December 9, 2022

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Needham Planning Board, 9/20/22


The Needham Planning Board knew they were in for a long night at Powers Hall on September 20th. On their agenda they had the reconsideration of rules put in place at the town’s medicinal marijuana dispensary. They also dedicated a large part of the evening to hearing the public’s response to the proposed senior living facility at the old Carter mill/Avery Crossings building. If that were not enough to keep them busy, they were also tasked with considering the towns request to temporarily keep offices on Central Avenue and to make recommendations on zoning for Microbreweries and Brewpubs for this October’s Special Town Meeting. This program is currently available for viewing in the window below.

Agenda:

0:04:21 Minutes.

0:09:03 Public Hearing: 29-37 Franklin Street
Sira Naturals, Inc., Petitioner
Proposal to make certain changes to the approved permit, including a request to eliminate the
“appointment-only” operational requirement for the facility.

1:28:08 Public Hearing: 100-110 West Street continued from 8/1/22
WELL Belfour Needham Landlord LLC, Petitioner
Proposal to redevelop the property to include 155 units of senior housing, consisting of
127 Assisted Living apartments and 28 Alzheimer’s/Memory Care units

3:30:51 ANR Plan: Lot 251 on Lawton Road
Needham Enterprises, Inc., Petitioner

3:33:15 De Minimus Change: 1407 Central Avenue
Town of Needham, Petitioner
Regarding staffing at the Jack Cogswell Building.

4:01:26 Zoning Recommendation on Article 1:
Amend Zoning By-Law: Schedule of Use Regulations Brew Pub and Microbrewery.

4:17:31 Report from Planning Director and Board Members.

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