Information for Meeting of Board of Selectmen
Wednesday January 25, 2023 7:00 PM EST

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Town:Essex, MA 
Board:Board of Selectmen
Time:Wednesday January 25, 2023 7:00 PM EST
Location:Town Hall - Auditorium (3rd Floor)
30 Martin Street, Essex, MA 01929
NOTE:  Due to the possibility that the front end of an approaching winter storm produces a burst of snow this evening just before the scheduled start time of tonight's joint meeting between the Planning Board and the Board of Selectmen that will kick off the Town's in-depth analysis of the zoning bylaws (as assisted by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council), the meeting may pivot from having both an in-person attendance option (Town Hall) and a virutual option to ONLY HAVING THE VIRTUAL OPTION.  Please stay tuned to the Town website for updates.  Virtual participation may be accessed via the link in the meeting posting or directly, via the following link:

Selectmen’s Meeting								January 25, 2023
Town Hall, 3rd Floor Auditorium, 30 Martin Street

This meeting will be conducted in-person, with the public welcome, but will also be made available to the public via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Members of the public who wish to listen to and/or view the meeting may do so via two-way Video Call (with the option to show yourself on video or not and with the option to use a phone to call in, for two-way audio-only). Please note that while an option for remote attendance and/or participation is being provided as a courtesy to the public, the meeting/hearing will not be suspended or terminated if technological problems interrupt the virtual broadcast or its quality, unless otherwise required by law. Members of the public with particular interest in any specific item on this agenda should make plans for in-person versus virtual attendance accordingly.  

The link to the video conference is:, and, if prompted, the on-line meeting ID is bzubricki.  Depending on your device and software installed, you may be able to join directly, by web browser, or, you may have to download the application directly (you will be shown that choice when you go to the above link).  You should be joined in mute mode.  However, if that is not the case, please click on the audio icon to mute your microphone.  You can choose to activate your camera to show yourself, or not.  The camera should be off, by default, when you join.

If you do not have a digital device to join via the link above, you can also dial a telephone number and be directly connected to the meeting, via two-way audio only.  The call-in-only number is: (425) 436-6352 and the access code is 1729820. 

Further, it is likely that this meeting will be broadcast by 1623 Studios over the local cable television network.  Please check your cable listings for details if you are a Comcast cable television subscriber. 


7:00 p.m.	Call to order. Meet with the Essex Planning Board and personnel from the Metropolitan Area Planning Council to discuss the advancement of the Community Planning Grant, which seeks to make recommendations for revisions to the Essex Zoning Bylaws.

•	Items that could not be reasonably anticipated by the Open Meeting Law posting deadline.

•	The next regular Board of Selectmen’s meeting will take place on Monday, February 6, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor auditorium of the Town Hall, 30 Martin Street.
Scheduled By:Pam Witham
Posted At:Dec 27, 2022 2:14 PM EST
Last Modified:Jan 25, 2023 7:26 AM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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