Shelburne Selectboard looks ahead to 2020 spending items: Beaver policy, form-based zoning, sewer hook-ups discussed

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The Shelburne Selectboard got its first look this week at the list of projects being considered for the six-year capital improvement plan for the town, which will be prioritized as the board builds the budget that voters will consider next March. At the Tuesday, Oct. 15 selectboard meeting, Finance Director Peter Frankenburg… Read More »

Board discusses school, town meeting relations

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter After some discussion, the school board approved the same Champlain Valley School District calendar for next year that has been used for the past 15 years. At the school board meeting on April 16, Superintendent Elaine Pinckney said that they discussed three different scheduling options concerning Town Meeting Day, one of… Read More »

Voters approve CVSD $78.9 million budget

Voters approve CVSD $78.9 million budget

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Voters approved all three articles concerning the Champlain Valley School District budget by relatively large margins on Town Meeting Day. However, voter turnout was low, with less than 21 percent of the more than 23,000 registered voters in the district casting ballots. Voters approved Article VII, the $78.9 million budget… Read More »

Shelburne voters OK first step to new fire-rescue station

Shelburne voters OK first step to new fire-rescue station

By LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent By a two-to-one margin, Shelburne voters on Tuesday decided to take the first step toward building a new, combined fire and rescue station within the next few years. They also approved a $9.5 million budget for 2019-20, filled key offices including seats on the selectboard and school board, and added to… Read More »

What’s on the Town Meeting Day ballot in Shelburne

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Debt and other fixed costs drove up the proposed Shelburne municipal FY2019-20 budget before the selectboard heard from departments about their fiscal needs. “We came in at roughly a 4 percent increase, and that was driven by fixed costs – debt and employee contracts,” Town Manager Lee Krohn said. The… Read More »

No contests on Town Meeting Day ballot

By MADELINE HUGHES Shelburne voters will have no races to decide on the Town Meeting Day ballot after the candidates’ deadline this week attracted no competition for open offices. Four positions were up for election this year, and three incumbents have chosen to serve again. Two seats on the Selectboard each have a single candidate… Read More »