Planning Commission reviews Village Overlay District Design Guidelines

At its meeting on May 12, the Planning Commission listened to a presentation by consultant Brandy Saxton, whose services were underwritten by a grant obtained by the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission to update the guidelines first formulated in the early 1990s. The new guidelines provide clear standards, with many illustrations, to define both… Read More »

Planning Commission to convene stormwater summit

Citing stormwater management as a priority issue for Shelburne, the Planning Commission agreed at its meeting on April 28 to convene a stormwater summit in the near future. They plan on inviting the Selectboard, Shelburne Natural Resources Committee members, those associated with the Lewis Creek Association, town officials such as Shelburne Water Quality Superintendent Chris… Read More »

Planning Commission welcomes three new members

Jaime Heins, Chair of the Planning Commission, opened their meeting on April 14 by welcoming three newly appointed members: Jason Grignon, Don Posner, and Peter Antinozzi, the non-voting student member who is currently in his first year at CVU. Heins then went on to appoint three members to the Housing Subcommittee who were in the… Read More »

Planning Commission Chair Ronald Bouchard steps down

Planning Commission Chair Ronald Bouchard steps down

Planning Commission Chair Ron Bouchard had previously announced that he would not be seeking reappointment to the Commission after many years of service. In a tribute to Bouchard, newly elected Commission Chair Jaime Heins called him “the epitome of volunteerism” and presented him with a plaque commemorating his service as the end of the Commission’s… Read More »

Planning Commission adopts form-based code overlay district proposal

At its meeting on January 28, the Planning Commission completed its review of the form-based code overlay district proposal which would establish a new zoning district for the Shelburne Road corridor north of the LaPlatte River bridge to the town line with South Burlington. The proposal will next be considered by the Selectboard with at… Read More »

Planning Commission edits Form Based Code proposal

At its meeting on June 25, the Planning Commission devoted some three hours to making careful edits to the Form Based Code proposal designed to clarify definitions and fine tune some provisions. Commissioner Ann Hogan and Town Planner Dean Pierce had prepared a 40 page document outlining potential problem areas which the commission used as… Read More »