The Planning Board is looking to fill a vacancy on the Board. Due to a resignation, a qualified candidate would be jointly appointed by the Planning Board and the Board of Selectmen with a term expiring June 11, 2018, the date of the town election.
The establishment of the Planning Board is authorized by MGL Chapter 41, Section 81A. The Planning Board is an elected position. The Board is responsible for reviewing proposed development projects and making decisions on them in accordance with state statues and local bylaws and regulations. The Planning Board is also charged with long-range planning for the community.