Selectboard Agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Aug. 26, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Minutes of Aug. 12, 2014* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discussion and Review with the Tree Advisory Committee Consider Selectboard Response to The Lodge at… Read More »

Shelburne Police Department wins Law Enforcement Challenge

Shelburne Police Department wins Law Enforcement Challenge

The Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge committee selected the Town of Shelburne’s Police Department as the first place finisher in the 2014 Vermont Law Enforcement Challenge at a banquet at DoubleTree by Hilton on Aug. 6. Established 14 years ago, the challenge encourages a friendly competition between law enforcement and its participation in highway safety initiatives… Read More »

Parks & Rec News

Call 985-9551 for program and registration information or visit www.shelburnevt.org/departments/40.html. Notice: Parks & Recreation Committee meeting on Monday, Aug 25 at 6:30pm in the Town Center. The meeting agenda can be found online. Kindergarten Soccer Registration is Open: A fun, instructional soccer program for kindergarteners! The program curriculum includes fun ball mastery activities, interactive fundamental technical training… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at late summer meeting

By Heather McKim At the Aug. 12 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, member Toni Supple gave an update on conversations she had with experts regarding cyanobacteria, frequently referred to as “blue-green algae,” in the towns’ water. “Happy to report we probably have some of the cleanest water in the country,” Supple said. Supple added that… Read More »

Ride with Ronald to the Rutland State Fair Sept. 6: Train ride benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities

The Ronald McDonald House of Burlington would like everyone to enjoy the summer’s grand finale and ride the rails to the Rutland State Fair. Thanks to the support of Vermont Rail Systems, attendees of the Rutland State Fair, as well as train enthusiasts from Chittenden and Addison Counties, will be able to ride Ronald McDonald’s… Read More »

DRB considers three applications; approves two

At its meeting on Aug. 6, the Development Review Board (DRB) quickly approved two applications, one by the Heartworks and Renaissance Schools for an infant day care center, and another for a boundary line adjustments for two properties under common ownership at 135 Northside Drive. The Heartworks Schools is a current tenant of the Shelburne… Read More »

Prep for the Primaries Aug. 26

Primary Election: The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The polls will be open from 7am to 7pm in the Town Gym. The last day to register to vote in this election is Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 5pm. Ballots are in and registered voter may come in to vote early in the… Read More »

Planning Commission reviews proposed Form-Based Zoning document

At a special meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 5, the Planning Commission reviewed the latest draft of the proposed Form-Based Zoning document. Commission Chair Kate Lalley opened the discussion by quoting the original objectives of this exercise: “Whatever direction [zoning] takes, it should ultimately be simple, graphic, objective, easy to use and understand, and produce buildings… Read More »

Drive to make a difference

This article is part of a series written by the Shelburne Social Services Committee to provide information to Shelburne residents on local social services issues. By David Cranmer, Shelburne Social Services Committee Chair Vermont is a rural state with a decentralized transportation system. Public funding for human services transportation, including para-transit for seniors and persons… Read More »

Shelburne’s primitive path explained

By Sadie Williams & Sheri Duff A proposed path from Pierson Drive to Hawley Road in the Boulder Hill subdivision was a discussion topic at the June 10 Selectboard meeting. The proposal, presented by Shelburne Heights resident Michael Ashooh, would establish a primitive path approximately 2,400’ long and 2’ wide that would involve clearing vegetation… Read More »