Affordable Housing Trust Meeting – 6.22.22
Architect Hicks Stone presents proposed plans for developing "high-thermal-performance-passive-house-net-zero-housing" - 11 units of "2-family duplex cottages" on Alex Carlisle's Grange property. Plans allot 6 of the total 22 units as affordable housing as per Chapter 40B state requirements.
Joint Finance Committee and Select Board Meeting – 6.22.22
Finance Comm. approves total of $175,000.00 Budget Transfer from Reserve Reserve Fund allowed for "extraordinary/unforeseen" reasons; $41,834.95 for McGowan legal fees, WPD investigative review above and beyond "normal" expenditures. Finance Comm. & Select Board meet jointly & approve Year End Budget Transfer of $159,000.00 to cover Interim Town Manager salary FY22; McGowen legal fees & investigative services WPD; KP Law public record requests.
Planning Board Meeting – 6.21.22
Stephanie Boyd takes over as committee Chair. 2-hour meeting discusses goals for next year. Citizen comment about language of wanting to "increase density" and "keep Williamstown the same." Next meeting off-cycle- 7pm, Tue, July 26.
Community Connections – A Sense of Place at Real Eyes Gallery
A benefit for Louison House: 'A Sense of Place' - an art exhibit of 4 artists, 100 works displayed at Real Eyes Gallery in Adams thru June 30 or purchase online at realeyesgallery.com. Artists Debi Pendell & Diane Sawyer explain their partnership with the Louison House.