Planning agenda

AGENDA SHELBURNE PLANNING COMMISSION Thursday, June 23, 7:00pm Meeting Room 1, Shelburne Town Center CALL TO ORDER (7:00pm) DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:01pm) APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:05) APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:10) June 9, 2016. COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (7:15) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (7:20) Limited individual comment on subjects not included […]

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 […]

Selectboard takes on wide selection of town issues at meeting

The proposed Food Truck Ordinance, an amended Peddlers Ordinance, a contract for stormwater services with South Burlington, and a presentation on a three-year Munroe Brook stormwater study were just a few of the items before the Selectboard at its May 10 meeting. Members spent more than three hours addressing a wide range of items. Board […]

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 […]

Form Based Zoning adopted at Selectboard meeting

After years of work, Form Based Zoning was adopted at the April 26 meeting of the Selectboard. It was one of several issues on the agenda for the meeting. “This has been a long project,” Dean Pierce, director of Planning and Zoning, said as he started a presentation on the proposed subdivision and zoning by-law […]

Selectboard honors volunteers

“We’re a town of volunteers. Our town runs the way it does because people step up to the plate,” Selectboard Chair Gary von Stange said, praising the many volunteers who make up Shelburne’s commissions, boards and committees (CBCs). Some of the things that make Shelburne what it is were highlighted during the April 12 meeting […]

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 […]

Shelburne wins coveted “Stormy” award

Shelburne wins coveted “Stormy” award

It may be called “Stormy,” but a recent award from The New England Stormwater Collaborative has some people in Shelburne feeling rather sunny. The town garnered recognition for its collaboration with South Burlington in the “Development of Regional Inter-municipal Stormwater Programs.” Shelburne’s partner in the project, South Burlington, nominated the town for the award. Water […]

Summer youth golf camp planned at Kwiniaska

Steve Gonzalez, a golf professional at Kwiniaska, appeared before the Development Review Board at their meeting on April 6 to discuss the golf course’s application to construct a platform for a seasonal tent, measuring 40’ by 40’, to shelter participants in a planned summer golf camp for youth. Gonzalez anticipates that the camp will serve […]