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Staff Members present: Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard. Public Present: Wilson Selectboard Members present: Bill Ormerod, Judy Cleary, Charlie Swanson, and Randy DeVine. Greg Heyer, Skip Taylor, Jason Heyer, Newton Garland, Mark Hunziker, Marie Benoit, Leo Benoit, William Bowman, and Colleen Steen.
1.Call to Order
A. Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the public meeting to order at 7:05PM.
B. Bill Ormerod, Chairperson, called the regularly scheduled meeting to order at 7:31PM.
Charlie motioned to accept the minutes of the meeting on Monday, June 25th, as written. Judy seconded. One amendment was offered; all board members voted in favor of accepting the minutes as amended.
3. Items on the Agenda
A. Public Meeting to discuss the proposed amendments to the zoning by-laws:
Newton Garland expressed concern regarding the minimum road width of 24 feet.
Colleen Steen suggested that the Development Review Board require sidewalks or a recreation path in any new development in the growth center and mixed-use district. The board will recommend to the Planning Commission that Section 2.0, letter B of Appendix A, be amended to read, "Curbs and sidewalks will be required in the Growth Center and Mixed Use Districts "
Greg Heyer and Mark Hunziker asked about the proposed change for driveways; this will be discussed at the next public meeting taking place on August 6th.
B. The board discussed a letter of intent from Bob Perry at All-Cycle.
4. Other Business
A. The board reviewed an e-mail from Skip regarding amending the permit fee schedule to include a fee for a sign permit. Charlie motioned not to amend the fee schedule to include a fee for a sign permit. Judy seconded. All board members voted in favor.
B. The board reviewed the revised Lagoon Cleanout Process and Drawdown Plan.
C. There will be a public hearing for comments on the Regional Plan on July 25th at Northwest Regional Planning's office in St. Albans.
D. The board discussed billing questions regarding some water and sewer accounts.
5. Public Input
Bill and Colleen discussed the Brownfields Program.
A. The public meeting was adjourned at 7:28PM.
B. Judy motioned to adjourn the regularly scheduled meeting at 8:44PM. Randy seconded. All board members voted in favor. The meeting was adjourned at 8:44PM.
Erin McSweeney, Administrative Assistant to the Selectboard