The Board has 2 functions as defined by Massachusetts law: to establish planning goals and to prepare plans to implement those goals, which take the form of the town's zoning bylaws; and to administer the Subdivision Control Law which establishes the process for development of new roads and new housing.
Apr 15, 2015 · UPDATED -- For the second time in five years, the Planning Board denied a controversial proposal for an asphalt plant at 540 Groton Road, leaving applicant Richard A. DeFelice disappointed and a cluster of abutting neighbors clapping with relief. "We're disappointed in the decision," said DeFelice's attorney Douglas Deschenes. "We thought we had met the burden of proof for all the
Sep 07, 2017 · The Middlesex Superior Court dismissed the town of Chelmsford's appeal of the proposed Newport Materials asphalt plant on Groton Road in Westford.The Sept. 6 decision agreed with Newport Materials that the town of Chelmsford had a lack of standing for the appeal.Chelmsford Town Manager Paul Cohen said, "I have notified the members of the Board of Selectmen of this court decision.
Jul 23, 2009 · Turmoil over traffic and health ramifications of the proposed asphalt manufacturing plant dominated the Planning Board meeting Monday, as the Route 40 Clean Air Coalition gained more supporters. The Abbot School gymnasium was nearly filled with Westford and Chelmsford residents.
Sep 02, 2015 · Westford board nixes sidewalk plan . By Alexander [email protected] Wednesday Sep 2, 2015 at 10:47 PM Sep 4, 2015 at 12:02 PM. A push to include the construction of sidewalks or a bike lane as part of an upcoming Main Street Reconstruction project was quashed 4-0 by selectmen Aug. 25 after they faced opposition by some Main Street
A site plan filed with the Planning Board and titled "Asphalt Manufacturing Facility" showing the Project is dated April 6, 2009 and prepared by Land Tech Consultants. 5. The Planning Board held twenty-one sessions of a public hearing commencing on May 4, 2009 and closing on April 5, 2010.
May 03, 2021 · The Planning Board public hearings will open on Monday, May 3, 2021, at a meeting starting at 7:30 p.m. via webinar. These amendments will be considered at the Westford Annual Town Meeting beginning on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The complete text of each of the proposed bylaw amendments will be available beginning on April 16, 2021, at the Town
Nov 07, 2016 · The matter was pending in Land Court when — on Oct. 4 — Westford officials announced they had reached a settlement agreement with DeFelice that would permit the asphalt plant if Newport
Jul 21, 2017 · The Westford Board of Health unanimously approved the hazardous materials storage permit for the asphalt plant by Nashua-based Newport Materials at 540 Groton Road. The vote was the last hurdle for Newport Materials owner Richard DeFelice to begin construction on the asphalt plant after six years of legal battles resulting in an $8.5 million
The Westford Planning Board votes to deny special permits for Newport Materials' proposed asphalt manufacturing facility.
Apr 01, 2015 · Richard A. DeFelice wants to operate an asphalt plant at 540 Groton Road in an area zoned for industrial use. He's well within his rights to do so and it will be up to the Planning Board to
Nov 10, 2016 · The celebration for winning the battle against building an asphalt plant in Westford has been put on hold. Just days after the Board of Selectmen decided to …
Apr 21, 2010 · Westford Planning Board nixes asphalt plant . Chloe Gotsis/ Staff Writer Wednesday Apr 21, 2010 at 12:01 AM Apr 21, 2010 at 9:15 PM. A split Westford Planning Board voted Tuesday night to deny the site plan permit and two special permits for the proposed controversial Groton Road asphalt plant on the town's border with Chelmsford.
Nov 09, 2016 · A controversial settlement between the town of Westford and the proponents of a planned asphalt plant has prompted Chelmsford officials to take action, with the enlisting of …
Jan 04, 2016 · The town of Westford sustained a blow Dec. 10 when a Land Court judge denied a request for a trial on key arguments regarding a proposed asphalt plant for …
Oct 14, 2016 · A joint public session between the Board of Selectmen and the Planning board was held at the Stony Brook Auditorium on the 12th of October to discuss the Skip to main content A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. Westford Asphalt Plant Public Hearing - …
Aug 25, 2017 · Westford was embroiled in an asphalt plant debate that had divided officials and residents. Town officials had ended the eight-year-long slugfest with Newport Materials, LLC, with an $8.5 million settlement but much to the displeasure of a vast number of the town's 22,000 residents..
Oct 28, 2016 · NO Newport Materials Asphalt Plant in Westford. Can potentially HARM our health, environment and property values. Is NOT consistent with our community character. We the undersigned residents of Westford urge the Westford Board of Selectmen and Planning Board to rescind the settlement agreement with Newport Materials.
ZBA Endorses Planning Board on Asphalt Plant. on February 10, 2012. Nearly 15 months have passed since Edgewood Development first unveiled its plans to construct an asphalt plant on a 5.3-acre site off King's Highway in northeastern Rochester – but the fate of the project remains up in the air.
October 25/16 - 7:00 p.m. at Westford Academy Auditorium. This is the new date and time for a Joint meeting with the Planinng Board and the Board of Selectmen. The agenda is in the "Asphalt Plant" tab in the 2016 Settlement Folder. If you would like to submit a comment or question about the Settlement
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