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Saugus Economic Development Committee Fox Hill Yacht Club February 26, 2014 PRESENTATION DRAFT WATERFRONT MIXED USE OVERLAY DISTRICT Courtesy Photo -Jim.

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1 Saugus Economic Development Committee Fox Hill Yacht Club February 26, 2014 PRESENTATION DRAFT WATERFRONT MIXED USE OVERLAY DISTRICT Courtesy Photo -Jim Harrington

2 Historical Events – Last 10 Years June 2004 – Community Development Plan prepared by MAPC suggests increasing public access and zoning changes NO ACTION TAKEN May 20, 2013 – Saugus Town Meeting unanimously refers single parcel zoning request on Ballard Street to Economic Development Committee August EDC hosts community forum on waterfront and 107 – 125 attend December 2013 – EDC adopts Vision Statement for area, based on community input at August meeting, after 30 day public comment period January 2014 – MAPC assists Saugus in developing map of area February DRAFT Zoning Overlay District developed and presented to public

3 Article 27.To see if the Town will vote to amend the Town’s Zoning Map and Zoning By-law by rezoning Lot A-504 as shown on Assessor’s plan 3014 from Single Family Residential A(R-1) to Neighborhood Business (B-1). The property is located at 80 Ballard Street. (Richard M. Magnan) Mr. Rossetti explained the Planning Board’s vote not to recommend this article. Mr. Manoogian makes a motion to Commit Article 27 to the Economic Development Committee. Seconded at 9:43 p.m. Mr. Falasca spoke on the article. Unanimous Vo ice Vote to Commit Article 27 to the Economic Development Committee at 9:45 p.m. Article 27 May 20, 2013 To see if the Town will vote to amend the Town’s Zoning Map and Zoning Bylaw by rezoning Lot A 504 as shown on Assessor’s plan 3014 from Single Family Residential A(R1) to Neighborhood Business (B1). The property is located at 80 Ballard Street. (Richard M. Magnan) Mr. Rossetti explained the Planning Board’s vote not to recommend this article. Mr. Manoogian makes a motion to Commit Article 27 to the Economic Development Committee. Seconded at 9:43 p.m. Mr. Falasca spoke on the article. Unanimous Voice Vote to Commit Article 27 to the Economic Development Committee at 9:45 p.m.

4 Advantages of Waterfront Z ONING P OLICY & R EGIONAL I NITIATIVES From August 2013

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6 What We Heard What We Did “Facilitate the development of a mix of uses including residential, office, restaurants, retail, light industrial, hotel…” Section 18.1 – Purpose and Intent Section – Inclusionary Housing Section – Uses (only what is listed)

7 What We Heard Promote accessibility within the district by improving existing roadways & improving new pedestrian walkways and bicycle paths. Establish Waterfront Access and Improvement Trust Fund – Section 18.6, 18.7, 18.8 Limited Uses of Trust Funds for WMUOD only Parking Regulations What We Did

8 What We Heard What We Did “Improve waterfront and create new public open space and make space connection to the new DCR Park.” Special Requirements for Walkway or Open Space– Section 18.5 Establish Waterfront Access and Improvement Trust Fund – Section 18.6, 18.7, 18.8 Limited Uses of Trust Funds for WMUOD only – 18.8

9 What We Heard What We Did “ Make the Saugus Waterfront Aesthetically Pleasing.” Establish Clear Vision, Purpose and Intent Section Design Criteria Section 18.7 – Sign Guidelines

10 What We Heard What We Did “ Improve Utilities and Infrastructure.” Section 18.4 – Relationship to Existing Regulations Section 18.5 – Special Requirements Section 18.8 – Uses of Waterfront Access Trust Fund Sections 18.9, – Special Permits & Site Plan Review

11 What We Heard What We Did “Replace vacant land, underutilized structures, & undesirable uses with moderate intensity mixed use development.” Section 18.2 – District Boundaries Section – Dimensional and Density Regulations

12 What We Heard What We Did “Clean contaminated sites to a level suitable for a mix of uses including residential. Section 18.1 – Purpose and Intent Section 18.4 – relationship to Existing Zoning and regulations

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17 Conceptual Drawing based on Design Guidelines, Requirements and Incentives by Steve Rich

18 Close Up of Pedestrian Walkway and Connection to Public Landing

19 Close Up of First Floor Businesses, Public Walkway and Design Features

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21 Next Steps Public 1.Provide comments by March 14 th 2.Attend EDC meetings 3.Request smaller meeting with EDC members 4.Read proposal in Annual Town Meeting Warrant 5.Attend Planning Board Hearing 6.Attend Town Meeting Economic Development Committee 1.Integrate comments/suggestions where appropriate into final document. 2.Present to Planning Board, Conservation, Board of Appeals and Selectmen (March) 3.Upload final document to webpage 4.Insert Article into Annual Town Meeting


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