Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda – May 27, 2021

May 27, 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 13, 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. Next Selectboard meeting: attendance, plan
    b. Next steps for our Planning Document
    c. 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 – 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 – further points to discuss?

    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 – 8:30
  1. Leland & Grey Union Middle & High School Participation/Engagement
  2. Upcoming State-wide & Regional Trainings, Conferences, Events: attendance & participation
  3. Resumption of in-person meetings: Prospects? Discussion…

VIII. Correspondence 8:31 – 8:34

IX. Adjournment 8:35

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 10, June 24
Town of Newfane web site:
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/meeting-schedules/
http://newfanevt.com/meetings/planning-commission-minutes/