How can I find out more about the Medfield State Hospital and the proposed redevelopment?

There are many resources available to learn more about the Medfield State Hospital and the proposed redevelopment: 

  • Town of Medfield webpage on the Medfield State Hospital.
  • The Request for Proposals for the Medfield State Hospital released in April 2021. 
  • Copies of the two proposals received and links to the interviews conducted with Trinity Financial and Pulte Homes. 
  • Meeting minutes of the Medfield State Hospital Development Committee –Sept, 2018 – present
  • Video of the April 6 Listening Session 
  • Video of the May 18 Trinity Financial presentation at the Council of Aging
  • Upcoming events, including:  
  • June 9 at 7 pm: Trinity Financial presentation; location TBD
  • June 18 at 9 am: Trinity Financial open office hours at the Medfield Town House – all are welcome
  • Additional sessions and/or committee meetings TBD

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1. What is the status of the Medfield State Hospital redevelopment effort?
2. How can I find out more about the Medfield State Hospital and the proposed redevelopment?
3. Will Medfield residents take a vote on whether to approve the sale?
4. When is the Special Town Meeting?
5. What will we be voting on at Town Meeting?
6. What is the threshold needed to approve the proposed sale at the Town Meeting?
7. Will the proposed Land Disposition Agreement that the Town will sign with Trinity be available for review before the Special Town Meeting?
8. What is the Trinity Financial’s proposal? What type of housing is proposed?
9. What happened to the concept of including commercial space, stores and restaurants?
10. Are there any affordable housing units in the project?
11. What costs has the Town incurred since purchasing the Medfield State Hospital from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? Has the Town generated revenue from leasing out the property?
12. What are the projected revenues and expenses (fiscal impact) to the Town if the property is developed in accordance with Trinity’s proposal?
13. What is the Trinity Financial’s proposed purchase price?
14. What kind of public access will there be if the sale is approved?
15. Is there a map of the parts of the MSH property proposed for disposition?
16. Will the North Field and trails remain open and be accessible to the public for both humans and canines?
17. How will people park and access the Overlook and trails?
18. How will this development affect the Town’ water and sewer systems? Do we have enough capacity to support this development?
19. How many units of housing will there be? Will they be rental apartments or ownership condos?
20. What is the largest and smallest unit type? (SF)
21. Will there be housing options reserved for seniors on site?
22. What about public access?