Teresa Godfrey

Feb 162022
 

Minutes DRAFT

Brookfield Planning Commission

Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Martha Judy, Will White, Tim Gershon, Keven Ring

Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

Public Present: None

Martha Judy/Christina Harlow moved to approve minutes from the January meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.

The planning commission continued its review of the Development Bylaws Definitions from “Lot” to “Parking Space”. Commissioners will continue their review at the next meeting, beginning with “Planned Residential Development”.

The next meeting will be Tuesday March 8th at 7:00 p.m.

Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:22 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Tim Gershon

Feb 082022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – February 9th, 2022

Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below)

MEETING: Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Approve minutes of 1/11/2022 meeting.
  3. Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.
  • In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”
  • In December we covered: definitions “commencement of construction” through “hotel/inn”
  • In January we covered: definitions “light industry” through “land development”
  1. Any other new/old business
  2. Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday March 8th, 2022.
  3. Adjourn

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Jan 132022
 

Minutes DRAFT

Brookfield Planning Commission

Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Martha Judy, Will White, Tim Gershon, Keven Ring

Public Present: None other than BCC

Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.

Will White/Keven Ring moved to approve minutes from the December meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.

Brookfield Conservation Commission representatives Jon Binhammer, Kathy Kinter, Jon Jickling are present. Members of the Conversation Commission addressed the Planning Commission about partnering to gather information relating to Act 171.

Motion by Zakov to add planning commission to the forum on March 23rd seconded by Harlow. Unanimous vote by planning commission to approve this motion. Keven Ring volunteers to be liaison and Will White to attend select board meeting.

The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaws Definitions. The Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.

Annual update – tried for municipal planning grant and we did not receive the grant.

The next meeting will be February 15th at 7:00 p.m.

Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:21 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Christina Harlow

Jan 062022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – January 11th, 2022

Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below) and in-person at the town office at 40 Ralph Road

MEETING: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Welcome our newest member of the Planning Commission, Keven Ring.
  3. Approve minutes of 12/7/2021 meeting.
  4. Meet with members of the Brookfield Conservation Commission to discuss community mapping and the mapping of conservation districts.
  5. Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.
  • In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”
  • In December we covered: definitions “commencement of construction” through “hotel/inn”
  1. Any other new/old business
  2. Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday February 8th, 2022.
  3. Adjourn

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Dec 162021
 

The following positions will be on the ballot for election Town Meeting 2022:

For a one year term: Town Moderator, Del. Tax Collector, Selectboard Member, 1st Constable, 2nd Constable, and Town Forester.

For a three year term:  Selectboard Member (2 openings), Lister, Auditor (2 openings), and Library Trustee (2 openings).

If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please come by the Town Office and pick up a petition for nomination.  You will need 10 signatures from Brookfield registered voters and the form must be returned to the office no later than January 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. V.S.A. 17:2681 (a)

Dec 082021
 

Minutes DRAFT

Brookfield Planning Commission

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Martha Judy, Will White, Tim Gershon

Public Present: None

Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:08 p.m.

White/Harlow moved to approve minutes from the December meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.

No update on Municipal Planning Grant Application for Town Plan renewal. If grant isn’t submitted in 2022 most of the work will be done to be ready to submit in 2023.

Zakov/Harlow moved to put forth Keven Ring to the selectboard for one of the open commission positions. Vote was approved unanimously.

The commission continues to consider the options for the additional open position.

The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaws Definitions. The Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.

The next meeting will be January 11, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.

Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Will White

Dec 012021
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – December 7th, 2021

Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below) and in-person at the town office at 40 Ralph Road

MEETING: Tuesday, December 7th 2021 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

*** NOVEMBER’S MEETING WAS CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM ***

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Approve minutes of 10/12/2021 meeting.
  3. Chair Zakov update on Municipal Planning Grant Application for Town Plan renewal.
  4. Appoint replacement planning commissioner(s) to forward to selectboard for approval. During October meeting commissioners met Keven Ring and Jack Zebora who both expressed interest in joining.
  5. Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.
  • In September we covered: definitions “accessory dwelling units” and “agriculture”
  • In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”
  1. Any other new/old business
  2. Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday January 11th, 2022.
  3. Adjourn

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Nov 042021
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – November 9, 2021

Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below) and in-person at the town office at 40 Ralph Road

MEETING: Tuesday, November 9th 2021 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Approve minutes of 10/12/2021 meeting.
  3. Chair Zakov update on Municipal Planning Grant Application for Town Plan renewal.
  4. Appoint replacement planning commissioner(s) to forward to selectboard for approval. During October meeting commissioners met Keven Ring and Jack Zebora who both expressed interest in joining.
  5. Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.
  • In September we covered: definitions “accessory dwelling units” and “agriculture”
  • In October we covered: definitions “alteration” through “camp”
  1. Any other new/old business
  2. Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday December 14th, 2021.
  3. Adjourn

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Oct 132021
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Christina Harlow, Jon Jickling, Martha Judy, Will White
Public Present: Kevin Ring, Jack Zebora
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.
White/Harlow moved to approve minutes from the September meeting. The minutes passed
unanimously.
Chair Zakov introduced two individuals interested in joining the planning commission for the
current one opening. Jack Zebora spoke first about his interest in joining the planning
commission. Kevin Ring (Brian) also shared information about his interest in the planning
commission. The planning commission will consider appointments at the next meeting.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaws Definitions. The
Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.
Chair Zakov will talk with TROC about funding to help with plan maps, revisions and
distribution. Chair Zakov will provide an update at the next meeting.
The next meeting will be November 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:48 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Martha Judy

Oct 062021
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – October 12, 2021

Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting (link below) and in-person at the town office at 40 Ralph Road

MEETING: Tuesday, October 12th 2021 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Approve minutes of 9/21/2021 meeting
  3. Meet with interested candidates for vacant seat on the Planning Commission. Any interested individual is welcome to attend.
  4. Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Continue discussing definition section. Commissioners will find definition examples from two other towns for reference during the definition review.
  • In July we covered: definitions including accessory dwelling units and certificates of occupancy/use. We discussed the merits of moving from a Zoning Board of Adjustment to a Development Review Board.
  • In September we covered: definitions “accessory dwelling units” and “agriculture”
  1. Any other new/old business
  2. Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday November 9th, 2021.
  3. Adjourn

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