Development Review Board continues hearing on Champlain Housing Trust appeal

Development Review Board continues hearing on Champlain Housing Trust appeal

At the Aug. 17 Development Review Board meeting, attorneys representing the Town of Shelburne and Champlain Housing Trust questioned officials from the housing trust about Harbor Place, a former Econo Lodge now operated to provide emergency housing for people in need. In October 2015, the Town of Shelburne issued a Notice of Violation to the… Read More »

DRB approves Wake Robin expansion

At its meeting on July 20, the Development Review Board approved a Final Plan application by Wake Robin for renovations of the Linden Health Care Center, the Community Center, and the addition of a new Independent Living 38-unit apartment building. A key issue in the discussion was a memo from the Water Commission to the… Read More »

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

DRB hears further testimony on Harbor Place issue

At its July 6 meeting, the Development Review Board heard further testimony on the appeal by Champlain Housing Trust on the notice of violation issued regarding the operation of Harbor Place. Attorneys from both parties, as well as DRB members, questioned Dean Pierce, director of Planning and Zoning. Pierce testified that he met with Amy… Read More »

Planning Commission reviews Village Overlay District Design Guidelines

At its meeting on May 12, the Planning Commission listened to a presentation by consultant Brandy Saxton, whose services were underwritten by a grant obtained by the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission to update the guidelines first formulated in the early 1990s. The new guidelines provide clear standards, with many illustrations, to define both… Read More »

Eight new homes proposed on Irish Hill Road, DRB update

Property owner Betsy Rich and Dave Marshall of Civil Engineering Associates appeared before the Development Review Board on May 4 for a pre-application conference on a subdivision proposal. Their plan is to subdivide the Rich property on the south side of Irish Hill Road and west side of Dorset Street into nine lots, which would… Read More »

Planning Commission to convene stormwater summit

Citing stormwater management as a priority issue for Shelburne, the Planning Commission agreed at its meeting on April 28 to convene a stormwater summit in the near future. They plan on inviting the Selectboard, Shelburne Natural Resources Committee members, those associated with the Lewis Creek Association, town officials such as Shelburne Water Quality Superintendent Chris… Read More »

Kwiniaska golf course development reviewed

Kwiniaska golf course development reviewed

More than two dozen Shelburne residents turned out for the Development Review Board meeting on April 20 to express their concerns about the Sketch Plan presented by Snyder Custom Homes for developing 100 new homes on the Kwiniaska property on the southern edge of Spear Street. The DRB had previously reviewed the proposal and conducted… Read More »

Planning Commission welcomes three new members

Jaime Heins, Chair of the Planning Commission, opened their meeting on April 14 by welcoming three newly appointed members: Jason Grignon, Don Posner, and Peter Antinozzi, the non-voting student member who is currently in his first year at CVU. Heins then went on to appoint three members to the Housing Subcommittee who were in the… Read More »