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 […]

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Vermont Rail System’s curious response to a notice of zoning violation in Shelburne

Steven Antinozzi, known as Rocco to his Shelburne neighbors, came upon an obstacle course of sorts on his way to work Jan. 26. Vermont Rail System blocked access to travel and parking with cement blocks on Railroad Lane in Shelburne in response to a notice of zoning violation sent to them last week by Town […]

Vermont Rail System plans worry town officials

Vermont Rail System plans worry town officials

A new Vermont Rail System transfer station proposed for 19-acres west of Harbour Industries along Route 7 is being described by Shelburne Town Manager Joe Colangelo as potentially the single most impactful event that Shelburne has ever seen. Vermont Rail System plans to move part of its Burlington operations out of the city and into […]

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

YES for SCS: Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed

Both Shelburne Community School articles presented in Shelburne’s special meeting passed. Thirty-five percent of registered voters voted. The school roof replacement $2.39 million bond passed with more than 80 percent of voters in favor of the project. Window replacement and D and E Wing renovations, for $6.86 million, passed with 65 percent in favor. Bonds […]

Selectboard agenda

AGENDA SELECTBOARD MEETING August 11, 2015 Meeting Room #2, Shelburne Town Offices Call to Order 7pm Consider Approval of the Agenda Consider Approving the Selectboard Meeting Minutes of July 28, 2015 Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discuss Annual CBC Report with the Cemetery Commission 7:15pm Discuss Cell Tower Revenue Share […]

Lack of changes at Harbor Place raises concerns with adjoining neighbors

Harbor Place was on the agenda for the July 28 Selectboard meeting. Michael Monte, Champlain Housing Trust Chief Financial and Operating Officer, addressed the board as an outgrowth of a meeting held in June regarding the facility. While Monte’s presentation was to address updated policies and procedures regarding admission to Harbor Place from feeder agencies, […]

Selectboard roundup

Discussion with the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission, a presentation for a sidewalk along Rte. 7 and the appointment of new members to the town’s Commissions, Boards and Committees were among more than a dozen items addressed at the July 14 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. During Selectboard member comments, Toni Supple brought up […]

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 […]

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