9. Information regarding Host Community Agreement certification:
Host Community Agreement was executed on April 30, 2018; certification provided.
10. Information regarding community outreach meeting:
Community outreach meeting was held on March 29, 2018.
Notice was published at least seven days prior in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.
Applicant certified notice to the municipality and abutters.
Applicant certified compliance with meeting requirements.
11. Any objections regarding compliance with local ordinances and bylaws presented by
No objections communicated to the Commission. The Commission received a
response from the municipality on June 20, 2018, stating that the applicant was in
compliance with all local ordinances and bylaws.
12. Summary of plan to positively impact areas of disproportionate impact:
Applicant plans to do the following:
a. Direct Giving—they are committed to donating a minimum of 10% of net profits to local charities once profitable;
b. Local Sponsorship—they will provide sponsorship for regular, successful
fundraising events for community organizations.
c. Hiring Strategy—they are committed to creating a hiring model that intentionally employs vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals;