Regionalizing stormwater services and the impact on Shelburne

A concept for the regionalization of certain services was on the agenda at the Aug. 11 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The idea had emerged out of talks between Town Manager Joe Colangelo and his South Burlington counterpart, City Manager Kevin Dorn, and others throughout the county. Colangelo and Dorn discussed the possibility of sharing… Read More »

Lack of changes at Harbor Place raises concerns with adjoining neighbors

Harbor Place was on the agenda for the July 28 Selectboard meeting. Michael Monte, Champlain Housing Trust Chief Financial and Operating Officer, addressed the board as an outgrowth of a meeting held in June regarding the facility. While Monte’s presentation was to address updated policies and procedures regarding admission to Harbor Place from feeder agencies,… Read More »

Lightning strikes Harbor Road wastewater facility twice, compromising Lake Champlain

It has been said that lightening never strikes twice. However, it appears it may have during Wednesday’s microstorm at Shelburne’s wastewater facility on Harbor Road. Chris Robinson, Water Quality Superintendent, said an incident, possibly lightning, tripped a breaker at the facility. At that point, a transfer switch turned a generator on, which ran for about… Read More »

Wastewater released into McCabe’s Brook after lightning strike

It has been said that lightening never strikes twice. However, it appears it may have during Wednesday’s microstorm at Shelburne’s wastewater facility on Harbor Road. Chris Robinson, Water Quality Superintendent, said an incident, possibly lightning, tripped a breaker at the facility. At that point, a transfer switch turned a generator on, which ran for about… Read More »

Selectboard roundup

Discussion with the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission, a presentation for a sidewalk along Rte. 7 and the appointment of new members to the town’s Commissions, Boards and Committees were among more than a dozen items addressed at the July 14 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. During Selectboard member comments, Toni Supple brought up… Read More »

Leahy announces mobile home pilot program in Shelburne

Making homeownership more easily accessible was the focus of a news conference held at Shelburnewood Mobile Home Park on June 30. During the event, held at the Cathedral Square Corporation-owned Vermod unit, USDA Rural Housing Service Administrator Tony Hernandez and Senator Patrick Leahy announced the USDA Energy Efficiency Manufactured Home Pilot Program. The pilot is… Read More »

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