TOWN OF RUTLAND
Meeting open at 7:00 PM
Raymond Leonard, Howard Burgess, Andrew Mc Kane, William Matteson, Jerry Stearns
The Commissioners reviewed the minutes of 5-15-14. Mr. Matteson moved to approve the 5-15-14 as corrected. Mr. Leonard made a second to the motion. The motion passed unaimously.
Mr. Bove and the Commissioners made the following comments regarding his work on the Town Plan update:
Mr. Bove said he thinks everybody is okay withthe Vision statement.
He modified the table of contex to fit on one page.
Cited the font size he would like to use for the Vision statement. The Commissioners agreed.
Will refer to the Municipal Plan as the Plan.
Cited the Flood rezilancy language that needs to be added to the the Plan.
Commissoners decided to delete text explaining the Public adoption process.
Mr. Bove to replace text with charts and graphs.
Mr. Bove to make changes to housing stock from 200 to 2010 section.
Mr. Bove to start census data for Town at year 1900.
Mr. Bove to move housing information from community profile to the housing section.
Mr. Bove to reorganize employment by age information. Mr. Bove will move the language regarding traveling to work to the economic development section.
Mr. Bove said the commission should add some language regarding the history of the Town. He distributed a section of the Proctor Town Plan as an example.
Mr. Bove said at some point an Implementation section must be added to the plan.
Mr. Bove and Commissioners discussed the comments submitted by commissioner Peterson. The Commissioners made changes to the Plan based on some of Mr. Peterson's comments.
Mr. Bove to develop colored coded map showing the different highway classification in the Town.
Commissioners in agreement to remove reference to the Nordic Motel regarding Bus service.
Commissioners and Mr. Bove discussed and revised the section regarding the benifits of walking and cycling.
Commissioners and Mr. Bove discussed and revised the section regarding town bridges. To remove the statement regarding bridges on page 11.
Mr. Bove to check with Ms. Susan Schreibman regarding the Community Land Use impacts section.
Commissioners made changes to the section regarding cut-thru-traffic.
Commissioners made changes to the section regarding the highway bypass once planned for Rutland Town.
Commissioners made changes to the section regarding the proposed Rail Yard.
Commissioners removed the US 7 South Access Master Plan from the draft Townand made reference to the US 7 South Access Master Plan at the end of the access management section.
Commissioners reviewed the Education section and made cnages.