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FOLQ’s Lake Development Position Explained

2/23/2021

Dear Friends and Supporters, The Friends of Lake Quannapowitt, faced with a proposed large residential development at 200 Quannapowitt Parkway (old American Mutual building,) have engaged the public recently with a citizen petition, town wide signs and an initiative to sponsor zoning changes preventing or limiting the size of residential development intended for the November 2020 Town Meeting. We were...

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Planning Board Hearing Again Continued

11/24/2020

Dear Members and Supporters The November 17th Planning Board hearing on the FOLQ zoning change articles has been continued. Progress was made on understanding the articles language and their intent to limit the size of residential development in the Lakeside area. However, with other questions regarding possible conflicts with other zoning sections and dimensional requirements, the Board decided to continue...

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FOLQ Articles- Continued Planning Hearing

11/16/2020

On Tuesday, November 17, the Planning Board hearing on the submitted FOLQ zoning articles will continue. We invite our members and friends to attend to stay informed and provide support. Use this link to the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84590053444?pwd=bU80Zm01d2U5Sm5QL052RUFHdy9Vdz09

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Lake Development Update

11/13/2020

To all our members and supporters: As we promised, FOLQ intends to keep you informed as we continue efforts to protect our lake shoreline from negative aspects of development. Even though our zoning articles did not make it through the Planning Board process in time to be voted on at Town Meeting, we will be continuing our zoning efforts and...

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FOLQ Articles Update

11/6/2020

Thursday’s Planning Board hearing to discuss the FOLQ zoning change articles was continued by Board vote effectively removing them from Town Meeting discussion and vote on Saturday. The Board thought that there was not enough time to adequately discuss and make a proper recommendation to Town Meeting and has scheduled an additional hearing on the articles on November 17. So...

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Planning Board Meeting Thursday at 7 p.m.

11/4/2020

To FOLQ Members and Supporters Please do your best to attend using Zoom the Planning Board meeting Thursday night at 7 p.m. focusing on FOLQ’s town meeting zoning articles. The Zoom Link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85673828657?pwd=dlZpaHBJejB6RkovRkFyV0FtSytPZz09 The articles will not be acted on at Town Meeting this Saturday if the Planning Board does not “report on the articles to Town Meeting” after...

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