Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – June 10, 2021

June 10, 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 – 6:13
(“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 May 27, 2021 6:14 – 6:20

V. Unscheduled members of the public 6:21 – 6:30

VI. Old Business 6:31 – 8:25
    1. Town Plan & Planning Document 6:31 – 7:15
        a. June 7 Selectboard meeting report-back
        b. Next steps for our planning document, town-wide meetings
        c. Attendance at future Selectboard meetings

    2. Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District – Jane 7:16 – 7:26

    3. Zoning Bylaw for Short Term Rentals & VT Legislative update – Lynn/Ken 7:27 – 7:33

    4. Development Review Board (DRB) update – Walt 7:34 – 7:45

    5. Anti-Bias and Diversity Training – VLCT – Ken 7:46 – 7:56
VLCT & the National League of Cities are offering free online-virtual diversity, equity and inclusion training to VLCT members. The three-part training provides members with the basics of NLC’s Race, Equity, and Leadership (R.E.A.L.) training program aimed at eliminating racial disparities, healing racial divisions, and building more equitable communities. Online trainings are scheduled for June 21st and June 28th from 3:00 to 5:30, and July 14th from 3:00 to 4:30.

    6. Leland & Grey Union Middle & High School participation/engagement – update (Kate) 7:57 – 8:02

    7. Farm to Plate, Everyone Eats – Lynn 8:03 – 8:13

    8. Paperwork, Filing, Training Manuals, Storage, Boxes – All 8:14 – 8:25

VII. New Business 8:26 – 8:36

    1. Upcoming Trainings, Conferences, Events: attendance & participation
        a. Basics of Town Planning, Windham Regional Commission, Tuesday, June 15, 6-7:30 pm
        b. Looking Forward Webinar, Urine Diversion: A Solution to Nutrient Pollution, June 16, 4 pm – Rich Earth Institute
        c. Windham Regional Commission (WRC) – Public hearings on the proposed readoption of the 2014 Windham Regional Plan, as amended in 2018: Tuesday, June 22, 12:00 pm / Wednesday, June 23, 5:30 pm
        d. Resilient Nation Partnership Network, Ideation Hour, Wednesday, June 23, 12 pm – 1 pm

VIII. Correspondence 8:37 – 8:40

IX. Adjournment 8:41

Posting locations: Newfane Town Office, Moore Free Library, Williamsville Post Office, WW Building Supply
Meetings on 2 nd & 4 th Thursdays, 6:00 pm. Next 2 meetings: June 24, July 8
Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/