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Planning Commission Town Plan Adoption Hearing Minutes

MAY 29,2018

NEWFANE TOWN OFFICE

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: ​Lynn Forrest, Bob McCandless, Ken Estey, Angela Sanborn, Marcia Hylan
OTHERS PRESENT: ​No others present.

CALL TO ORDER: ​The meeting was called to order at 6:05 p.m. by Lynn Forrest, chair.

ADDITIONS/ AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA:
Sending the draft of the adopted town plan to the selectboard.

OLD BUSINESS:
Adoption of the updated Newfane Town Plan:
Angela Sanborn made a motion to adopt the updated Newfane Town Plan. Bob McCandless seconded. The motion was approved unanimously by voice vote.
Presentation of the updated Town Plan to the Selectboard: Angela S. made a motion to send the draft to the selectboard. Ken Estey seconded.
The motion passed unanimously by voice vote.

Discussion followed regarding the preparation for the hearing with the selectboard.

ADJOURN: ​Bob M. made a motion to adjourn. Ken E. seconded.
The motion passed unanimously by voice vote. The Commission adjourned at 6:28 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Marcia Hylan

Planning Commission Special Meeting Minutes: May 15, 2018

NEWFANE TOWN OFFICE

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT:​ Lynn Forrest, Bob McCandless, Angela Sanborn, Marcia Hylan

OTHERS PRESENT: ​No others present

OLD BUSINESS: ​Completed proofreading and changes for the draft of the Town plan. Lynn F. made note of additions needed.

ADJOURNED: ​Angela S. made a motion to adjourn at 8:57 p.m. Bob M. seconded. The committee adjourned by unanimous voice vote.

Respectfully Submitted,
Marcia Hylan

Planning Commission Special Meeting Minutes: May 12, 2018

MAY 12, 2018
At 492 DOVER RD. South NEWFANE

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT:​ Lynn Forrest, Bob McCandless, Angela Sanborn, Marcia Hylan

OTHERS PRESENT: ​No others present.

ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA: ​None.

OLD BUSINESS:
​Proofread Town Plan Draft from the beginning through the Housing section.

The commission recognized the need to explore zoning regulations for new housing styles, such as tiny houses, tree houses and yurts.

Answering questions: How many per acre? What should the lot size be? How many feet from the property boundaries.

Marcia H. will look at Rockingham”s Town Plan to see if they have addressed this issue.

ADJOURN: ​9:36 P.M.

Planning Commission 2018 Organizational Meeting Minutes: 03/27/2018

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018
COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: ​Lynn Forrest, Angela Sanborn, Marcia Hylan and Ken Estey via telephone

OTHERS PRESENT:​ John Bennett, Piet Van Loon

CALL TO ORDER:​ The meeting was called to order at 6:07 p.m. by Lynn Forrest

ELECT CHAIR, & SECRETARY
​Marcia Hylan nominated Lynn Forrest as Chair. The nomination was seconded by Ken Estey.
Lynn Forrest was elected as Chair unanimously by roll call vote.

​Lynn Forest nominated Angela Sanborn as Secretary. The nomination was seconded by Marcia Hylan. Angela Sanborn was elected as Secretary unanimously by voice vote.

ADJOURNMENT
​A motion was made by Marcia Hylan and seconded by Ken Estey to adjourn at 6:12 p.m.
The motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

Respectfully submitted,

Marcia Hylan