The Planning Board
The Franklin Regional Planning Board (FRPB) is the advisory board for regional planning issues. Its primary role is to promote sustainable economic development, to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to preserve the natural and cultural resources in Franklin County.
The FRPB membership consists of the chair or designee of the Select Board of each town in Franklin County, a member of the Planning Board in each town, and up to 18 “Members at Large”. The FRPB typically meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, except for July and August. Agendas for these meeting can be found by clicking on the meeting on the fourth Thursday of the month HERE.
FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2016
FRPB Meeting Agenda 10-27-16
FRPB October 27, 2016 Minutes Approved
FRPB Meeting Agenda 9-22-16
FRPB September 22, 2016 Minutes Approved
FRPB Meeting Agenda 6-23-16
FRPB June 23, 2016 Minutes Approved
FRPB Meeting Agenda 5-26-16
FRPB May 26, 2016 Minutes Approved
FRPB Meeting Agenda 4-28-16
FRPB April 28, 2016 Minutes Approved
FRPB Meeting Agenda 3-24-16
FRPB March 24, 2016 Minutes Approved
FRPB Meeting Agenda 1-28-16
FRPB January 28, 2016 Minutes Approved
The Planning Board Executive Committee
The FRPB annually elects the Executive Committee from among its members. The FRPB Executive Committee is the oversight board of the Franklin Regional Planning Board. Its primary role is to oversee current regional planning issues develop policies, and to select topics for presentations.
The Planning Board Executive Committee is currently comprised of:
- Mr. Jerry Lund, Chair – Leyden
- Mr. Sam Lovejoy, Clerk – Montague
- Mr. Thomas Miner, Second Vice Chair – Shelburne
- Mr. James Basford – Orange
- Mr. Thomas Hutcheson – Conway
- Ms. Joan Rockwell, First Vice Chair – Colrain
- Mr. Ted Cady – Warwick
- Mr. Charles Olchowski – Greenfield
- Ms. Gisela Walker – Charlemont
The FRPB Executive Committee typically meets on the first Monday of each month. Agendas for these meeting can be found by clicking on the meeting on the first Monday of the month HERE. In addition, the FRPB Executive Committee can meet more often as needed.
FRPB Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2016