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Planning Board
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Chairman
Kim Shaw
Secretary
Town Planner
Address:
334 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Phone:
413-528-1619 x7
Meeting Schedule:
Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month

Meeting agendas are set and posted no later than 48 hours in advance of the meeting. In order for the Board to officially act on any issue, it must be listed on the agenda. Therefore, in order to be put on the agenda, please call or e-mail the Town Planner not later than 72 hours (3 days) in advance with your request and provide any background materials the Board might need.
L to R:Jeremy Higa-Associate, Malcolm Fick, Suzanne Fowle, Jack Musgrove, Brandee Nelson, Jonathan Hankin, Board Secretary Kim Shaw
L to R:Jeremy Higa-Associate, Malcolm Fick, Suzanne Fowle, Jack Musgrove, Brandee Nelson, Jonathan Hankin, Board Secretary Kim Shaw
 
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Planning Board Members
Name
Title
Term Expires
Jonathan Hankin
Chair
2017
Suzanne Fowle
Vice Chair
2016
Jack Musgrove
 
2018
Brandee Nelson
 
2016
Malcolm Fick
 
2017
Jeremy Higa
Associate Member
2018
The responsibilities of the Planning Board are established by Mass General Law and Include but are not limited to the following:

» Adopting a master plan and official map of the town;
» Adopting subdivision rules and participating in definitive plan reviews;
» Drafting and submitting zoning amendments to town voters for consideration;
» Holding public hearings and reporting on such zoning amendments;
» Recommending roads for municipal consideration;
» Serving as site plan review authority.