Planning Board Meeting Minutes – 6/13/17

Town of Walpole

 Planning Board Minutes

June 13, 2017

7 pm


Presiding: Jeff Miller, Chair, Robert Miller, Vice-Chair, James Aldrich, Secretary, Jason Perron, Jeff White, Cheryl Mayberry, Selectboard Representative. Alternate: Joanna Andros. Absent: Board member Dennis Marcom and alternate Ed Potter.

Recording: Marilou Blaine. These minutes are unapproved and will be reviewed at the July meeting for corrections, additions and/or omissions 

Meeting Opened: Mr. J. Miller called the meeting to order at 7 pm.

Roll Call: Mr. Marcom was absent so Ms. Andros was asked to fill his place.


Minutes: Mr. R. Miller made a motion to approve the minutes of the regular Planning Board’s May meeting, as well as the workshop meeting as written. Mr. Aldrich seconded the motion and the Board voted to approve the motion.

Complete Streets Demonstration Setup. After some discussion it was decided that the setup will take place on Thursday, June 22 starting at 1 pm. The project will take 3 to 4 hours. Any Board member who can, please meet at Jakes at 1 pm. Some Board members are coming later around 3 pm to finish up. Please try to persuade a friend or family member to volunteer at one of these times. The more the merrier. SWRPC will supply the materials.

Commonwealth Construction. Ms. Mayberry said that the North Walpole commissioners were concerned that there was more building going on at Commonwealth Construction LLC in North Walpole than the site plan called for. The secretary retrieved the file from June 2015. After looking at the map and drawings, it was decided that the construction was sticking to the original 60-foot-by-105-foot plan proposed for the new building.

There being no other business, Mr. Aldrich made a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was seconded and approved by the rest of the Board.


Reminder – Workshop meeting There will be a workshop meeting in the basement conference room on Tuesday, June 27, at 7 pm. Police Chief Michael Paquette will talk about where the most accidents occur in Walpole, North Wapole and Drewsville for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers. Ms. Mari Brunner will also be there to evaluate the demonstration.


Respectfully submitted,

Marilou Blaine

Recording Secretary

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