Video: Planning Board Approves North Campus Hospital Hill Subdivision, Denies Dog Kennel Permit on 4/23/09

Here is a video from the Northampton Planning Board meeting of 4/23/09. This recording covers the first hour and 25 minutes of the meeting, and was filmed by Lachlan Ziegler.

Here are the agenda items covered in the video:

7:00 P.M. Continuation (not previously opened) of a hearing on the request by Hospital Hill LLC for definitive subdivision approval on the north campus of the Village at Hospital Hill (Moser Street Extension). Located off Village Hill Rd, Map ID 31C-17 Northampton.

Video time: 0:00:00-0:36:40… The Planning Board granted approval.

7:45 P.M. Request by Kelly & Robert Ansaldo for a special permit to establish a dog kennel at 521 Audubon Rd., Leeds, Map ID 4-3.

Video time: 0:41:57-1:25:41… The Ansaldos proposed to set up four dog boarding kennels with a maximum capacity of six dogs. A neighboring couple expressed concerns, such as the potential for noise and a reduction in the value of their property. The Planning Board denied the permit.

See also:

Video: Planning Board Meeting of January 22; Hospital Hill; Kohl Condo Proposal

Hill: 12/1/08 Joint Meeting of the Citizens Advisory Committee,
Planning Board and Housing Partnership – Video and Minutes;
MassDevelopment vs. Notre Dame Visions

Notre Dame Northampton Charrette Critical of Hospital Hill Plans, Fleshes Out Alternative

Video: Northampton State Hospital Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting, 11/17/08

November 13 Planning Board Meeting: Hazards Mitigation Plan; Zoning
Revisions Committee; Hotel Northampton Complaint; Hospital Hill
Diverging from Vision of Planned Village; Comments on Notre Dame
Charrette Website

Video: June 26 Planning Board Meeting Discusses Hospital Hill, Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Northampton Soccer Club

Valley Advocate: Northampton: No “Village” at Hospital Hill (6/12/08)

Northampton, MA: Special Permit Requirements (§ 350-10.1)