Planning Board

Section 3-5 of the Town Charter speaks to the composition, powers and duties of the Planning Board.  The Planning Board shall have all of the powers and duties a Planning Board has under the law. The board may also exercise additional powers and duties that may from time to time be assigned to the board by the Charter, Bylaw or vote of the Town Meeting.  In accordance with its planning function, the Planning Board shall be the appointing authority for the Design Review Board. The Planning Board shall appoint its department head who shall be the Town Planner. 

The Planning Board consists of five members who are elected to five year terms. 


Meeting times may vary. Check the calendar for posted meetings.

  • 6:30 PM
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Forbes Municipal Building, Great Hall

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted in advance of each meeting in accordance with open meeting law and available on this website. Minutes are posted following approval.

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Additional Information

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Peter Bouchard
John GelcichMember2025
Hazel NourseMember2028
Jonathan PezzoniMember2027
Mark SilverbergChair2024