The Town has received an application for determination of Project Eligibility (“Site Approval”) pursuant to Mass General Laws Chapter 40B and 760 CMR 56.00 submitted to the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) on January 10th and confirmed by MassHousing’s receipt of notification letter received by the Town on January 12, 2017.
This notification from MassHousing states that they are reviewing this proposed development consisting of 14 buildings containing 68 townhouse condominiums located on a 49.94 acre parcel of land located at 274 Water Street Assessor’s Parcel ID# E15-17 and E-15-17-A to be known as River Marsh Village.
These letters, the project overview submitted by the developer, River Marsh, LLC, and site maps or the proposed project are available on the town website. The complete Application for Determination of Project Eligibility (“Site Approval”) are available to view in the Selectmen’s office.
The Board of Selectmen held an advertised hearing for public comment, during which a presentation by Brian Murphy of River Marsh, LLC was held at 7:00 pm on January 30, 2017 in the Veteran’s Hall.
Pursuant to the new MGL c.40B regulations (760 CMR 56.00), the town may comment within thirty days regarding municipal actions previously taken to meet affordable housing needs such as inclusionary zoning, multifamily districts adopted under GL c.40A and overlay districts adopted under GL c.40R to be considered as part of MassHousing’s review.