Cape Cod Commission

MAY 17, 2022, 5:30 – 8pm CCC ONLINE PUBLIC HEARING

Save Twin Brooks strongly encourages all Barnstable residents to participate in this online hearing. At this meeting, the subcommittee will discuss the proposed development of a 312-unit apartment complex at Twin Brooks Golf Course, 35 Scudder Ave., Hyannis, as it relates to : Community Design, Transportation, and Energy.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS

Before May 17, 2022The public can submit written comments via email prior to the hearing on May 17, 2022 to regulatory@capecodcommission.org. Additional comments can be submitted as new information becomes available.

Here are a Few Things to Think About When Submitting Your Comments:

COMMUNITY DESIGN: How does this development relate to traditional Cape Cod design and architecture? How do you feel about the scale of this  project in this location?

TRANSPORTATION: Do you have concerns about traffic and safety surrounding the West End Rotary and parking for over 600 residents?

ENERGY: Our resources are already stretched, especially during the summer months. Should solar energy and recycling be part of this project?

On May 17, 2022, 5:30 – 8:00 pm – Virtual Subcommittee Public Hearing.  We encourage you to attend and participate in this online meeting.

2 WAYS YOU CAN JOIN THE VIRTUAL MEETING ON MAY 17:

  1. Click on the following zoom meeting link: https://capecodcommission.org/reg/join, passcode: join
    Participants wishing to speak should click “Participants” icon on the lower toolbar and then click “Raise Hand” in the dialog box to notify the chair.
  2. Call (929) 205-6099 and entering meeting ID 967 5030 5211. Participants wishing to speak should press *9 to notify the chair. It is recommended that participants access materials in advance of the meeting. 

IMPORTANT: Please join the virtual hearing at least fifteen minutes before it begins. Please call (508) 362-3828 for assistance if you have any issues joining the meeting.

The project proposal has been submitted to the Cape Cod Commission (CCC). The developer’s application will be reviewed first by a CCC subcommittee. The subcommittee will prepare and submit a report to the full Cape Cod Commission.

The 19 member CCC Board will vote on the project. They could approve the project as submitted, approve with conditions citing mitigation required consistent with impact and resources present, or deny the project.

The Cape Cod Commission will send their decision to the Town of Barnstable. The Town will review the proposed development application under a Regulatory Agreement (RA). The Planning and Development Department will review the proposal for exceptions to current zoning laws and the Barnstable Conservation Commission will review for compliance with conservation regulations.

A final vote on the project will be held by the 13 member Barnstable Town Council.  Two thirds of the Town Council must approve the project for it to move forward.

Click here to access the Cape Cod Commission website for up to date details on this upcoming hearing.