Selectboard Hearing Minutes – February 6, 2017

TOWN OF NEWFANE

SELECTBOARD HEARING MINUTES

TOWN PLAN AMENDMENT

FEBRUARY 6, 2017

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Marion Dowling, Mike Fitzpatrick, Todd Lawley

OTHERS PRESENT:   Gloria Cristelli, Mike Young, Angela Sanborn, Ken Estey, Shannon Meckle

The hearing was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Todd Lawley, Selectboard Chair.

The purpose of the hearing was to take public comment regarding the proposed amendment to the Newfane Town Plan and to consider revisions.

No revisions were presented.

Mike Young stated that the amendment was to include Village Center Designation language into the Town Plan.  He thanked the board for consideration of the amendment.  The Board, in turn, thanked Planning Commission for their hard work.

Marion commended the Planning Commission for keeping the Board apprised throughout the process.

Discussion ensued regarding the benefits of Village Center Designation.

Shannon Meckle explained the process for adoption of the Town Plan, and that following this hearing, adoption could be at the next warned meeting of the Selectboard.

A motion was made by Marion Dowling to put the adoption of the Town Plan on the agenda for February 20, 2017. The motion was seconded by Mike Fitzpatrick. The motion carried unanimously.

The meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Shannon Meckle