5/7/2018 - Master Plan Implementation Committee met with the following agenda:
● Review and approve March 12 meeting notes
● Upcoming important municipal meetings
● Town Planner status update
● Next Steps for developing Dedham 2020 Master Plan
● Old/New Business
5/10/2018 - The Planning Board met with the following agenda
4/26/18 - The Board of Selectmen/School Committee/Finance and Warrant Committee all met with the following agenda's:
Board of Selectmen Agenda
School Committee Agenda
Finance Committee Agenda
4/3/2018 - The Dedham School Committee met with the following agenda:
3/29/2018 - Finance and Warrant Committee. The board met with the following agenda:
3/21/2018 - Zoning Board of Appeals. The Board met to hear the four appeals. The first appeal came from John Radley. Ridley is looking to demolish the front of a single family dwelling and reconstruct a two-and-a-half story addition to the existing single family dwelling. Next was Bryce Gibson, he wants to add a 175 square foot storage/workroom attached to the rear of an existing free-standing garage. The third appeal of the evening came from James Wood. Mr. Wood wants to be allowed a four (4) foot front yard setback instead of the allowed 25 feet to demolish and reconstruct the existing front wall and roof of a single family dwelling. Finally, the Board heard from representatives for the Horse Thieves Tavern. They are seeking a waiver from the Town of Dedham Sign Code for their front window.
3/12/2018 - Master Plan Implementation Committee. Committee started with upcoming municipal meetings of importance and gave an update on the hiring of new Town Planner (Second interview on promising candidate - town hopes to make an offer soon). Next, the committee reviewed the next steps for the 2020 Master Plan which included discussions about organizing a workshop to engage stakeholders in the development of the RFP. After Committee Governance, the meeting concluded with a presentation on proposed Overture development and Age Restricted Housing Zoning Amendment. Full notes available on the Community Notes Page.
3/17/2018 - The Town reports that the Town website survey shows the site has room for improvement. If you haven’t yet, please take the survey.
3/01/2018 Board of Selectmen meeting:
3/06/2018 - The Town Manager's office posted a listing for a vacancy on the Transportation Advisory Committee. Applications are should be sent to the Town Manager or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on March 18th, 2018.
2/12/2018 - The Master Plan Implementation Committee discussed improving their governance and transparency, including responses to public inquiry/comments and term limits for officers. Preparations for the Dedham 2020 Master Plan begin, and a potential age-restricted (55+) housing development at Legacy Place and the Striar Property were discussed in New Business. Full notes available on the Community Notes Page.
January 22: Board of Selectmen met briefly with the sole purpose of voting to cancel the Special Town Meeting scheduled for February 5, 2018, at the request of the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Please note these are just highlights and do not include description from every meeting held this week.