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City Council Committee on Legislative Matters
and the Northampton City Council


Members
Councilor Alex Jarrett, Chair
Councilor Marissa Elkins, Vice Chair
Councilor Stanley W.. Moulton, III
Councilor Jim Nash 



MEETING AGENDA
Date:  April 11, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Video Teleconference
The April 11, 2022 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 5:30 p.m.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CALLING IN OR JOINING THE MEETING

 

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1.

Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call

2.

Announcement that meeting is being audio/video recorded

This meeting is being audio and video recorded.

3.

Public Comment

4.

Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting

5.
5:30P.M.

Continuation of Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Changes

Package of 14 Zoning Amendments to Implement a Form-Based Code for Downtown Northampton and Florence Center, referred to Planning Board and Legislative Matters - 3/17/2022

History: 
- Joint Planning Board/Legislative Matters (LM) Committee public hearing held March 24, 2022
- Positive recommendation, Planning Board - 3/24/2022
- LM Public Hearing continued to April 11, 2022

Public hearing notice published March 10, 2022 and March 17, 2022 in the Daily Hampshire Gazette per M.G.L. Chapter 40A, Section 5. 

A.

22.045 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amendment to Definitions

B.

22.046 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amendment to Ch. 350-3.1 Districts

C.

22.047 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amendment to Ch. 350-3.4 Zoning Maps

D.

22.048 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amendment to Ch. 350-6.5 Screening and Buffers

E.

22.049 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350-7.4 Signs

F.

22.050 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350-7.9 Sandwich Board Signs

G.

22.051 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350-8.1, 8.8, 8.10, 8.11

H.

22.052 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350-9.3 Change of Use, etc.

I.

22.053 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350 to Delete Attachments 9, 10

J.

22.054 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350-11.6

K.

22.055 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350-10.1

L.

22.056 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350 to Add Sections 21, 22

A.

Addendum - 22.056 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 350 to Add Sections 21, 22

Amendments post Planning Board meeting.  Per C. Misch, the Planning Board voted to recommend the ordinance amendments with the changes as attached.  Only the pages with the amendments are included in this pdf.

Documents:
  1. Changes POST PB.pdf
M.

22.057 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amend Ch. 161-3

N.

22.058 An Ordinance Relative to Form-Based Zoning - Amendment to Ch. 156 CB and West Street Architecture

6.

New Business

7.

Adjourn

Contact Alex Jarrett at (413) 320-4700
ajarrett@northamptonma.gov