Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

Selectboard approves Shelburne solar deal

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Long after the upstairs meeting room at the Shelburne town offices emptied out Tuesday night, three members of the selectboard without fanfare emerged from a closed-door session to cast a unanimous vote for a solar-power deal meant to last for the next 25 years. The board directed Town Manager Lee Krohn to… Read More »

Engineer says wastewater route for Snyder development is OK 

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent  An engineer hired by the town of Shelburne to review the wastewater plan for the Snyder Homes development on Spear Street has agreed that connecting through the Shelburne Heights neighborhood is viable, Town Manager Lee Krohn said Friday.  The Shelburne Selectboard held a special meeting on Friday, May 31, where it decided to hire a civil… Read More »

Residents question sewer connection plan

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent About two dozen residents of a Spear Street neighborhood converged on the Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday evening to question imminent plans to connect a new larger development onto the town sewer system. Residents of Shelburne Heights, situated on the west side of Spear Street north of Kwiniaska Golf Club, presented town officials with… Read More »

Shelburne settles traffic stop court case

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent A traffic stop by Shelburne Police five years ago in Charlotte sparked a legal challenge that wound its way through state and federal courts, ending with a $3,000 settlement recently approved by the Shelburne Selectboard. After a discussion in executive session at its May 14 meeting, the selectboard directed Town Manager Lee… 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 »

Welcome … really!

Welcome … really!

The “Welcome to Shelburne” sign along Shelburne Road near the town line with South Burlington recently was ripped apart by high winds. Town Manager Lee Krohn said a replacement is in the works. Make that two, he said. The sign on the south end of town near the Charlotte line – facing south and faded… Read More »

Big-ticket decision ahead on wastewater

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Town officials have an important decision to make soon regarding how Shelburne handles its wastewater into the future. At its meeting Tuesday night, the selectboard got a refresher from Water Quality Superintendent Chris Robinson on the options and potential costs of each. The discussion comes as South Burlington is beginning to plan… Read More »

Shelburne fire/rescue station project gets rolling

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The committee charged with pursuing a public-private partnership to build a new Shelburne fire and rescue station got down to work this week mapping actions to take through the end of the year. At a May 6 meeting, the committee heard from Joe Weith, a former South Burlington planning and zoning director… Read More »

Library bond to be lower than expected

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The Shelburne Selectboard signed off on the final bond amount for the new Pierson Library and historic Town Hall construction project Tuesday night with the total coming in at $5.9 million. That’s $600,000 less than the $6.5 million voters approved for the project in 2017. Fundraising efforts aimed at lowering the bond… Read More »

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