Aug 112022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – August 23rd, 2022

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

MEETING: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Approve minutes of 7/12/2022 meeting
  3. Meet with David Christensen to discuss, review and make a determination on preferred siting designation for a wind turbine project at 734 Old Post Rd., Brookfield, VT
  4. Any other new/old business.
  5. Adjourn

Next meeting – Tuesday September 13th, 2022

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Jul 132022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: July 12th, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov (Chair), Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Will White
Public present: Amy Ingressia, Jack Zebora, David Christensen, Stu Edson (Select Board)
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Will White & Martha Judy moved to approve minutes from the May 24th meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
Stu Edson came to talk about current and potential cannabis regulations for Brookfield and how it applies to the current and future bylaws. Amy Ingressia and Jack Zebora had questions on a potential wholesale/retail operation.
David Christensen presented more information to the commission about his planned wind turbine installation on Old Post Rd. David Christensen will provide the Planning Commission with more information on his request for a preferred site designation at next meeting.
Commission then reviewed Development Districts and Current Use in town bylaws. Gwynn (Chair) will contact TRORC on campgrounds and retail definitions in surrounding towns
No other new/old business
Date of next meeting set for Tuesday Sept 13th, 2022
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Keven Ring
 

Jul 082022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – July 12th, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 5/24/2022 meeting
Meet with Stu Edson from the Selectboard to talk about current and potential cannabis regulations as they may apply to Brookfield bylaws.
Meet with David Christensen to discuss preferred siting designation for a potential wind turbine(s) on his Brookfield property.
If time permits begin review of Sections 2 in Brookfield bylaws.
Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday September 13th, 2022
Adjourn

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May 252022
 

Minutes DRAFT Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: May 24, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Christina Harlow, Will White, Tim Gershon
Public present: Michael Fiorillo Administrative Officer, David Christensen
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m.
Judy/Ring moved to approve minutes from the May 10th meeting. The minutes passed unanimously.
The commission met with Michael Fiorillo, Brookfield Zoning Administrative Officer, to discuss current development bylaws, suggestions for future development bylaw revisions, any current or pending applications or development review issues and any other topic related to the work of the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrative Officer.
David Christensen presented information to the commission about his planned wind turbine installation on Old Post Rd. The commission discussed the rules and regulations that apply to an installation of this type. David Christensen will submit a request for preferred site designation which will be discussed in the next warned commission meeting.
No other new/old business
Date of next meeting set for Tuesday July 12th, 2022
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Will White

May 182022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – May 24th, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 5/10/2022 meeting
Meet with Michael Fiorillo, Brookfield Zoning Administrative Officer, to discuss current development bylaws, suggestions for future development bylaw revisions, any current or pending applications or development review issues and any other topic related to the work of the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrative Officer.
Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday July 12th, 2022
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May 122022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: May 10, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Martha Judy, Keven Ring, Christina Harlow
No public present.
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m.
Harlow/Ring moved to approve minutes from the April meeting.  The minutes passed unanimously.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaw section dealing with General Provisions.
The Commission discussed a possible development issue and an enforcement issue.
Commissioner Ring updated us on his work with the Conservation Commission.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:00 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Martha Judy

May 062022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA – May 10th, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, May 10th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 4/12/2022 meeting.
Review progress on zoning bylaw update. Begin review and edits to Article 1. Commissioners should be prepared to begin review of Article 2, if time permits. Commissioners should will find zoning bylaw examples from two other towns for reference during bylaw review.

In February we covered: definitions “lot” to “parking space”
In March we covered: definitions “planned commercial development” to “structure”
In April we finished the remained of the definition section of the bylaws

Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday April 12th, 2022.
Adjourn

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Apr 142022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Timothy Gershon, Martha Judy, Will White
No public present.
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.
Zakov/Gershon moved to approve minutes from the March meeting. With minor spelling
changes, the minutes passed unanimously.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaw Definitions. Started at definition “subdivision” up to “variance.”
Discussed potential meetings with ZBA and zoning administrator to get input on bylaw changes.
The planning commission will skip to review of Article 1 of the Development Bylaws at our next meeting. Commissioners should prepare for the potential review of Article 2 as well.
The next meeting will be May 10th at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:17 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Gwynn Zakov
 
 

Apr 072022
 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA –April 12, 2022
Location: Virtual ZOOM Meeting and in-person at the Town Offices at 40 Ralph Road (link below)
MEETING: Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
TOPICS:

Public to be heard
Approve minutes of 3/8/2022 meeting.
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 January we covered: definitions “light industry” through “land development”
In February we covered: definitions “lot” to “parking space”
In March we covered: definitions “planned commercial development” to “structure”

Any other new/old business
Set date of next meeting – tentatively Tuesday April 12th, 2022.
Adjourn

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Mar 102022
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Timothy Gershon, Martha Judy, Kevin Ring, Will White
No public present.
Chair Zakov Called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.
White/Ring moved to approve minutes from the February meeting.  With minor punctuation changes, the minutes passed unanimously.
The planning commission considered updates to the Development Bylaw Definitions.  The Planning Commission will continue to work on the definitions at the next meeting.
Commissioner Ring updated us on his work with the Conservation Commission for the March 23rd public meeting.
The next meeting will be April 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Chair Zakov adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Martha Judy