Jul 142017
 

Braintree Planning Commission Meeting of 13 July 2017

 

Attending: Bob Moyer, Joan Richmond-Hall, Nate Cleveland, Jenn Phipps

 

Guest: Christopher Damiani of TRORC

 

Convened at 7:16 pm.

 

We reviewed proposed changes to add energy language to the Town Plan.

 

Preferred solar zones:

  • Rte 12A
  • Battles Brook
  • Circle Saw

 

Looking for deference or constraint in:

  • Conservation zones
  • Rural scenic

 

Historic society: Should Spears Brook be added to historic place?

  • Peth – This is one of Braintree’s original villages, that was largely destroyed during the flood of 1927.  Prior to the flooding, Peth served as a key location for milling services in the area.  It is now primarily a residential cluster, but features an exceptional scenic and historical value.  [Extend this to include Spear’s dam and bridge?]

 

Adjourned at 8:10 pm.

 

Next meeting: August 10th, proposed public hearing