Public comment session on changes in municipal fees scheduled for May 14

The Selectboard is asking for input on a recently developed proposal that would update development fees charged for building and zoning permits, Planning Commission and Development Review Board applications, water and sewer use, and impact fees. Shelburne’s fees were last updated in 2008, and the proposed increases are in keeping with the Selectboard’s goal of […]

Selectboard breezes through March 10 meeting

By Heather McKim The first meeting of the reconstituted Shelburne Selectboard occurred on March 10. Before moving to the full agenda, Gary von Stange was again selected Board Chair. Tim Pudvar will continue as Vice-Chair. The board also voted to adopt Rules of Procedure. In compliance with the state’s Open Meeting law one of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Selectboard stays on task during brief meeting

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard heard a brief Town Manager’s report by Joe Colangelo and approved several items during a 15-minute meeting on Jan. 27. The meeting was so truncated because the main agenda item, a discussion with Representatives Joan Lenes and Kate Webb, was cancelled as Webb was unable to attend. The discussion […]

Selectboard continues town budget discussions, community input encouraged, talks ongoing

By Heather McKim Shelburne Selectboard members met with department heads at a special meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the interest of limiting increases in the Fiscal Year 2016 town budget. Before hearing from department heads, board members conducted a second reading of the Ethics and Conflict of Interest Ordinance. A warning of a public […]