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CDBG Task Force MInutes 9/14/09
Town of Becket
Community Development Strategy Task Force
Meeting #3 – Sept. 14, 2009
5:00 – 7:00pm

Task Force Members:                             Berkshire Regional Planning Commission:
Rita Furlong                                    Patricia Mullins (Present)
Tony Blair                                      Thomas Matuszko (Not Present)
Stephen Labelle                                 Brian Domina (Not Present)
Madeleine Swindelhurst                          Members of the Public Present:
Sandy Sayward                                   N/A
Meredyth Babcock
Zina Jayne                      
Karen Karlberg                                  
Paul Campbell                                                           
Beth VanNess  (not present)
Joshua Lombard
Order of Business

The meeting was called to order at 5:00pm by Rita Furlong, Chair.

I.    Review and Approval of August 31, 2009 Meeting Minutes with minor edits

II.   Task Force Members’ individual (volunteered) research discussed:
  • Paul Campbell:  Affordable Housing
  • Joshua Lombard:  Economic Development
  • Zina Jayne: Community Services and Facilities
  • Meredyth Babcock: Economic Development, Natural Resources, Open Space and Recreation
  • Madeleine Swindelhurst:  Senior Housing and Accessory Apartment By-law
  • Rita Furlong: Land Use and Management
  • Sandy Sayward: Community services and Facilities
III. Sub-Committee named to outline Goals and Action Steps:
  • Tony Blair suggested that a sub-committee meet to write the goals and Action steps to be taken, based on all prior input received from residents and task force Members.  Rita Furlong, Zina Jayne, Patricia Mullins and Tony Blair agree to meet on Wednesday, Sept. 16 to draft the Goals and action steps
IV. Schedule of Meetings

Task Force members agreed to meet next at 5:00pm on Monday, Sept. 21 and to schedule the Sept. 28 meeting at 7:00pm instead of 5:00pm.

V.  Motion to Adjourn
SL: motioned to adjourn, JL seconded.

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