Planning Board

Regular Meetings

  • 1st Wednesday of every month

Deadlines are 21 days before the meeting. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  1. Tamar Kotelchuck

    Chairman
    Phone: 978-697-7860

  1. David Quarrell

    Vice Chairman
    Phone: 978-314-2247

  1. Antonio Reynoso

    Voting Members
    Phone: 978-973-9137

  1. Franklyn Veloz

    Voting Members
    Phone: 978-457-4122

  1. Brenda Rozzi

    Associate Member
    Phone: 978-590-3715

  1. Anne-Marie Nyhan-Doherty

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 978-620-3503

The Lawrence Planning Board consists of 5 full time members’ and 1 associate member which serve 5 year terms.

Responsibilities

The Lawrence Planning Board shall have the following responsibilities:

  • The planning board shall have all of the powers and duties granted to planning boards by General Laws, chapter 41, sections 81A to 8IGG inclusive, and acts in amendment thereof and in addition thereto.
  • Planning Board and their officers and agents, as far as they deem necessary in carrying out the subdivision control law, enter upon any lands, make examinations and surveys, and place and maintain monuments and marks.
  • A Planning Board is required to “make careful studies and when necessary prepare plans of the resources, possibilities and needs of the city or town,” and to report to the city council, with its recommendations. It will report annually to the city council, giving information regarding the condition of the city and any plans or proposals for its development, with estimates of the cost involved.

Qualifications

All members of boards, commissions, authorities, and committees of the city, whether appointed by the mayor or the city council, shall be residents of the city unless otherwise provided for in the General Laws or in the Municipal Code, with the exception that no more than three members of the airport commission may be nonresidents. All applicants must be residents of the City of Lawrence. Download the application (PDF). Boards and commissions applications are also available at the:

City of Lawrence, Office of the Mayor Daniel Rivera
200 Common Street
3rd Floor
Lawrence, MA 01840

Applications

The deadline for applications is until selected and filled. Please send your application to the Mayor's Office. Said appointment is subject to the appointment of the Mayor Daniel Rivera and the confirmation of the Lawrence City Council. The City of Lawrence is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Daniel Rivera, Mayor