Latest attempt to delay hazardous materials ordinance rejected

The Shelburne Selectboard rejected the latest calls on behalf of residents and businesses to either delay or revise a controversial newly enacted hazardous materials ordinance. The ordinance was approved, 3-2, on Aug. 8 despite serious objections and questions from some town officials, residents and well-known local businesses, including a few firms that said they might be forced… Read More »

Correction

At its Aug. 22 meeting, the Selectboard voted 4-1 to hire a construction management firm for the proposed library and Town Hall project. Board member Josh Dein cast the dissenting vote. The vote was incorrectly reported in the Aug. 24 Shelburne News.

Selectboard debates, passes hazmat and truck ordinances

After much debate Tuesday evening, the Shelburne Selectboard adopted two new municipal ordinances that regulate truck traffic on town roads and curtail the handling of hazardous materials. Representatives from several local companies attended the public hearing, mostly in opposition to the new regulations which they considered as a threat to their business practices. The ordinance… Read More »

Selectboard hears updates on library, Planning Commission, and potential of economic development committee

Selectboard Meeting May 9 Members gathered Tuesday night for the first Selectboard meeting of May. The meeting kicked off at 6pm for a special presentation on the Bay Road Mobility study and wrapped up approximately four hours later. During public comments, Dorothea Penar spoke of the Shelburne Historical Society’s upcoming annual membership meeting on Monday… Read More »

Selectboard makes reappointments to Town committees

The March 28 Selectboard meeting kicked off an hour early with the Bay Road Pedestrian Bicycle Mobility Study presentation (see last week’s Shelburne News for details). The meeting proper saw members tackling a full agenda that included many things that had been delayed due to the blizzard rendering the March 14 meeting an impossibility. Once… Read More »

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