Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes: August 9, 2016

Town of Newfane, Vermont
Planning Commission
Regular Meeting Minutes
August 9, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Newfane Town Office, 555 Vermont RT. 30, Newfane, VT

I – Call to order by Lynn Forrest at 6:05 PM

II – Present: Mike Young, Lynn Forrest, Bob McCandless
Absent:   Tim Cawrse and Dr. Tim Shaffer

III. Old Business

  1. Lynn to contact John Bennett
  2. a) Discuss invoice from Windham Regional Commission
  3. b) To schedule his next meeting with the Planning Commission regarding the Municipal Planning Grant and Town Plan amending process
  4. Lynn stated that a progress report for the Planning Grant is due by August 30, 2016.
  5. Lynn to speak with Shannon to have Selectboard Chairman Todd Lawley sign on to the Vermont grant website to request first installment of 30% of grant funds. We are now able to request an additional 40%
  6. PC will attend a Selectboard meting to hear their feedback the Planning Commission’s proposed amendment to the Town Plan

IV. New Business:

  1. Discussion of what the report is for public hearing
  2. Mike Young to work on a draft of “bullet points” for letter to Newfane residents about amending the Town Plan

V – Adjournment at 7:10 PM by Lynn.

Respectfully submitted

Bob McCandless

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Copies of Agenda and Minutes are available in the Planning Commission binder in the Newfane Town Office