Planning Board

The regular monthly meetings of the Freedom Planning Board are listed below.  Meetings are held on the third Thursday at the Town Hall commencing at 6:30 pm.

Completed applications must be submitted by the closing date noted. Items submitted either after this date or incompletely filled out will not be placed on the agenda; such applications will be deferred.

2024 Meeting Schedule

  • Application Submittal Closing Deadline
  • December 28, 2023
  • January 25
  • February 29
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 30
  • June 27
  • July 25
  • August 29
  • September 26
  • October 31
  • November 28
  • December 26, 2024
  • Regular Planning Board Meeting
  • January 18, 2024
  • February 15 – Rescheduled to February 22
  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • November 21
  • December 19
  • January 16, 2025

Board Members

Anne Cunningham

Chairman (2025)

Bobbi McCracken

Member (2026)

Brian Taylor

Member (2025)

Carol McIntire

Member (2024)

Vacant

Member

Linda Mailhot

Member (2024)

Jeff Nicoll

Alternate (2024)

Melissa M. Florio

Selectmen’s Representative

Support Staff

Lindsay Pettengill

Administrative Assistant

Melissa Donaldson

Recording Secretary

February 22, 2024

TOWN OF FREEDOM

A PUBLIC MEETING and PUBLIC HEARING of the

Freedom Planning Board will be held on

Thursday, February 22, 2024

at 6:30 p.m. at Freedom Town Hall at 16 Elm St.

PUBLIC MEETING

  1. Review and approve minutes of the January 18, 2024, Planning Board meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Notice is hereby given in accordance with RSA 676:4 that the Freedom Planning Board has received an application for Site Plan Review for Camp Robinhood located 65 Robinhood Lane, tax map 7, lots 5 and 5-1:
    • Amend the April 20, 2023, site plan for Camp Robin Hood that proposes a new laundry building adjacent to the caretaker’s building. Instead, the applicant proposed to update machines in the existing location and to extend the roofline by 30 inches by 32 feet to cover a lint collection system.
    • Construct an elevated deck beneath the existing roof that connects the laundry and Red Barn activity area that will protrude six feet beyond the roof line, over the existing pavement in this corner of the camp.
    • Use a double-wide mobile home that was brought onto the camp two years ago for use as a counselors’ lounge that will require the construction of two 5-foot by 5-foot entry stoops/stairs at each doorway.

The Planning Board will begin the Design Review phase of the site plan review process.  If that phase is completed, the Board may proceed to determine if the application is complete and to act on the application.

  1. Notice is hereby given in accordance with RSA 676:4 that the Freedom Planning Board has received an application for Site Plan Review for the Camp Huckins property owned by Carroll County YMCA Inc, and located at Camp Huckins Road, tax map 1, lot 16.
    • Modify an existing structure
    • Install new utilities
    • Expand the camper drop off parking area.

The Planning Board will begin the Design Review phase of the site plan review process.  If that phase is completed, the Board may proceed to determine if the application is complete and to act on the application.

  1. Notice is hereby given in accordance with RSA 676:4 that that the Freedom Planning Board has received an application for Site Plan Review for the Camp Cody property located at 9 Cody Road and depicted on tax map 21 as lot 1-1 and lot 1:
    • Construct a 10-foot by 16-foot addition to a previously approved counselor cabin
    • Reconfigure the approved retaining wall adjacent to the counselor cabins. The amended retaining wall design will have two tiered smaller walls, instead of one larger wall.

The Planning Board will begin the Design Review phase of the site plan review process.  If that phase is completed, the Board may proceed to determine if the application is complete and to act on the application.

  1. Review and act on changes to the Rules of Procedure
  1. Review and act on changes to the Site Plan Review regulations
  1. Review and act on changes to the Subdivision regulations

PUBLIC MEETING

  1. Public Comment
  2. Other Business that can properly come before the board.

Posted: 2/8/2024

Meeting Minutes