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Planning Commission Minutes 11-14-19

Planning Commission 11-14-19

TOWN OF RUTLAND PLANNING COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

DATE: November 14th, 2019

RUTLAND TOWN CENTER RUTLAND FIRE STATION

OPEN MEETING 6:30 P.M.

 

Present: Chairperson Barbara Noyes-Pulling, Dana Peterson, Sherman Hunter, Norman Cohen, Jerry Stearns, Mary Beth Poli, Jim Hall

Approval of the Agenda:

  • Stearns moved to approve the agenda. Mr. Hunter seconded the motion. The motion passed 6-0.

New Business – Boundary Line Adjustment application from Patricia Young:

  • Attorney Robert McClallen for Patricia Young is present as is Patricia Young.
  • Atty McClallen presented copies of the survey maps showing the updates to the commission and reviewed the details of the changes.
  • The commission reviewed the property line changes in detail.
  • The list of requirements was reviewed and found to be complete.
  • Peterson moved to accept the boundary line adjustment application contingent on the inclusion of the right of way access onto Rob Shawn Place. Mr. Hunter seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

New Business – Minor Subdivision application from Patricia Young:

  • Attorney Robert McClallen for Patricia Young is present as is Patricia Young.
  • Atty McClallen presented copies of the survey maps showing the updates to the commission and reviewed the details of the changes.
  • The commission reviewed the property line changes in detail.
  • A previous subdivision was found to have been filed which did not go through the subdivision process.
    • The process of how this happened was reviewed.
    • This will need to be submitted as a separate subdivision request so it can be properly approved.
  • The dwellings will need to be shown as well as the acreage.
  • The list of requirements was reviewed. Requirement 18, 20 and 21 are found to be unnecessary and will be waived. All other are acceptable and the application was approved.
  • Peterson moved to warn a hearing for December 19th at 630PM. Ms. Poli seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Old Business; review of the guide to service, conduct and transparency document:

  • Peterson thanks the commission members who worked together to create this document.
  • The commission was given copies of the final document to review.
  • Peterson moved to table the discussion on the new guide until January 9th. Mr. Cohen seconded the motion. The motion passes unanimously.

Mr. Peterson moved to cancel the regularly scheduled meeting on the Planning Commission for December 5th and reschedule it for December 19th. Mr. Cohen seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. The next meeting would then be January 9th, 2020.

Announcements

  1. The regional planning commission will be discussing the recently approved Town Energy Plan at their next meeting on December 19th. This is the formal procedure for having it recognized at the state level.
  2. The Select Board will be meeting on budgets on December 12th and are looking for input from the different departments.
    1. Peterson moved to review the current Planning Commission expenditures for this current fiscal year on January 9th. Mr. Hunter seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.
  3. Poli attended a recent Municipal Day meeting and is planning on sending out a summary on the event.
    1. Peterson moved to put the report from Ms. Poli on the January 9th agenda. Ms. Poli seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Approval of minutes 10/24/2019:

  • Peterson moved to approve the minutes. Mr. Stearns seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Adjournment:

  • Stearns moved to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 8:12 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted, Bill Sweet

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Barbara Noyes-Pulling

Rutland Town Planning Commission Chair