Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – May 13, 2021

May 13, 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 April 22 & 27, 2021 6:14 – 6:20

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

VI. Old Business 6:31 – 8:07
  1. Town Plan & Funding Discussion 6:31 – 7:15
    a. Selectboard meeting, May 3, report-back
    b. Selectboard meeting, May 17, attendance, plan
    c. Next steps
    d. Legislative updates, other report-backs
  2. Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District – Jane 7:16 – 7:26
  3. Zoning Bylaw for Short Term Rentals – Any legislative update? 7:27 – 7:33
  4. Development Review Board (DRB) Report – Walt 7:34 – 7:45
  5. Anti-Bias and Diversity Training discussion – Ken 7:46 – 7:56
  6. Regional and state-wide meetings, reports, reflections – All 7:57 – 8:07
    a. Southern Vermont Economy Summit, May 12-14
    b. Vermont Council on Rural Development / Summit on the Future of Vermont
    https://www.futureofvermont.org/summit / May 26-27 / 1-5 pm

VII. New Business 8:08 – 8:18
  1. Planning Commission email accounts

VIII. Correspondence 8:19 – 8:24

IX. Adjournment 8:25

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 3 meetings: May 27, June 10, June 24

Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/