[Adopted 10-2-2006 by Ord. No. 1442]
[Amended 11-18-2013 by Ord. No. 1563]
The position of Agent for the Planning Board shall be appointed for one year by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the City Council. The salary of the Agent shall be established in the ordinances designating salaries and wages for the City employees.
The Agent for the Planning Board shall report to the Director of Community Development and Planning.
Duties shall consist of the following. The Agent for the Planning Board shall:
Assist in the preparation of meeting agenda and minutes for the Planning Board and Development Review Committee and the maintenance of files, records and decisions.
Assist in the preparation and maintenance of land use, growth management, housing, open space and other relevant plans for the City of Gardner.
Evaluate land use proposals for conformity with established plans, regulations and ordinances, evaluate proposals' development impacts and make recommendations based on said evaluations.
Evaluate environmental information and recommend mitigation measures to reduce adverse impacts of development.
Make site inspections, monitor approved projects and make recommendations to the Director and Planning Board regarding compliance with approved plans and conditions of approval, as well as local, state and federal land use regulations and laws.
Respond to inquiries from the public and businesses about land use regulations and advise applicants about filing requirements.
Perform other related duties as required by the Director.