No financial support for dredging project

By Heather McKim A report from the Natural Resources and Conservation Commission, dredging Shelburne Bay, a review of a recent meeting involving Harbor Place, and more young leaders joining town commissions, boards, and committees were just a few of the items addressed at the June 23 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The NRCC gave its… Read More »

Sewer project and wastewater budget

By Heather McKim A new tool for predicting the impact of development is now ready, a presentation of the Sewer Service Area Project made by Michael Crane of Crane & Associates said. This final presentation by Crane was one of several items on the agenda for the June 9 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The… Read More »

Selectboard facilitates public discussion about Harbor Place

By Heather McKim Harbor Place and related safety concerns drew a sizable crowd and was a central focus at the May 12 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. Residents, members of the business community, police, and representatives from Champlain Housing Trust (CHT) were in attendance. “Shelburne has welcomed and tried to make Harbor Place work,” Chair… Read More »

Wake Robin residents pack Selectboard meeting

Wake Robin residents pack Selectboard meeting

By Heather McKim A proposed change to zoning bylaws to increase maximum allowable building heights at Wake Robin drew a crowd to the April 28 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. Many in attendance were residents from the retirement community, which is seeking the change from 35’ maximum roof height to 48’ as it moves toward… Read More »

Public comment session on changes in municipal fees scheduled for May 14

The Selectboard is asking for input on a recently developed proposal that would update development fees charged for building and zoning permits, Planning Commission and Development Review Board applications, water and sewer use, and impact fees. Shelburne’s fees were last updated in 2008, and the proposed increases are in keeping with the Selectboard’s goal of… Read More »

Selectboard considers raising permit costs and confirms member reappointments

By Heather McKim Some fees in the Planning and Zoning Department may be going up. That possibility was one of several issues addressed at the April 14 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The cost of building permits for both residential and commercial construction would be increased if the amendments are approved. A penalty for building… Read More »