Host Community Agreements
|Date(s) of Agreement||Subject Matter||Name of Developer||Amount(s) - Purposes||Status / Prognosis|
July 12, 2022 and
March 27, 2023
|MRM Industries, LLC - 160 Ayer Road, Units 1 and 2 - Marijuana Product Manufacturer||MRM Industries, LLC||Annual Mitigation Payment of a Community Impact Fee (for a 5-year term) = 1% of gross wholesale value of marketable marijuana or marijuana products. The fee shall be paid quarterly (as per HCA terms).|
HCA-July 12, 2022; submitted to Cannabis Control Commission
Amendment January 3, 2027/2023 Approved SB to satisfy the provisions of G.L. c.94G, §3(d), applicable to the operation of the Facility, such activities to be only done in accordance with the applicable state and local laws and regulations in the Town.
|September 22, 2021||Community Care Collective, Inc. - 537 Great Road - Adult Use Marijuana Establishment for retail sale Cultivation and Manufacturing of Marijuana Products.||Community Care Collective, Inc., 37 Spartan Arrow Road||Annual Mitigation Payment of a Community Impact Fee = 1% of wholesale sales of marijuana and marijuana products produced at the facility. Annual Community Impact fee to be paid for a term of 5 years.||N/A|
|March 17, 2021||Community Care Collective, Inc - 537 Great Road, Littleton- Adult Use Marijuana Establishment for retail sale||Community Care Collective, Inc||Annual Mitigation Payment of a Community Impact Fee = 3% of gross sales at the Facility. In addition to Community Impact Fee, a Development Fee of 1% of Gross sales or $100,000 whichever is greater; to a maximum o f$200,000.||Revised HCA and Development Agreement - signed March 17, 2021 - Location Change|
|January 28, 2021||Northbridge, LLC; 151 and 153 Taylor Street; Warehouse Distribution Center intended to be used and operated by Amazon Logistics - pursuant to a long-term lease with Northbridge||NBPII Littleton, LLC||Mitigation payment of $1,200,000 for impacts on municipal services and infrastructure. $600,000 to be paid upon issuance of demolition permit or building permit for 153 property; and $600,000 to be paid upon issuance of Certificate of Occupancy. Also, donation of $40,000 to the Town's Brown Woods Gift Fund upon issuance of demolition permit or building permit for 153 property. Northbridge will convey 58 acres of land to the Littleton Water Department.||HCA approved SB January 25, 2021.|
|July 27, 2020 and August 10, 2020||The Harvest Club, LLC; 2-3 Monarch Drive; Marijuana Cultivator and Marijuana Product Manufacturer||The Harvest Club, LLC||Mitigation payment of Community Impact Fee to be paid in quarterly installments based on percentages of gross wholesale value of marketable marijuana or marijuana products produced by the Facility each quarter. In addition $5,000 payment each year for community benefit as chosen by Select Board.||HCA - July 27, 2021; MOA signed 8/10/20|
|May 4, 2020||Littleton Apothecary, LLC; 160 Ayer Road; Adult Use Marijuana Establishment for retail sale||Littleton Apothecary||Mitigation payment of Community Impact Fee to be paid quarterly = 3% of gross sales at the facility for year 1; not to exceed 3% of gross sales in years 2, 3, 4 and 5.||HCA-May 4, 2020|
|February 24, 2020 and March 9, 2020||Community Care Collective, Inc. - 531 King Street - Adult Use Marijuana Establishment for retail sale||Community Care Collective, Inc.||Annual Mitigation Payment of a Community Impact Fee = 3% of gross sales at the Facility. In addition to Community Impact Fee, a Development Fee of 1% of Gross sales or $100,000 whichever is greater; to a maximum of $200,000.||HCA - 2/24/20; Development Agreement - 3/9/20|
|February 10, 2020||G7 Lab, LLC - 160 Ayer Road; Independent Testing La to conduct research and quality control testing of marijuana||G7 Lab, LLC||No Community Impact Fee is anticipated. Complimentary analytical services will be provided to the Town.||HCA-February 10, 2020|
|October 26, 2016||Patriot Beverage, LLC, 3 and 20 Harvard Road EDIP TIF||Patriot Beverage, LLC. (Dan Gray, Don Smallwood)|
Mitigation payment of $20,000 to be paid within 3 months of date Company meets its obligation to create 50 new jobs (by Year 5).
"The $20,000 payment shall be earmarked for a particular project or projects to be agreed upon by the Company and the Board of Selectmen."
|Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved EDIP / TIF application on 12/13/16. TIF agreement commenced 7/1/17.|
|October 17, 2016||Sanctuary Medicinals, 234 Taylor Street medical marijuana cultivation||Sanctuary Medicinals, Inc. (Jason Sideman)|
Clause 2. Company to pay $50,000 in first and second year of operations; $75,000 in third and fourth years; $100,000 in fifth and succeeding years.
Clause 3. Company to contribute annually no less than $5,000 to public local charities in the Town. Charities to be chosen by Company in its reasonable discretion.
Clause 20. If Company begins to cultivate marijuana for purposes beyond those specifically allowed by DPH as of the date of this Agreement, Company will pay an additional $10,000 per year to the Town in two installments at six-month intervals.
Company obtained RMD special permit from Planning Board, February 2017.
Company obtaining RMD license from MDPH for dispensary site in Gardner and cultivation site in Littleton.
Expected opening 2017
|April 25, 2016||Couper Farm, 180 Great Road, Chapter 61A right of first refusal||M&M Realty Trust (Matthew Field and Michael Field)|
Development proposal and donation of land, in return for waiver of MGL Chapter 61A right of first refusal.
HCA provides for donation of existing residential home to the Town for affordable housing or other public use; may be relocated or demolished.
HCA also requires development of 9-11 Goldsmith Street as a 12-unit rental project featuring 25% affordable units, for which the Selectmen agree to waive $70,000 in permit fees for Couper Farm.
October 30, 2017 Special Town Meeting Article 9 approved transfer of 22.99 acres of Couper Farm to the Town under the Selectmen's care, custody, control, and management. Ownership of 22.48 acres (Open Space Areas A, B, C, and D) transferred to Town on January 9, 2018. Farm house (Lot A -0.51 acres) to be transferred at a future date.
The Developer must seek to permit 9-11 Goldsmith "in a commercially reasonable manner, which…may not be until after completion of the Couper Farm project."
|December 14, 2015||Kaye property, Grimes Lane, Chapter 61B right-of-first-refusal||David A. Guthrie, Christopher Finneral and Grimes Road, LLC||Gift of land only: minimum 11 acres of Kaye Property and access for 6 feet of trail along northerly property lines shown in Exhibit C. To be conveyed to Town when Developer has secured all permits it requires to develop the land described in Exhibit B.||Exhibit B includes 43 acres of land shown as Assessors' Parcel R08-13-0. Developer filed preliminary subdivision with Planning Board, 3/13/17; decision due 9/30/17. 11-acre donation for Chapter 61B waiver would not be included in calculation of density yield plan|
|November 17, 2014||The Potpourri Group, 3 Distribution Center Circle EDIP TIF||The Potpourri Group / PHI Acquisitions, Inc. (company), MA Littleton Land, LLC (property owner)||Mitigation payments of $100,000 from company, $200,000 from property owner - $300,000 "is received for mitigation purposes, as determined by the Board of Selectmen."||$200,000 received from property owner on 6/30/16; $100,000 received from company on 7/11/16. In FY 2017, $132,000 was deposited in the Blended CPA Fund. $168,000 could be deposited in Blended CPA at 5/7/18 STM.|
|February 11, 2013||Fifteen Great Road Chapter 40B||Fifteen Great Road, LLC, and various owners of the property at 15 Great Road, Littleton (David Hale)||Town receives 8% of final sales price of each of five Non-Easement Lots (on Grist Mill Road), paid when a lot is sold to a third party with a finished home. For Planning Board's approval of Open Space Plan for Orchards 40A subdivision (McIntosh Lane), Town receives 4.25% of final sales price of subdivision lots, plus a one-time payment of $100,000. The percentage payment is made when a lot is sold to a third party with a finished home. $100,000 is earmarked for recreation purposes. No earmark for balance.|
In addition to the $100,000 one-time payment for recreation, the sale of lots generated $891,882, for a grand total of $991,882. The last payment under the HCA was received on 2/14/17 for the sale of the last house lot.
Thus far, $985,185 has been deposited into Blended CPA Fund- $265,100 in FY 2015; $366,086 in FY 2016; and $353,999 in FY 2017. Final balance of $6,697 could be deposited into Blended CPA Fund at 5/7/18 STM.
|December 17, 2012||Village at Reed Meadow Over-55 Development||Apple Valley Homes, Inc. (John Barbadoro)||In return for release of affordable housing deed restriction, developer provides mitigation funds for affordable housing purposes in the amount of 7% from the sale of four duplex housing units. The minimum amount received under the HCA is $50,000.||A total of $93,776 was received from the sale of four lots. Of that $69,986- $46,186 in FY 2015 and $23,800 in FY 2016 (from sale of 3 units), has been deposited into Blended CPA for housing. The remainder- $23,790 received from the sale of the fourth lot-could be deposited into the CPA housing fund at 5/7/18 STM.|
May 14, 2012 May 20, 2013
August 11, 2014
MassWorks Route 119 (Great Road)/ I-495 Interchange Traffic Mitigation Project
Littleton Commercial Investments, LLC (Samuel Park)
As of 8/11/14, the developer had donated $1,029,328 to special gift fund to augment Town's $1.8-million MassWorks grant from the Commonwealth for traffic improvements.
Paragraph C. $65,000 to be donated by developer towards Russell Street sidewalk upon completion of design plans for sidewalk.
MassWorks project completed, with Town owing developer refund of $22,430.37 from $1M+ construction donation. Selectmen voted on 4/10/17 to amend MOA to expand scope of $65,000 to "Complete Streets improvements" with refund applied, and developer payment of final $42,569.63.