According to the Community Advocate, Town Counsel opined that orders the Historical Commission had been giving homeowners was “likely” illegal. Read the full article → from CA: Selectmen tell Historical to stop using documents with ‘potentially illegal’ information
This summer, the Historical Commission and the board that appoints them found themselves at odds again. This time, issues revolve around Historical’s recent handling of the Demolition Delay Bylaw. Read the full article → from Demolition Delay Bylaw: Town Counsel to address Thursday; BOS and Historical in another dispute (Updated)
Last night, 80 voters overruled 54 to determine that Southborough will have a bylaw to delay demolition of historic buildings.
Clearer majorities chose to support other articles, including a solar bylaw, recycling sticker, and actions supporting town recreation. Read the full article → from Wrapping up Town Meeting: Demolitions will be delayed and recycling supported
Annual Town Meeting opened at 7:00 pm tonight. Four hours later, it has been continued to 7:30 pm on Tuesday.
Still up are articles 18-33 That includes the Demolition Delay Bylaw which is back on. Read the full article → from Town Meeting Continued to Tuesday night: Demolition Delay Bylaw back in the running
The Historical Commission has announced its plan to pull the Demolition Delay Bylaw from the Annual Town Meeting Warrant. Read the full article → from Delay delayed: Commission postpones bylaw on demolition delay to next Town Meeting (Updated – Not so fast)