The Readers Write

Who’s in charge here? I have lived in Shelburne for over 54 years, paid my taxes, gotten along pretty well with the cops, made appropriate donations to all the good “causes”, and watched with amusement, amazement, and sometimes actual fear, at how Shelburne has evolved over that period of time. But the latest “board game”… Read More »

Sparks fly at DRB meeting

At the Development Review Board (DRB) meeting on Aug. 20, former Planning Commission Chair Brian Precourt asked DRB member Bill Stuono to recuse himself due to bias during a discussion of an application concerning a property on Point View Drive in which Precourt has an ownership interest. In making the request, Precourt stated that Stuono… Read More »

Selectboard Agenda

Selectboard Meeting Draft Agenda Aug. 26, 7pm Shelburne Town Offices Meeting Room #1 Call to Order Consider Approval of the Agenda* Consider Approval of the Minutes of Aug. 12, 2014* Citizen Participation and Public Comments Selectboard Comment Town Manager’s Report Discussion and Review with the Tree Advisory Committee Consider Selectboard Response to The Lodge at… Read More »

Selectboard tackles issues at regular meeting

By Heather McKim The July 22 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard saw the return of a familiar face to the Historic Preservation and Design Review Commission (HPDRC), a meeting with the Bike and Pedestrian Paths Committee, and a look at the town’s trees. David Webster, who had previously served on the HPDRC for a few… Read More »

Community urged to attend Form Based Zoning meeting

By Dean Pierce, Shelburne Planning and Zoning Director A complete draft of the Form Based Zoning document is now available online and can be downloaded (in both MS Word and Adobe Acrobat formats) from http://goo.gl/Tw8rwX. As previously announced, the project steering committee will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7pm to discuss the document. This… Read More »

Town Plan telecommunications change sent to Selectboard

At its meeting on July 10, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed changes to the Town Plan on telecommunications issues. The changes are designed to strengthen the town’s position in future proceedings before the Public Service Board. After some discussion, the hearing was closed, the changes adopted, and the proposal forwarded… Read More »

Selectboard addresses natural resources, budget changes

By Heather McKim At the June 24 meeting of the Shelburne Selectboard, Police Officer Chris Morrell and police dog Buck were recognized for their service to the town of Shelburne. Morrell and his canine partner are retiring from the force. State Representatives to Montpelier Joan Lenes and Kate Webb were present at Tuesday night’s meeting… Read More »

Report from Montpelier: June 5, 2014

Investments in Vermont environment and infrastructure In Rep. Kate Webb and Joan Lenes’ last column for the season, they have highlighted a few pieces of legislation passed this year that protect Vermont’s environment and infrastructure. Capital Investments in our State: The capital bill includes the culmination of a six-year effort to provide a strategy and… Read More »

Route 7 development discussion May 12

Shelburne citizens interested in Form Based Zoning, don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Monday, May 12 discussion at 7pm in Meeting Room 1 of the Town Offices. The meeting will focus on the Draft Regulating Plan. The project team will engage Steering Committee members in a discussion of key elements, such as: The planning… Read More »