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 »

Selectboard considers multiple issues during regular meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard’s Feb. 10 meeting started early so members could go into executive session to consider possible litigation. Once the public portion of the meeting got underway, members faced a number of agenda items, including a public hearing for proposed amendments to zoning regulations and a discussion with State Representatives Joan… Read More »

Selectboard stays on task during brief meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard heard a brief Town Manager’s report by Joe Colangelo and approved several items during a 15-minute meeting on Jan. 27. The meeting was so truncated because the main agenda item, a discussion with Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb, was cancelled as Webb was unable to attend. The discussion… Read More »

Selectboard, SCS Board present budgets to Shelburne residents

By Heather McKim Jan. 13 was the setting for the annual joint meeting between the Shelburne Selectboard and Shelburne Community School (SCS) Board. This provided an opportunity for the municipal and school budgets to be publicly presented. During his report, Town Manager Joe Colangelo said that the new website for Shelburne is close to being… Read More »

Selectboard continues town budget discussions, community input encouraged, talks ongoing

By Heather McKim Shelburne Selectboard members met with department heads at a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the interest of limiting increases in the Fiscal Year 2016 town budget. Before hearing from department heads, board members conducted a second reading of the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Ordinance. A warning of a public… Read More »

Selectboard trims Fire, Highway, Police, and Dispatch budgets

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard held a special meeting on Dec. 4 to conduct a budget work session, the second of six planned special budget-focused meetings slated for December and January. Thursday night’s meeting saw the Fire Department, Highway Department, Police and Emergency Dispatch present. Their budgets, and others, had been whittled down by… Read More »