TOWN OF BROOKLINE, MASSACHUSETTS
ADVISORY COMMITTEE PUBLIC MEETING - UPDATED
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 7:00 pm via Zoom Meeting
Dennis Doughty, Chair 617-739-7266 [email protected]
Harry K. Friedman, Vice-Chair 617-BE2-0122 [email protected]
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Meeting ID: 161 187 1672 Passcode: 57679975
UPDATED AGENDA (All times are approximate, order of items may be subject to change)
7:00 PM Public Comment
7:15 PM Possible Reconsideration of Advisory Committee Previous Vote (11 April FA 8-4-9) on WA 15 to Amend Article 5.9 of the Town’s General By-Laws to amend the stretch energy code in accordance with the MA DOER Pilot (Planning & Community Development)
7:30 PM Report from the Land Use, Zoning and Sustainability Subcommittee, Discussion and Possible Vote on WA 16 to Amend Article X of the Town’s Zoning By-Laws to create a new zoning district to reduce the number of demolitions in Brookline (Planning & Community Development)
8:00 PM Report from the Administration and Finance Subcommittee, Discussion and Possible Vote on WA17 Amend Article 8.37.2 of the Town’s General By-Laws to change “marijuana” to “cannabis” and to permit two additional Storefront Cannabis Retailers licenses for Equity Applicants (O’Neal)
8:30 PM Other business
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