Planning Commission Meetings Minutes: 08/27/2020

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

CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:04pm by Ken Estey

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

MINUTES
Board agreed Lynn and Ken will check minutes from Nolan before Nolan sends minutes to Bahman.
Agreed to send minutes within 5 days of meetings.

UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
Jane Douglas from South Newfane spoke about her progress reading the Town Plan.

OLD BUSINESS
Short-term Rentals:
Lynn presented short-term rental problem-solving document to the board. Erica Walch from Newfane joins Short-term rental discussion to give thoughts. Board agreed to block out 45 minutes in the next meeting to invite stakeholders to discuss and fill out short-term rental problem-solving document.

Enhanced Energy Plan:
Board agrees that Lynn will contact Windham Regional Commission.

Zoning Bylaw – setback language:
Board agrees that Ken will contact Walt Dadik and the DRB to gather their thoughts.

CORRESPONDENCE
A letter was received from VLCT regarding the VLCT Town Summit.

ADJOURN
A motion was made by Ken Estey and seconded by Lynn to adjourn at 6:50pm. The motion carried
unanimously by voice vote.

Respectfully Submitted,
Nolan Edgar