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 […]

Public comment wanted for water quality plan

The Agency of Natural Resources is holding three public comment meetings in July to gather feedback on the Draft Northern Lake Champlain Direct Drainages Tactical Water Quality Management Plan. The public is encouraged to attend the meetings, hear a presentation and offer their comments and suggestions. This plan will be used to establish priorities for clean water […]

report from montpelier

By Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb For our final end-of-session article, we offer a short list of some of the environmental issues addressed this year: Solar Siting: Following requests from municipalities including Shelburne, the Legislature gave communities greater say in the siting of ground-mounted solar projects. Municipalities and planning commissions will have automatic party […]

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 […]

Form Based Code review

The Planning Commission reviewed the penultimate version of the Form Based Code at its meeting on June 11. Commission Chair asked each member to review carefully the latest draft, version 4.1 which is available on the town’s website, and be prepared to make their final recommendations for changes at their next meeting on June 25. […]

DRB denies Collette application for U-Haul business

In a decision dated May 29, the Development Review Board denied a retroactive Conditional Use and Site Plan Application filed by Andy and Katherine Collette for their U-Haul rental business at 2800 Shelburne Road. The application was the subject of three different hearings held by the board earlier this year. Reasons cited for denying the […]

Planning Commission Draft Agenda

Thursday, May 28, 7pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes May 28, 2015 Commissioner Questions and Comments Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. Panel on Wetlands Presentations by wetland regulators, wetland consultant, and land use planner with experience developing […]

Change ahead for Days Inn property?

At its meeting on Wednesday, May 6, the Development Review Board (DRB) held a hearing on a Sketch Plan application submitted by the Ondovchick Family Limited Partnership to transfer land among three adjoining parcels they own on Shelburne Road and Northside Drive. David Marshall of Civil Engineering Associates presented the proposal, arguing that the plan […]