September 24, 2014 Minutes

These minutes were posted by the All Board.

Pittsfield All Chairmen Meeting
September 24, 2014

1. Meeting opened at 6:35 P.M.

2. Attendees: Ralph O’Dell (Master Plan), Bill Elkins (Housing Standards)
Carole Dodge (Planning Board), Clayton Wood (Planning Board), Jesse
Pacheco (Building Inspector), Chris Hill (Conservation), Ted Mitchell (EDC),
and Ellen Barbasso (EDC).

3. Minutes from August 13, 2014 were accepted (Clayton Wood moved to accept the
minutes, Bill Elkins seconded the motion)

4. Mission and Vision Statements
A. There has been some discussion about the purpose of our committee
B. It came out of the All Board Forum-to keep others informed of what is being
C. Need to know that all are heading in the same direction for Pittsfield
D. New name: All Board/Committee Advisory Meeting
E. Mission and Vision statements will be the same as the All Chair Forum

5. Updates
A. Planning Board
1. Went to law lectures (with Zoning Board)
a. Purpose-to make sure people do what they are supposed to do by
following town regulations.
2. Will talk to committees in neighboring towns (how were they able to have
six public hearings in one night?)
B. Zoning Board has been active with public hearings.
C. Conservation
1. This summer Pittsfield became a member of Bear Paw Regional Greenways
2. Land was donated as conservation land surrounding Boy Scouts of America
property as a buffer zone 5,000 acres
D. Building Inspector
1. Rustic Crust is pouring foundation for new building
2. Joe Cortese will be in new shop around October 1, 2014
1. Matt Monahan of CNHRPC will be revising the 2007 Economic Report
for Pittsfield
2. Downtown window decorating contest
a. Two businesses have agreed, waiting for Toy Box owner and Volpe’s place
b. Will use the vacant side of Ping Gardens
3. New Restaurant will be coming at the old Jitters location
4. Elm Grove looking for properties for businesses

6. The next All Board/Committee Forum
A. Saturday September 27, 2014 at the Town Hall
B. Jesse Pacheco and Clayton Wood will work on an agenda

7. Next meeting October 22, 2014 at 6:30 P.M.

8. Meeting adjourned at 8:08 P.M.

Submitted by:
Ted Mitchell, Chairman EDC
Minutes taken by: Ellen Barbasso, Secretary EDC