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Open & Accepting Town Committee Meeting

The Open & Accepting Town Committee will hold an Organizational Meeting and its first Regular Meeting on:

Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Newfane Town Office

Organizational Meeting

  • Elect Chair
  • Elect Recording Secretary

To be followed immediately by…

First Regular Meeting

Topics of discussion to include:

  • Discussion of charge to the Committee
  • Review of resolution passed at Town Meeting Day
  • Review the terms “welcome” and “protect” re: refugees, immigrants
  • Discuss scope of the Committee’s work
  • Plan meeting schedule
  • Plan meeting schedule

Planning Committee Meeting Minutes for April 11 2017

Town of Newfane, Vermont
Planning Commission
Emergency Meeting Minutes

April 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Place:  Newfane Town Office, 555 Vermont RT. 30, Newfane, VT

  1. Present were Lynn Forrest, Bob McCandless, Ken Estey, Mike Young.

Absent was Angela Sanborn.

  1. Members of the public present: Jennifer and Paul Stanchfield, Hilly Van Loon, Darlene and Gil Eisenhuth, Jim Russell and Merrill Mundell
  • Old Business

Minutes of the previous meeting will be reviwed on April 25, 2017

  1. New Business

Brookside Village.  Much history of the fourth village in Newfane, namely, Brookside Village, was presented to the Planning Commission by current residents of that village.  Years ago there was a “Brookside Village” sign  that was stolen so the residents are wanting to pursue having it replaced.

  1. Lynn Forrest motioned to adjourn the meeting at 8PM. Bob McCandless seconded.  All in favor.

Respectfully submitted
Bob McCandless

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Rescue Inc – Town Report: Jan. 2017

Rescue started this past year on a high note, celebrating fifty years of service in the community. We hosted a reunion, celebration and open house that allowed us to connect with many men and women that have defined our organization in the last half-century. Alumni shared stories of the humble beginnings of Rescue Inc and the camaraderie and commitment that has sustained it. The recurring theme all evening was high quality emergency medicine and the desire to provide the best care to our patients. As we look to the future; we recognize that health care delivery is changing, technology is improving and our communities rely on us to continually evolve to meet these new demands.
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