Selectboard considers raising permit costs and confirms member reappointments

By Heather McKim Some fees in the Planning and Zoning Department may be going up. That possibility was one of several issues addressed at the April 14 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard. The cost of building permits for both residential and commercial construction would be increased if the amendments are approved. A penalty for building… Read More »

DRB makes no decision on Shelburne Road U-Haul business

At their April 15 meeting, the Development Review Board (DRB) heard from Andy and Catherine Collette regarding their application for approving the existing U-Haul rental business at 2800 Shelburne Road where they also operate a furniture business and self-storage facility. In accordance with the DRB request at the March 4 hearing, the Collettes provided an… Read More »

Hearing on Wetlands Inventory continued

At its meeting on March 26, the Planning Commission re-opened a public hearing on whether to use the Vermont Significant Wetlands Inventory as the sole standard for determining “developable land” on a particular property. Town Planner Dean Pierce presented overlay maps that illustrated the differences among the National Wetlands Inventory, the regional inventory, and the… Read More »

Town Meetings

Thursday, Dec. 10 Historic Preservation & Design Review Committee, 8:15am, MR 2 Planning Commission, 7pm, MR 1 Monday, Dec. 14 Tree Advisory Committee, 7pm, staff room Bike & Paths Committee, 7pm, activity room Wednesday, Dec. 16 Development Review Board, 7pm, MR 1 Thursday, Dec. 17 Planning Commission, 7pm, MR 1 Monday, Dec. 21 Social Services,… Read More »

Bizmap: what’s next?

The Town of Shelburne recently compiled a map of local businesses, non-profits and corporations. Last week, Planning Commissioner Ann Hogan organized a meeting with a number of Shelburne business leaders as a follow-up to the completion of the “BizMap,” as it is called. The goal was to develop a questionnaire to solicit feedback from local… Read More »

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… Read More »

DRB votes to reopen hearing on Collette’s U-Haul business

At its meeting on Feb. 4, the Development Review Board (DRB) considered the written request submitted by Andy and Catherine Collette to re-open the hearing on their application for their U-Haul business at 2800 Shelburne Road. In their letter, the Collettes argued that the Wild Rose Circle residents at the original Jan. 7 hearing ‘changed… Read More »

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… Read More »

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