Neighborhood Meeting

On Monday, November 14, 2022, our neighborhood had a private neighborhood meeting to discuss the proposed Chapter 40B LIP project slated for the site at 17 Rice Road in Millbury, Massachusetts. While we will not be publicly disclose details of the private neighborhood meeting, what we will share is that it was well attended by… Continue reading Neighborhood Meeting

Chapter 40B LIP Agreement Authorized

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, the Millbury Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to authorize the chairperson of the Board of Selectmen, Mary Krumsiek, to enter into a Chapter 40B Local Initiative Program (LIP) agreement with SJV Investments (i.e., Steven Venincasa and James Venincasa ( the “Developer”)) for the property located at 17 Rice Road in… Continue reading Chapter 40B LIP Agreement Authorized

Chapter 40B LIP Authorization 2

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, the Millbury Board of Selectmen included on their agenda to authorize the Chairperson, Mary Krumsiek, on behalf of the Town of Millbury, to execute a Chapter 40B LIP agreement between the Town and SJV Investments (Steven Venincasa and James Venincasa) to begin the Chapter 40B LIP process. This is not… Continue reading Chapter 40B LIP Authorization 2

Chapter 40B LIP Authorization

On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, the Millbury Board of Selectmen included on their agenda to authorize the Chairperson, Mary Krumsiek, on behalf of the Town of Millbury, to execute a Chapter 40B LIP agreement between the Town and SJV Investments (Steven Venincasa and James Venincasa) to begin the Chapter 40B LIP process. This is not… Continue reading Chapter 40B LIP Authorization

Chapter 40B LIP Negotiation Memorandum

One of our neighbors sent the following memorandum to Mary Krumsiek and David Delaney, and carbon-copied members of the Millbury Board of Selectmen, the Millbury Board of Appeals, the members of the Millbury Planning Board, the members of the Millbury Conservation Commission, the Town Manager, the acting Town Planner, the acting DPW Director, the Police… Continue reading Chapter 40B LIP Negotiation Memorandum

Chapter 40B Presentation Takeaways

Judy Barrett of Barrett Planning Group LLC presented detailed information on Chapter 40B (affordable housing) intended as an informational session for the Millbury Board of Selectmen, Millbury Board of Appeals, and the Millbury Planning Board. Judy Barrett’s presentation was the most comprehensive and understandable presentation on Chapter 40B that neighbors have attended to date. The public… Continue reading Chapter 40B Presentation Takeaways

Chapter 40B Presentation

Please mark your calendars, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM, at the Millbury Board of Selectmen, Judy Barrett of Barrett Planning Group LLC will be doing a Chapter 40B presentation to educate town officials and residents. Our neighborhood should attend in person, if possible, or via Zoom Meeting ID: 829 1460 8530.… Continue reading Chapter 40B Presentation

One Year Hiatus Determination

On Tuesday, February 22, 2022, one of our neighbors submitted a formal written request to the Millbury Board of Selectmen and Town Manager on behalf of the neighborhood and surrounding neighborhoods to obtain a legal opinion and confirmation from town counsel on the applicability of 760 CMR 56.03(7) and statutory one-year hiatus as it applies… Continue reading One Year Hiatus Determination

Preview Of Chapter 40B Development

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Steven F. Venincasa and James Venincasa presented concept plans for a Chapter 40B development in Grafton, Massachusetts to the Town of Grafton Select Board with 300 dwelling units on 14.6± acres with a proposed project address of 14 Snow Road. The concept plan illustrated for 256 apartments and 44 townhouses.… Continue reading Preview Of Chapter 40B Development

Cooling Off Period

On February 14, 2022, the Millbury Planning Board denied the a multifamily special permit and site plan review application for the proposed Rice Pond Village project, under 760 CMR 56.03(7), there is a “cooling off period” between the denial of a special permit and the application process of any Chapter 40B – Comprehensive Permit to… Continue reading Cooling Off Period