Audio Recording of Zoning Revisions Committee Meeting of 5/6/09

Here is a complete audio recording of the meeting of Northampton’s Zoning Revisions Committee on May 6. It’s 2 hours and 6 minutes long (MP3 file, 57MB). Thanks to Owen Freeman-Daniels and Jim Nash for facilitating this recording.

Here is the meeting agenda:

Zoning Revisions Committee Meeting
May 6 Agenda
1st Floor Memorial Hall (old COA space)
(enter at side door facing Unitarian Society bldg)

7:00 PM

1. Public comment
2. Discussion with Chris Mason, Northampton energy officer, about green community initiatives
3. Discuss our goals and priorities:

– How and when we want to involve the community
– How the goals of the Sustainability Plan can be translated into zoning in
a more general sense
– How the zoning change list in the Sustainability Plan relates to both the
Sustainability Plan and the priorities for zoning revision overall.

4. Update…on the web site
5. Discuss the scope of meeting minutes
6. Review the prioritized list of zoning changes from the Sustainability Plan

See also:

Our Ad in Today’s Gazette: “How to Avoid Classic Infill Design Mistakes” (5/6/09)

Video: Zoning Revisions Committee Meeting of 4/1/09; Wayne Feiden Gives Zoning Tutorial

Download Envisioning Sustainable Northampton – Final Notre Dame Studio Presentation Book

Our Guest Article at Northampton Redoubt: “The Kohl condo proposal and the Struggle Over the Meaning of Infill”

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