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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 conserve the natural and cultural resources in Franklin County.

MEETS: Fourth Thursday of every other month; FRPB Executive Committee meets First Monday of every other month

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.

The FRPB annually elects the FRPB 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 select topics for presentations.

Franklin Regional Planning Board Executive Committee Contacts
FRCOG STAFF
BOARD/COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Jessica Atwood

Jessica Atwood

Director of Planning

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Clara López

Clara López

Administrative Services Assistant

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  • Julia Blyth, Clerk
    Northfield
    At-Large
  • Marybeth Chichester
    Colrain Planning Board
  • Jennifer Gross, First Vice Chair
    Wendell Select Board Rep.
  • Emily Johnson
    Deerfield
    At-Large
  • Jeff Lacy
    Shutesbury Planning Board
  • Jerry Lund, Chair
    Leyden
    At-Large
  • Charles Olchowski, Second Vice Chair
    Greenfield
    At-Large
  • Michael Shaffer
    Erving
    At-Large
  • Donald Sluter
    Whately Planning Board
Resources
Meeting Minutes

Note: Meeting agendas are posted on the Meetings & Events calendar on the date of the meeting.

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