Selectboard talks telecommunication towers, solar array, dog parks, and stormwater

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard focused on getting a “seat at the table” when it comes to the unregulated proliferation of telecommunication towers and facilities at its Sept. 23 meeting. The Board members sought to gain that seat through proposed amendments to the town’s comprehensive plan. The meeting provided the stage for the second […]

Selectboard opens dialog with Planning Commission

By Heather McKim The Shelburne Selectboard spent part of its May 27 meeting talking with the Planning Commission. “The Planning Commission plans,” Commission Chair Kate Lalley said, pausing, “for the short term, and we’re the public board really charged with taking the long view.” This long view could extend out 50 to 100 years, and […]

Selectboard welcomes DRB to recent meeting

By Heather McKim At its three-hour meeting on May 13, the Shelburne Selectboard sat down with the Development Review Board (DRB) after addressing study findings on economic development. Doug Kennedy of Doug Kennedy Advisors, a consultant on the project, presented the Village Economic and Planning Study, which indicated there is a market for more development. […]

Dept. of Public Service grant audit reveals mismanagement

By Heather McKim Police coverage, cell towers, and a pedestrian bridge were among the topics discussed at the April 22 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. Town Manager Joe Colangelo offered updates on a number of issues, including an increase in health premiums for town employees and a proposed solar array on Old Orchard Lane. The […]