COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Nolan Edgar, Ken Estey, Kate Gehring, Max Vandervliet, Jane Douglas
CALL TO ORDER
Ken called the meeting to order at 6:02 pm.
ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
Meeting attendees heard from panelists John Dunbar and Paul Martorano about housing. Commissioners and public asked questions of the panelists.
A motion was made by Kate and seconded by Jane to approve the January 12, 2022 regular meeting minutes as presented. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote. A motion was made by Max and seconded by Jane to approve the January 26, 2022 regular meeting minutes as presented. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
Floodplain & River Corridor Zoning bylaw revision proposal update:
A motion was made by Kate and seconded by Jane that the Planning Commission pay for Brattleboro Community Television to film the Zoning bylaw revision hearing. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
Bylaw Modernization Grant update:
Report-back from Town Meetings and/or Selectboard meetings:
Jane reported on her attendance at the recent Selectboard meeting.
Broadband Update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District:
Jane gave update on recent work with the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District.
Development Review Board (DRB) update:
Max gave update on short-term rentals work. There is a demo scheduled with the company Grannicus, which Max will complete before the next Commission meeting.
Transition planning, Planning Commission list for 2023:
Kate and Jane will send a letter to Wannetta Powling stating their intention to continue as Commissioners.
5th Member, Planning Commission:
Agenda Building for February 23, 2023:
Ken shared a draft of the February 23, 2022, Planning Commission meeting agenda. Ken will keep the rest of the Commissioners updated about the February 23 hearing date.
A motion was made by Nolan and seconded by Jane to adjourn the meeting at 8:32 pm. The motion was carried unanimously by voice vote.