DRB criticized for high turnover, conflict of interest

Former Development Review Board member Bill Stuono asked the Planning Commission to look into the operations of the DRB so they could see “how badly broken the DRB is” at the Sept. 10 meeting. DRB Administrator Annie Geratowski had recently submitted her resignation and Stuono was concerned the high turnover in this position was not… Read More »

Collette U-Haul issued notice of violations

Annie Geratowski, the Development Review Board Administrator and Enforcement Officer, sent Andrew and Catherine Collette, the owners of APC Property, LLC, a formal notice of ten violations of the Zoning Bylaws regarding their U-Haul business at 2800 Shelburne Road on July 24, 2015. Carole Obuchowski, the attorney representing the Collettes, filed a notice of appeal… Read More »

Form-based code hearing extended to Aug. 27

The Planning Commission held the first of at least two public hearings on the proposal for a form-based code overlay district for the Route 7 corridor Aug. 13. Town Planner Dean Pierce reviewed the goals set by the Selectboard to guide the Planning Commission’s deliberations: • Bring recognizable Shelburne identity to the corridor • Foster… Read More »

Dunkin Donuts approved for Archie’s location

In a decision issued on Aug. 5, the Development Review Board approved the Conditional Use and Site Plan Applications filed by Aristotle Souliotis on behalf of Vermont Donut Enterprises for converting the former Archie’s Grill to a Dunkin Donuts. The decision concluded that the proposed restaurant does not meet the definition of a fast food… Read More »

Dunkin’ Donuts to replace Archie’s Grill?

Aristotle Souliotis, the owner of Vermont Donut Enterprises, appeared before the Development Review Board at their meeting on July 1 to present his application for a conditional use and site plan to accommodate additional morning hours of operation and an additional 16 outdoor seats on the existing deck at the current site of Archie’s Grill.… Read More »

Planning Commission edits Form Based Code proposal

At its meeting on June 25, the Planning Commission devoted some three hours to making careful edits to the Form Based Code proposal designed to clarify definitions and fine tune some provisions. Commissioner Ann Hogan and Town Planner Dean Pierce had prepared a 40 page document outlining potential problem areas which the commission used as… Read More »

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