COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT: Ken Estey, Jane Douglas, Kate Gehring
OTHERS PRESENT: Walt Dadik (Newfane Development Review Board)
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 6:05 pm by Ken Estey.
ADDITIONS/AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA
No minutes to review.
UNSCHEDULED MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
Summer Meeting Schedule:
We determined that we will be able to meet quorum and hold meetings as scheduled on June 27, July 11, and July 25.
Leland & Gray Student Engagement, Local Government:
Kate continues to be in contact with Leland & Gray and the Planning Commission remains committed to encouraging student engagement.
Broadband update, Deerfield Valley Communications Union District:
Jane reported that DVFiber is moving forward with the work. DVFiber seeks a technical grant writer. The final stages for fiber rollout in the first six towns is set.
Development Review Board (DRB) update:
No updates to report.
Zoning Bylaw Revisions: Tiny House & Implementation Schedule:
We reviewed Jane and Kate’s “Official Version” dated May 23. We made additional amendments to this Official Version and we also considered each of Lynn’s points about various aspects of the May 23 rd version. We concluded our deliberation with the agreement that Jane would submit a new version for our consideration by June 20 so that we have ample time to review this version in preparation for our next Regular Meeting on June 27.
Zoning Bylaw revision proposal – Floodplain & River Corridor:
Ken reported on his discussion with Alyssa Sabetto (Senior Planner, Windham Regional Commission) about this proposed bylaw revision. Ken agreed to invite Alyssa to a future Planning Commission meeting. He will also send information about zoning bylaw provisions for floodplains and river corridors to the Planning Commission.
Selectboard meeting summer coverage:
Ken encouraged those present to be mindful of and attend, when possible, Selectboard meetings this summer. Ken will make a longer report on July 5 to the Selectboard to apprise the Selectboard members of our work on the tiny house bylaw revision, the floodplain and river corridor bylaw revision proposal, and other matters pertaining to our recent work.
Jane made a motion to adjourn. Kate seconded Jane’s motion. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote and the meeting adjourned at 7:14 pm.