Category Archives: Meeting Agendas

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Agenda Newfane Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Meeting ID: 997 8553 8839 Passcode: 092291  For call –in information, please visit the Town Website.

Agenda

  1. Brief review of decisions made on April 12th regarding hazards to address in the updated Plan
  2. Mitigation Goals and Actions
  3. Discuss Mitigation Goals
  4. Brief review of the current Mitigation Actions Table that the Town updated
  5. Create a Mitigation Actions Table for the updated Plan
  6. Identify gaps and capabilities with implementation
  7. Other Updates
  8. Discuss recent mitigation work completed by the town
  9. Discuss development trends – new developments, upcoming developments
  10. Overall resiliency concerns or ideas
  11. Review of other elements and address questions that weren’t discussed
  12. Next Steps

 

April 19th, 2021 Selectboard Agenda

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Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757   Passcode: 352680 (Expires Sept.20th) One tap mobile +13017158592, 97227911757#, *352680# US (Washington D.C)

  • CALL TO ORDER
  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    1. April 5th, 2021 Regular Meeting
    2. April 5th, 2021 Board of Liquor Control
  • ROAD FOREMAN’S & ROAD COMMISSIONER’S REPORT
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • TREASURERS REPORT / DELINQUENT TAX COLLECTOR’S REPORT
    1.  Tax Sale (update)
  • COMMITTEE REPORT
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
    1. Listers – Employee review
    2. Stephanie Leis
  •  UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  • OLD BUSINESS
    1. Re-Adopt- or -Amend Policy’s
    2. Animal Control Update
    3. Discuss Ideas in the Town Plan –Ann Golob
  • NEW BUSINESS
    1. Gloria Cristelli -“Share the Bounty” food stands at Williamsville Hall.
  •  CORRESPONDENCE
    1. Whitney Packer – Food Vending in Newfane
    2. Roy Mercon – Flying a drone around 3-5 spots to take photographs
    3. Windham Solid Waste Management – Backyard Compost Demonstration Flyer
  • PAYORDERS
    1. Payroll Warrant #11509       Amount $ 3,897.98
    2. Payroll Warrant #11000       Amount $ N/A
    3. Account Payable # 21021 Amount $ N/A
  • ADJOURN

Board of Liquor Control

  1. 4 Columns Inn ~ Renew Liquor License

 

Newfane Selectboard Agenda March 15th, 2021

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Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757   Passcode: 352680    (Jan. 4th thru Sept.20th)

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  • CALL TO ORDER
    1. Elect Selectboard Vice Chair
  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
    1. February 16, 2021 Regular Meeting
    2. March 1st, 2021 Informational Meeting
    3. March 4th, 2021 Organizational Meeting
  •  Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report
  • ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • COMMITTEE REPORT
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  • OLD BUSINESS
    1. Status of Animal Control Complaint – Mr. Fitzpatrick Reporting
    2. Emerald Ash Borer – Jay Wilson Reporting
  • NEW BUSINESS
    1. Personnel Policy
    2. Conflict of Interest Policy
    3. Selectboard Rules of Procedure
    4. Financial Policy
  • CORRESPONDENCE
    1. Thank you, Card, – Schreyer Family
    2. The Gathering Place – Update on the Services provided during COVID.
    3. Prevent Child Abuse – Plant a pinwheel garden during the month of April to show support.
    4. SeVEDS & Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation – Email Alex Beck
    5. Rock River Preservation presentation to Selectboard – Anonymous response
  • PAY ORDERS
    1. Payroll Warrant #11153    Amount $ 5,315.78
    2. Payroll Warrant #11154    Amount $ 5,030.37
    3. Payroll Warrant #11155    Amount $ N/A
    4. Account Payable # 21019 Amount $ N/A
  • ADJOURN

NEWFANE SELECTBOARD – ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2021

6:00 P.M.  Join Zoom Meeting

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  1.  CALL TO ORDER
  2. ELECT: CHAIR: VICE-CHAIR:         CLERK:
  3. MEETING SCHEDULE
    • DATE, LOCATION & TIME OF REGULAR SELECTBOARD MEETINGS
    • BOARD OF HEALTH & LOCAL BOARD OF LIQUOR CONTROL (Usually as needed.)
  1. LOCATION FOR POSTING OF NOTICES & MINUTES
  2. OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR POSTING OF NOTICES & ADVERTISEMENTS
  3. ADD NAME OF NEW CHAIR TO
    • PERSONNEL POLICY FOR CONTACT (Sign new Personnel Policy March 15th)
    • CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY;
    • SELECTBOARD RULES OF PROCEDURE;
    • FINANCIAL POLICIES
  1. APPOINTMENTS
    • ROAD COMMISSIONER
    • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
    • EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR
    • DELEGATES TO WINDHAM REGIONAL COMMISSION
    • ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
    • POUNDKEEPER (Usually Windham County Humane Society)
    • FENCE VIEWERS
    • REPRESENTATIVE TO RESCUE, INC.
    • TOWN ENERGY COORDINATOR
    • TREE WARDEN
    • SENIOR SOLUTIONS REPRESENTATIVE
    • WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
    • WINDHAM SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT ALTERNATE
    • VERMONT GREEN-UP
    • PLANNING COMMISSION
    • DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD & ALTERNATES
    • CONSERVATION COMMISSION
    • WILLIAMSVILLE HALL COMMITTEE
    • TOWN OFFICE BUILDING COMMITTEE
    • ELECTED OFFICIALS POSITIONS OPEN – (APPOINTMENTS FOR 1 YEAR ONLY)

8.  ADJOURNMENT

Monday March 1st 2021 Selectboard Informational Meeting

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Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757   Passcode: 352680    (Jan. 4th thru Sept.20th)

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  •  CALL TO ORDER
  •  ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC   
    • Town Moderator Deborah Luskin        
  • NEW BUSINESS
    •  Review the Articles 1 thru 39 on the Australian ballot to be voted on Tuesday March 2nd       
  • ADJOURN

Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021 Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Zoom Conference Call
In keeping with “revisions from Act 92
(H.681) which Governor Scott signed into law on March 30, 2020. The act sets forth new Open Meeting Law procedures in response to COVID-19 … to encourage public bodies to meet electronically while also providing the public with electronic access to meetings in lieu of a designated physical location.” Updated 5.27.20.
https://www.vlct.org/municipal-assistance/municipal-topics/vermonts-open-meeting-law

To join Zoom-based Planning Commission meeting on February 11, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.:
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Meeting ID: 935 0289 1468 Passcode: 936176
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Agenda

I. Call to order 6:00 p.m.

II. Introductions (Commission members, guests, and members of the public) 6:01 – 6:06

III. Additions to the Agenda 6:07 – 6:10
(“Additions” might include a suggestion for an action step with a specific timeline and a person assigned to the action step or a suggestion for a future agenda item.)

IV. Review and approve minutes from January 28, 2021 6:11 – 6:15

V. Unscheduled members of the public 6:16 – 6:21

VI. Old Business 6:22 – 7:55
1. Natural Burial Zoning Bylaw revision – review of accomplishment – Lynn 6:22-6:35
2. Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District – Jane 6:36-6:46
3. Zoning Bylaw for Short Term Rentals – next steps discussion – Lynn 6:47-7:15
4. Selectboard meeting, Feb 15: Who will attend? / Topics: Town Plan / Short Term Rentals 7:16-7:21
5. Development Review Board (DRB) Report – Walt 7:22-7:32
6. Update on food insecurity panel for Planning Commission meeting – Ken 7:33-7:43
7. Terms of Office, reappointments to Planning Commission, next steps – all 7:44-7:55

VII. New Business 7:56 – 8:00

VIII. Correspondence 8:01 – 8:11

IX. Adjournment 8:12

Note: Regular Planning Commission meetings are scheduled for the 2 nd & 4 th Thursdays of each month at 6:00 PM via Zoom.
All interested parties are welcome to attend. Next meeting will be February 25, 2021.
Posting locations: Newfane Town Office, WW Building Supply, Newfane Market, Williamsville Post Office
Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/

Selectboard Meeting Agenda February 1st, 2021

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Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757   Passcode: 352680    (Jan. 4th thru Sept.20th)
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  • CALL TO ORDER
  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  1. March 18, 2021 Regular Meeting
  •  Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report
  1. Hazard Mitigations Service Bids
  •   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  •   COMMITTEE REPORT
    1. Zoning Administrator
    2. March 9th, 2020 Public Hearing
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS
    1.  Status of Animal Control Complaint – Mr. Fitzpatrick Reporting
  • NEW BUSINESS
  • CORRESPONDENCE
  • PAY ORDERS
  1. Payroll Warrant #11496     Amount $ 4,789.89
  2. Payroll Warrant #11498     Amount $  5,005.45
  3. Account Payable # 21013 Amount $ N/A
  • EXCUTIVE SESSION
  1. Title I – V.S.A 313 (a) (2) The Securing of Real Estate Options.
  • ADJOURN

Selectboard Agenda January 18th, 2021

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Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757   Passcode: 352680    (Jan. 4th thru Sept.20th)

One tap mobile +13017158592,,97227911757#,,,,*352680# US (Washington D.C)

  •  CALL TO ORDER
  • ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  1. January 4th, 2021 Regular Meeting
  2. January 11th, 2021 Budget meeting
  • ROAD BUSINESS

Road Foreman’s & Road Commissioner’s Report

  •  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT’S REPORT
  • COMMITTEE REPORT

Planning Commission Economic Development: 3 Parts

  1. Economic Development, Ken Estey & Newfane Town Plan
  2. Broadband, Jane Douglass & the DVCUD
  3. Short-term Rentals, Lynn Forrest & draft zoning bylaw revision
  • SCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Deborah Luskin – BCTV & Advance Planning for Town Meeting

  • UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
  •  OLD BUSINESS
  1. Status of Animal Control Complaint – Mr. Fitzpatrick Reporting
  2. Investment Property- Ms. Huber updating
  • NEW BUSINESS
  • CORRESPONDENCE
  1. Barry Aleshnick
  2. Ann Golob
  3. Eileen Fahey
  4. Margaret Wimberger
  5. Thomas C. Ely
  •  PAY ORDERS
  1. Payroll Warrant #11490    Amount $ N/A
  2. Payroll Warrant #11491    Amount $  N/A
  3. Account Payable # 21013 Amount $ N/A
  • ADJOURN

BOARD OF CIVIL AUTHORITY WILL BE MEETING (Justice of the Peace and Selectboard Members)

  • Town Meeting Polling Place

Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021 Time: 6:00 PM Place: Zoom Conference Call – In keeping with “revisions from Act 92 (H.681) which Governor Scott signed into law on March 30, 2020. The act sets forth new Open Meeting Law procedures in response to COVID-19 … to encourage public bodies to meet electronically while also providing the public with electronic access to meetings in lieu of a designated physical location.” Updated 5.27.20.
https://www.vlct.org/municipal- assistance/municipal-topics/vermonts-open-meeting-law

To join Zoom-based Planning Commission meeting on January 14 at 6:00 p.m.:
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Meeting ID: 920 9939 2403 Passcode: 266691
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Agenda

I. Call to order 6:00 p.m.

II. Introductions (Commission members, guests, and members of the public) 6:01 – 6:20

III. Additions to the Agenda 6:21 – 6:30
(“Additions” might include a suggestion for an action step with a specific timeline and a person assigned to the action step or a suggestion for a future agenda item.)

IV. Review and approve minutes from December 23 6:31 – 6:40

V. Unscheduled members of the public 6:41 – 6:51

VI. Old Business 6:52 – 8:28
1. Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District – Jane 6:52-7:01
2. Discussion of most recent draft of Zoning Bylaw for Short Term Rentals – Lynn 7:02-8:00
3. Selectboard meeting, Jan 18, coverage / Topic: Economic Development 8:01-8:11
4. Report from Development Review Board (DRB) 8:12-8:22
5. Upcoming zoom-based educational opportunity 8:23-8:28
AARP VT, Enabling Better Places Workshop, Tues 1.26 & Thurs 1.28 / 1:00 pm

VII. New Business 8:29 – 8:45
1. Proposal for reports to Planning Commission on food and housing insecurity

VIII. Correspondence 8:46 – 8:50

IX. Adjournment 8:51

Note: Regular Planning Commission meetings are scheduled for the 2 nd & 4 th Thursdays of each month at 6:00 PM via Zoom.
All interested parties are welcome to attend. Next meeting will be January 28, 2021.

Posting locations: Newfane Town Office, WW Building Supply, Newfane Market, Williamsville Post Office
Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/

Monday January 11, 2021 @ 6:00 PM Budget Meeting Agenda

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Meeting ID: 972 2791 1757  Passcode: 352680    (Jan. 4th thru Sept.20th)

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  • CALL TO ORDER
  •  ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA
  • OLD BUSINESS:
    1. Expenditures
    2. Social Appropriations Donations
    3. Articles
    4. Warnings

The 6th in a series of meetings to consider the budget for

The upcoming 2022 fiscal year

COVID 19 Procedures will be Followed