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Groton Planning Board – Public Hearing Notice 
Citizens’ Petition Zoning Amendment – 
Definition of Age-Restricted Housing
In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 40A, §§ 5 and 11, the Groton Planning Board will hold a virtual public hearing via Zoom on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 8:00 PM, to consider an amendment to the Groton Zoning Bylaw, Chapter 218, as proposed by a Citizens’ Petition submitted by Jeffrey Brem. The proposed amendment would change the defini- tion of Age-Restricted Housing in Section 218-3 by eliminating the requirement to provide affordable housing in a development that utilizes the provisions of the Age-Restricted Housing Bylaw, Section 218-9.3B.
     You may attend this virtual public hearing using the following Zoom access information.
Zoom link: https:// us02web.zoom.us/j/ 83847433106
Webinar ID: 838 4743 3106
By Telephone: 1 312 626 6799 or 1 929 205 6099
     Copies of the proposed zoning amendments are on file in the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by con- tacting the ADA Coordinator at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.
GROTON PLANNING BOARD Scott Wilson, Chair
3/4/2022 and 3/11/2022 E
 
Planning Board – Public Hearing Notice
Proposed Zoning Amendment – Clarification of Section 218-5.5
In accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 40A, §§ 5 and 11, the Groton Planning Board will hold a virtual public hearing via Zoom on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at 8:20 PM, to consider an amendment to the Groton Zoning Bylaw, Chapter 218, as proposed by the Planning Board. The proposed amendment would clarify the provisions in Section 218-5.5 Special Use Considerations in VCB, NB, GB and I Districts. This section deals with two distinct types of zoning provisions: 1) a zoning map change, and 2) a special permit for certain business uses. The proposed amendments attempt to clarify the requirements for each of these two zon- ing provisions.
     You may attend this virtual public hearing using the following Zoom access information • By Telephone: 1 312 626 6799 or 1 929 205 6099
     Copies of the proposed zoning amendments are on file in the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by con- tacting the ADA Coordinator at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.
GROTON PLANNING BOARD
Scott Wilson, Chair
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LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON
PUBLIC HEARING
The Select Board has scheduled a joint public hearing with the Finance Committee for Monday, March 14, 2022, at 7:15 P.M. at the Groton Town Hall, Second Floor Meeting Room, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA. The purpose of this hearing will be to discuss the articles contained in the April 30, 2022 Spring Town Meeting Warrant.
     All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
SELECT BOARD
Rebecca H. Pine, Chair
Alison S. Manugian, Vice Chair
Peter S. Cunningham, Clerk
Joshua A. Degen, Member
John F. Reilly, Member
3/4/22 and 3/11/22 L
 
Groton Conservation Commission
Public Hearing
In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 6:40 p.m. The meeting will be held on Zoom to consider a Notice of Intent (NOI) filed by Peter Woodward for the upgrade of a sewage disposal system at 2 Island Road (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 131 - 48,49,50). Please see https:// www.grotonma.gov/events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.
     Copies of the NOI are on file with the Conservation Commis- sion and can be requested by emailing: conservation@groton- ma.gov or calling 978-448-1106.
Respectfully submitted, Larry Hurley, Chairman Groton Conservation Commission
3/4/2022 K
Groton Conservation Commission
Legal Notice
In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held on Zoom to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Valerie Best for the upgrade of a sewage disposal system at 128 Longley Road (Groton Assessor’s Parcel 225-33). Please see https://www .grotonma.gov/events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.
     Copies of the RDA are on file with the Conservation Commission and can be requested by emailing: conservation@groton- ma.gov or calling 978-448-1106.
Respectfully submitted, Larry Hurley, Chairman Groton Conservation Commission
3/4/2022 J
TOWN OF GROTON
Office of the Sewer Commission
Notice of Public Hearing
In accordance with Chapter 83 of the Massachusetts General Laws, and the Town of Groton Usage Fee Regulations, the Groton Sewer Commission will hold a Public Hearing, Wednesday, March 16th, 2022 at 2:15 P.M. via Virtual Meeting using Zoom Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order to consider amending the wastewater rates and fees for the Center Sewer District and the Four Corners Sewer District. Please see Meeting posted at https://www.gro- tonma.gov/events/ for details regarding Zoom meeting information.
Groton Sewer Commission James L. Gmeiner, Chairman
3/4 and 3/11/2022 H
 
Notice of Availability
Environmental Assessment
for the Area Development Plan Updates
Fort Devens, Massachusetts
Installation Management Command (IMCOM) and Fort Devens Reserve Forces Training Area (RFTA)
SUMMARY: An Environmental Assessment (EA) was prepared to analyze the impacts that could result from the implementation of the 2021 Area Development Plan (ADP), which provides updates to the 2013 ADP for Fort Devens RFTA, Devens, Massachusetts. The ADP Update enables Fort Devens RFTA to make the best use of available land and facilities to support the Army Reserve mission and ensures future operational requirements are met. The EA considers the potential consequences to the human and natural environment associated with the proposed updates to the 2013 (ADP) for Devens (RFTA). The 2021 ADP Update presents the following: 1) an overall vision statement, goals, and objectives for the installation; 2) requirements for facilities and infrastructure projects based on current conditions, mission and base personnel; 3) an evaluation of potential courses of action to address defined requirements and deficiencies; and 4) a preferred alternative for short-mid and long-term actions and capital projects.
     DATES: Agencies and the public are encouraged to provide written comments on the Draft EA and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI). The Draft EA and Draft FNSI are available for 30 days of public review and comment at the following libraries:
Albert J Sargent Memorial Library Ayer Library
Fitchburg Public Library
Groton Public Library
Harvard Public Library
Hazen Memorial Library
J.V. Fletcher Library
The Lawrence Library
Leominster Public Library
Lunenburg Public Library
Rueben Hoar Public Library
     The 30-day public comment period for the Draft EA ends on 04/06/2022.
ADDRESSES: Further information, including an electronic copy of the Draft EA, may be found online on the following website: http://home.army.mil/ devens/index.php
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Addition Contact Information: 816-384-1960.
Dated: March 2, 2022.
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PUBLIC NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW PROJECT:
Florence Roche Elementary School
LOCATION: 342 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450
PROPONENT: Dr. Laura Chesson
     The undersigned is submitting an Environmental Notification Form ("ENF") to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs on or before 02/28/2022 (date)
     This will initiate review of the above project pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act ("MEPA", M.G.L. c. 30, s.s. 61-62I). Copies of the ENF may be obtained from: the office of the Applicant’s representative (20 A Street, Framingham, MA) weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Call the Applicant’s representative: Samiotes Consultants at (508) 877-6688.
     Electronic copies of the ENF are also being sent to the Conservation Commission and Planning Board of Groton (Municipality).
     The Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs will publish notice of the ENF in the Environmental Monitor, will receive public comments on the project for 20 days, and will then decide, within ten days, if an Environmental Impact Report is needed. A site visit and/or remote consultation session on the project may also be scheduled.
     All persons wishing to comment on the project, or to be notified of a site visit and/or remote consultation session, should email MEPA@mass.gov. Mail correspondence will continue to be accepted, though responses may be delayed. Mail correspondence should be direct to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 900, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, Attention: MEPA Office, referencing the above project.
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Public Hearing Notice
The Dunstable Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 6:30pm, location to be determined, to consider amendments and additions to the Town of Dunstable General Wetland By-Law, adopted on April 8, 1985 and last revised in 2019. For hearing location, please check the town website prior to March 14. www.dunstable-ma.gov
     For a copy of the proposed changes, please call the Conservation Commission office 978-649-4514 x230 or review on the town website at www.dun- stable-ma.gov Conservation Commission page under “News and Announcements”.
Respectfully, Cheryl A. Mann,Administrative Assistant
Dunstable Conservation Commission
February 25 & March 4, 2022 A
 
TOWN OF GROTON
Earth Removal - Stormwater Advisory Committee
Public Hearing Continuation 32 Court Street
In accordance with the provisions of the Code of the Town of Groton, Chapter 198, the Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee will hold a continuation of the public hearing in the Town Hall on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 7:00 PM to consider the application submitted by Platt Builders, Inc. for approval of a Full Stormwater Management Permit to construct a 12,500 square-foot building and associated parking, driveways, stormwater management system, and landscaping as shown on the plan entitled, “Site Plan, 32 Court Street, Groton, Massachusetts,” prepared by Dillis and Roy, dated January 14, 2022. The property, owned by Anne Elliot, is located on Assessors Map 113, Parcel 76, on the westerly side of Court Street.
     Copies of the application and plan are on file in the Land Use Department in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contacting the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105 at least ten days prior to the hearing.
Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee
Eileen McHugh, Chairwoman
2/25/2022 D

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Mailing Address
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Office
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[Prescott Community Center]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

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