Project Stakeholder Meetings Feb. 6 and Feb. 15
residents will have two opportunities at upcoming public meetings to hear
details about and provide comment on the Cape Cod Commission’s Hyannis
Project. Both meetings will be held at the Barnstable Senior Center, on
Feb. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. and Feb. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m.
the Town of Barnstable Growth Management Department, the Commission is
looking at Downtown Hyannis, the Route 132 retail plazas and the
neighborhoods that surround and connect these important economic centers.
Along with an
overview of the project goals, there will be discussions touching on
housing, economic sustainability, land use and community design.
residents, as well as those with an interest in Hyannis, are encouraged to
attend and become stakeholders to follow and participate in this planning
meeting program includes the following:
Food -What supermarkets tell us:
The Commission will take a unique look at the development of Hyannis and the
Town of Barnstable through competitive location and relocation of chain
grocery stores from 1915 to the present.
A synopsis of the recently-completed Hyannis survey will be presented. Close
to 1,200 people took the Commission’s Hyannis survey, offering a broad look
at the perceptions of Hyannis from its residents, visitors, shoppers and
Incentive Zone Reauthorization:
An overview of the process and goals for reauthorization of the Downtown
Hyannis Growth Incentive Zone, or GIZ. It is set to expire this fall. A
Growth Incentive Zone is a planning tool available in the Regional Policy
Plan that allows communities to exempt an area from Commission review if
certain standards are met.