Category Archives: Planning Commission Meeting Minutes

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

Planning Commission Minutes: February 27, 2018

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Lynn Forrest, Ken Estey
COMMISSION MEMBERS ABSENT: Angela Sanborn, Bob McCandless
OTHERS PRESENT: Marcia Hylan

No meeting was held due to lack of a quorum.

Lynn Ken and Marcia worked on the Town Plan update.

Next meeting will be Organizational Meeting on March 13, 2017.

Agenda for the February 27 Regular Meeting will carry over to March 13.

Planning Commission Minutes February 23, 2018

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Lynn Forrest, Angela Sanborn, Ken Estey

COMMISSION MEMBERS ABSENT: Bob McCandless

OTHERS PRESENT: Marcia Hylan, Joanne Leone, John Bennett Senior planner WRC, Mike Shaughnessy, Finance Director WRC

CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 4:30 PM by Lynn Forrest, Chair.

ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
There were no additions or amendments to the agenda.

MINUTES
December 11, 2017: Emergency Meeting with Development Review Board: tabled until the next regular meeting.

NEW BUSINESS
Municipal Planning Grant: Commissioners met with WRC staff John Bennett and Mike Shaughnessy to discuss amending the MPG application.

OLD BUSINESS
Town Plan Update Schedule: Commissioners, John Bennett and Mike Shaughnessy to discuss amending the Town Plan Update timeline

ADJOURN
A motion was made by Angela Sanborn and seconded Ken Estey to adjourn at 6:00 p.m.