"The Commons at Weiss Farm"

Proposed Residential Development 264 Rental Apartments
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  Weiss Farm – 170 Franklin Street
Proposed Residential Development of 264 Rental Apartments
 “The Commons at Weiss Farm”
Developer – John M. Corcoran and Company

(See also Weiss Farm links top left of this page)

Updates from Attorney Jon Witten

Click here for Weiss Farm Standing Committee Meetings On Demand

The following minutes from the Board of Selectmen’s Executive Sessions regarding Weiss Farm have been released and may be requested by contacting

Dava Kilbride, Secretary to the Board of Selectmen, 781-279-2680

5/14/13; 7/8/14; 8/5/14; 2/4/15; 3/3/15; 5/19/15; 9/15/15;  9/28/15; 10/25/15; 10/26/15; 11/10/15; 11/16/15; 12/1/15; 12/10/15; 12/28/15. 

Date of Update     Information and Events

7/8/16 Superseding Order of Conditions
5/25/16 Housing Appeals Committee Report
2/11/16 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
2/5/2016 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
1/29/2016 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
1/26/2016 MEPA Site Meeting Minutes from January 6, 2016.  Please click here for Condensed Min-U-Script with Word Index.  Please click here for Full-Page Transcript with Word Index.
1/8/2016 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
12/23/15 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Monday, December 28, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
12/22/2015 Huggins and Witten LLC Letter to Matthew A. Beaton, Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Dated December 21, 2015, Re:  EEA 1544 ENF, "The Commons at Weiss Farm".  Please click here for letter.  
12/22/2015 Notice of MEPA Public Meeting, Wednesday, January 6, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. at the Stoneham Town Hall, 35 Central Street regarding EEA No. 15444 The Commons at Weiss Farm, Stoneham.  Please click here for notice.  
12/17/2015 Press Release read at the Board of Selectmen meeting on December 15, 2015.  Please click here to view.  
12/17/2015 Expenditure Spreadsheet.  Please click here to view. 
12/17/2015 Letter from John M. Corcoran to Acting Chair Ann Marie O'Neill Dated December 15, 2015.  Please click here for letter. 
12/15/2015 ***CANCELLED*** The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
12/14/2015 Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes from December 1, 2015.  Please click here for Condensed Min-U-Script with Word Index.  Please click here for Full-Page Transcript with Word Index.
12/14/2015 Letter from Rackemann Sawyer & Brewster dated December 11, 2015 regarding Comprehensive Permit Application, The Commons at Weiss Farms, 170 Franklin Street, Stoneham, Massachusetts.  Please click here to view letter. 
12/14/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hearing Room in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda. 
12/11/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Public Meeting for Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hearing Room of the Town Hall.  Please click here for Agenda (Item #13)
12/11/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public. ***CANCELLED***
12/8/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
11/27/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
11/25/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Banquet Hall  in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda.
11/19/2015 Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes from November 12, 2015.  Please click here to view.
11/18/2015 AECOM Letter dated November 16, 2015 subject:  Alternatives Discussion, The Commons at Weiss Farm.  Please click here to view.  
11/12/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Monday, November 16, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Hearing Room. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public. ***Time Change to 6:00 p.m.***
11/10/2015 Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes from October 28, 2015.  Please click here for Condensed Min-U-Script with Word Index.  Please click here for Full-Page Transcript with Word Index.
11/10/2015 Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes from October 20, 2015.  Please click here for Condensed Min-U-Script with Word Index.  Please click here for Full-Page Transcript with Word Index.
11/5/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, November 10, 2015 after regular Selectmen's Meeting. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
11/2/2015 Environmental Notification Form, The Commons at Weiss Farm, Stoneham, MA
10/26/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hearing Room in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda
10/26/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hearing Room in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda
10/22/2015 In the Matter of:  Town of Stoneham Board of Appeals, Weiss Farm Apartments, LLC, Re 170 Franklin Street, Public Hearing, Volume VI, October 1, 2015, Comprehensive Permit Request.  Please click here for Minutes
10/20/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Monday, October 26, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
10/15/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hearing Room in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda
10/13/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
10/2/2015 Professional Service Corporation, PC, Peer Review for "The Commons at Weiss Farm Comprehensive Permit 40B Project" on behalf of the Stoneham Board of Appeals.  Please click here to view.
9/28/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hearing Room in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda
9/21/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
9/17/2015 Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes from September 10, 2015.  Please click here for minutes.
9/15/2015 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection WPA Form 9 - Enforcement Order.  Please click here for file.
9/15/2015 Conservation Commission Decision regarding the Notice of Intent, pursuant to the Stoneham Wetlands Bylaw, for the "Commons at Weiss Farm".  Please click here for file. 
9/15/2015 Stoneham Conservation Commission Findings for: Commons at Weiss Farm, Applicant: Weiss Farm Apartments, LLC DEP FIle No:  297-0371.  Please click here for file.
9/11/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
9/8/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM in Banquet Hall in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street Continuation.  Please click here for agenda
8/21/2015 The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM in Banquet Hall in the matter of "The Commons at Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street.  Please click here for agenda
8/6/2015 Board of Appeals Meeting Minutes from July 21, 2015.  Please click here for Condensed Min-U-Script with Word Index.  Please click here for Full-Page Transcript with Word Index.
7/24/2015

In accordance with the authorization granted by the Stoneham Board of Appeals (July 6th) and the Stoneham Board of Selectmen (July 9th), please find attached a PDF of the Complaint filed in Middlesex Superior Court in the “Weiss Farm Apartments, LLC” matter, challenging the Housing Appeals Committee’s decision with regard to the Town’s “safe harbor” status as well as requesting a declaratory judgment that portions of the regulations relied upon by the Committee are invalid.

This Complaint was filed on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 and has a docket number of 1581CV05104.  We will serve the Defendants pursuant to the Rules of Civil Procedure.

Please click here to view document.

7/22/2015

7/21/2015

Revised:  Conservation Commission Meeting Minutes from July 9, 2015.  Please click here for Condensed Min-U-Script with Word Index.  Please click here for Full-Page Transcript with Word Index.
7/14/2015 Conservation Commission Notice of Meeting.  Wednesday, July 22, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m.in the Banquet Hall of the Town Hall in the matter of "Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street.  Please click here for Agenda.
7/14/2015

The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 7:30 PM in Banquet Hall in the matter of "Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street.  Please click here for Agenda

7/7/2015 The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
7/2/2015 **Canceled** The Stoneham Board of Selectmen Executive Session Meeting for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. Please click here for Agenda.  This meeting is not open to the public.
6/30/2015 In the Matter of Stoneham Board of Appeals and Weiss Farm Apartments, LLC No. 2014-10 Decision on Interlocutory Appeal Regarding Applicability of Safe Harbor.  Please click here for Document.
6/29/2015 UPDATE:  The Stoneham Board of Appeals has a public hearing scheduled for June 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the matter of "Weiss Farm" 170 Franklin Street.  The petition will be opened, a continuation approved and immediately closed.  Please click here for Notice. 
6/25/2015  
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