September 30, 2022 The 40B Appeal Process By Gregory T. Federspiel
With the ZBA’s denial of the proposed 40B project on Upper School Street and the applicant’s subsequent filing of an appeal of this denial to the State, the project moves on to the next phase of review. The appeal at this stage is made to the Housing Advisory Committee (HAC) which is operated under the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD.)
September 22, 2022 Climate Preparedness Week and other Resiliency Efforts By Gregory T. Federspiel
The Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library, in partnership with the Massachusetts Library System and Climate CREW (Communities Responding to Extreme Weather) are celebrating Climate Preparedness Week which runs September 24-30. A virtual lecture and numerous hands-on activities geared toward different age levels are planned. For a complete list of the activities and how to register visit the Library’s web site.
Water Resources Protection Task Force By Gregory T. Federspiel
The Water Resources Protection Task Force (Task Force) was created by the Select Board last December to help the Town assess its drinking water resources and to recommend action steps that will ensure the Town has an adequate supply of clean water for domestic consumption for many decades to come. A group of over 20 dedicated volunteers under the leadership of Steve Gang has been collecting background information and new data as they get up to speed on numerous aspects of our water system.