Planning agenda

Agenda Shelburne Planning Commission Thursday, Dec. 8, 7pm Meeting Room 1 Shelburne Town Center 5420 Shelburne Road 1. CALL TO ORDER (7pm) 2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:02pm) 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:05pm) •November 17, 2016 5. COMMISSIONER QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS (7:10pm) 6. OPEN TO THE… Read More »

News from the Pierson Library

Thursday night: Stop by the library today on your way home from school for our Annual Snowflake Factory at 3:15pm. Use pipe cleaners, beads, and paper to make snowflakes to beautify your home and the library in time for the holiday stroll. No registration necessary. Thursday night! The Minecraft Club will meet at 6:30pm. Library… Read More »

Town public safety log – Nov. 19 to 25

Saturday, November 19 03:34 Suspicious LOCUST HL, Shelburne Caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the area. Shelburne Police was dispatched. The officer checked the area, but was unable to locate the vehicle. 10:32 Mv Complaint SHELBURNE RD & MARSETT RD, Shelburne 911 Caller report an erratic motorist, vehicle description and license plate were provided. Shelburne Police was dispatched.… Read More »

Spillane’s Towing and Recovery recognized as patriotic employer

Spillane’s Towing and Recovery recognized as patriotic employer

Kevin Spillane, of Shelburne, Vt., owner and general manager for Spillane’s Auto Towing and Recovery in South Burlington, was recently presented with the U.S. Department of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award. David Wheel, representing Vermont Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, presented the award for the unconditional and… Read More »

Planning Commission addresses adult business, other issues

Acting on an inquiry regarding the possible establishment of an adult business in Shelburne, the Planning Commission considered a draft Zoning Bylaw for such businesses at its Nov. 17 meeting.  No specific proposal or application has been filed, but because the Zoning Bylaws do not contain any provisions concerning adult businesses, the Commission wanted to… Read More »

Town reacting quickly by proposing zoning amendments

Crime, prostitution, the spread of disease, and lowered property values are some of the negative secondary impacts that have been associated with the location of adult-oriented businesses. The issue of such businesses being located within Shelburne was brought up recently when a lawyer made a business inquiry on behalf of a client looking at possible… Read More »

Kwiniaska development proposal consideration postponed

Kwiniaska development proposal consideration postponed

At its meeting on Nov. 16, the Development Review Board voted to postpone any consideration of the Kwiniaska development proposal until their meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 7 due to the absence of Board members who had participated in earlier discussions. The Board did hold a pre-application conference on a proposed six-lot subdivision on property owned… Read More »

Shelburne Farms awarded a “High Five” from King Street Center

Shelburne Farms awarded a “High Five” from King Street Center

Shelburne Farms was recognized at King Street Center’s first annual High Five Awards as an Outstanding Community Partner. Shelburne Farms welcomes King Street Center’s preschool students to engage in weekly visits and reserves spaces in the summer camp programs for elementary- and middle-school youth. King Street Center is a Burlington nonprofit providing care to children… Read More »

Rick’s Field of Dreams

Thanksgiving Turkey, gravy, sweet potatoes, and pie, lots of pie of course. The holidays are here with all their glitter and stress. Listening to the news is discouraging, so what I try to do is focus on my family, friends, and community. To be thankful for the little things that are overlooked or forgotten. I… Read More »

Community Bulletin Board

Town offices will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25. Winter Parking Ban in effect Dec. 1: Please note that no cars will be allowed to park overnight on town streets between Dec. 1 and April 1. Violators may be towed. Shelburne’s Annual Tree Lighting & Carol Singing: Friday, Dec. 2,… Read More »