Planning Commission seeks input

STAFF REPORT Shelburne’s Planning Commision is working on rewriting the town’s comprehensive plan, and now is the time for input. Since February 2017, the Planning Commission has been working to use text and maps, to establish municipal policies to guide the future growth and development of land, public services, and facilities, and to protect the… Read More »

Planning Commission seeks applicants by Monday Jan. 8

The Shelburne Town Planning Commission needs to fill a vacancy as soon as possible. Last week, the commission was unable to hold its bimonthly meeting due to a lack of quorum. The commission has been down a member since Nov. 14 when former Vice Chair Jaime Heins was appointed to the Shelburne Selectboard filling an… Read More »

Jaime Heins leaves planning commission for selectboard

Jaime Heins leaves planning commission for selectboard

Planning Commission chairman Jaime Heins has been picked to fill a seat on the Shelburne Selectboard until town meeting in March. Heins, a lawyer, has been senior legal counsel at Keurig Green Mountain since January 2015 and earlier did legal work for Burton Snowboards for nine years. He was on the South Burlington Land Trust… Read More »

Agenda Shelburne planning commission

Thursday, May 25, 7pm Town Center Meeting Room 1 1. CALL TO ORDER (7pm) •(GROUP PHOTOGRAPH IMMEDIATELY PRIOR) 2.APPROVAL OF AGENDA (7:01pm) 3.APPROVAL OF MINUTES (7:02pm) •May 11, 2017. 4. DISCLOSURES RELATING TO ANY POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (7:05pm) 5.OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (7:10pm) Limited individual comment on subjects not included on agenda. 6.HEARING ON… Read More »

Selectboard hears updates on library, Planning Commission, and potential of economic development committee

Selectboard Meeting May 9 Members gathered Tuesday night for the first Selectboard meeting of May. The meeting kicked off at 6pm for a special presentation on the Bay Road Mobility study and wrapped up approximately four hours later. During public comments, Dorothea Penar spoke of the Shelburne Historical Society’s upcoming annual membership meeting on Monday… Read More »

Planning Commission forwards zoning bylaw changes to Selectboard

Planning Commission Meeting Feb. 9, 2017 At its meeting on Feb. 9, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on five proposals to amend the zoning bylaws. The proposed changes were requested by the Development Review Board because the current bylaws in these areas were ambiguous, left issues unaddressed, or needed improvement. The Planning Commission… Read More »

Planning Commission proposes regulations for adult entertainment businesses

The Planning Commission held a public hearing Dec. 15 to gather community input on proposed Zoning Bylaws to mitigate the adverse secondary impacts associated with adult entertainment facilities. As Chair Jaime Heins explained, such businesses are constitutionally protected under freedom of speech and cannot be banned outright, but cities and towns do have the same… Read More »

Planning Commission considers impact of parcelization in the rural district

Planning Commission considers impact of parcelization in the rural district

At its meeting on Dec. 8, the Planning Commission heard a presentation by Jens Hilke, a conservation planning biologist with the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, about the impact of development in rural areas of Vermont on forests and wildlife habitat. Forest fragmentation creates habitat blocks, which leads to a decline in biodiversity, unless… Read More »

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