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 »

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 »