Planning Commission Emergency Meeting Minutes: October 1, 2017

October 1, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: Three Penny Lodge, 492 Dover Rd, South Newfane

I. Present: Lynn Forrest, Ken Estey, Angela Sanborn

II. Absent: Bob McCandless, Mike Young.

III. No members of the public present
Note: An emergency meeting was held to complete the application for a Municipal Planning Grant because the deadline is October 2, 2017.

IV. Old Business
Application for 2018 Municipal Planning Grant (MPG)
The Newfane Town Plan must be updated by May of 2018. Commission Members worked on answering the questions on the MPG and developed a proposed grant budget in the amount of $8,000 to pay for meeting costs such as food, advertising and space rental.

  • Motion that the Planning Commission recommend that the Town of Newfane apply for a Municipal Planning Grant in the amount of $8,000 to assist in updating the Town Plan. Motion by Angela, seconded by Ken.
  • Motion that the Planning Commission present a Resolution for the Municipal Planning Grant to the Selectboard for approval and signature at their October 2, 2017 meeting. Motion by Angela, seconded by Ken.
  • Angela reported that arrangements to rent Union Hall have been made for the first Citizen Forum on November 4, 2017 from 10:00am to noon. She has submitted the application to BCTV for taping.

V. Ken motioned to adjourn the meeting at 5:45PM. Lynn seconded. Motion passed

Respectfully submitted
Lynn Forrest, Chair

Posting Locations:
Town of Newfane Planning Commission Binder and Office Wall
Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/