The Historical Commission has deemed the property worth Preferential Preservation. But, I’m not sure if that can help preserve the property or just puts a nine month delay on demolition. Read the full article → from Demo Permit pulled for 135 Deerfoot; Preservation efforts beginning or is demo just delayed?
Last Wednesday, the Board of Selectmen opted not to act on the Town’s Right of First Refusal for a Chapter 61A property on Deerfoot Road. The board voted 3-2 to reject bringing an article to Special Town Meeting voters. Read the full article → from In split vote, Selectmen reject asking voters about Right of First Refusal on 135 Deerfoot
The 27.8 acres of Chapter 61A property up for sale on Deerfoot Road is on the agenda of this week’s unexpected Board of Selectmen meeting. I followed up to understand why. Read the full article → from Selectmen to meet on Friday morning: Includes possible vote on 135 Deerfoot Road
While some Town Committees are working out how to potentially preserve an historic home and keep land from potentially being developed for large housing projects, opponents to funding a CPC project are asking what other future, potential projects could be funded with the money. Read the full article → from Selectmen may waive right to stop development instead of asking voters – decision on November 8th (Updated)
If you haven’t been following the story, the Town is considering holding a Special Town Meeting at the end of November. That would allow voters to act or not on the Town’s option to match a $1.9 Million offer for the land, also the site of a historic home and barn. Read the full article → from Deerfoot Road parcel: Town may purchase land, preserve historic buildings, and/or restrict development (Would passing on first refusal mean a long term tax increase?)
With a historic home and many acres of undeveloped land slated to be sold to a developer, Town Committees are asked to weigh in on what they would want to do with the land if Town voters opted to match the offer. Read the full article → from Town considering options to secure land off Deerfoot (Special Town Meeting at end of November?)
Two Chapter 61 parcels on Deerfoot Road are set to be sold. Selectmen will discuss rights and timeline to consider matching the $1.9 million price. Read the full article → from Selectmen to discuss chapter 61A parcel for sale (27.8 acres at south end of Deerfoot)