Nov. 11, 2020 DRB Minutes

November 20, 2020

SOUTH HERO DEVELOPMENT REVIEW BOARD                                            November 11, 2020


Members Present:     Doug Patterson (Vice Chair), Jim Brightwell, Nate Hayward, Gareth Hunt, Liza Kilcoyne, William Rowe, Mike Welch (alternate), Sue Arguin (alternate)

Others Present:          Martha Taylor-Varney (Zoning Administrator)

Members Absent:      Nate Hayward


Public Present:           None.


Call to Order:              The meeting was called to order by T. Maxham at 6:00 p.m.   The meeting was conducted by Zoom web meeting software.

Changes to Agenda:   None.

Public Input:               None.

Old Business:              None.

Review of Minutes

  1. Hayward moved to accept the minutes of October 28, 2020. L. Kilcoyne seconded the motion. The motion passed by acclamation.

Administrator’s Report

The Administrator’s Report was delivered by Martha Taylor-Varney (Zoning Administrator).

DRB Board Member Alternates serve a one-year term, expiring on December 31st.   All positions must be advertised.  M. Welch and S. Arguin said they would apply to serve in 2021.

The terms of L. Kilcoyne and J. Brightwell (who is finishing S. Corbin’s term) also expire this year.  Both indicated they would apply to serve in 2021.

Upcoming meetings:

November 25..  No meeting

December 9.  Two hearings: (1) Conditional use and site review for a food truck at Candy Lab; (2) preliminary site plan for Lot #6 of the Lavin subdivision.


January 13.  (1) Site plan review for the old CIDER building; (2) Martin Road sketch plan review for major subdivision on the Bond property on Martin Road.

February 10.   Bond property Martin Road final plat.

The Selectboard is considering an ordinance at next meeting for mobile vendors that would require landowners to have a site plan review.

  1. Taylor-Varney is working to schedule a visit from VTRANS to South Hero to discuss parking on U.S. Route 2. No date has been set yet.


Motion to Adjourn

  1. Patterson moved to adjourn to deliberative session. The motion was seconded by W. Rowe and carried by acclamation. The meeting was adjourned to deliberative session at 6:13 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


James G. Brightwell

Clerk for S. Hero Development Review Board



Signed: ____________________________________________ Date: __________________

                        For the Development Review Board

These minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly-scheduled meeting.  All motions were unanimous unless otherwise indicated.

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