KP Law Attorney Amy Kwesell presented at the April 8, 2020 meeting of the Massachusetts Society of Municipal Conservation Professionals. Attended by over 90 Conservation professionals, Attorney Kwesell spoke on the recent Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, “An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19” the (“Act’). Attorney Kwesell highlighted procedures that can be taken by Conservation Commissions to utilize the provisions of Act during the existing State of Emergency. In particular, Attorney Kwesell discussed processing new applications, conducting hearings, continuing hearings and issuing decisions. Attorney Kwesell also fielded questions on topics such as holding virtual meetings to continue hearings and signing and recording Orders of Conditions. As always, feel free to contact Attorney Kwesell directly with any Land Use COVID-19 related questions.