CITY OF BELFAST PLANNING BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17th, 2021 6:00 PM
MEETING VIA A ZOOM WEBINAR
NOTES TO PUBLIC:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Planning Board will not physically be meeting in the Council Chambers of Belfast City Hall to conduct the November 17th, 2021 Board meeting. Thus, the public will have no access to City Hall during the meeting. The Board will be conducting the meeting electronically via a ZOOM webinar, and Board members will be participating in the meeting via ZOOM from their respective homes.
The public can view the meeting in any of the following ways: it will be streamed live on the city website (cityofbelfast.org), and it can be seen on BEL-TV.
There is no public hearing at this meeting and public comments for the proposed ordinance
amendments are not being accepted at this time. An opportunity for public comment will be part
of the City Council process, should the Planning Board recommend draft language for the Council
A copy of the proposed ordinance language is available at City Hall. Questions regarding these proposed amendments should be directed to Jon Boynton, City Planner at 338-3370 x 125.
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PLANNING BOARD AGENDA
1. Call to Order & Roll Call. Hugh Townsend, Chair, Geoff Gilchrist, Secretary,
David Bond, Wayne Corey, and Kathleen Dunckel regular members, and Pippa Jollie and Lewis Baker, associate members.
2. Adoption of Agenda.
3. Review of Meeting Minutes
4. Ordinance Amendment Workshop – Adult/Recreational Use Marijuana
The Planning Board is considering proposed amendments to allow for the adult use of marijuana for cultivation, testing, and manufacturing. A public hearing was held and draft language was considered on October 27th, 2021. Draft language was also considered on November 10th, 2021. Staff has prepared revised language for the Board to consider.
6.1 Staff Review
6.2 Board Discussion and Potential Action on Ordinance Amendments
5. Code and Planning Department Report - Bub Fournier, Director, Code & Planning
6. Other Business