Planning Commission reviews Village Overlay District Design Guidelines

At its meeting on May 12, the Planning Commission listened to a presentation by consultant Brandy Saxton, whose services were underwritten by a grant obtained by the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission to update the guidelines first formulated in the early 1990s. The new guidelines provide clear standards, with many illustrations, to define both […]

Planning Commission to convene stormwater summit

Citing stormwater management as a priority issue for Shelburne, the Planning Commission agreed at its meeting on April 28 to convene a stormwater summit in the near future. They plan on inviting the Selectboard, Shelburne Natural Resources Committee members, those associated with the Lewis Creek Association, town officials such as Shelburne Water Quality Superintendent Chris […]

Planning Commission welcomes three new members

Jaime Heins, Chair of the Planning Commission, opened their meeting on April 14 by welcoming three newly appointed members: Jason Grignon, Don Posner, and Peter Antinozzi, the non-voting student member who is currently in his first year at CVU. Heins then went on to appoint three members to the Housing Subcommittee who were in the […]

Thank you from Ron Bouchard

Dear Shelburne residents, It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve the citizens of our town as a member of the Planning Commission for the last seven years. I have been extremely fortunate to serve with such a dedicated group of individuals who I truly believe always had the best interests of the […]

Planning Commission Chair Ronald Bouchard steps down

Planning Commission Chair Ronald Bouchard steps down

Planning Commission Chair Ron Bouchard had previously announced that he would not be seeking reappointment to the Commission after many years of service. In a tribute to Bouchard, newly elected Commission Chair Jaime Heins called him “the epitome of volunteerism” and presented him with a plaque commemorating his service as the end of the Commission’s […]

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

Lack of trust still stands for Vermont Rail’s Shelburne development

In a four-page letter to the town of Shelburne, received prior to his requested executive session with the town, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson explained his relationship with his family-owned rail company and with Shelburne where he resides. “Sadly, many statements have been made that are not true,” Wulfson wrote in the letter. “Even […]

Shelburne’s Railroad Lane is back open

“This morning Railroad Lane was reopened and parking can resume there as before,” Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo said. “David and I will work in good faith toward an agreeable lease.” Colangelo, the Selectboard, Vermont Rail System President David Wulfson and other rail representatives attended a closed meeting to hash out their differences on Feb. […]

Vermont Rail System files complaint against Shelburne

Vermont Rail System files complaint against Shelburne

In his seven years on Shelburne’s Selectboard, Chair Gary von Stange has never seen anyone do anything like this to impact public safety, he said referring to Vermont Rail System’s closure of Railroad Lane in response to a notice of zoning violation from the town. Von Stange made this comment to a packed room at […]

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