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Legal Notice: ConsCom Public Meeting – 23 River St – Apr 28

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote Zoom meeting on Thursday April 28, 2022 at 6:30 PM, relative to the Request for Determination of Applicability to MGL Chapter 131, Sec. 40 Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and Regulations. This RDA was filed by the Maynard Department of Public Works for surface improvements to the parking lot located at 23 River Street, Maynard MA 01754. Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting will be conducted as a remote meeting.

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Legal Notice: ConsCom Public Meeting – 112 Acton St – Apr 28

The Maynard Conservation Commission will hold a remote Zoom meeting on Thursday April 28, 2022 at 6:30 PM, relative to the Request for Determination of Applicability to MGL Chapter 131, Sec. 40 Wetlands Protection Act and the Maynard Wetlands Administration Bylaw and Regulations. This RDA was filed by Julia and Michael Flanary for various landscape and utility improvements on their property, 112 Acton Street Maynard, MA 01754. Pursuant to Chapter 20 of the Acts of 2021, this meeting will be conducted as a remote meeting.

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Legal Notice: Planning Board Public Hearing – Jersey Mike’s – May 10

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5 and s.9, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a hybrid public hearing on Tuesday May 10, at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 195 Main Street, Maynard MA. 01754 and also accessible via ZOOM video, to hear all persons interested in the application filed by the petitioner: Belmass4, LLC (Ethan Wishnick representing) 200 W. End Ave. #7C, New York, New York 10023.

The Petitioner is requesting Special Permit approval for a Fast-Food Restaurant (Jersey Mike’s) at the Maynard Crossings (129 Parker Street) mixed-use development. The business is proposed to be in Building R7 at 3 Digital Way.

This request is pursuant to Sections 3.0, 9.3 and 10.4 of the Zoning By-laws and the Concept Plan approved by Town Meeting on October 5, 2016.

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Green Meadow School Building Project Community Forum #1 – Apr 27

Join us on April 27th at 7pm on Zoom for a community meeting to learn about and share your thoughts on a new or renovated school project!  Hosted by the Green Meadow School Building Committee.

Topics of Discussion include:

  • Project Introduction
  • Project “Why”
  • Project Schedule
  • Educational Visioning
  • Building & Site Design Options Community Feedback
  • MSBA Building Process

Download Forum Flyer

Join Zoom Meeting on Internet
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82244194197
Passcode: maynard

Join Zoom Meeting by phone 1-646-558-8656 (New York)
Meeting ID: 822 4419 4197
Passcode: 8020525

Hometown Heroes Program Accepting Applications

Through the efforts of the Hometown Heroes Committee, the Town of Maynard launched a program in 2019 called “Hometown Heroes.” The objective of the Hometown Heroes is to create banners that will be hung in Maynard honoring Maynard Veterans and Active-Duty military men and women.

The Hometown Heroes banner program has started Phase 2 and is accepting applications for banners. Any Maynard-based Veteran, whether native or new resident, is welcome to be part of the Hometown Heroes Program.   Please click here to visit the Phase 2 Application page to learn more about the program and obtain an application form.

Legal Notice: Planning Board Public Hearing – Apr 26

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.5, the Maynard Planning Board will hold a REMOTE public hearing on Tuesday April 26, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. accessible via ZOOM video, to hear all persons interested in the application filed by Mass Wellspring LLC, 18 Powdermill Road, Acton, MA 01720.

Consistent with Sections 3.0, 7.9, 9.4.6 and 10.4 of the Zoning By-laws, and the Planning Board Rules and Regulations, the petitioner is requesting a Special Permit to operate a marijuana retailer establishment in the Central Business zoning district at 17 Nason Street.

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Legal Notice: Mass DPU Public Hearing – May 3, 5

Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on its own Motion into the role of gas local distribution companies as the Commonwealth achieves its target 2050 climate goals. 

On October 29, 2020, the Department of Public Utilities (“Department”) voted to open an investigation into potential policies that will enable the Commonwealth to reach its goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and the role of Massachusetts gas local distribution companies (“LDCs”) in achieving that goal. Investigation by the Department of Public Utilities on its own Motion into the role of gas local distribution companies as the Commonwealth achieves its target 2050 climate goals, D.P.U. 20-80, Vote and Order Opening Investigation at 7 (October 29, 2020) (“Order”). The Department docketed this matter as D.P.U. 20-80.

Due to certain ongoing safety measures and precautions relating to in person events as a result of the COVID19 pandemic, the Department will conduct two virtual public hearings to receive comments on the Report and the Proposals. The Department will conduct two public hearings using Zoom videoconferencing:

  • Tuesday, May 3, 2022, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 5, 2022, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Please download the full legal notice for details on how to participate in this hearing.

Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 123 Summer St – Apr 25

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.9 & s.15, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. remotely via Zoom, to hear all persons interested in the Special Permit Application filed by  Donna Dodson & Andy Moerlein, 123 Summer Street, Maynard, MA 01754.

The subject property, 123 Summer Street, is located within the S-1 Zoning District. Consistent with Section 3.2.5 of the Zoning By-laws, the petitioner is requesting a Special Permit allowing a trade shop use (Artist Studio) within the subject property.

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Legal Notice: ZBA Public Hearing – 65 Acton St – Apr 25

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A s.9 & s.15, the Maynard Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a remote public hearing on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., to hear all persons interested in the Special Permit Application filed by Geologic Excavation LLC, 120 White Pond Road, Stow, MA 01775.

The subject property, 65 Acton St, is located within the Business Zoning District.

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Public Meetings can be in person starting April 1st

Beginning April 1, 2022, public meetings held by town committees, boards and commissions may be held remotely, in-person, or via “hybrid” model (in-person and remote participation). The format for public meetings may be at the choosing by the individual public body, and may be limited by the availability of facilitating resources, such as room availability, audio-visual technical support, and/or capable staff and members. Please visit the town’s website for guidance on public meeting posting criteria and support: https://www.townofmaynard-ma.gov/gov/open-meetings/

This direction is intended to be in accordance with House Bill 4345, “An Act making appropriations for the fiscal year 2022 to provide for supplementing certain existing appropriations and for certain other activities and projects,” signed by the Governor on February 12, 2022, in which Section 30A extends remote participation in public meetings until July 15, 2022.

Thank you for your cooperation in our efforts towards public health and safety.

Greg Johnson, Town Administrator

For more information regarding the town’s COVID-19 status and related information, please visit the town’s project webpage for COVID-19 Updates