence

          -Other Commissioners

 Adjournment

 

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect.

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / October 20, 2020 at 6:30pm

Second Floor-Conference Room, Upstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 11:12am on 11/13/2020

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, and B. Pike

 

Absent: J. Sullivan

 

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Brown) to approve the minutes of the October 6 meeting. 

Attendees: Keith Harrison, Scott Rodman

                       

Presentation: None

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Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba brought a revised copy of the Marijuana By-law before the Board with changes made from the October 6 meeting.  These changes were read through and discussed and with no new changes or concerns, a motion was made (Pike) and seconded (Brown) to send the new Marijuana By-law to the lawyers for review.  

 

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

BRPC: No information at this time.

 

Adjournment 6:48 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Daniel R. Brown                                                                                                  

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / October 6, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 3:38pm on 10/1/2020

 

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 706954

 

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

PLEASE NOTE: Business meeting only- Public invited to attend/listen. No public comment.

 

New/ Old Business:

     -Fernwood Campground—Accessory Building

     -Marijuana Bylaw—Discussion--potential content adjustments

        

BRPC Report:

 

Commissioner Remarks:

          -Chairman/Correspondence

           -Other Commissioners

Adjournment

 

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect.

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / October 6, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 11:16am on 11/13/2020

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J. Sullivan, and B. Pike

Absent: None

 

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Brown) to approve the minutes of the June 6 meeting. A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Brown) to approve the minutes of the August meeting.

Attendees: Keith Harrison, Scott Rodman

                       

Presentation: None

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Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba received a message from the ZBA in reference to a new caretaker building on Fernwood Campground. The campground does not have enough frontage to erect a new “house.” A motion was made (Pike) and seconded (Sullivan) to allow a new building under full control of the building inspector.

Chairman Scialabba discussed the revisions to the current Marijuana Bylaw. Each section that had a change was discussed among the board members. A new draft will be written and sent to the appropriate persons.  A motion made (Sullivan) and seconded (Pike) to make the discussed changes and send the draft.

 

Commissioners: Commissioner Sullivan spoke to the audience on how much time the Board spent on research and preparing the Marijuana Bylaw.

 

BRPC: Commissioner Sullivan gave a brief report from the previous BRPC meeting. The main topic of discussion was offensive phrases such as “Grandfathered” in our By-Law language.

 

Adjournment 7:20 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Daniel R. Brown

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / August 19, 2020 at 6:30pm    Note Revised Date

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 4:27pm on 8/10/2020

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 706954

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

 

PLEASE NOTE: Business meeting only- Public invited to attend/listen. No public comment.

 

New/ Old Business:

     -Organization of the Board

     -Marijuana Bylaw—Preliminary discussion-potential for adjustments (new)

 

BRPC Report:

  Commissioner Remarks:

          -Chairman/Correspondence

           -Other Commissioners

Adjournment

 

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect.

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / August 19, 2020 at 6:30pm    

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 10:16am on 11/15/2020

The meeting was called to order at 6:35 pm.

Present were: R. Scialabba, W. Pike and D. Brown (remote conference call) Absent: J. Sullivan

(Due to Covid-19 State of Emergency Order remote call members count toward a quorum)

From the public: Keith Harrison (in person) and 14 others on the remote conference call (attached list)

Chairperson Scialabba explained that this was a business meeting and as such there would be no public comments allowed.

There were no previous meeting minutes available.

Reorganization of the Board- As is customary after a town election the board took nominations for offices as noted below.

            New board officers are:

                        Chair-Richard Scialabba

                        Vice Chair-William Pike

                        Secretary-Dan Brown

Marijuana Bylaw Revision- discussion proceeded as to possible opportunities for revision of the bylaw to strengthen it in view of the actual experience that has occurred in the industry over the 2 plus years since the Hinsdale bylaw was adopted. Much of this stems from actual experience in Berkshire County with marijuana cultivation facilities.

Areas/ideas discussed were:

  1. Revising language to be more specific regarding where marijuana establishments and facilities can be located.

  2. Limiting commercial cultivation to R-5 and Adult Entertainment Overlay District properties with increased front, rear and side clearances for R-5.

  3. Specifically eliminating commercial cultivation, production and processing operations from R-1, R-1B, R-2 and R-3 zones.

Discussion concluded with a motion being made (Pike) and seconded (Brown) that states the Board’s intention to immediately begin the process of amending the bylaw to strengthen its specific language surrounding limiting commercial cultivation operations and zoning language related to that subject as well as other integrated language changes to zoning usage bylaws that support/are impacted by what is in the Marijuana Bylaw. Motion passed 3-0.

Chairperson Scialabba encouraged residents on the remote call and present in the meeting room to send revision suggestions or comments for the Board’s consideration via email (planning@hinsdalema.gov) or by USPS to the Planning Board at Town Hall, 39 South St.  Hinsdale 01235.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:58 pm.

Respectfully submitted: Richard Scialabba

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / August 17, 2020 at 6:30pm   This meeting postponed to August 19

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 3:07pm on 8/07/2020

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 706954

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

 

PLEASE NOTE: Business meeting only- Public invited to attend/Listen. No public comment.

 

New/ Old Business:

         -Marijuana Bylaw—Preliminary discussion-potential for adjustments (new)

BRPC Report:

  Commissioner Remarks:

          -Chairman/Correspondence

           -Other Commissioners

Adjournment

 

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits wi

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / August 4, 2020 at 6:30pm   Note: this meeting was postponed

Community Room, Downstairs, Town Hall, 39 South Street, Hinsdale        

posted 4:55pm on 7/30/2020

To attend by telephone—(413)-449-5095   Code: 706954

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

 

PLEASE NOTE: Business meeting only- Public invited to attend/Listen. No public comment.

 

New/ Old Business:

         -Marijuana Bylaw—Preliminary discussion-potential for adjustments (new)

BRPC Report:

  Commissioner Remarks:

          -Chairman/Correspondence

           -Other Commissioners

Adjournment

 

Attendees are reminded of State-mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect. 

 

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / June 2, 2020 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 12:55pm on 5/29/2020

 

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth requests/petitions for commission review/action.

  -Form A--ANR—Louis Allegrone

New/ Old Business:
  -Altus Power—Solar Array 420 Old Dalton Rd.-Update

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

  -Chairman/Correspondence
  -Other Commissioners

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

Attendees are reminded of State mandated COVID-19 precautions – Masks, social distancing and attendee capacity limits will be in effect.

 

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / June 2, 2020 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 8am on 10/14/2020

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, and B. Pike         Absent: J. Sullivan

 

Minutes: No minutes from previous meeting held in February

Attendees: None

                       

Presentation: An ANR Form A was delivered to the PB for approval on Shore Drive. Louis Allegrone is giving 3,754 Sq. Ft. to Anthony Allegrone.  The remaining land meets or exceeds minimal zoning requirements. The board found no issues with the plan and signed off.

 

Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba received a call from a neighbor to the Old Dalton Road Solar facility on property of Windsor Land Clearing. The neighbor complained of work being done on the solar fields and a new road being built. Chairman Scialabba contacted Altus Power and TRC Engineers and was told the dust from the trucks were causing issues on the panels and the solar field was shortened and a new road was built for the truck traffic. The area of the lease parcel never changed and the company apologized for not contacting the Board before doing the work. A new set of plans were delivered to the PB office.

 

Commissioners: no concerns at this time

BRPC: no report at this tim

Adjournment 6:58 pm.

Respectfully submitted, Daniel R. Brown                                    

 

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / March 3, 2020 at 6:30pm

CANCELLED Due To Primary Election        

posted 7:35pm on 2/18/2020

Attendance

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations:
The public, or those representing clients, may bring forth ANR plans or other data pertinent to zoning petitions/issues.

New Business/Old Business

BRPC Report

Commissioners Remarks:

 -Chairperson/Correspondence
 -Other Commissioners

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

 

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / February 4, 2020 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 1:35pm on 1/27/2020

 

Attendance

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations:
The public, or those representing clients, may bring forth ANR plans or other data pertinent to zoning petitions/issues.

New Business/Old Business
 

BRPC Report

Commissioners Remarks:

 -Chairperson/Correspondence
 -Other Commissioners

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

 

 

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / January 7, 2020 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 6:29pm on 1/3/2020

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth requests/petitions for commission review/action.

 

New/ Old Business:

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

   -Chairman/Correspondence

   -Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / January 7, 2020 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 5:40am on 3/5/2020


The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, and B. Pike

Absent: J. Sullivan

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the minutes of the December meeting.
  
Attendees: Joseph McCarthy-Ipswich Pharmaceutical
        Elizabeth McCarthy-Ipswich Pharmaceutical
        Nate Bandle-Ipswich Pharmaceutical
        Brian Smith- Smith Electric
       
Presentation: Joseph McCarthy came before the board with an update to the Bullards Crossing indoor grow facility, along with a proposal for (5) 40,000 to 100,000 square foot outdoor growing areas on the old Reed property at 246 Peru Road.  Chairman Scialabba will look into the number “5” for growing facilities on one parcel.  At this time there will be 4 different license growing companies on 4 different plots on one parcel of land. Mr. McCarthy was looking for approval from the Board to move forward with his Architectural designs and to seek the approval from the Select Board and the Town.  Mr. McCarthy explained the security for the facility and how they will cultivate and protect the surrounding environment.  These growing plots will produce both recreational and medical marijuana.  The Board approved Mr. McCarthy’s preliminary plans.


Chairman:  No Comments at this time.

Commissioners: No comments at this time.

BRPC: No updates at this time.

Adjournment 7:20 pm.

Respectfully submitted:      

Daniel R. Brown                                                

                         

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / December 3, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 2pm on 11/27/2019

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth   requests/petitions for commission review/action.

 

New/ Old Business:

     -Mission & Vision Plan

 

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

    -Chairman/Correspondence

    -Other Commissioners

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / December 3, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 5:40am on 3/5/2020

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:32 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, and B. Pike

Absent: J. Sullivan

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the minutes of the November meeting.

Attendees: none
Presentation: none

Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba presented the Board with a written document intended to allow the Town of Hinsdale to use the Mission and Vision Report in acquiring grants for the town.  A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Brown) to accept this letter and send to the Select Board.
Document written as follows:

Given that the Town of Hinsdale has no officially accepted Master Plan on record, a motion is hereby made to allow the Mission & Vision Report dated April 2019 to be used where applicable, and permitted, when grant applications require some version of a “Master/Future Plan”.

Such permission is granted with the requirements that any such accepted use will be cleared through a Planning Board review prior to submission of the grant application.

Said permitted exception process will expire at such time as a full master plan has been drafted and accepted at an Annual Town Meeting.


Commissioners: No comments at this time.

BRPC: No updates at this time.

Adjournment 6:35 pm.

Respectfully submitted: Daniel R. Brown                

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / November 15, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 10am on 10/29/2019

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth   requests/petitions for commission review/action.

      -Form A – Foresight Land Services—James Balardini

 

New/ Old Business:

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

   -Chairman/Correspondence

   -Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / November 5, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 3:19pm on 12/5/2019

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J. Sullivan, and B. Pike                 Absent: N/A

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Sullivan) to approve the minutes of the October meeting.

Attendees: none

Presentation: Commissioner Brown brought an ANR Form A to the Board for Mr. Balardini property on Plunkett Ave. Extension. Mr. Balardini has divided a parcel of land in half and will sell half to an abutter and keep half. The new lots contain the appropriate size and frontage. There was no discussion and the plan was approved and signed. Commissioner Brown excused himself from the vote and signing of the plan.

Chairman: Chairman Scialabba stated that the Select Board has suggested removing “Public Comments” from our agenda.

The Old Dalton Road Solar project has contacted Chairman Scialabba and stated they now want to store energy on site and will be installing large battery storage units. They asked if they need to return to a Board meeting with an updated plan. Commissioner Sullivan would like to see an updated plan and discuss this with the Solar Company.  Chairman Scialabba will seek advice from the Building Inspector.

Commissioners: No comments at this time.

BRPC: No updates at this time.

Adjournment 7:01 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted, Daniel R. Brown

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / September 3, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 8:16am on 10/4/2019

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J. Sullivan, and B. Pike

Absent: N. Kanable

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Sullivan) to approve the minutes of the August meeting.

Attendees: Ray Bolduc

Presentation: Mr. Bolduc came before the Board with concerns of the proposed medicinal and recreational marijuana facility on Bullards Crossing. The owner of the property had stated in another meeting that he would ask for 1 Host agreement for both growing facilities. Chairman Scialabba stated the Host agreement would be up to the Select Board.  At this point, the Board has not seen any plans or letters of intent from the property owner.

Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba shared some mail from the Town of Peru on a new Solar Voltaic Overlay District.  The Town of Peru is having a meeting on September 4.

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

BRPC: Commissioner Sullivan stated that the BNRC is still looking for anyone to fill 7 different committee

Adjournment 6:44 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted:

Daniel R. Brown       

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / October 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 2:30pm on 9/25/2019

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth   requests/petitions for commission review/action.

     -Form A -- Sackett Survey Services, Inc.—representing Mr. Doug Leab.

                        Revision to Hinsdale Landfill/Leab property boundaries.

 

New/ Old Business:

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

   -Chairman/Correspondence

   -Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / September 3, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Downstairs, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 3pm on 8/27/2019

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth requests/petitions for commission review/action.

 

New/ Old Business:

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

  -Chairman/Correspondence

  -Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / August 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 8:36pm on 9/4/2019

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, B. Pike, J. Sullivan, and N. Kanable

Absent: none

 

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the minutes of the July meeting.

Attendees: None

                       

Presentation: None

            .

Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba informed Commissioner Kanable that she needs to take the States Ethic Online Course and will also add her name to the Boards Email chain.

 

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

 

BRPC: Commissioner Sullivan stated that the BNRC has 7 different committees that need members.  He also stated that the annual dinner is coming up September 19th at the Stationery Factory.

Adjournment 6:43 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted:

Daniel R. Brown    

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / July 2, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 8:36am on 8/8/2019

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, and B. Pike

Absent: J. Sullivan, N. Kanable

Minutes: A motion made (Pike) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the minutes of the May meeting.

Attendees: None

Presentation: None

Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba had no information or articles to discuss at this time.

Commissioners: No concerns at this time

BRPC: No information at this time

Adjournment 6:34 pm.

Respectfully submitted: Daniel R. Brown

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / May 7, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall 

posted 8/8/2019 at 8:32am

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J. Sullivan, D. Kokindo and B. Pike

Absent: none

 

Minutes: A motion made (Sullivan) and seconded (Kokindo) to approve the April Minutes. One abstention (Brown)

Attendees: None

Presentation: None

            .

Vice Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba brought a proposed letter to the board, pertaining to the Town’s Mission Plan, with the intention to have the Planning Board not be directly involved in the Mission Plan. Commissioner Kokindo and Sullivan opposed the letter as the “Mission Plan” was actually the former “Master Plan” and falls under the Planning Board direction. Commissioner Kokindo stated that grant money was obtained for the Master Plan and a vote was taken at a previous Planning Board meeting (While Kokindo was Chairman), to have the Planning Board head the Master Plan. Chairman Scialabba will bring this subject up with the town’s administrator. The article was tabled and no vote was taken.

 

Commissioners: Commissioner Kokindo stated this would be his last Planning Board meeting as he is not entering into a new term.

BRPC: Commissioner Sullivan stated that there are some grant monies from the BRPC for area Planning Boards. Sullivan has the specific forms for the Board to fill out.

 

Adjournment 6:55 pm.

Respectfully submitted: Daniel R. Brown                                                                                                  

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / August 6, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 12:15pm on 8/01/2019

Attendance-Public Sign In

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth requests/petitions for commission review/action.

New/ Old Business:

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

  -Chairman/Correspondence

 -Other Commissioners

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / July 2, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 9am on 6/27/2019

Attendance-Public Sign In

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

 

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth   requests/petitions for commission review/action.

 

New/ Old Business:

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

 -Chairman/Correspondence

 -Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / June 4, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall         

posted 3:30pm on 5/28/2019

Attendance-Public Sign In

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

 

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth requests/petitions for commission review/action.

                 -Park Avenue Solar Solutions, LLC

                  Re: Special Permit Extension Request

 

New/ Old Business:

                -Reorganization of the Board

 

BRPC Report:

 

Commissioner Remarks:

              -Chairman/Correspondence

              -Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / February 5, 2019 at 6:30pm

2nd floor Conference Room, upstairs, Town Hall   

posted 5/30/2019 at 3:15pm

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

 

Members present: D. Brown, J. Sullivan, D. Kokindo and B. Pike

Absent: R. Scialabba

 

Minutes: A motion made (Sullivan) and seconded (Brown) to approve the December Minutes.

Attendees: None

                       

Presentation: None

            .

Vice Chairman:  No comments or concerns at this time.

 

Commissioners: Commissioner Sullivan stated he will be attending the next BRPC meeting and will look into the TIPS schedule for Skyline Trail road repair.

            Commissioner Kokindo would like to reorganize the Board once Chairman Scialabba returns from Florida.

            Commissioner Kokindo asked to be put on the agenda for the March meeting as he will be adding more solar panels to his property.  The Board members will review our current By-law prior to the March meeting.

 

BRPC: No report

Adjournment 6:46 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted:

Daniel R. Brown                       

 

PLANNING BOARD MINUTES / December 4, 2018 at 6:30pm

2nd floor Conference Room, upstairs, Town Hall    

posted 5/30/2019 at 3:15pm

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm.

Members present: R. Scialabba, D. Brown, J. Sullivan, and B. Pike

Absent: D. Kokindo

 

Minutes: A motion made (Sullivan) and seconded (Pike) to approve the November Minutes.

            A motion made (Sullivan) and seconded (Scialabba) to approve the October Minutes with a title correction from Marijuana Public Hearing to Marijuana Public Information Session.

Attendees: None

                       

Presentation: None

            .

Chairman:  Chairman Scialabba stated the Marijuana By-Law passed in the Town Meeting in November and now goes to the Attorney General’s office for approval.

 

Commissioners: Commissioner Sullivan had a question on “Retail License” with Marijuana and the steps to obtain one. Chairman Scialabba stated that is regulated through the State's By-Law.

 

BRPC: No report

Adjournment 6:42 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted:

Daniel R. Brown

PLANNING BOARD AGENDA / May 7, 2019 at 6:30pm

1st Floor Community Room, Hinsdale Town Hall                                                                                         posted 3:30pm on 5/1/2019

Attendance-Public Sign In

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

Presentations: The public and/or their representatives bring forth   requests/petitions for commission review/action.

New/ Old Business:

      -Solar Bylaw—communication to Building Inspector

      -Mission Plan Letter

 

BRPC Report:

Commissioner Remarks:

 

-Chairman/Correspondence

-Other Commissioners

 

Final Public Comment

Adjournment

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