Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes: October 11, 2017

Date: October 11, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Newfane Town Office, 555 Vermont RT. 30, Newfane, VT

I. Present: Bob McCandless, Lynne Forrest and Angela Sanborn
Absent were Ken Estey & Mike Young

II. No members of the public present

III. Old Business

II. Meeting called to order 7:05.
Lynne gave an overview of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT) Conference she attended.

Bob motioned to change the Planning Commission (PC) meetings to the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 6PM to better accommodate the majority of members. Angela seconded. All in favor.

PC email address was identified as for anybody wanting to contact the PC for whatever purpose. Angela volunteered to check the email weekly and report back to the PC on whatever request or information is brought to the PC attention.

Ongoing discussion ensued about having a PC web page built and associated with the town’s website. Discussion to continue.

Current date was set for Nov 18 for the Citizen Participation Event to gather ideas, input, recommendations from residents about upgrades for the Town Plan (TP) rewrite. Union Hall is the suggested destination for that event.

Commissioners began identifying bullet points for the various sections of the town plan that will be presented to the general public for discussion and input. Ongoing discussion will ensue.

IV. New Business

V. Bob motioned to adjourn the meeting at 9:35. Lynn seconded. All in favor.

III. Respectfully submitted
Bob McCandless

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