The Town of Blandford Planning Board will hold a public hearing on November 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Town Hall (Selectmen’s Office), 1 Russell Stage Road, Blandford, MA 01008 to consider the application for project titled “Rolling Potato Solar” by DG Northeast Portfolio 2020, LLC (DG NE) 700 University Boulevard, Juno, FL 33408 for a site plan approval as required under the following sections of Blandford Zoning Bylaw:

• Section VIII – Large-Scale Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installations (LSGMSPI). The project will also conform to the recently adopted amendments to the LSGMSPI By-Law approved Town of Blandford on June 27, 2018.
• Section IX – Site Plan Review

The applicants propose to install a 7.0 MW DC and 5 MW AC energy Large scale ground- mounted solar Photovoltaic facility on approximately 25 acres of the 37-acre property currently owned by Lloyd and Mary Martin at 89 Chester Road (Assessors Map 408, Parcel 0 19.1) in Blandford, Massachusetts. The property is currently zoned Agricultural and Undeveloped with proposed access from Chester Road with the proposed point of intersection via overhead wires on Chester Road.

The complete application and plans are available for public inspection in the Town Hall lobby during regular business hours (8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.), and at the Porter Memorial Library, 87 Main Street, Blandford, MA.

Anyone wishing information and/or to be heard on this matter should appear at the time and place designated.
Richard Barnard, Chair
Blandford Planning Board