PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES of AUGUST 26, 2021

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Ken Estey, Lynn Forrest, Nolan Edgar, Jane Douglas, Kate Gehring
OTHERS PRESENT: Brenda Siegel

CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:02pm by Ken Estey.

ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
Kate told the Commission about her work with Leland & Gray faculty to engage students with local government. Commission agrees to add Kate’s item to the next meeting agenda.

MINUTES
Ken, Nolan and Lynn agree to work on updating and submitting all missing meeting minutes.

UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
None.

OLD BUSINESS

Public Input for Newfane ARPA funding:
Ken and Lynn presented the Commission’s draft ARPA funding priorities list and Commissioners reviewed/edited it. Brenda Siegel provided input on the list.

Broadband Update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District:
Jane gave report on recent work with the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District board.

Development Review Board (DRB) update:
Lynn gave report on recent/upcoming Newfane Development Review Board work.

Newfane Hazard Mitigation Plan / Planning Commission work:
Ken gave brief overview of the Newfane Hazard Mitigation Plan work that the Planning Commission has to do. Ken agrees to revise language of the agenda item to be more clear.

Commissioner Manual Project:
Lynn gave update on Commissioner Manual Project. Project is in motion, Lynn will continue to work on the manuals.

Route 30 Public Transportation meetings:
Jane and Lynn discussed their attendance at the Route 30 Public Transportation meetings.

NEW BUSINESS
None.

CORRESPONDENCE
None.

ADJOURN
A motion was made by Nolan and seconded by Jane to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously by
voice vote and the meeting adjourned at 8:11PM.

Respectfully Submitted,
Nolan Edgar