Regular “5th Monday” Meeting of July 31, 2017
South Hero Town Hall, Monday 7:00 PM
Board Members Present: Jonathan Shaw, Skip Brown (also Board Secretary), Anne Zolotas, David Carter (arrived at 7:05pm)
Board Members Not Present: George Rice
Others Present: Martha Taylor-Varney, Admin. Assistant. Also see sign in sheet.
1. Called to Order:
-The meeting was called to order by Chairman Shaw at 7:00 pm.
2. Adjustment to Agenda:
-Delete: Thanking Paula and Terry Delano since they are not in attendance at this meeting.
3. Public input:
4. New Business:
A. Greta Brunswick and Taylor Newton of Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) were present to explain the history and context of why the Planning Commission began drafting the new Development Regulations and the vision for zoning in the Town. NRPC handed out a document detailing this. See it attached to these minutes. They also summarized some of the major amendment changes proposed. These are also attached to the minutes.
-After discussion and questions from some members of the DRB and the public in attendance, it was suggested that more explanation and clarifications are necessary before any public hearings are held.
5. Other Business:
A. David Carter made a motion to raise the pay of the Listers and Board secretary by 2%. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.
6. Announcements and Communications:
-Skip Brown made a motion to adjourn 8:37 pm. The motion was seconded, all in attendance so voted and the motion carried.
Respectfully submitted, Approved by,
Graham Brown Jonathan Shaw, Chair