Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – February 25, 2021

Date:February 25, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Zoom Conference Call
In keeping with “revisions from Act 92 (H.681) which Governor Scott signed into law on March 30, 2020. The act sets forth new Open Meeting Law procedures in response to COVID-19 … to encourage public bodies to meet electronically while also providing the public with electronic access to meetings in lieu of a designated physical location.” Updated 5.27.20.
https://www.vlct.org/municipal-assistance/municipal-topics/vermonts-open-meeting-law

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Agenda

I. Call to order 6:00 p.m.

II. Introductions (Commission members, guests, and members of the public) 6:01 – 6:06

III. Additions to the Agenda 6:07 – 6:10
(“Additions” might include a suggestion for an action step with a specific timeline and a person assigned to the action step or a suggestion for a future agenda item.)

IV. Review and approve minutes from February 11, 2021 6:11 – 6:15

V. Unscheduled members of the public 6:16 – 6:21

VI. Old Business 6:22 – 7:32
1. Natural Burial Zoning Bylaw Selectboard Public Hearing, February 28, attendance? 6:22-6:27
2. Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District – Jane 6:28-6:33
3. Zoning Bylaw for Short Term Rentals – next steps discussion – Lynn 6:34-6:50
4. Next Selectboard meeting, Who will attend? / Topics: Town Plan / Short Term Rentals 6:51-7:00
5. Development Review Board (DRB) Report – Walt 7:01-7:10
6. Food insecurity panel update, March 11, Panning Commission meeting – Ken 7:11-7:21
7. Terms of Office, reappointments to Planning Commission, next steps – all 7:21-7:32

VII. New Business 7:33 – 8:00
Planning the Work of the Planning Commission: 2021
Town Plan & Goals for Planning Commission – March to December 2021

VIII. Correspondence 8:01 – 8:11

IX. Adjournment 8:12

Note: Regular Planning Commission meetings are scheduled for the 2 nd & 4 th Thursdays of each month at 6:00 PM via Zoom.
All interested parties are welcome to attend. Our next meeting will be held on March 11, 2021.

Posting locations: Newfane Town Office, WW Building Supply, Newfane Market, Williamsville Post Office
Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/