Planning Commission emphasizes stormwater management in Form Based Code discussion

At their Feb. 26 meeting, the Planning Commission reviewed the proposed Sustainable Design and Development Site Performance Standards, paying careful attention to the Stormwater Best Practices section (1.6.4 B 3), drawing largely upon those detailed in the South Burlington Low Impact Development Guidance Manual. They also adopted a standard that “All buildings in the Form-Based […]

Selectboard breezes through hour-long meeting

By Heather McKim During the Feb. 24 meeting of the Selectboard, three members heard about a proposed Shelburne Community School (SCS) playground project and an associated grant application, received a presentation of the town audit for fiscal year (FY) 2014, and covered a few other issues. Absent for the evening were Chair Gary von Stange […]

Development Review Board Draft Agenda

Wednesday, March 4, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Approval of Minutes Feb. 18, 2015 Design Review Application(S) Application SUB98-10R4 Application by Jeremy Matosky on behalf of Patrick and Justin Lee, Lori Scotnicki, and Jeremy and Catherine Matosky for an Amendment to a Final […]

Shelburne Planning Commission Draft Agenda

Thursday, Feb. 26, 6pm Shelburne Municipal Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Approval of Agenda Commissioner Questions and Comments Work Session Continued Discussion of Form Based Zoning Proposal Approval of Minutes Feb. 12, 2015 Open to the Public Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. Proposed Amendments to Zoning Bylaw Continuation of […]

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 […]

Planning Commission turns down request to change zoning in Harborwood Shores

At their meeting on Feb. 12, the Planning Commission heard a request from Maura Wygmans, an architect interested in purchasing five vacant lots in Harborwood Shores with the intent of building two three-bedroom homes. She previously asked for a change in the current zoning regulation that limits development on these lots to a 5 percent […]

Development Review Board Draft Agenda

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 Call to Order Public Comment Topics not otherwise included in agenda. Approval of Minutes Jan. 7, 2015 Feb. 4, 2015 Design Review Applications Application SUB15-01 Application by William E. Posey for Sketch Plan approval for a major subdivision consisting of 4 single-family homes (1 existing) and […]