PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES of SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Ken Estey, Nolan Edgar, Lynn Forrest
OTHERS PRESENT: Jane Douglas (South Newfane resident)

CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:01pm by Ken Estey

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

MINUTES
Motion was made by Lynn to accept no minutes from February 27 meeting. Short discussion followed and Lynn withdrew the motion. Lynn agrees to do minutes of February 27 meeting and August 11 meeting. A motion was made by Nolan to accept the minutes of August 27. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
Jane Douglas from South Newfane commended the Commision’s handling of the previous meeting’s zoom-bombing interruption.

OLD BUSINESS
Short-term Rentals:
Lynn presented write-up so far, Commission agrees on wording, Lynn will type up for next meeting.
Commission reviewed Dummerston zoning bylaw definitions. Lynn agrees to share relevant resources with the rest of the board. Commission agrees to finalize definition at next meeting.

Enhanced Energy Plan:

Lynn gave short update. Commission agrees to strike Enhanced Energy Plan from future agendas until further notice.
Zoning Bylaw – setback language:
Ken gave update on contact with Walt Dadik.

NEW BUSINESS
Lynn’s birthday!

CORRESPONDENCE
Bob McCandless retirement – Ken agrees to contact Bob about how he wishes to inform the Selectboard of his retirement.

ADJOURN
A motion was made by Lynn and seconded by Nolan to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously by
voice vote.

Respectfully Submitted,

Nolan Edgar