Planning Commission Minutes                      March 4, 2008


Fairfax Town Office

PC MEMBERS PRESENT: G. Heyer, A. Lemieux, M Hunziker, R Wimble

PUBLIC PRESENT: S. Taylor - Z.A., G. Brunswick – NRPC


7:30 PM G. Heyer called the meeting to order.  The Minutes from February 19, 2008 were reviewed.  A. Lemieux motioned to approve the minutes.  R. Wimble seconded the motion.  All in favor.


 The discussion focused on the proposed land use map and the Zoning Districts.  G. Brunswick’s  computer was able to display the mapping data, but her projector was not. 

Discussion centered on :

                 1.   Reasons for current Zoning District Boundaries

                 2.  Development Constraints

                 3.  Suitable Soils

                 4.  Lot Sizes and Density

                 5.  PUDs

                 6.  Wildlife Habitat

                 7.  Possible new District Boundaries

                 8.  Open Space and Forest Preservation

                 9.  Development Design Standards


Greta will have a draft of the revised Town Plan to the members before the next meeting.


Some of the members will do some more work on the maps with an eye toward some proposed changed Districts and District Boundaries.


Next Meeting is March 18, 2008


9:30 M. Hunziker motioned to adjourn.  A. Lemieux second.  All in favor.


Respectfully submitted by Skip Taylor, Zoning Administrator



Approved_________________________________ Date______________, 2008