Master Plan Update Steering Committee

For 2016/2017 Master Plan Update work, please go to our consultant's website at www.PlanLittleton.org

Minutes and Agendas

Listing files in 'Master Plan Update Steering Committee'

 

January 2017 Update: See the schedule for upcoming Master Plan meetings.

January 25, 2017: FINAL PUBLIC FORUM!! You are invited!!
Join us Wednesday, January 25th 4 – 8PM for an ‘Open House’ style forum at the Littleton Middle School where you can join us as your schedule allows. You can RSVP on the Master Plan website and a summary of the last public forum is available on the same page – check it out! http://www.planlittleton.org/public-participation.html 

January 10, 2017 MPUSC Meeting: The Master Plan Update Steering Committee will be meeting Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Police Department Community Meeting Room at 500 Great Road. Issues on the agenda include Draft Strategies Discussion; details for the January 25 Open House Public Forum; and the Draft Table of Contents for the Master Plan.

YOU ARE INVITED:  WEDNESDAY, December 7, 2016 for the second Master Plan Public Forum. Read the flyer. Join us at the Littleton Middle School 55 Russell Street for 6 p.m. dinner and 7 to 9 p.m. conversation. Where is Littleton Headed? How do we know that we've reached our collective goals? How do we measure success? Your input will help determine the strategies for implementing the Master Plan.  RSVP MasterPlan@littletonma.org 

 

READY FOR REVIEW!! Littleton Master Plan Part I: Inventory and Existing Conditions at this link:  

http://www.planlittleton.org/documents-and-data.html

Or, go to www.planlittleton.org Documents and Data tab 
Please use the Comment Matrix to submit your comments by November 8, 2016 to MasterPlan@littletonma.org, the Planning Board office or MToohill@littletonma.org and THANKS!!

 

Topic Area Charrette: Friday, October 14 and Saturday October 15 you're invited: 
Read the flyer for the October 14 and 15 "Topic" charrette - Open Space and Recreation; Agriculture and Food Systems; Transportation, Public Facilities, and Economic Development.
Public Workshop 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Fri, Oct. 14 at Littleton Middle School cafeteria and
Public Visioning Workshop 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sat, Oct. 15 at Littleton Middle School cafeteria

The charrette will be an intensive two-day discussion and planning exercise which will help inform the specific topic areas and sections of the Littleton Master Plan. This engagement session is part of the larger Master Plan process for the entire Town of Littleton. We need your input on ways to address these critical topic areas as we move forward through the process. You are welcome to attend any or all of the events listed above.

Littleton Common Charrette: Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 you're invited:  Read the flyer 
Public Walking Tour at 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fri. September 30 meet at the Common across from the pub, 486 King St.
Public Workshop 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Fri, September 30 at Littleton Middle School cafeteria and
 Public Visioning Workshop 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Sat. October 1 at Littleton Middle School Cafeteria. 
The charrette will be an intensive two-day planning and design exercise leading to a vision for the future of Littleton Common. This engagement session is part of the larger Master Plan process for the entire Town of Littleton. We need your input to determine ways to improve the Common for the future. The recommendations of the charrette will feed directly into the overall Master Plan process. You are welcome to attend all or any of the events listed above.

SAVE THE DATE: October 14 and 15, 2016 for the next charrette!!

SAVE THE DATE:  Monday, June 13, 2016 for the first Public Forum. Read the flyer. Join us at the Littleton Middle School 55 Russell Street for 6 p.m. dinner and 7 to 9 p.m. conversation. What makes Littleton unique? How would you improve Littleton? What does your future Littleton look like? RSVP MasterPlan@littletonma.org 

May 12, 2016 Update: The next MPUSC meeting is 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in Room 103 of Town Hall. Consultant Judi Barrett of RKG and her team provided: meeting memo, annotated agenda, proposed agenda, updated draft Public Participation Plan, and an outline for the June 13 Public Forum. These items are for discussion at the May 17 meeting. Public is welcome or watch live on LCTV or online at LCTV OnDemand!


April 26, 2016: 
Consultant Daphne Politis of Community Circle shared Examples and Ideas for Youth Participation in the Master Plan process.

April 19, 2016 Update: The next MPUSC meeting will be TONIGHT, Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:15 p.m. in Room 103 of Town Hall. Consultants will present a summary of the Initial Interviews conducted on April 1 and 5, 2015, work on branding Littleton's Master Plan process, and outline upcoming Public Input opportunities with the draft Public Participation Plan and Diagram of the public participation process to be discussed. If you cannot attend, please watch on LCTV or LCTV On-Demand! 

March 15, 2016 Update...and April 15, 2016: There is STILL one opening on the Master Plan Update Steering Committee. If you are interested, please apply to the Board of Selectmen's office!

March 2, 2016 Kickoff Meeting: Master Plan Update consultant RKG will meet with the MPUSC to officially "kickoff" the Master Plan process. Please feel free to attend or tune in to LCTV!! Flyer is here.

December 1 2015 Update: The Town received four (4) submittals in response to the RFQ for Master Planning Services. The responses will be reviewed and ranked by the Master Plan Selection Committee over the next few weeks. Proposals were received from the following vendors:

VHB
101 Walnut St
Watertown Ma 02472

RKG Associates
1359 Hancock St Suite 9
Quincy Ma 02169

MAPC
60 Temple St
Boston Ma 02111

The Cecil Group
170 Milk St Suite 5
Boston Ma 02109

November 16 2015 Update:  The updated list of requests for the Master Plan RFP is linked HERE.

November 13 2015 UPDATE: Reports referenced in the RFP and/or the November 3, 2015 Pre-submittal Conference and/or questions submitted are available below, to the right, or as described in the RESPONSE.

Listing files in 'Plans and Reports RFP Nov 13 2015'

 

 

NOVEMBER 4, 2015 UPDATE: The Master Plan RFP Pre-bid conference/briefing was held Tuesday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. See the PRESENTATION by Committee Chair Paul Avella; sign-in sheet; and list of requests for the RFP. Littleton Cable TV has posted the taped presentation at the LCTV On-Demand page, (search for MPUSC 11/3/2015). Written questions are due by 4 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2015. Responses/clarifications, if needed will be issued November 13. 



OCTOBER 14, 2015 UPDATE: The Master Plan Update Steering Committee is pleased to announce today's release of the Request for Proposals for Littleton Master Plan. Details can be found here.
Proposals are due by 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2015. Complete schedule here.

JUNE 2015 UPDATE: The Master Plan Update Steering Committee is inviting any and all current Board/Committee/Commission members to attend their Tuesday, June 23, 2015 meeting at 7:00 p.m. in Room 103 of Town Hall, 37 Shattuck Street. Invitation 

Residents are always welcome!  
Meetings are scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

On September 11, 2014, the Board of Selectmen and Planning Board jointly met and voted to establish a Master Plan Update Steering Committee to assist the Planning Board in updating the Town’s Master Plan, including preparation of a review/critique of the 2002 master plan document and a proposed scope of services for the update.

The Steering Committee is comprised of twelve (12) members, as follows:
- two members each of the Planning Board and Board of Selectmen;
- four members drawn from other Town boards reflecting the various elements of the Master Plan; and 
- four members of the community at-large.

Members of the Steering Committee are Planning Board members Richard Crowley and Peter Scott; Selectmen Paul Avella and Melissa Hebert; town board members Mike Fontanella (School Committee), Gary Lacroix (Sustainability), and Paul Glavey (Finance Committee); and community-at-large members Michael Zeldin, Joseph Ficociello, John Bielefeld, and Renato Nakagomi.

Member Affiliation
Paul Avella, Chair Board of Selectmen
Melissa Hebert Board of Selectmen
Richard Crowley, Vice Chair Planning Board
Peter Scott Planning Board
Mike Fontanella School Committee
Gary Lacroix Sustainability Committee
Bartlett Harvey Housing Authority and CPC
Paul Glavey, Clerk Finance Committee
Michael Zeldin Community-at-large
Anna Hueston Community-at-large
John Bielefeld Community-at-large
Renato Nakagomi Community-at-large

Additional Links

Contact Information

MasterPlan@littletonma.org 

 Maren Toohill

Planning Administrator
mtoohill@littletonma.org

Keith Bergman
Town Administrator
kbergman@littletonma.org