Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – January 28, 2021

January 28, 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 January 14, 2021 6:11 – 6:15

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

VI. Old Business 6:22 – 7:55
1. Natural Burial Zoning Bylaw revision – discussion, next steps – Ken 6:22-6:52
2. Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District – Jane 6:53-6:58
3. Zoning Bylaw for Short Term Rentals – discussion, next steps – Lynn 6:59-7:15
4. Selectboard meeting, Feb 1: Who will attend? / Topics: Natural Burial / Short Term Rentals 7:16-7:21
5. Report, Development Review Board (DRB) 7:22-7:32
6. Report-back: AARP VT, Enabling Better Places Workshop & Hazard Mitigation Webinar 7:33-7:36
7. Update on food insecurity panel & Planning Commission, proposal for date – Ken 7:37-7:43
8. Terms of Office, reappointments to Planning Commission, next steps 7:44-7:55

VII. New Business 7:56 – 8:00

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. Next meeting will be February 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/