COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Ken Estey, Lynn Forrest, Nolan Edgar (left early), Jane Douglas, Kate Gehring
OTHERS PRESENT: Jeanette Perry, Walt Dadik (Newfane Development Review Board)
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:03pm by Ken Estey.
ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
No additions to the agenda.
Commission reviewed minutes of 7/8/2021 regular meeting. A motion was made by Jane and seconded by Lynn to approve the meeting minutes of 7/8/2021 as presented. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote.Commission reviewed minutes of 7/13/2021 special meeting. A motion was made by Jane and seconded by Lynn to approve the meeting minutes of 7/13/2021 as amended. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote.
UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
Summer Town-wide Meeting Planning:
Lynn reported feedback from Vermont League of Cities and Towns on planning for Town-wide meetings. Commissioners discussed COVID safety of Town-wide meetings and alternate plans for meeting. Commission agreed to cancel planned in-person meetings and replan Town-wide meetings as Zoom meetings, with one outdoor meeting. Commission agreed to meet at a later date to plan Zoom meetings schedule and discuss mailing of the ARPA funding letter.
Broadband Update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District:
Jane gave report on recent work with the Deerfield Valley Communications Union District board.
Anti-Bias and Diversity Training – VLCT:
Ken gave report on the third Anti-Bias and Diversity training put on by the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.
Development Review Board (DRB) update:
Walt Dadik gave a report on recent/upcoming Newfane Development Review Board work.
Commissioner Manual Project:
A motion was made by Jane and seconded by Lynn to adjourn. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote and the meeting adjourned at 7:44PM.