Framingham, MA- After a complete review of applications and conducting interviews from a pool of eleven (11) candidates, consisting of two (2) female and nine (9) males representing Districts 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7; Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer has selected seven (7) applicants for three (3) full time members and four (4) associate members for the Framingham Zoning Board of Appeals. Applicants are required to live in Framingham, have a background that demonstrates experience in land use compliance and regulation, urban policy, and an understanding of zoning. The candidates were interviewed by municipal representatives from the Inspectional Services, Community and Economic Development, Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board, as well as a representative from Human Resources. Based upon the recommendations of the ad hoc interview committee, Mayor Spicer is making the following recommendations to the City Council:
Candidates Selected for Full Time Zoning Board of Appeals Positions:
Candidates Selected for Full Associate Zoning Board of Appeals Positions for one (1) year terms:
The Zoning Board of Appeals is a quasi-judicial board responsible for, but not limited to the following activities:
Pursuant to Article II, Section 10(c) of the Charter, the appointments become effective upon the Council’s vote to affirm (or thirty days after notice of the proposed appointment is filed with the clerk), and after the new members are sworn into office. Upon approval, three (3) full-time members of the Zoning Board of Appeals will serve one (1), two (2) and three (3) year terms; the four (4) associate members will all serve a one (1) year term.