TWMPC’s virtual public forum at 5 PM on Sunday, June 7

Virtual Forum #2

YOU ARE INVITED… by the Townwide Master Plan Committee… TO JOIN A VIRTUAL PUBLIC FORUM When: Sunday, June 7, 2020 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Why: To share findings and ask for input regarding priorities for the Town’s future. Zoom link available on the Town’s Website:,net Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: TZCb1B6MDN6QT09 Password: 185165 Or Join by Phone: Dial: +1 929 205 6099 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 Meeting ID: 959 5615 6234 There will be a few minutes before the meeting starts for you to test your audio/video with the ability to use the Chat feature for some technical assistance using Zoom. Additional Zoom resources are available on the Town’s website (under News Flash”). For more information regarding the Townwide Master Plan: Planning-Committee Please add your comments or questions regarding the Townwide Master Plan here: Purpose: • To share our INVENTORY and assessment of EXISTING CONDITIONS of the Town’s RESOURCES • To validate what we have heard in terms of GOALS for the future of Medfield • To identify any new PRIORITIES due to the impact of COVID-19 • The following documents are available on the Town’s website for review: • Draft Summary Sheets • Preliminary Vision and Goals Document • Volume II: Inventory and Assessment of Existing Conditions Contact Sarah Raposa, Town Planner with questions or (508) 906-3027 Townwide Master Plan: Medfield, MA LIST OF GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Order does not in any way imply or indicate priority GOAL 1.0 Protect Medfield’s TOWN CHARACTER Objective 1.1. Celebrate the DOWNTOWN and work to increase its vitality. Objective 1.2. Preserve and enhance Medfield’s HISTORIC RESOURCES Objective 1.3. Protect, enhance, and connecting existing NATURAL FEATURES and acquire additional OPEN SPACE Objective 1.4. Guide DEVELOPMENT and REDEVELOPMENT so that is in keeping with the Town’s character. GOAL 2.0 Make GETTING AROUND TOWN safe and pleasant Objective 2.1. Improve traffic congestion and make traveling by AUTOMOBILE safer. Objective 2.2. Improve existing infrastructure and extend PEDESTRIAN and BICYCLE networks Objective 2.3. Explore the possibilities for providing PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION GOAL 3.0 Encourage ECONOMIC ACTIVITY Objective 3.1. Diversify the TAX BASE Objective 3.2 Become more BUSINESS-FRIENDLY GOAL 4.0 Provide a range of HOUSING options Objective 4.1. Provide smaller units for older adults, younger adults and others looking for more AFFORDABLE housing Objective 4.2. Encourage the development of alternative housing types GOAL 5.0 Provide PUBLIC FACILITIES and SERVICES that meet the needs of all residents. Objective 5.1. Support excellence in EDUCATION Objective 5.2. Continue to plan, manage and maintain municipal FACILITIES Objective 5.4. Improve municipal UTILITIES GOAL 6.0 Support the reuse of the STATE HOSPITAL Objective 6.1. Implement the Medfield State Hospital Master Plan Objective 6.2. Reuse the buildings and campus to meet TOWN NEEDS GOAL 7.0 Support HEALTH AND WELLNESS of residents Objective 7.1. Maintain existing and provide additional opportunities for RECREATION Objective 7.2. Promote HEALTHY LIFESTYLE choices, especially for YOUTH Objective 7.3. Support older adults to AGE IN PLACE Objective 7.4. Attract a more DIVERSE POPULATION to live in Town. Objective 7.5. Expand opportunities for COMMUNITY GATHERING GOAL 8.0 Improve GOVERNANCE and plan for FUTURE RESILIENCE Objective 8.1. Improve TOWN GOVERNANCE Objective 8.2. Promote measures that respect and protect the ENVIRONMENT20200607-MedfieldTWMP-Forum2_Invite-and-Goals (002)_Page_2

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