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.

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 to select topics for presentations.

The Planning Board Executive Committee is currently comprised of:

  • Mr. Jerry Lund, Chair – Leyden
  • Mr. Thomas Miner, Second Vice Chair – Shelburne
  • Mr. James Basford – Orange
  • Ms. Julia Blyth – Northfield
  • Mr. Thomas Hutcheson – Conway
  • Sam Lovejoy, Montague
  • Mr. Ted Cady – Warwick
  • Mr. Charles Olchowski – Greenfield
  • Ms. Gisela Walker – Charlemont

The FRPB and its Executive Committee follow this typical meeting schedule, although the Executive Committee may meet more frequently. Click The FRCOG Meetings & Events Calendar to confirm specific dates and times, and to download agendas for upcoming meetings.

FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2018

FRPB Meeting Agenda 6-28-18

FRPB Meeting Agenda 5-24-18

FRPB Meeting Agenda 3-22-18
FRPB March 22, 2018 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agenda 1-25-18
FRPB January 25, 2018 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2017

FRPB Meeting Agenda 11-2-17
FRPB November 2, 2017 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agenda 9-28-17
FRPB September 28, 2017 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agenda 6-22-17
FRPB June 22, 2017 Minutes Approved

FRPB Meeting Agenda 5-25-17
FRPB May 25, 2017 Minutes Approved

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

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

Archive of FRPB Meeting Agendas and Minutes of previous years

FRPB Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2018

        FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 5-7-18

FRPB Exec Committee Minutes 3-5-18
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 3-5-18

FRPB Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes 2017

FRPB Exec Committee Minutes 12-4-17
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 12-4-17

FRPB Executive Committee Minutes 10-2-17
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 10-2-17 (2)

FRPB Executive Committee Minutes 8-7-17
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 8-7-17

FRPB Exec Committee Minutes 6-5-17
FRPB Executive Committee Agenda 6-5-17

FRPB Executive Committee Minutes 5-1-17
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

Archive of FRPB Executive Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes of previous years