Information for Meeting of Planning Board
Wednesday October 18, 2017 7:30 PM EDT

Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Planning Board
Time:Wednesday October 18, 2017 7:30 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
Town Hall - Stage Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Agenda:
TOWN OF ESSEX PLANNING BOARD AGENDA – OCTOBER 18, 2017 


The Public Meeting of the Town of Essex Planning Board is to be held at the Essex Town Hall 2nd Floor  Meeting Room, 30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929, and will commence at 7:30 p.m.  


BUILDING INSPECTOR’S REPORT


PUBLIC HEARING: To see if the Town will vote to amend the Town’s Zoning Bylaw by adding a new section, 

TEMPORARY MORATORIUM ON RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA ESTABLISHMENTS, 

that would provide as follows, and further to amend the Table of Contents to add Section
 6-14   “Temporary Moratorium on Recreational Marijuana Establishments”:

TO SEE IF THE TOWN WILL VOTE TO AMEND THE TOWN’S ZONING BYLAWS AS FOLLOWS:

Correct the following references:

6-5.5 Erection of More than One Principal Structure on a Lot.
	Section 6-5.14 should reference 6-6.3
6-5.8 Unregistered and Inoperative Motor Vehicles, Junk Yards.
	Subsection 6-3.6 should reference 6-2.2 Definitions
6-5.10 Influence of Vacant Lots on Adjoining Lots.
	Subsection 6-6.1 should reference 6-3.2
6-3.4.4 Criteria.
	Should be 6-3.5.3
6-5.11 Home Occupations
	6-5.11b. should reference paragraph c




BOARD REVIEW OF MEETING MINUTES FOR—October 04, 2017


BOARD DISCUSSION:

107 Belcher Street Rear—Map 017-13B (Old Map) Map 114-1 (New Map)  Brian Patrician Jr.

Review of ANR Application for 107 Belcher St. Rear


        Continued discussion on Downtown Initiative:

•	Conduct economic development review to determine appropriate places for new commercial/industrial development and implement a marketing strategy to attract business.
•	Encourage the economic well-being and expansion of the existing commercial businesses in Town
•	Review Town by-laws, policies, and practices to determine their impact on existing and proposed commercial businesses. 
	


•	Committee Updates from the Board Members who volunteer to serve on the Boards or Committees:
•	 Community Preservation Committee–Kim Drake,
•	 Strategic Planning Committee Update – Skip Crocker,
•	 Building Committee Update – Westley Burnham.
•	Economic Development Committee





UPDATES FROM THE CHAIR



MEETING TO ADJOURN




The Agenda Items listed are those items which were reasonably anticipated by the Chair to be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed on the agenda may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.  

The next Meeting of the Town of Essex Planning Board will be held on October 18 , 2017, and be held at the Essex Town Hall 2ND Floor Meeting Room, 30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929 and will commence at 7:30 p.m.
Scheduled By:the automatic scheduling system
Posted At:Oct 5, 2017 6 AM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 13, 2017 8:56 AM EDT
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