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Local Government and Politics

Nahant Planning Board no longer recording meetings

NAHANT – During their last meeting of 2021, the Planning Board voted 6-1 to stop the recording and publication of their meetings.

Chair Daniel Berman declined to use his position to institute this policy and instead put the matter to a board vote. The motion was first made by member J. Shannon Bianchi and was seconded by Sheila Hambleton. The item was not originally on the agenda.

"I would like to return to kind of the old-school ways of handling committees," Bianchi stated. "I understand the ConComm (Conservation Committee) doesn't record their meetings. I'd like a little bit more privacy with things being on YouYube and I…

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