Franklin Regional Planning Board

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 conserve 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” elected by the Franklin Regional Planning Board.

FRPB Meeting Schedule

January  —  3rd or 4th Thursday
February  —  no regular meeting; snow date for January meeting
March  —  4th Thursday
April  —  no regular meeting; snow date for March meeting
May  —  4th Thursday
June  —  4th Thursday
July  —  no meeting
August  —  no meeting
September  —  4th Thursday
October  —  no meeting
November  —  1st Thursday
December  —  no regular meeting; snow date for November meeting

Click HERE to find the FRCOG meeting schedule.

FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2017

FRPB Meeting Agenda 5-25-17

FRPB Meeting Agenda 3-23-17
FRPB March 23, 2017 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agenda 1-26-17
FRPB January 26, 2017 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2016

FRPB Meeting Agenda 12-1-16
FRPB Minutes December 1, 2016 Approved.

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

Archive of FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2015

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 2017

FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 6-5-17

FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 5-1-17

FRPB Executive Committee Minutes 3-6-17
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 3-6-17

FRPB Executive Committee Minutes 1-9-17
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 1-9-17

FRPB Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2016

November 7 2016 Minutes
November 7 2016 Agenda

October 3 2016 Minutes
October 3, 2016 Agenda

September 12 2016 Minutes
September 12 2016 Agenda

August 11 2016 Minutes
August 11 2016 Agenda

July 11 2016 Minutes
July 11 2016 Agenda

June 6 2016 Minutes
June 6 2016 Agenda

May 26 2016 Agenda
May 2 2106 Minutes

April 4 2016 Minutes – cancelled due to inclement weather
April 4 2016 Agenda

February 1 2016 Agenda
February 1 2016 Minutes

January 1 2016 Agenda
January 1 2016 Minutes

Archive of FRPB Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2015