January 2, 2019 PC Minutes

August 30, 2019

HERO PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES                                          January 2, 2019

 

 

Members Present: D. Patterson (Chair); S. Gregg (Vice-Chair); D.Roy; M. Gammal; B. Kerr

Member Absent: N/A

Public Present: Tim Maxham

 

7:00 – D. Patterson called the meeting to order.

 

Changes to the Agenda

There were none.

 

Public Input

There was none.

 

Discussion on Proposals for P.U.D. Incentives

Doug P. met with Peter Zamore at the library. Doug was informed to get in touch with the League of Cities and Towns and Vermont Land Trust. The South Hero Land Trust is reluctant to get involved.

 

We all agreed that each Land Trust agreement is unique to each parcel of land and may or may not contribute to the Towns revenue. Sometimes landowner’s owns / maintains land, sometimes the trust takes over care and maintenance of land. Some parcels continue to serve as working parcels.

 

Continued Review of Driveway Standard’s Final Draft.

The Commission reviewed B. Kerr’s final draft of the driveway standards. A few edits were made. B. Kerr will revise and submit a final draft to the Commission.

 

Review of Meeting Minutes

  1. Gregg moved to accept the minutes from December 5, 2018; B. Kerr second. All in favor.

 

New/Old Business

  1. Gregg discussed $6,000 grant for the 1816 old white meeting house to conduct an historic preservation review by an Architectural preservationist. B. Kerr volunteered to be on the Outreach Committee with S. Gregg to review the grant and coordinate with historic preservation consultant.

 

 

 

 

Administrator’s Report

January 15, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. meeting with Cathedral Square at the S.H. town office. Discussion will be neighborhood development in South Hero including possible C.I.D.E.R. housing development.

 

Martha is authorized to send final draft regulations to N.R.P.C. for final formatting.

 

The next meeting will be January 16, 2019. The Commission will return to twice-a-month meetings.

 

8:05 – S. Gregg moved to adjourn; D. Patterson second. All in favor.

 

Respectfully submitted,

  1. Roy, Secretary, Martha Taylor-Varney, ZA

 

 

Signed: _______________________________________ Date: ______________________

For the Planning Commission

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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