Jim serves on the Planning & Zoning Commission and you can read his response for a more detailed answer with which I am in total agreement. Since the last recession, a period of over 10 years now, we have seen little to no residential growth. We have planned for limited growth and have the infrastructure in place to support it from schools to roads, water and businesses. The proposed subdivision will take 5+ years to be fully developed and bring much needed housing stock to our Town. We need a mix of housing to keep the people who grew up here, attract younger people from outside of the area, keep those looking for a larger house to raise a family or those looking to downsize so they can stay close to family and friends. You can be sure that any development allowed will be well planned, attractive and add to the charm and character of our Town.