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Community Development Board


The Community Development Board was established in accordance with the provisions of chapter 839 of the Acts of 1974 and has the power and authority to perform the duties set forth in M.G.L. c. 41, § 81A et seq., pertaining to a planning board so established. The Board consists of seven members, of which six are appointed by the Mayor and one by the State. The Board’s responsibilities include administration of the Subdivision Control Law, conducting site plan review for major projects, reviewing and recommending changes to the Zoning Ordinance, and general planning to guide growth and development in a coordinated and comprehensive manner.


3 year term, 7 members


Claes Andreasen, 30 Cushing Street  #2, term expires 6/30/2023 - $900 stipend

Kristi Dowd, 135 Traincroft Road NW, term expires 6/30/2023 - $900 stipend

David Blumberg, 6 Winford Way, term expires 6/30/2023 - $1,100 stipend

Georges Fischer, 696 Fulton Street, term expires 6/30/2025 - $900 stipend

Emily Hedeman, 5 Cabot Drive, Unit 110, term expires 6/30/2025 - $900 stipend

Jacqueline Furtado, State Appointed, 3600 Mystic Valley Parkway, term expires 1/18/2025



Alicia Hunt
Director, Office of Planning, Development & Sustainability
Phone: 781-393-2480
Fax: 781-393-2342

Amanda Centrella