The week in government: Planning on Marijuana dispensary, Park Central, and Use Variance petition tonight; ZBA to discuss possible reg changes

Here is a selection of the committee and board meetings for the week along with my selected highlights from the agendas. All these meetings are open to the public, so you’re welcome to stop on by.

Be aware that changes to the meeting schedule are known to happen throughout the week. For an updated list of meetings, visit the town website.

Monday, September 26, 2016

  • Public Safety Study Committee, 6:00 pm @ Conference Room, Southborough Fire Department (agenda) Agenda Highlights: (following closed Executive session) Discussion of required timeline and work steps for Town Meeting 2017
  • Planning Board, 6:30 pm @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room (agenda and packet) Agenda Highlights: Hearing on Citizen’s petition article on eliminating Use Variances; Site Plan Review of Marijuana Dispensary, and Park Central Site Plan Review – Broadcast live and replayed by SAM*
  • Historical Commission, 7:00 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Rooms A and B, 9 Cordaville Road (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Main Street construction, Demo permit request for 28 Boston Road

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • Municipal Technology Committee, 7:45 AM @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Continue discussion on charter
  • Board of Trustees Southborough Library, 6:00 pm @ Southborough Library, Eaton Room (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Library Director evaluation
  • Public Works Planning Board, 7:00 pm @ Southborough Library, Eaton Room, lower level (agenda) Agenda Highlights: schedule re storage tank opportunities, review of Southborough’s water system and discuss storage options
  • Fundraising Subcommittee, 7:30 pm @ Southborough Library, Book Sale Room, 25 Main Street (agenda) Agenda Highlights:
  • Conservation Commission, 7:30 pm @ Southborough Town House, Hearing Room (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Park Central

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • Main Street Design Working Group, 6:30 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Room B, 9 Cordaville Road (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Town Meeting presentation discussion; Advisory presentation
  • Zoning Board of Appeals Agenda, 7:00 pm @ Town House, Hearing Room (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Discussion of possible amendments to ZBA regulations; Woodland Meadow changes; recommendations on ZBA vacancy; discussion of citizen’s petition for eliminating use variances
  • Advisory Committee, 7:30 pm @ Cordaville Hall, Rooms A and B, 9 Cordaville Road (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Presentations on Special Town Meeting Main Street projects

Thursday, September 29, 2016

  • Historical Commission, 6:00 pm @ Community House, 28 Main Street (agenda) Agenda Highlights: Informal informational meeting on the proposed Historic District

*Southborough Access Media will broadcast the Planning Board meeting live on Verizon-37 and Charter-192. Click here to see this week’s schedule with rebroadcast times. (Videos are also usually made available through their YouTube channel by the following morning.)


(Photo by Susan Fitzgerald)

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mark dassoni
5 years ago

Quite the week coming: Monday” s Planning Board meeting hearing public on taking variances away from ZBA , after site plan review of Park Central public hearing , up to board to let public speak for both of these. \ On Wednesday ZBA discussions on their own regulations, plus talking on vacancy on board ,\ ZBA no public to speak Wednesday night. At planning board if public get to speak I will get up to add my comments if not that ok too, Mark Dassoni

mark dassoni
5 years ago

Got to speak, felt at ease as I spoke, the Planning Board did it” s due diligence on Monday night , I will be at ZBA meeting on Wednesday night ,it will not be broadcast live , so attending is a must .Mark Dassoni

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