Town of Mount Washington
The Mount Washington Planning Board will hold a public hearing pursuant to the provisions of MGL 40A Section 5 on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. at the Town Hall, 118 East St. Mount Washington MA, to provide interested parties with an opportunity to comment on proposed amendments to the Mount Washington Bylaws. The proposed amendments would add one associate member to the Planning Board and two associate members to the Zoning Board of Appeals. These changes would be added to Article III §215-6 (L) and Article IV §215-7 of the Zoning Bylaws. Copies of the proposed text may be inspected in the Town Clerk’s office at the Town Hall during office hours or on the Town web site. Any person wishing to be heard on these matters should appear at the time and place designated.
Bill Short – Planning Board Chairman posted on 11.9.18 & 11.16.18
Public Hearing and Planning Board Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
- 6:30 Planning Board Business
- 6:45 Public Hearing for PB and ZBA Associate Member Bylaw
- Town discussion
- Set date for Special Town Meeting to vote on Associate Bylaw
- Inform Select Board and Town Secretary to post notice/warrant 14 days prior to Special Town Meeting
- Continue reviewing bylaw edits, revisions and 10/25 Planning Board meeting feedback given by Town Officials and town residents
- Other business brought before the Board
Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals Bylaw for Associate Member
215-6 (L) – Associate Member: The Planning Board is authorized to have one (1) associate member. The Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board by a majority of each board, acting pursuant to G.L. c. 40A §9, may appoint the associate member for a three (3) year term. The Chairman of the Planning Board may designate the associate member to sit on the Planning Board for the purposes of acting on a special permit or site plan review application, or any other matter for which a quorum is required, in case of absence, inability to act or conflict of interest on the part of any member of the Board or in the event of a vacancy on the Board.
215-7 – Membership and Authority: There shall be a Zoning Board of Appeals consisting of five (5) members and two (2) associate members, to be appointed by the Board of Selectmen as provided in G.L. c. 40A, § 12. The Board shall act within its statutory powers as provided in G.L. c. 40A, § 14, and on matters within its jurisdiction under this chapter in a manner prescribed in G.L. c. 40A, § 15. The Zoning Board of Appeals shall serve also as the Board of Appeals under the Subdivision Control Law as provided in G.L. c. 41, § 81Z.