Jeffrey Kerr

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Commented on Envision Concord 9 months ago
In fact, in Conantum, a family sold to what they assumed was another family. It turned out to by a proxy buy which was then flipped into a McMansion. It was heartbreaking to the family who had participated in the founding of the neighborhood. It also signaled the first intrusion of an outsized house into an historical mid-century neighborhood.
The Boynton Company, along with Hills Bros, has been unwilling to talk about community-influence development and has referred concerned residence to property law.
Supported a comment by Judy Hill on Envision Concord 10 months ago
Judy Hill
Zoning regulations and setbacks from rivers and ponds are there for a purpose. It's always disappointing to see builders applying for exceptions, particularly for their projects near rivers and within buffer zones. Then to see those exceptions allowed by Planning and/or ZBA.
Commented on Envision Concord 10 months ago
Concord has allowed developers to have their way with the town. Unlike other towns in the Western suburbs, Concord has been slow to build protective regulations and reluctant to enforce the rules it makes. A quick glance at the Concord Journal, basically an advertising arm of the real estate companies, gives a useful snapshot of the many ways the town is being mined. It would not take that much to create neighborhood friendly requirements that both allow for new building and preserve the aesthetics of the town. Its not a good thing that Concord is being filled in by the same three huge Colonials over and over and over.
Followed Envision Concord 1 year, 6 months ago
Commented on Envision Concord 1 year, 6 months ago
Protect neighborhood integrity by limiting tear-downs, enforcing house-size to lot size limitations and requiring clear disclosure of buyers identity.