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November 5, 2019
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Town Hall - Room 103
333 Washington Street
1st Floor

Brookline, MA 02445
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Planning & Regulation and Public Safety Subcommittees Joint Meeting - Continuation STM 3 WA 3, Tue Nov 5 at 6:30-7:00pm, Room 103

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Planning & Regulation and Public Safety Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm in Room 103, Town Hall


The Planning & Regulation and Public Safety Subcommittees of the Advisory Committee will hold a joint public meeting on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm to review, discuss, and possibly vote upon the following amended Article 3 to be acted upon at the Third Special Town Meeting:

1.         ARTICLE 3. To see if the Town will vote to adopt a resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED, that Town Meeting requests that the Select Board not issue new operating licenses for Retail Marijuana Establishments until such time as: (1) the Select Board Moderator appoints a study committee, which shall include, among others, representatives from impacted neighborhoods, to assess the effectiveness of Brookline’s marijuana by-laws and policies given Brookline’s recent experience with the sale of recreational marijuana including NETA’s operation and its neighborhood impact, and (2) the appointed study committee submits its findings and recommendations at a public hearing held by the Select Board no later than March 1, 20201.

2. Other business - Announcements

Subcommittee Chairs:  

Janice Kahn,, 617-739-0606 (Public Safety)
Steven Kanes,, 617-232-2202 (Planning & Regulation) 
The public is invited to attend however this meeting is not a public hearing so public comments will not be taken at the meeting. The Advisory Committee welcomes written comments, which will be circulated to members of the Committee if they are sent to the subcommittee chairs no later than 12:00 noon on the day prior to meeting.