Mar 112020
 

 

TOWN OF BROOKFIELD PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA

Location: Town Office, Ralph Road, Brookfield

MEETING: Wednesday, March 18th 2020 TIME: 7:00 p.m.

Rescheduled from cancelled meeting Tuesday, March 11th.

TOPICS:

  1. Public to be heard
  2. Approve minutes of 2/11/2020 meeting
  3. Review progress on zoning bylaw update
  4. Continue review of bylaws
  5. Any other new/old business.
Feb 182020
 

Minutes DRAFT
Brookfield Planning Commission Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 DRAFT
Present: Gwynn Zakov, Chair, Timothy Gershon, Jon Jickling, Martha Judy, William White
Chair Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:12 p.m.
Inquired about public to be heard.  No public attended.
Approved letter of support for the Charles and Theresa Taplin conservation project to be submitted to the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board.
The Planning Commission continued to work on revisions to the Development bylaws.
White/Jickling moved to adjourn.  The meeting adjourned at 8:27 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Martha Judy

Jan 232020
 

Minutes
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Present:
Nancy Jacques, Gwynn Zakov, Jon Jickling, Tim Gershon, William White
Public:
Jon Binhammer
Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m.
Public to be heard:
Jon Binhammer, representing the Nature Conservancy, which is purchasing a conservation easement on a piece of property in Brookfield off of West St which is part of the Taplin/Brown farm. The easement will be around 60 acres. The easement would include public access from West St. Zakov motioned that the chair will draft a letter of support that will be warned for a vote at the February 11th Planning Commission meeting. Second by Jickling, approved unanimously. The town plan supports this on pages 48 through 54.
Jon Binhammer, as chair of the Conservation Commission, informed the Planning Commission that they are active and ready to work with the Planning Commission. He gave an update on what they’ve been working on, specifically identifying and mapping forest blocks and connectors.
Jickling/Gershon moved to approve the minutes of the Nov 13, 2019 meeting. Unanimously approved.
The Planning Commission reviewed the progress on Bylaw update.
The Planning Commission continued to work on revisions to the town Bylaws.
The date of the next meeting was set for 7:00 PM Tuesday February 11th.
White/Jacques moved to adjourn.  The meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
William White

Jan 212020
 

Minutes
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date:  Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Present:
Geoff Girard, Martha Judy, Nancy Jacques, Gwynn Zakov, Jon Jickling
Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
Girard/Jickling moved to approve the minutes of the Oct 16, 2019 meeting. Unanimously approved.
Jickling,  member of the Brookfield Conservation Commission (CC), expressed the CC’s interest in supporting the Planning commission work revising the town bylaws.  Ideas for coordination between Commissions to follow.
The Planning Commission continued to work on revisions to the town Bylaws.
The date of the next meeting was set for Wednesday December 11th.
Judy/Girard moved to adjourn.  The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Jon Jickling

Dec 042019
 

Minutes

Brookfield Planning Commission

Date:  Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Present:

Geoff Girard,
Martha Judy, Nancy Jacques, Gwynn Zakov, Jon Jickling

Zakov called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

Girard/Jickling moved to approve the minutes of
the Oct 16, 2019 meeting. Unanimously approved.

Jickling, 
member of the Brookfield Conservation Commission (CC), expressed the CC’s
interest in supporting the Planning commission work revising the town bylaws.  Ideas for coordination between Commissions to
follow.

The Planning Commission continued to work on
revisions to the town Bylaws.

The date of the next meeting was set for
Wednesday December 11th.

Judy/Girard moved to adjourn.  The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Jon Jickling

Sep 182019
 

DRAFT
Brookfield Planning commission meeting minutes

September 10, 2019

Present:

Gwynn Zakov,
Chair; William White; Martha Judy; Jon Jickling; Jeff Girard; Nancy Jacques

Public
Present:

Tim Gershon

7:03- the
meeting was called to order

Discussed
the filling of open positions on the commission.  Nancy Jacques was recently appointed by the
Selectboard.  Gwynn Zakov will follow up
with the Selectboard regarding the appointing of Tim Gershon.

August
meeting minutes were unanimously approved.

The Planning
Commission continued with revisions to the Town Bylaws. 

White /Judy
motioned to adjourn.  The meeting
adjourned at 8:09.

Respectfully
submitted,

Jeff Girard

Aug 072019
 

Minutes
Brookfield Planning Commission
Date: Tuesday August 6, 2019
Present: Jickling, Zakov, Judy, White
Absent: Girard
White called the meeting to order at 7:01PM.
Judy moved, Jickling seconded to approve minutes. Approved on unanimous vote.
Discussed the Brookfield RPC appointment process. Zakov will look to see if she was officially appointed to as the RPC representative at the last Selectboard meeting.
Discussed the open seats on the Planning Commission. The board has two open seats. Tim Gershon expressed interest to join. White moved, Zakov seconding appointing Tim Gershon to the PC and letting the Selectboard know so they can make the appointment. Approved by unanimous vote. White will post about the second opening on the board to Front Porch Forum.
White moved, Jickling seconding appointing Zakov as Planning Commission Chair. Approved by unanimous vote.
General discussion moved to general Zoning Bylaws. Discussed flood, shoreland and telecom regulations. Board thinks moving back to the current Zoning Bylaws and editing them directly in the current regulations would be appropriate.
White moved to adjourn, Jickling seconded to adjourn. Approved unanimously.
Adjourned at 8:03PM.