The wait is over.
resigned yesterday, Monday, April 9, from the Planning Board.
But while he will no longer be a voting member, Rojas will continue to follow the board's actions as the Selectmen "has agreed to have me serve as their (Planning Board's) liaison," Rojas told Belmont Patch in an email today, April 10.
Rojas' resignation would appear to throw a monkey wrench into the review of the development proposal which the Planning Board has been holding meetings for more than a month.
With a reduced board, the development team – lead by Smith Legacy Partners' principal Christopher Starr – could risk having a divided board which would frustrate .
But for, Planning Board chairman, there will be no delay or re-starting of the process after Rojas' departure.
"As for Cushing Village, there is no contingency plan. I would encourage (Smith Legacy) to continue through the permitting process with a four-member Planning Board," Baghdady told Belmont Patch today.
"Alternatively, Cushing Village could withdraw its application and re-file again after the Board of Selectmen appoint a replacement member to the Planning Board," he added, putting the future of the review process squarely in Starr's court.