To a more collaborative future

I’d like to publicly thank Jaime Heins and Mike Ashooh for organizing the Economic Development Forum on Sept. 24 and offer a special thanks to all of the panelists who provided their time, perspectives and honest feedback. As chair of the planning commission, one of my biggest takeaways from the event was a fair bit… Read More »

Town committees seek new members: Shelburne Natural Resources Committee, Planning Commission need volunteers

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Local residents, including high school students, interested in getting involved with town government have several opportunities with vacancies on the planning commission and the natural resources and conservation committee. The seven-member planning commission has two regular positions to fill as well as a non-voting spot for a student, typically a high schooler.… Read More »

Putting Shelburne’s best foot forward: Selectboard retreat eyes pedestrian safety, town plan goals and changes to dog park

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Pedestrian safety and ideas for “a walkable, bikeable Shelburne” took center stage early this week when the Shelburne Selectboard met for its annual retreat. A public meeting with an agenda, this annual exercise is intentionally somewhat informal, and the board opted to gather away from its usual municipal offices meeting space. It… Read More »

New town plan and zoning regulations

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter The Shelburne Selectboard voted to accept the town plan and two new zoning regulations Tuesday night. Both zoning amendments were made to regulations for the rural districts within the town. The first amendment was a tweak to a zoning regulation that was changed last year to allow properties with structures… Read More »