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Joint Meeting of the Planning Board, City Council Committee on Legislative Matters
and the Northampton City Council


Members
Councilor William H. Dwight, Chair
Councilor Gina-Louise Sciarra, Vice Chair
Councilor Rachel Maiore
Councilor John Thorpe 



MEETING AGENDA

Date:  March 8, 2021
Time: 7 p.m.
Video Teleconference
The February 8, 2021 Legislative Matters Committee meeting will be held by remote participation. The public can join the virtual meeting by phone or by computer. The meeting will be recorded for later broadcast on Comcast Channel 15 and uploaded to the Northampton Government Video Archive on YouTube.
Live public comment will be available using zoom link or telephone call-in beginning at 7 p.m.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING IN OR JOINING THE MEETING
Join the virtual meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/95429803623?pwd=NS9MUHBnR0Z3d2ZZUGhuOUpMNzRZZz09

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MEETING ID: 954 2980 3623
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1.

Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call

2.

Announcement that meeting is being held via remote participation and audio/video recorded

This meeting is being held via remote participation and audio/video recorded.
3.

Public Comment

4.

Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting

A.

Minutes of January 14, 2021 Joint Planning Board/Legislative Matters Committee Meeting

B.

Minutes of February 8, 2021 Joint Planning Board/Legislative Matters Committee Meeting

5.
7:00P.M.

Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Changes

Process note: Per M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 5, a legal notice was published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette on February 22, 2021 and March 1, 2021.
A.

20.181 An Ordinance Relative to Affordable Housing (350-6-12)

History:
- Referred to Community Resources, Legislative Matters and the Planning Board - 1/7/2021
- Positive recommendation, Community Resources - 2/23/2021
- Joint Planning Board/Legislative Matters Committee Hearing scheduled 3/8/2021
B.

21.189 An Ordinance to Create an Incentive for Smaller Houses by Allowing Two Half-Scale Units to Count as a Single-Family for Density Purposes

History:
- Referred to Community Resources, Legislative Matters and Planning Board - 2/4/2021
- Positive recommendation, Community Resources - 2/23/2021
- Joint Planning Board/Legislative Matters Committee public hearing scheduled - 3/8/2021
6.

Items Referred to Committee

7.

New Business

8.

Adjourn

Contact B. Dwight at
bdwight@comcast.net