Planning board vacancy

Published: 6/3/2019 3:24:23 PM

ATHOL — The Town of Athol is seeking residents to join the Board of Planning and Community Development (BPCD).  The Committee currently has a vacancy and a new member is sought in order to achieve a full seven-member board. The Board of Planning & Community Development meets to discuss all matters concerning the physical, economic and environmental development of the Town. The BPCD’s responsibilities include:

- Prepare a comprehensive/master plan (MGL c 41 §81D)

- Propose, review, hold hearings and make recommendations on zoning bylaw changes (text and map)

- Review and act on subdivisions - preliminary and definitive plans (MGL c. 41, § 81K-81GG)

- Review and sign Approval Not Required (ANR) plans

- Review and act on Site Plan Reviews/Approvals

Members are appointed by the Athol Town Manager. For more information, contact Eric R. Smith, AICP, Director of Planning and Community Development, at 978-575-0301 ext. 300   

Itt is asked that letters of interest be submitted by 5 p.m., Monday, June 17 to:

Eric R. Smith, AICP, Director of Community & Economic Development, Town of Athol, 584 Main Street, Room 29, Athol, MA 01331

Or letters may be sent via email at    

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