Economic Development Committee

Wednesday, September 8, 6:00 pm
via Webex (link to be provided via Agenda)

NOTICE OF MEETING

COMMITTEE: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

PLACE: Webex Conferencing System

DATE: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM

To join via computer:

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To join via phone:

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Access code: 132 689 7783

To view the full agenda:

https://greenfield-ma.gov/files/Economic_Development_2021-09-08_Agenda.pdf

AGENDA:

  1. Call to Order

CHAIR STATEMENT: This meeting is being recorded by the Economic Development Committee. If any other persons present are doing the same you must notify the chairperson at this time. (Please note: All items listed on this agenda may not be considered or discussed at this meeting and may be addressed at future meetings.)

  1. Roll Call

  1. Approval of Minutes – July 13, 2021. (Pg. 3)

  1. Public Hearings with Planning Board (Pg. 6)
    • Extension of GI Zone on Map R42, to include all or a portion of lot 4 that would include the shop building and run all the way down the river.
    • Amendments to Chapter 200: Zoning; Section7.17: Marijuana Establishments, including the addition of two definitions below and amending the ordinance where applicable to reflect the new definitions:
  • Marijuana courier
  • Marijuana delivery operator or delivery operator
  1. Motion
    • Extension of GI Zone on Map R42, to include all or a portion of lot 4 that would include the shop building and run all the way down the river. (Pg. 7)
    • Amendments to Chapter 200: Zoning; Section7.17: Marijuana Establishments, including the addition of two definitions below and amending the ordinance where applicable to reflect the new definitions:
  • Marijuana courier
  • Marijuana delivery operator or delivery operator (Pg. 12)
    • Authorization to Release City’s Right of Title and Interest of Paper Street located at 61-71 Montague City Road. (Pg. 21)

  1. Discussion
    • Proposed Use for the Hope Street Parking Lot.

  1. New Business

  1. Old Business

  1. Next Meeting – October 12, 2021, 6:00 pm, City Hall meeting room, 2nd Floor, or via Webex, if required.

  1. Adjournment

EXECUTIVE SESSION MAY BE CALLED

Please note that the list of topics was comprehensive at the time of posting, however, the public body may consider and take action on unforeseen matters not specifically named in this notice. Posted in accordance with M.G.L.c 30A § 18-25.

PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with Home Rule Charter, the Economic Development Committee and Planning Board will hold a joint public hearing on Wed., September 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall meeting room, 2nd Fl., 14 Court Square, or via Remote Access, if required:https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=md2af4791cef0f89f0ff9957a577c34c9, to consider the following proposed amendments to the Greenfield Zoning Ordinance:

  • Extension of GI Zone on Map R42, to include all or a portion of lot 4 that would include the shop building and run all the way down the river. To view map: https://greenfield-ma.gov/files/28-34_Colorado_Ave_Map_Parcel_R42-4-0.pdf
  • Amendments to Chapter 200: Zoning; Section7.17: Marijuana Establishments, including the addition of two definitions below and amending the ordinance where applicable to reflect the new definitions:
  • Marijuana courier
  • Marijuana delivery operator or delivery operator

To view complete amendment language: https://greenfield-ma.gov/files/Amendments_to_Zoning_Ordinance_Section_7-17_Marijuana_Establishments.pdf

The City Council may consider the same on Wed., October 20, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at John Zon Community Center, 35 Pleasant St., or via Remote Access, if required: https://greenfieldma.my.webex.com/greenfieldma.my/j.php?MTID=mbb062482e0766f3b72f9f6d0f79b4969. Materials can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office, 14 Court Sq. by phone 413-772-1555, x. 6163 from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri., or the Department of Planning and Development by phone at 413-772-1549 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri.

Respectfully submitted,

Virginia DeSorgher, Economic Development Committee Chairperson

Charles Roberts, Planning Board Chairperson

Posted to: Town Council